Judges 13:18
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּ֤אמֶר
way-yō-mer
and saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
  לּוֹ֙‪‬‪‬
lōw
to himPrep | 3ms
4397 [e]מַלְאַ֣ךְ
mal-’aḵ
the AngelN-msc
3068 [e]יְהוָ֔ה
Yah-weh,
of YahwehN-proper-ms
4100 [e]לָ֥מָּה
lām-māh
whyInterrog
2088 [e]זֶּ֖ה
zeh
[is] thisPro-ms
7592 [e]תִּשְׁאַ֣ל
tiš-’al
do you askV-Qal-Imperf-2ms
8034 [e]לִשְׁמִ֑י
liš-mî;
My namePrep-l | N-msc | 1cs
1931 [e]וְהוּא־
wə-hū-
and [seeing] it [is]Conj-w | Pro-3ms
6383 [e]פֶ֛לִאי׃‪‬‪‬
p̄e-li.
wonderfulAdj-ms
  ס
s
-Punc









Hebrew Texts
שופטים 13:18 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֤אמֶר לֹו֙ מַלְאַ֣ךְ יְהוָ֔ה לָ֥מָּה זֶּ֖ה תִּשְׁאַ֣ל לִשְׁמִ֑י וְהוּא־פֶֽלִאי׃ ס

שופטים 13:18 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר לו מלאך יהוה למה זה תשאל לשמי והוא־פלאי׃ ס

שופטים 13:18 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר לו מלאך יהוה למה זה תשאל לשמי והוא־פלאי׃ ס

שופטים 13:18 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר לו מלאך יהוה למה זה תשאל לשמי והוא פלאי׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
But the angel of the LORD said to him, "Why do you ask my name, seeing it is wonderful?"

King James Bible
And the angel of the LORD said unto him, Why askest thou thus after my name, seeing it is secret?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Why do you ask My name," the Angel of the LORD asked him, "since it is wonderful."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Why askest.

Judges 13:6 Then the woman came and told her husband, saying, A man of God came to me…

Genesis 32:29 And Jacob asked him, and said, Tell me, I pray you, your name. And …

secret. or, wonderful. It was because his name was secret that Manoah wishes to know it. But the angel does not say it was secret, but hoo pailee, `it is wonderful;' the very character given to the Messiah: ` His name shall be called pailai. Wonderful,'

Isaiah 9:6 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given: and the government …

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