Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the angel of the LORD said unto him, "Why askest thou after my name, when it is wonderful?"

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 Version

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

Holman Bible

“Why do you ask My name,” the Angel of the Lord asked him, “since it is wonderful.”

International Standard Version

The angel of the LORD answered him, "Why are you asking this about my name? It's "Wonderful.'"

A Conservative Version

And the agent of LORD said to him, Why do thou ask after my name, seeing it is wonderful?

American Standard Version

And the angel of Jehovah said unto him, Wherefore askest thou after my name, seeing it is wonderful?

Amplified

But the Angel of the Lord said to him, “Why do you ask my name, seeing it is wonderful (miraculous)?”

Bible in Basic English

But the angel of the Lord said to him, Why are you questioning me about my name, seeing that it is a wonder?

Darby Translation

And the angel of the LORD said to him, "Why do you ask my name, seeing it is wonderful?"

Julia Smith Translation

And the messenger of Jehovah will say to him, Wherefore this wilt thou ask for my name, and it is wonderful?

King James 2000

And the angel of the LORD said unto him, Why ask you thus after my name, seeing it is wonderful?

Lexham Expanded Bible

But the angel of Yahweh said to him, "Why do you ask my name? It [is too] wonderful."

Modern King James verseion

And the Angel of Jehovah said to him, Why do you ask after My name in this way? Yea, it is Wonderful.

NET Bible

The Lord's messenger said to him, "You should not ask me my name, because you cannot comprehend it."

New Heart English Bible

And the angel of the LORD said to him, "Why do you ask for my name? It is incomprehensible."

The Emphasized Bible

And the messenger of Yahweh said unto him, Wherefore is it, that thou shouldst ask after my name, - seeing that, it, is Wonderful?

Webster

And the angel of the LORD said to him, why askest thou thus after my name, seeing it is secret?

World English Bible

The angel of Yahweh said to him, "Why do you ask about my name, since it is wonderful?"

Youngs Literal Translation

And the messenger of Jehovah saith to him, 'Why is this -- thou dost ask for My name? -- and it is Wonderful.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the angel
מלאך 
Mal'ak 
Usage: 213

of the Lord

Usage: 0

שׁאל שׁאל 
Sha'al 
Usage: 172

thou thus after my name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

References

Images Judges 13:18

Prayers for Judges 13:18

Context Readings

Samson's Parents

17 And Manoah said unto the angel of the LORD, "What is thy name, that when thy saying is come to pass, we may do thee some worship?" 18 And the angel of the LORD said unto him, "Why askest thou after my name, when it is wonderful?" 19 And Manoah took a kid with a meat offering and offered it upon a rock unto the LORD. And the angel did wonderfully, Manoah and his wife looking upon.


Cross References

Genesis 32:29

And Jacob asked him, saying, "Tell me thy name." And he said, "Wherefore dost thou ask after my name?" And he blessed him there.

Isaiah 9:6

For unto us a child is born, and unto us a son is given. Upon his shoulders shall the kingdom lie, and he shall be called with his own name, "Wonderful, the giver of counsel, the mighty God, the Everlasting Father, the Prince of peace."

Judges 13:6

Then the wife went and told her husband, saying, "A man of God came unto me, and the fashion of him was like the fashion of an Angel of God, exceeding fearful. But I asked him not whence he was, neither told he me his name.

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