Judges 13:18

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the Angel of the Lord said vnto him, Why askest thou thus after my name, seeing it is secret?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But the angel of the LORD said to him, "Why do you ask my name, seeing it is wonderful?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the angel of Jehovah said unto him, Wherefore askest thou after my name, seeing it is wonderful?
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

And the Angel of Jehovah said to him, How is it that thou askest after my name, seeing it is wonderful?
- Darby Bible

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

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

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

And the angel of the LORD said unto him: 'Wherefore askest thou after my name, seeing it is hidden?'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Judges 13:18


13:18 Secret - Hidden from mortal men: or, wonderful, such as thou canst not comprehend: my nature and essence, (which is often signified by name in scripture) is incomprehensible. This shews, that this was the angel of the covenant, the Son of God.


Discussion for Judges 13:18

  • Tangela Walker for verse 18
    I think this t saud verse is beautiful related to Psalms 139 'such knoweldge is too wonderful for me'. as Weskely said incomprehensible.

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