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Judges 13 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Philistines Oppress Again

(cf. Num 6:1–21 )
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:1 - The children of Yisra'el again did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD; and the LORD delivered them into the hand of the Pelishtim forty years.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:2 - There was a certain man of Tzor`ah, of the family of the Dani, whose name was Manoach; and his wife was barren, and didn't bear.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:3 - The angel of the LORD appeared to the woman, and said to her, See now, you are barren, and don't bear; but you shall conceive, and bear a son.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:4 - Now therefore please beware and drink no wine nor strong drink, and don't eat any unclean thing:
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:5 - for, behold, you shall conceive, and bear a son; and no razor shall come on his head; for the child shall be a Nazir to God from the womb: and he shall begin to save Yisra'el out of the hand of the Pelishtim.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:6 - Then the woman came and told her husband, saying, A man of God came to me, and his face was like the face of the angel of God, very awesome; and I didn't ask him whence he was, neither did he tell me his name:
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:7 - but he said to me, Behold, you shall conceive, and bear a son; and now drink no wine nor strong drink, and eat not any unclean thing; for the child shall be a Nazir to God from the womb to the day of his death.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:8 - Then Manoach entreated the LORD, and said, Oh, Lord, please let the man of God whom you did send come again to us, and teach us what we shall do to the child who shall be born.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:9 - God listened to the voice of Manoach; and the angel of God came again to the woman as she sat in the field: but Manoach, her husband, wasn't with her.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:10 - The woman made haste, and ran, and told her husband, and said to him, Behold, the man has appeared to me, who came to me the other day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:11 - Manoach arose, and went after his wife, and came to the man, and said to him, Are you the man who spoke to the woman? He said, I am.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:12 - Manoach said, Now let your words happen: what shall be the ordering of the child, and how shall we do to him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:13 - The angel of the LORD said to Manoach, Of all that I said to the woman let her beware.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:14 - She may not eat of anything that comes of the vine, neither let her drink wine or strong drink, nor eat any unclean thing; all that I commanded her let her observe.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:15 - Manoach said to the angel of the LORD, I pray you, let us detain you, that we may make ready a kid for you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:16 - The angel of the LORD said to Manoach, Though you detain me, I won't eat of your bread; and if you will make ready a burnt offering, you must offer it to the LORD. For Manoach didn't know that he was the angel of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:17 - Manoach said to the angel of the LORD, What is your name, that when your words happen, we may honor you?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:18 - The angel of the LORD said to him, Why do you ask after my name, seeing it is wonderful?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:19 - So Manoach took the kid with the meal-offering, and offered it on the rock to the LORD: and the angel did wondrously, and Manoach and his wife looked on.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:20 - For it happened, when the flame went up toward the sky from off the altar, that the angel of the LORD ascended in the flame of the altar: and Manoach and his wife looked on; and they fell on their faces to the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:21 - But the angel of the LORD did no more appear to Manoach or to his wife. Then Manoach knew that he was the angel of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:22 - Manoach said to his wife, We shall surely die, because we have seen God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:23 - But his wife said to him, If the LORD were pleased to kill us, he wouldn't have received a burnt offering and a meal-offering at our hand, neither would he have shown us all these things, nor would at this time have told such things as these.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:24 - The woman bore a son, and named him Shimshon: and the child grew, and the LORD blessed him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:25 - The Spirit of the LORD began to move him in Machane-Dan, between Tzor`ah and Eshta'ol.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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