|New International Version (© 2011)|
The angel of the LORD replied, "Even though you detain me, I will not eat any of your food. But if you prepare a burnt offering, offer it to the LORD." (Manoah did not realize that it was the angel of the LORD.)
King James Bible
And the angel of the LORD said unto Manoah, Though thou detain me, I will not eat of thy bread: and if thou wilt offer a burnt offering, thou must offer it unto the LORD. For Manoah knew not that he was an angel of the LORD.
American Standard Version
And the angel of Jehovah said unto Manoah, Though thou detain me, I will not eat of thy bread; and if thou wilt make ready a burnt-offering, thou must offer it unto Jehovah. For Manoah knew not that he was the angel of Jehovah.
Young's Literal Translation
And the messenger of Jehovah saith unto Manoah, 'If thou detain me -- I do not eat of thy bread; and if thou prepare a burnt-offering -- to Jehovah thou dost offer it;' for Manoah hath not known that He is a messenger of Jehovah.
Judges 13:16 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I will not eat of thy bread - As I am a spiritual being, I subsist not by earthly food.
And if thou wilt offer a burnt-offering - Neither shall I receive that homage which belongs to God; thou must therefore offer thy burnt-offering to Jehovah.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I will not. As I am a spiritual being, I subsist not by earthly food; and cannot partake of your bounty. and if, etc. Rather, `but if thou wilt offer,' etc. unto thee
Judges 13:23 But his wife said to him, If the LORD were pleased to kill us...
Judges 6:26 And build an altar to the LORD your God on the top of this rock, in the ordered place, and take the second bullock...
Judges 13:16 Parallel CommentariesAngel Bread Burnt Burnt-Offering Detain Eat Manoah Mano'ah Offer Offered Offering Ready Realize Shouldst Wilt Won'tAngel Bread Burnt Burnt-Offering Detain Eat Manoah Mano'ah Offer Offered Offering Ready Realize Shouldst Wilt Won'tTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Genesis 18:5 Let me get you something to eat, so you can be refreshed and then go on your way--now that you have come to your servant." "Very well," they answered, "do as you say."
Judges 6:20 The angel of God said to him, "Take the meat and the unleavened bread, place them on this rock, and pour out the broth." And Gideon did so.
Judges 13:21 When the angel of the LORD did not show himself again to Manoah and his wife, Manoah realized that it was the angel of the LORD.