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Manoah and his barren wife sacrifice a ram to the angel of the Lord (above); the wife wears a wimple in this miniature painted in Paris, ca 1250 (the Maciejowski Bible).
Manoah and his barren wife sacrifice a ram to the angel of the Lord (above); the wife wears a wimple in this miniature painted in Paris, ca 1250 (the Maciejowski Bible).

Manoah is the father of Samson. Manoah means rest or quiet in Judges 13:1-23 and 14:2-4 of the Hebrew Bible. Images from the Maciejowski Bible, Leaf 14: Manoah and his wife give a sacrifice Source: [1] Copyright expired due to age, circa 1250 This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Images from the Maciejowski Bible, Leaf 14: Manoah and his wife give a sacrifice Source: [1] Copyright expired due to age, circa 1250 This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Categories: Stub ... Samson or Shimshon (שִׁמְשׁוֹן Of the sun (perhaps proclaiming he was radiant and mighty) or [One who] Serves [God], Standard Hebrew Šimšon, Tiberian Hebrew Šimšôn) is the third to last of the Judges of Israel mentioned in the Tanakh. ... Judges (Hebrew: שֹּׁפְטִים) is a book of the Bible originally written in Hebrew. ... 11th century manuscript of the Hebrew Bible with Targum This article discusses usage of the term Hebrew Bible. For the article on the Hebrew Bible itself, see Tanakh. ...


Manoah was of the tribe of Dan, and lived in the city of Zorah. He and his wife were childless, but an angel of the Lord appeared to Manoah's wife and told her that she would give birth to a son. The child was to be dedicated from the womb as a Nazirite, which entailed restrictions on his diet, which the angel spelled out in detail. The "woman" (for her name was omitted) told her husband “A man of God came to me”, whose countenance was like the angel of God. Manoah prayed again and the angel returned to instruct the woman. Dan may refer to: acronym for Divers Alert Network, a scuba diving association Dan (biblical figure), one of the sons of Jacob Tribe of Dan, descendants of the biblical figure Fedor Dan, Russian Marxist revolutionary Dan Bus Cooperative, a bus company in Israel which operates in the Gush Dan area. ... A biblical city associated with the Samson saga. ... A Nazirite or Nazarite, Nazir in Hebrew, was a Jew who took an ascetic vow described in the Book of Numbers at 6:1-21. ...


Together with his wife he subsequently tried to dissuade Samson from marrying a Philistine woman, but travelled with him to Timnah for the wedding ceremony when they were unable to do so. The historic Philistines (see note Philistines below) were a people that inhabited the southern coast of Canaan around the time of the arrival of the Israelites, their territory being named Philistia in later contexts. ... Biblical Timnah, identified with the modern archeological site of Tel Batash, in the Sorek Valley of Israel, near Kibbutz Tal Shahar. ...


The story gained added importance for Christians, who read into it parallels with the Annunciation to Mary. // Headline text The Annunciation, by El Greco (1575) JAKE.T IS THE BEST IN THE WORLD The tom is gay Annunciation to Mary, the mother of Jesus, is the pronouncement by the archangel Gabriel that she would conceive a child to be born the Son of God. ...


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Manoah and his barren wife sacrifice a ram to the angel of the Lord (above); the wife wears a wimple in this miniature painted in Paris, ca 1250 (the Maciejowski Bible).
Manoah means rest or quiet in Judges 13:1-23 and 14:2-4 of the Hebrew Bible.
Manoah was of the tribe of Dan, and lived in the city of Zorah.
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