When he lifted up his eyes and looked, behold, three men were standing opposite him; and when he saw them, he ran from the tent door to meet them and bowed himself to the earth,
Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by this some have entertained angels without knowing it.
Then the men turned away from there and went toward Sodom, while Abraham was still standing before the Lord.
Now the two angels came to Sodom in the evening as Lot was sitting in the gate of Sodom. When Lot saw them, he rose to meet them and bowed down with his face to the ground.
Then the men rose up from there, and looked down toward Sodom; and Abraham was walking with them to send them off.
So Abraham rose and bowed to the people of the land, the sons of Heth.
Then Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until daybreak.
When Joseph came home, they brought into the house to him the present which was in their hand and bowed to the ground before him.
They said, “Your servant our father is well; he is still alive.” They bowed down in homage.
When Judah and his brothers came to Joseph’s house, he was still there, and they fell to the ground before him.
Now it came about when Joshua was by Jericho, that he lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, a man was standing opposite him with his sword drawn in his hand, and Joshua went to him and said to him, “Are you for us or for our adversaries?”
Then the angel of the Lord appeared to the woman and said to her, “Behold now, you are barren and have borne no children, but you shall conceive and give birth to a son.
But he himself passed on ahead of them and bowed down to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.
Then the woman came and told her husband, saying, “ A man of God came to me and his appearance was like the appearance of the angel of God, very awesome. And I did not ask him where he came from, nor did he tell me his name.
Then she fell on her face, bowing to the ground and said to him, “Why have I found favor in your sight that you should take notice of me, since I am a foreigner?”
Now when the sons of the prophets who were at Jericho opposite him saw him, they said, “The spirit of Elijah rests on Elisha.” And they came to meet him and bowed themselves to the ground before him.
contributing to the needs of the saints, practicing hospitality.
Be hospitable to one another without complaint.