Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

He lifted up his eyes and looked, and saw that three men stood opposite him. When he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door, and bowed himself to the earth,

New American Standard Bible

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,

King James Version

And he lift up his eyes and looked, and, lo, three men stood by him: and when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door, and bowed himself toward the ground,

Holman Bible

He looked up, and he saw three men standing near him. When he saw them, he ran from the entrance of the tent to meet them and bowed to the ground.

International Standard Version

he glanced up and saw three men standing there, not far from him. As soon as he noticed them, Abraham ran from the tent entrance to greet them and bowed low to the ground.

A Conservative Version

And he lifted up his eyes and looked, and, lo, three men stood by him. And when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door, and bowed himself to the earth,

American Standard Version

and he lifted up his eyes and looked, and, lo, three men stood over against him: and when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door, and bowed himself to the earth,

Amplified

When he raised his eyes and looked up, behold, three men were standing [a little distance] from him. When he saw them, he ran from the tent door to meet them and bowed down [with his face] to the ground,

Bible in Basic English

And lifting up his eyes, he saw three men before him; and seeing them, he went quickly to them from the door of the tent, and went down on his face to the earth;

Darby Translation

And he lifted up his eyes and saw, and behold, three men standing near him. And when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent-door, and bowed himself to the earth,

Julia Smith Translation

And he shall lift up his eyes and shall see, and behold, three men stood by him: and he will see and will run to meet them from the door of the tent, and will bow himself to the earth.

King James 2000

And he lifted up his eyes and looked, and, lo, three men stood by him: and when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door, and bowed himself toward the ground,

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he lifted up his eyes and saw, and behold, three men were standing near him. And he saw [them] and ran from the doorway of the tent to meet them. And he bowed down to the ground.

Modern King James verseion

And he lifted up his eyes and looked, and lo, three men stood by him. And when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door, and bowed toward the ground.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he lift up his eyes and looked: and lo, three men stood not far from him. And when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door, and fell to the ground

NET Bible

Abraham looked up and saw three men standing across from him. When he saw them he ran from the entrance of the tent to meet them and bowed low to the ground.

The Emphasized Bible

And he lifted up his eyes and looked, and lo! three men, standing over against him, - so he looked and ran to meet them from the opening of the tent, and bowed himself to the earth;

Webster

And he lifted up his eyes and looked, and lo, three men stood by him: and when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door, and bowed himself toward the ground,

World English Bible

He lifted up his eyes and looked, and saw that three men stood opposite him. When he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door, and bowed himself to the earth,

Youngs Literal Translation

and he lifteth up his eyes and looketh, and lo, three men standing by him, and he seeth, and runneth to meet them from the opening of the tent, and boweth himself towards the earth,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he lift up
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

and looked
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

and, lo, three
שׁלשׁה שׁלושׁה שׁלשׁ שׁלושׁ 
Shalowsh 
Usage: 430

men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

נצב 
Natsab 
Usage: 75

by him and when he saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

them, he ran
רוּץ 
Ruwts 
Usage: 103

to meet
קראה 
Qir'ah 
Usage: 99

them from the tent
אהל 
'ohel 
Usage: 345

פּתח 
Pethach 
Usage: 164

and bowed
שׁחה 
Shachah 
Usage: 171

Images Genesis 18:2

Prayers for Genesis 18:2

Context Readings

Isaac's Birth Promised

1 The LORD appeared to him by the oaks of Mamre, as he sat in the tent door in the heat of the day. 2 He lifted up his eyes and looked, and saw that three men stood opposite him. When he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door, and bowed himself to the earth, 3 and said, "My lord, if now I have found favor in your sight, please do not go away from your servant.



Cross References

Hebrews 13:2

Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for in doing so, some have entertained angels without knowing it.

Genesis 18:22

The men turned from there, and went toward Sodom, but Abraham stood yet before the LORD.

Genesis 19:1

The two angels came to Sodom at evening. Lot sat in the gate of Sodom. Lot saw them, and rose up to meet them. He bowed himself with his face to the earth,

Genesis 18:16

The men rose up from there, and looked toward Sodom. Abraham went with them to see them on their way.

Genesis 23:7

Abraham rose up, and bowed himself to the people of the land, even to the children of Heth.

Genesis 32:24

Jacob was left alone, and wrestled with a man there until the breaking of the day.

Genesis 43:26

When Joseph came home, they brought him the present which was in their hand into the house, and bowed themselves down to him to the earth.

Genesis 43:28

They said, "Your servant, our father, is well. He is still alive." They bowed the head, and did homage.

Genesis 44:14

Judah and his brothers came to Joseph's house, and he was still there. They fell on the ground before him.

Joshua 5:13

It happened, when Joshua was by Jericho, that he lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, a man stood in front of him with his sword drawn in his hand. Joshua went to him, and said to him, "Are you for us, or for our adversaries?"

Judges 13:3

The angel of the LORD appeared to the woman, and said to her, "See now, you are barren, and do not bear; but you shall conceive, and bear a son.

Genesis 33:3-7

He himself passed over in front of them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.

Judges 13:6-11

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 where he was from, neither did he tell me his name,

Ruth 2:10

Then she fell on her face, and bowed herself to the ground, and said to him, "Why have I found favor in your sight, that you should take knowledge of me, since I am a foreigner?"

2 Kings 2:15

When the sons of the prophets who were at Jericho over against him saw him, they said, "The spirit of Elijah rests on Elisha." They came to meet him, and bowed themselves to the ground before him.

Romans 12:13

contributing to the needs of the saints; given to hospitality.

1 Peter 4:9

Be hospitable to one another without grumbling.

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