So he brought him into his house
Showed him the way to it, and in a kind and friendly manner introduced him, and bid him welcome:
and gave provender unto the asses;
this is mentioned first, it being then perhaps, as now, the first thing that a careful man is concerned for, to see that his cattle is taken care of, and then himself; and such a method this ancient good man took with his guest:
and did eat and drink;
sat down at table and supped with him.