And his father in law, the damsel's father, retained him
Prevailed upon him to stay some time with him:
and he abode with him three days;
it seems as if he agreed to stay with him so long, and that time he stayed contentedly:
so they did eat and drink, and lodged there;
the Levite and his servant were very handsomely entertained, and had everything provided for them convenient for meat, drink, and lodging.