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Genesis 18:2 NIV

2 Abraham looked up and saw three men standing nearby. When he saw them, he hurried from the entrance of his tent to meet them and bowed low to the ground.

References for Genesis 18:2

Study tools for Genesis 18:2

  • a 18:3 - Or "eyes, Lord"
  • b 18:6 - That is, probably about 36 pounds or about 16 kilograms
  • c 18:18 - Or "will use his name in blessings" (see 48:20)
  • d 18:22 - Masoretic Text; an ancient Hebrew scribal tradition "but the " Lord"remained standing before Abraham"
  • e 18:24 - Or "forgive" ; also in verse 26