Genesis 18:1-8 NAS

Birth of Isaac Promised

1 Now 1the LORD appeared to him by the a2oaks of Mamre, while he was sitting at the tent door in the heat of the day.

References for Genesis 18:1

    • ƒ 18:1 - Or "terebinths"
      2 When he lifted up his eyes and looked, behold, three 3men were standing opposite him; and when he saw them, he ran from the tent door to meet them and bowed himself to the earth,

      References for Genesis 18:2

      3 and said, "bMy Lord, if now I have found favor in Your sight, please do not cpass your servant by.

      References for Genesis 18:3

        • Ɠ 18:3 - Or "O Lord"
        • Ɣ 18:3 - Lit "pass away from Your servant"
          4 "Please let a little water be brought and 4wash your feet, and drest yourselves under the tree;

          References for Genesis 18:4

            • ƕ 18:4 - Lit "support"
              5 and I will e5bring a piece of bread, that you may frefresh yourselves; after that you may go on, since * * you have gvisited your servant." And they said, "So do, as you have said."

              References for Genesis 18:5

                • Ɩ 18:5 - Lit "take"
                • Ɨ 18:5 - Lit "sustain your heart"
                • Ƙ 18:5 - Lit "come to"
                  6 So Abraham hurried into the tent to Sarah, and said, "hQuickly, prepare three imeasures of fine flour *, knead it and make bread cakes."

                  References for Genesis 18:6

                    • ƙ 18:6 - Lit "Hasten three measures"
                    • ƚ 18:6 - Heb "seah;" i.e. one seah equals approx eleven qts
                      7 Abraham also ran to the herd, and took a tender and jchoice calf * and gave it to the servant, and he hurried to prepare it.

                      References for Genesis 18:7

                        • ƛ 18:7 - Lit "good"
                          8 He took curds and milk and the calf * which he had prepared, and placed it before them; and he was standing by them under the tree kas they ate.

                          References for Genesis 18:8

                            • Ɯ 18:8 - Lit "and"