17 When he looked and saw the traveler in the city square, the old man asked, “Where are you going? Where did you come from?”

Read Judges 19:17 Using Other Translations

And when he had lifted up his eyes, he saw a wayfaring man in the street of the city: and the old man said, Whither goest thou? and whence comest thou?
And he lifted up his eyes and saw the traveler in the open square of the city. And the old man said, "Where are you going? And where do you come from?"
When he saw the travelers sitting in the town square, he asked them where they were from and where they were going.