New International Version
When the men got up to leave, they looked down toward Sodom, and Abraham walked along with them to see them on their way.
King James Bible
And the men rose up from thence, and looked toward Sodom: and Abraham went with them to bring them on the way.
Darby Bible Translation
And the men rose up thence, and looked toward Sodom; and Abraham went with them to conduct them.
World English Bible
The men rose up from there, and looked toward Sodom. Abraham went with them to see them on their way.
Young's Literal Translation
And the men rise from thence, and look on the face of Sodom, and Abraham is going with them to send them away;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Abraham went with them to bring them on the way - This was another piece of primitive hospitality - to direct strangers in the way. Public roads did not then exist and guides were essentially necessary in countries where villages were seldom to be met with, and where solitary dwellings did not exist.
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Sarah was afraid, so she lied and said, "I did not laugh." But he said, "Yes, you did laugh."
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The two angels arrived at Sodom in the evening, and Lot was sitting in the gateway of the city. When he saw them, he got up to meet them and bowed down with his face to the ground.
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