New International Version
The men turned away and went toward Sodom, but Abraham remained standing before the LORD.
King James Bible
And the men turned their faces from thence, and went toward Sodom: but Abraham stood yet before the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
And the men turned thence, and went towards Sodom; and Abraham remained yet standing before Jehovah.
World English Bible
The men turned from there, and went toward Sodom, but Abraham stood yet before Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
and the men turn from thence, and go towards Sodom; and Abraham is yet standing before Jehovah.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And the men turned their faces - That is, the two angels who accompanied Jehovah were now sent towards Sodom; while the third, who is called the Lord or Jehovah, remained with Abraham for the purpose of teaching him the great usefulness and importance of faith and prayer.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
stood. The two, whom we suppose to have been created angels, departed at this time; and accordingly two entered Sodom at evening: while the one, called Jehovah throughout the chapter, continued with Abraham, who stood yet before the Lord. --Scott.
LibraryJanuary 5. "I Know Him that He Will do the Law" (Gen. xviii. 19).
"I know him that he will do the law" (Gen. xviii. 19). God wants people that He can depend upon. He could say of Abraham, "I know him, that the Lord may bring upon Abraham all that He hath spoken." God can be depended upon; He wants us to be just as decided, as reliable, as stable. This is just what faith means. God is looking for men on whom He can put the weight of all His love, and power, and faithful promises. When God finds such a soul there is nothing He will not do for him. God's engines are …
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The LORD appeared to Abraham near the great trees of Mamre while he was sitting at the entrance to his tent in the heat of the day.
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.
When the men got up to leave, they looked down toward Sodom, and Abraham walked along with them to see them on their way.
Then the LORD said, "Shall I hide from Abraham what I am about to do?
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.
Early the next morning Abraham got up and returned to the place where he had stood before the LORD.
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