New International Version
"Where is your wife Sarah?" they asked him. "There, in the tent," he said.
King James Bible
And they said unto him, Where is Sarah thy wife? And he said, Behold, in the tent.
Darby Bible Translation
And they said to him, Where is Sarah thy wife? And he said, Behold, in the tent.
World English Bible
They asked him, "Where is Sarah, your wife?" He said, "See, in the tent."
Young's Literal Translation
And they say unto him, 'Where is Sarah thy wife?' and he saith, 'Lo -- in the tent;'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And he stood by them under the tree, and they did eat - Nothing is more common in Hindostan than to see travelers and guests eating under the shade of trees. Feasts are scarcely ever held in houses. The house of a Hindoo serves for sleeping and cooking, and for shutting up the women; but is never considered as a sitting or dining room - Ward.
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By faith he made his home in the promised land like a stranger in a foreign country; he lived in tents, as did Isaac and Jacob, who were heirs with him of the same promise.
But the LORD God called to the man, "Where are you?"
He then brought some curds and milk and the calf that had been prepared, and set these before them. While they ate, he stood near them under a tree.
Then one of them said, "I will surely return to you about this time next year, and Sarah your wife will have a son." Now Sarah was listening at the entrance to the tent, which was behind him.
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