Judges 19:4
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New International Version
His father-in-law, the woman's father, prevailed on him to stay; so he remained with him three days, eating and drinking, and sleeping there.

King James Bible
And his father in law, the damsel's father, retained him; and he abode with him three days: so they did eat and drink, and lodged there.

Darby Bible Translation
And his father-in-law, the damsel's father, retained him, and he abode with him three days; and they ate and drank, and lodged there.

World English Bible
His father-in-law, the young lady's father, retained him; and he stayed with him three days: so they ate and drink, and lodged there.

Young's Literal Translation
And keep hold on him doth his father-in-law, father of the young woman, and he abideth with him three days, and they eat and drink, and lodge there.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

He rejoiced to meet him - He hoped to be able completely to reconcile his daughter and her husband.

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Judges 19:3 Then her husband arose and went after her to speak tenderly to her in order to bring her back, taking with him his servant and a pair of donkeys. So she brought him into her father's house, and when the girl's father saw him, he was glad to meet him.

Judges 19:5 Now on the fourth day they got up early in the morning, and he prepared to go; and the girl's father said to his son-in-law, "Sustain yourself with a piece of bread, and afterward you may go."

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Renewal of Troubles. Second Exile. Pistus and Gregory, Culmination of Eusebian Intrigue. Rome and Sardica. (337-346).
(1). The stay of Athanasius at Alexandria was brief and troubled. The city was still disturbed by Arian malcontents, who had the sympathy of Jews and Pagans, and it was reported that the monks, and especially the famous hermit Antony, were on their side. This impression, however, was dissipated by the appearance of the great Ascetic himself, who, at the urgent request of the orthodox (pp. 214 sq., 503), consented to shew himself for two days in the uncongenial atmosphere of the city. The mystery
Athanasius—Select Works and Letters or Athanasius

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Genesis 24:55
But her brother and her mother replied, "Let the young woman remain with us ten days or so; then you may go."

Judges 19:3
her husband went to her to persuade her to return. He had with him his servant and two donkeys. She took him into her parents' home, and when her father saw him, he gladly welcomed him.

Judges 19:5
On the fourth day they got up early and he prepared to leave, but the woman's father said to his son-in-law, "Refresh yourself with something to eat; then you can go."

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