Gen 18:2

18:2 three men. The Lord and two angels (vv. 1, 13; 19:1). The New Testament admonition to show hospitality in Heb. 13:2 is based on the incidents in chs. 18 and 19.

ran. Observing the ancient Near Eastern custom of hospitality, Abraham typifies the gracious host and is completely at the service of his guests. His behavior contrasts with the immorality of the Sodomites (19:4, 5).