and said, “My lords, (A)please turn aside to your servant's house and spend the night (B)and wash your feet. Then you may rise up early and go on your way.” They said, (C)“No; we will spend the night in the town square.”

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Let a (A)little water be brought, and wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree,

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(A)Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby (B)some have entertained angels unawares.

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28 So they drew near to the village to which they were going. (A)He acted as if he were going farther, 29 but they urged him strongly, saying, “Stay with us, for it is toward evening and (B)the day is now far spent.” So he went in to stay with them.

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15 And after she was baptized, (A)and her household as well, she urged us, saying, “If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come to my house and stay.” And she (B)prevailed upon us.

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17 And he lifted up his eyes and saw the traveler in the open square of the city. And the old man said, “Where are you going? And where do you come from?” 18 And he said to him, “We are passing from Bethlehem in Judah to the remote parts of the hill country of Ephraim, from which I come. I went to Bethlehem in Judah, and I am going (A)to the house of the Lord,[a] (B)but no one has taken me into his house. 19 We have straw and feed for our donkeys, with bread and wine for me and your female servant and the young man with your servants. (C)There is no lack of anything.” 20 And the old man said, (D)“Peace be to you; I will care for all your wants. (E)Only, do not spend the night in the square.” 21 So he brought him into his house and gave the donkeys feed. (F)And they washed their feet, and ate and drank.

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Footnotes

  1. Judges 19:18 Septuagint my home; compare verse 29

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