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19 We brought food for our donkeys and bread and wine for ourselves, so we don’t need anything except a place to sleep.”

20 The old man said, “You are welcome to spend the night in my home and to be my guest, but don’t stay out here!”

21 The old man brought them into his house and fed their donkeys. Then he and his guests washed their feet[a] and began eating and drinking.

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Footnotes

  1. 19.21 washed their feet: This was a custom, since people wore open sandals and their feet would be dirty after walking on the dirt roads or working in the fields.

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