Genesis 18:8

“And he took butter, and milk, and the calf which he had dressed, and set it before them; and he stood by them under the tree, and they did eat.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Genesis 18:8

And he tooke butter, and milke, and the calfe which he had dressed, and set it before them; and he stood by them vnder the tree: and they did eate.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He took curds and milk and the calf which he had prepared, and placed {it} before them; and he was standing by them under the tree as they ate.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he took butter, and milk, and the calf which he had dressed, and set it before them; and he stood by them under the tree, and they did eat.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he took butter and milk and the young ox which he had made ready and put it before them, waiting by them under the tree while they took food.
- Basic English Bible

And he took thick and sweet milk, and the calf that he had dressed, and set [it] before them; and he stood before them under the tree, and they ate.
- Darby Bible

And he took butter, and milk, and the calf which he had dressed, and set it before them; and he stood by them under the tree, and they ate.
- Webster's Bible

He took butter, milk, and the calf which he had dressed, and set it before them. He stood by them under the tree, and they ate.
- World English Bible

and he taketh butter and milk, and the son of the herd which he hath prepared, and setteth before them; and he is standing by them under the tree, and they do eat.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he took curd, and milk, and the calf which he had dressed, and set it before them; and he stood by them under the tree, and they did eat.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Genesis 18:8

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 18:8


18:9 Where is Sarah thy wife? - By naming her, they gave intimation to Abraham, that tho' they seemed strangers, yet they well knew him and his family: by enquiring after her, they shewed a kind concern for the family of one, whom they found respectful to them. And by speaking of her, she over - hearing it, they drew her to listen to what was farther to be said.

18:10 I will certainly return unto thee - And visit thee. God will return to those that bid him welcome.


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