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When it was ready, Abraham took curds and milk, along with the meat, and he placed all of this lavish feast before his honored guests. He stood nearby under the tree while they ate to their fill.

Three Men: Where is Sarah, your wife?

Abraham: She’s right in there . . . in the tent.

One of the Men: 10 I will return here to you when life emerges from the womb[a] of your wife, Sarah. She will give birth to a son.[b]

Now Sarah was behind her guests, listening to all of this from the entrance of the tent.

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Footnotes

  1. 18:10 Meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.
  2. 18:10 Romans 9:9

He then brought some curds(A) and milk(B) and the calf that had been prepared, and set these before them.(C) While they ate, he stood near them under a tree.

“Where is your wife Sarah?”(D) they asked him.

“There, in the tent,(E)” he said.

10 Then one of them said, “I will surely return to you about this time next year,(F) and Sarah your wife will have a son.”(G)

Now Sarah was listening at the entrance to the tent, which was behind him.

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