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Genesis 18:16

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Abraham Pleads for Sodom

18:16 When the men got up to leave, 1  they looked out over 2  Sodom. (Now 3  Abraham was walking with them to see them on their way.) 4 

1 tn Heb “And the men arose from there.”

2 tn Heb “toward the face of.”

3 tn The disjunctive parenthetical clause sets the stage for the following speech.

4 tn The Piel of שָׁלַח (shalakh) means “to lead out, to send out, to expel”; here it is used in the friendly sense of seeing the visitors on their way.



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