The men turned away and went towards Sodom, but Abraham remained standing before the LORD.
Then the men turned away from there and went toward Sodom, while Abraham was still standing before the LORD.
The two other men went on toward Sodom, but the LORD remained with Abraham for a while.
The men set out for Sodom, but Abraham stood in GOD's path, blocking his way.
And the men, turning from that place, went on to Sodom: but Abraham was still waiting before the Lord.
So the men turned from there, and went toward Sodom, while Abraham remained standing before the LORD.
Then the men turned away from there and went toward Sodom, but Abraham still stood before the LORD.
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1 tn Heb “And the men turned from there.” The word “two” is not in the Hebrew text, but is supplied here for clarity. Gen 19:1 mentions only two individuals (described as “angels”), while Abraham had entertained three visitors (18:2). The implication is that the
2 tn Heb “went.”
3 tc An ancient Hebrew scribal tradition reads “but the