At that time I instructed 1 the people, “Let every man and his coworker spend the night in Jerusalem and let them be guards for us by night and workers by day.
her husband came 1 after her, hoping he could convince her to return. 2 He brought with him his servant 3 and a pair of donkeys. When she brought him into her father’s house and the girl’s father saw him, he greeted him warmly. 4
When the man got ready to leave 1 with his concubine and his servant, 2 his father-in-law, the girl’s father, said to him, “Look! The day is almost over! 3 Stay another night! Since the day is over, 4 stay another night here and have a good time. You can get up early tomorrow and start your trip home.” 5