New International Version
He then brought some curds and milk and the calf that had been prepared, and set these before them. While they ate, he stood near them under a tree.
King James 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 did eat.
Darby Bible Translation
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.
World English 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.
Young's Literal Translation
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.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And he stood by them under the tree, and they did eat - Nothing is more common in Hindostan than to see travelers and guests eating under the shade of trees. Feasts are scarcely ever held in houses. The house of a Hindoo serves for sleeping and cooking, and for shutting up the women; but is never considered as a sitting or dining room - Ward.
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Then he ran to the herd and selected a choice, tender calf and gave it to a servant, who hurried to prepare it.
"Where is your wife Sarah?" they asked him. "There, in the tent," he said.
with curds and milk from herd and flock and with fattened lambs and goats, with choice rams of Bashan and the finest kernels of wheat. You drank the foaming blood of the grape.
He will be eating curds and honey when he knows enough to reject the wrong and choose the right,
And because of the abundance of the milk they give, there will be curds to eat. All who remain in the land will eat curds and honey.
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