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Gramps,

In Genesis, how was it that Abraham entertained angels and they were able to eat. Since this was before the first resurrection, they could not have had physical bodies. Were they translated beings? If so, could they have been from the City of Enoch?

Anonymous, from Maine

Dear Anon.

Where do you read that Abraham entertained angels? If you are referring to Genesis 18, the heading to the chapter says, “Abraham entertains three holy men.” In verse three, where the King James version says “And said, My LORD, if now I have found favour in they sight . . .,” the Joseph Smith translation changes “My LORD” to “brethren.” These were undoubtedly holy men sent from God as messengers to Abraham, and were not disembodied spirits.

Gramps

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