The thing that is first did had been available his home—his tent had been available on all four edges

—welcoming visitors from whatever geographical or ideological direction they arrived. The Talmud relates that after graciously feeding their visitors, he’d kindly ask them to bless G‑d with regards to their dinner. He would tell them to pay for the food if they refused, the Midrash adds. “. . . Abraham caused the divine title to […]