There are two translations of Hebrew 2:16
King James Bible
For verily he took not on him the nature of angels; but he took on him the seed of Abraham.
New King James Version
For indeed He does not give aid to angels, but He does give aid to the seed of Abraham.
The operative Hebrew word here is
Verb - Present Indicative ...
"Are not all angels ministering spirits sent to serve those who will inherit salvation?" (Hebrews 1:14)!
"For he whom God hath sent speaketh the words of God: for God giveth not the Spirit by measure unto him" (John 3:34)!
Holy Spirit baptized members of the body of Christ (I Corinthians 12:11-13) who are "the descendants of Abraham&...
14Therefore, since the children share in flesh and blood, He Himself likewise also partook of the same, so that through death He might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil, 15and free those who through fear of death were subject to slavery all their lives. 16For clearly He does not give help to angels, but He gives help to the ...
Abraham had his tent close to the pathway / road where wayfarers would pass by
It was his practice that when ever someone passed by he would ask them to halt so he can give them some food and water so they can be refreshed and go their way.
Remember that Lot also does the same thing by asking the angels to come into his house (Genesis 19:1)
Now the wife ...
Gen 18:9-12 says this:
9 “Where is your wife Sarah?” they asked.
“There, in the tent,” he replied.
10 Then the LORD said, “I will surely return to you at this time next year, and your wife Sarah will have a son!”
Now Sarah was behind him, listening at the entrance to the tent.
11 And Abraham and Sarah were already old and well along in years; Sarah had ...
It is entirely possible that God gave Abraham a vision or dream while he slept. There are many examples of people receiving divine messages while in a dream-like state. Note what we have in Joel 2:28, 29 -
And afterward, I will pour out My Spirit on all people. Your sons and
daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young
men will see ...
Brenton Septuagint Translation Genesis 15:12
And about sunset a trance fell upon Abram, and lo! a great gloomy terror falls upon him.
The LXX Greek word is ekstasis.
Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1611: ἔκστασις
universally, in Greek writing, any casting down of a thing from its proper place or state; displacement (Aristotle, Plutarch).
a throwing of ...
This claim of Jesus confirmed the conviction of the Jewish religious leaders that Jesus was a blasphemer as claiming His divinity, for they plainly say "we do not want to kill you for good deeds, but because being a man you make yourself God" (John 10:33), and "God" here does not mean a) any created being, even as elevated as angel or ...