His wife challenged all the men to a string and bow challenge none of them bend the bow, but when the hobo (odysseus) tried he finally got the bow to bend, took all the kids and women outside, locked the door and killed all the men .
When he got home he seen all his men trying to marry his wife (they thought he was dead) so Athena turned him into a hobo for disguise
they see the hobo (odysseus) and decide to bring him in and take care of him. As the hobo eat and conversate a little bit he sees the men trying to marry his wife just as he was told. She doesn't want to tmarry them so she puts them to a test.