As the days went by and Abraham became older, the LORD blessed Abraham in every way.
Abraham said to the oldest servant of his household, who was in charge of everything he owned, "Put your hand under my thigh.
By the LORD, God of heaven and earth, give me your word that you won't choose a wife for my son from the Canaanite women among whom I live.
Go to my land and my family and find a wife for my son Isaac there."
The servant said to him, "What if the woman doesn't agree to come back with me to this land? Shouldn't I take your son back to the land you left?"
Abraham said to him, "Be sure you don't take my son back there.