|Overview - Genesis 24|
|1||Abraham swears his servant.|
|10||The servant's journey.|
|15||Rebekah meets him;|
|18||fulfils his sign;|
|23||shows her kindred;|
|25||and invites him home.|
|26||The servant blesses God.|
|29||Laban entertains him.|
|34||The servant shows his message.|
|50||Laban and Bethuel approve it.|
|58||Rebekah consents to go, and departs.|
|62||Isaac meets and marries her.|
Genesis 24:39 (King James Version)
And I said unto my master, Peradventure the woman will not follow me.
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- We may see, says Calmet, by this and other passages of Scripture, ( Joshua 9:18, ,)what the sentiments of the ancients were relative to an oath. They believed that they were bound precisely by what was spoken, and had no liberty to interpret the intentions of those by whom the oath was made.