Now Abraham was old, well advanced in years. And the LORD 1 had blessed Abraham in all things.
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And Abraham said to his servant, 2the oldest of his household, who had charge of all that he had, 3"Put your hand under my thigh,
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that I may make you swear by the LORD, the God of heaven and God of the earth, that 4you will not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I dwell,
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5but will go to my country and to my kindred, and take a wife for my son Isaac."
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The servant said to him, "Perhaps the woman may not be willing to follow me to this land. Must I then take your son back to the land from which you came?"
Abraham said to him, "See to it that you do not take my son back there.