She answered him, "I am the daughter of Bethuel, the son that Milcah bore to Nahor.1"
And she added, "We have plenty of straw and fodder,2 as well as room for you to spend the night."
Then the man bowed down and worshiped the LORD,327
saying, "Praise be to the LORD,4 the God of my master Abraham,5 who has not abandoned his kindness and faithfulness6 to my master. As for me, the LORD has led me on the journey7 to the house of my master's relatives."828
The girl ran and told her mother's household about these things.929
Now Rebekah had a brother named Laban,10 and he hurried out to the man at the spring.
As soon as he had seen the nose ring, and the bracelets on his sister's arms,11 and had heard Rebekah tell what the man said to her, he went out to the man and found him standing by the camels near the spring.
"Come, you who are blessed by the LORD,"12 he said. "Why are you standing out here? I have prepared the house and a place for the camels."
So the man went to the house, and the camels were unloaded. Straw and fodder13 were brought for the camels, and water for him and his men to wash their feet.1433
Then food was set before him, but he said, "I will not eat until I have told you what I have to say." "Then tell us," [Laban] said.
So he said, "I am Abraham's servant.15