Genesis 24:1-6 NIV

Isaac and Rebekah

1 Abraham was now old and well advanced in years,1 and the LORD had blessed2 him in every way.3

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2 He said to the chiefa servant4 in his household, the one in charge of all that he had,5 "Put your hand under my thigh.6

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    • a 24:2 - Or "oldest"
      3 I want you to swear7 by the LORD, the God of heaven8 and the God of earth,9 that you will not get a wife for my son10 from the daughters of the Canaanites,11 among whom I am living,12

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          4 but will go to my country and my own relatives13 and get a wife for my son Isaac.14"

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              5 The servant asked him, "What if the woman is unwilling to come back with me to this land?15 Shall I then take your son back to the country you came from?16"

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                  6 "Make sure that you do not take my son back there,"17 Abraham said.

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