Genesis 24:1-6 NIV

Isaac and Rebekah

1 Abraham was now very old, and the LORD had blessed him in every way.

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2 He said to the senior servant in his household, the one in charge of all that he had, “Put your hand under my thigh.

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3 I want you to swear by the LORD, the God of heaven and the God of earth, that you will not get a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I am living,

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      4 but will go to my country and my own relatives and get a wife for my son Isaac.”

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

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

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                  • a 24:7 - Or "seed"
                  • b 24:10 - That is, Northwest Mesopotamia
                  • c 24:22 - That is, about 1/5 ounce or about 5.7 grams
                  • d 24:22 - That is, about 4 ounces or about 115 grams
                  • e 24:55 - Or "she"
                  • f 24:63 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.