As soon as he had seen the nose ring, and the bracelets on his sister's arms,1 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.
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"Come, you who are blessed by the LORD,"2 he said. "Why are you standing out here? I have prepared the house and a place for the camels."
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So the man went to the house, and the camels were unloaded. Straw and fodder3 were brought for the camels, and water for him and his men to wash their feet.4
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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.5
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The LORD has blessed6 my master abundantly,7 and he has become wealthy.8 He has given him sheep and cattle, silver and gold, menservants and maidservants, and camels and donkeys.9
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My master's wife Sarah has borne him a son in her old age,10 and he has given him everything he owns.11
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And my master made me swear an oath,12 and said, 'You must not get a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I live,13
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but go to my father's family and to my own clan, and get a wife for my son.'14
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"Then I asked my master, 'What if the woman will not come back with me?'15
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"He replied, 'The LORD, before whom I have walked,16 will send his angel with you17 and make your journey a success,18 so that you can get a wife for my son from my own clan and from my father's family.19
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