Genesis 24:1-6 GNT

1 Abraham was now very old, and the Lord had blessed him in everything he did.
2 He said to his oldest servant, who was in charge of all that he had, "Place your hand between my thighs a and make a vow.

References for Genesis 24:2

    • — 24:2 - place . . . thighs: [This was the way in which a vow was made absolutely unchangeable.]
      3 I want you to make a vow in the name of the Lord, the God of heaven and earth, that you will not choose a wife for my son from the people here in Canaan.
      4 You must go back to the country where I was born and get a wife for my son Isaac from among my relatives."
      5 But the servant asked, "What if the young woman will not leave home to come with me to this land? Shall I send your son back to the land you came from?"
      6 Abraham answered, "Make sure that you don't send my son back there!