Abraham was now very old, and the Lord had blessed him in every way.
Abraham said to his oldest servant, who was in charge of everything he owned, "Put your hand under my leg.
Make a promise to me before the Lord, the God of heaven and earth. Don't get a wife for my son from the Canaanite girls who live around here.
Instead, go back to my country, to the land of my relatives, and get a wife for my son Isaac."
The servant said to him, "What if this woman does not want to return with me to this land? Then, should I take your son with me back to your homeland?"
Abraham said to him, "No! Don't take my son back there.