Genesis 24:1-6 NLT

1 Abraham was now a very old man, and the LORD had blessed him in every way.
2 One day Abraham said to the man in charge of his household, who was his oldest servant,
3 "Swear a by the LORD, the God of heaven and earth, that you will not let my son marry one of these local Canaanite women.

References for Genesis 24:3

    • ¦ 24:3 - Hebrew <I>Put your hand under my thigh, and I will make you swear.</I>
      4 Go instead to my homeland, to my relatives, and find a wife there for my son Isaac."
      5 The servant asked, "But suppose I can't find a young woman who will travel so far from home? May I then take Isaac there to live among your relatives?"
      6 "No!" Abraham warned. "Be careful never to take my son there.