Parallel Bible results for Genesis 24:1-6

GOD'S WORD Translation

New International Version

Genesis 24:1-6

GW 1 By now Abraham was old, and the LORD had blessed him in every way. NIV 1 Abraham was now old and well advanced in years, and the LORD had blessed him in every way. GW 2 So Abraham said to the senior servant of his household who was in charge of all that he owned, "Take a solemn oath. NIV 2 He said to the chief servant in his household, the one in charge of all that he had, "Put your hand under my thigh. GW 3 I want you to swear by the LORD God of heaven and earth that you will not get my son a wife from the daughters of the Canaanites among whom I'm living. NIV 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, GW 4 Instead, you will go to the land of my relatives and get a wife for my son Isaac." NIV 4 but will go to my country and my own relatives and get a wife for my son Isaac." GW 5 The servant asked him, "What if the woman doesn't want to come back to this land with me? Should I take your son all the way back to the land you came from?" NIV 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?" GW 6 "Make sure that you do not take my son back there," Abraham said to him. NIV 6 "Make sure that you do not take my son back there," Abraham said.