Parallel Bible results for Genesis 24:1-6

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Genesis 24:1-6

RSV 1 Now Abraham was old, well advanced in years; and the LORD had blessed Abraham in all things. NIV 1 Abraham was now old and well advanced in years, and the LORD had blessed him in every way. RSV 2 And Abraham said to his servant, the oldest of his house, who had charge of all that he had, "Put your hand under my thigh, 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. RSV 3 and I will make you swear by the LORD, the God of heaven and of the earth, that you will not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I dwell, 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, RSV 4 but will go to my country and to my kindred, and take 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." RSV 5 The servant said to him, "Perhaps the woman may not be willing to follow me to this land; must I then take your son back to the land from which you came?" 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?" RSV 6 Abraham said to him, "See to it that you do not take my son back there. NIV 6 "Make sure that you do not take my son back there," Abraham said.