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Genesis 24:29-53

NIV 29 Now Rebekah had a brother named Laban, and he hurried out to the man at the spring. NIV 29 Now Rebekah had a brother named Laban, and he hurried out to the man at the spring. NIV 30 As soon as he had seen the nose ring, and the bracelets on his sister's arms, and had heard Rebekah tell what the man said to her, he went out to the man and found him standing by the camels near the spring. NIV 30 As soon as he had seen the nose ring, and the bracelets on his sister's arms, and had heard Rebekah tell what the man said to her, he went out to the man and found him standing by the camels near the spring. NIV 31 "Come, you who are blessed by the LORD," he said. "Why are you standing out here? I have prepared the house and a place for the camels." NIV 31 "Come, you who are blessed by the LORD," he said. "Why are you standing out here? I have prepared the house and a place for the camels." NIV 32 So the man went to the house, and the camels were unloaded. Straw and fodder were brought for the camels, and water for him and his men to wash their feet. NIV 32 So the man went to the house, and the camels were unloaded. Straw and fodder were brought for the camels, and water for him and his men to wash their feet. NIV 33 Then food was set before him, but he said, "I will not eat until I have told you what I have to say." "Then tell us," [Laban] said. NIV 33 Then food was set before him, but he said, "I will not eat until I have told you what I have to say." "Then tell us," [Laban] said. NIV 34 So he said, "I am Abraham's servant. NIV 34 So he said, "I am Abraham's servant. NIV 35 The LORD has blessed my master abundantly, and he has become wealthy. He has given him sheep and cattle, silver and gold, menservants and maidservants, and camels and donkeys. NIV 35 The LORD has blessed my master abundantly, and he has become wealthy. He has given him sheep and cattle, silver and gold, menservants and maidservants, and camels and donkeys. NIV 36 My master's wife Sarah has borne him a son in her old age, and he has given him everything he owns. NIV 36 My master's wife Sarah has borne him a son in her old age, and he has given him everything he owns. NIV 37 And my master made me swear an oath, and said, 'You must not get a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I live, NIV 37 And my master made me swear an oath, and said, 'You must not get a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I live, NIV 38 but go to my father's family and to my own clan, and get a wife for my son.' NIV 38 but go to my father's family and to my own clan, and get a wife for my son.' NIV 39 "Then I asked my master, 'What if the woman will not come back with me?' NIV 39 "Then I asked my master, 'What if the woman will not come back with me?' NIV 40 "He replied, 'The LORD, before whom I have walked, will send his angel with you and make your journey a success, so that you can get a wife for my son from my own clan and from my father's family. NIV 40 "He replied, 'The LORD, before whom I have walked, will send his angel with you and make your journey a success, so that you can get a wife for my son from my own clan and from my father's family. NIV 41 Then, when you go to my clan, you will be released from my oath even if they refuse to give her to you--you will be released from my oath.' NIV 41 Then, when you go to my clan, you will be released from my oath even if they refuse to give her to you--you will be released from my oath.' NIV 42 "When I came to the spring today, I said, 'O LORD, God of my master Abraham, if you will, please grant success to the journey on which I have come. NIV 42 "When I came to the spring today, I said, 'O LORD, God of my master Abraham, if you will, please grant success to the journey on which I have come. NIV 43 See, I am standing beside this spring; if a maiden comes out to draw water and I say to her, "Please let me drink a little water from your jar," NIV 43 See, I am standing beside this spring; if a maiden comes out to draw water and I say to her, "Please let me drink a little water from your jar," NIV 44 and if she says to me, "Drink, and I'll draw water for your camels too," let her be the one the LORD has chosen for my master's son.' NIV 44 and if she says to me, "Drink, and I'll draw water for your camels too," let her be the one the LORD has chosen for my master's son.' NIV 45 "Before I finished praying in my heart, Rebekah came out, with her jar on her shoulder. She went down to the spring and drew water, and I said to her, 'Please give me a drink.' NIV 45 "Before I finished praying in my heart, Rebekah came out, with her jar on her shoulder. She went down to the spring and drew water, and I said to her, 'Please give me a drink.' NIV 46 "She quickly lowered her jar from her shoulder and said, 'Drink, and I'll water your camels too.' So I drank, and she watered the camels also. NIV 46 "She quickly lowered her jar from her shoulder and said, 'Drink, and I'll water your camels too.' So I drank, and she watered the camels also. NIV 47 "I asked her, 'Whose daughter are you?' "She said, 'The daughter of Bethuel son of Nahor, whom Milcah bore to him.' "Then I put the ring in her nose and the bracelets on her arms, NIV 47 "I asked her, 'Whose daughter are you?' "She said, 'The daughter of Bethuel son of Nahor, whom Milcah bore to him.' "Then I put the ring in her nose and the bracelets on her arms, NIV 48 and I bowed down and worshiped the LORD. I praised the LORD, the God of my master Abraham, who had led me on the right road to get the granddaughter of my master's brother for his son. NIV 48 and I bowed down and worshiped the LORD. I praised the LORD, the God of my master Abraham, who had led me on the right road to get the granddaughter of my master's brother for his son. NIV 49 Now if you will show kindness and faithfulness to my master, tell me; and if not, tell me, so I may know which way to turn." NIV 49 Now if you will show kindness and faithfulness to my master, tell me; and if not, tell me, so I may know which way to turn." NIV 50 Laban and Bethuel answered, "This is from the LORD; we can say nothing to you one way or the other. NIV 50 Laban and Bethuel answered, "This is from the LORD; we can say nothing to you one way or the other. NIV 51 Here is Rebekah; take her and go, and let her become the wife of your master's son, as the LORD has directed." NIV 51 Here is Rebekah; take her and go, and let her become the wife of your master's son, as the LORD has directed." NIV 52 When Abraham's servant heard what they said, he bowed down to the ground before the LORD. NIV 52 When Abraham's servant heard what they said, he bowed down to the ground before the LORD. NIV 53 Then the servant brought out gold and silver jewelry and articles of clothing and gave them to Rebekah; he also gave costly gifts to her brother and to her mother. NIV 53 Then the servant brought out gold and silver jewelry and articles of clothing and gave them to Rebekah; he also gave costly gifts to her brother and to her mother.