Genesis 24:34-49 NIV

34 So he said, "I am Abraham's servant.1

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35 The LORD has blessed2 my master abundantly,3 and he has become wealthy.4 He has given him sheep and cattle, silver and gold, menservants and maidservants, and camels and donkeys.5

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      36 My master's wife Sarah has borne him a son in hera old age,6 and he has given him everything he owns.7

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      37 And my master made me swear an oath,8 and said, 'You must not get a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I live,9

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      38 but go to my father's family and to my own clan, and get a wife for my son.'10

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      39 "Then I asked my master, 'What if the woman will not come back with me?'11

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          40 "He replied, 'The LORD, before whom I have walked,12 will send his angel with you13 and make your journey a success,14 so that you can get a wife for my son from my own clan and from my father's family.15

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              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.'16

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                  42 "When I came to the spring today, I said, 'O LORD, God of my master Abraham, if you will, please grant success17 to the journey on which I have come.

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                      43 See, I am standing beside this spring;18 if a maiden19 comes out to draw water and I say to her, "Please let me drink a little water from your jar,"20

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                          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.'21

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                              45 "Before I finished praying in my heart,22 Rebekah came out, with her jar on her shoulder.23 She went down to the spring and drew water, and I said to her, 'Please give me a drink.'24

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                                  46 "She quickly lowered her jar from her shoulder and said, 'Drink, and I'll water your camels too.'25 So I drank, and she watered the camels also.26

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                                      47 "I asked her, 'Whose daughter are you?'27 "She said, 'The daughter of Bethuel28 son of Nahor, whom Milcah bore to him.'29 "Then I put the ring in her nose30 and the bracelets on her arms,31

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                                          48 and I bowed down and worshiped the LORD.32 I praised the LORD, the God of my master Abraham,33 who had led me on the right road to get the granddaughter of my master's brother for his son.34

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                                              49 Now if you will show kindness and faithfulness35 to my master, tell me; and if not, tell me, so I may know which way to turn."

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