And Abraham was old and well stricken in age; and the LORD had blessed Abraham in all things.
And Abraham said unto his eldest servant of his house, who ruled over all that he had, "Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh;
and I will make thee swear by the LORD, the God of heaven and the God of the earth, that thou shalt not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I dwell.
But thou shalt go unto my country and to my kindred, and take a wife for my son Isaac."
And the servant said unto him, "Perhaps the woman will not be willing to follow me unto this land. Must I bring thy son again unto the land from whence thou camest?"
And Abraham said unto him, "Beware thou that thou bring not my son thither again.