Genesis 24:67

67 And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and took Rebekah, and she became his wife; and he loved her: and Isaac was comforted after his mother's death.

Genesis 24:67 Meaning and Commentary

Genesis 24:67

And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent
The apartment in which she dwelt when living; for women in those times and places had separate apartments from their husbands; this was done after many other things had passed, not here recorded; a conversation with her, an espousal of her, and an introduction of her to Abraham, with whose consent, no doubt, she had his wife's apartment allotted to her:

and took Rebekah, and she became his wife;
consummated the marriage, first contracted by his servant, then confirmed by himself, and now finished:

and he loved her;
as a man ought to love his wife, even as his own body, ( Ephesians 5:28 ) ; and she was a person to be beloved, being very fair, and of a goodly countenance, ( Genesis 24:16 ) . The Jews say F26 she was but fourteen years of age at this time:

and Isaac was comforted after his mother's [death];
which was three years ago, (See Gill on Genesis 25:20); and had made such impressions upon his spirit, that at times he was very sorrowful, and much distressed on that account; but now being blessed with so agreeable a yokefellow, his sorrow for his mother subsided, and he became cheerful and comfortable.


FOOTNOTES:

F26 Seder Olam Rabba, c. 1. p. 3.

Genesis 24:67 In-Context

65 For she had said unto the servant, What man is this that walketh in the field to meet us? And the servant had said, It is my master: therefore she took a vail, and covered herself.
66 And the servant told Isaac all things that he had done.
67 And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and took Rebekah, and she became his wife; and he loved her: and Isaac was comforted after his mother's death.