August 12, 2018

Posted on August 12, 2018

August 12, 2018

Genesis 24:21  Genesis 24:42

21 And the man gazed fixedly upon her in silence to know whether Jehovah had made his journey prosperous or not.

22 And when the camels had finished drinking, the man took a golden nose-ring weighing half a shekel and two bracelets for her hands weighing ten gold shekels,

23 And said, Whose daughter are you? Please tell me, is there room in your father’s house for us to lodge in?

24 And she said to him, I am the daughter of Bethuel the son of Milcah, whom she bore to Nahor.

25 She also said to him, We have plenty of straw and fodder and also a place to lodge in.

26 And the man bowed and worshipped Jehovah.

27 And he said, Blessed be Jehovah, the God of my master Abraham, who has not forsaken His lovingkindness and His faithfulness toward my master. As for me, Jehovah has led me in the way to the house of my master’s brothers.

28 And the girl ran and told her mother’s house about these things.

29 And Rebekah had a brother whose name was Laban, and Laban ran out to the man, to the spring.

30 As soon as he had seen the ring and the bracelets upon his sister’s hands, and had heard the words of Rebekah his sister, saying, This is what the man spoke to me, he went to the man. And there he was, standing by the camels at the spring.

31 And he said, Come in, O blessed of Jehovah! Why do you stand outside when I have prepared the house and a place for the camels?

32 And the man came into the house, and Laban unloaded the camels. And he gave straw and fodder to the camels and water to wash his feet and the feet of the men who were with him.

33 And food was set before him to eat. But he said, I will not eat until I have told my business. And he said, Speak on.

34 And he said, I am Abraham’s servant.

35 And Jehovah has blessed my master greatly, and he has become great. And He has given him flocks and herds, and silver and gold, and male servants and female servants, and camels and donkeys.

36 And Sarah my master’s wife bore a son to my master after she had become old. And he has given all that he has to him.

37 And my master made me swear, saying, You shall not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I dwell.

38 But you shall go to my father’s house and to my family, and take a wife for my son.

39 And I said to my master, Perhaps the woman will not follow me.

40 And he said to me, Jehovah, before whom I walk, will send His angel with you and make your journey prosperous. And you shall take a wife for my son from my family, even from my father’s house.

41 Then you will be free from my oath, when you come to my family. And if they do not give her to you, you will be free from my oath.

42 And I came today to the spring and said, O Jehovah, the God of my master Abraham, if now You make my journey on which I go prosperous,

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