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Old Testament Revision 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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God of my master Abraham who hath not left my master destitute of his mercy and his truth and when I was in the way the Lord led me to the house of my masters breatheren. and the damsel ran to the house and told her mother these things. and Rebekah had a brother whose name was Laban and Laban ran out unto <the> men <man> unto the well. and it came to pass when he saw the earing earring and braceletts upon his sisters hands and when he <heard> the words of Rebeka his sister saying thus spake the man unto me and <I> came unto the man and Behold he stood by the Camels at the well. and he said come in thou blessed of the Lord wherefore standest thou without for I have prepared the house and room for the Camels. and the man came into the house, and he unburdened his Camels and gave them straw and provender for the Camels and watter to wash his feet and the men’s feet that came with him and there was set before him food to eat but he said I will not eat till I have told mine errand errand and Laban said speak on. and he said I am Abraham’s servent. and the Lord hath blessed my master greatly and he has <is> become great and he hath given him flocks and heards and silver and gold and men servents and maid servents and Camels and Asses, and Sarah my master’s wife bear a son to my master when she was old and unto him hath he given all all that he hath. and my master made me swear saying thou shalt not take a wife to my son of the daughters of the Canaanites in whose land I dwell but thou shalt go unto my fathers house and to my kindred and take a wife unto my son. and I said unto my master perhaps the woman will nof [not] follow [p. 60]
God of my master Abraham who hath not left my master destitute of his mercy and his truth and when I was in the way the Lord led me to the house of my masters breatheren. and the damsel ran to the house and told her mother these things. and Rebekah had a brother whose name was Laban and Laban ran out to the man unto the well. and it came to pass when he saw the earring and braceletts upon his sisters hands and when he heard the words of Rebeka his sister saying thus spake the man unto me and I came unto the man and Behold he stood by the Camels at the well. and he said come in thou blessed of the Lord wherefore standest thou without for I have prepared the house and room for the Camels. and the man came into the house, and he unburdened his Camels and gave straw and provender for the Camels and watter to wash his feet and the men’s feet that came with him and there was set before him food to eat but he said I will not eat till I have told mine errand and Laban said speak on. and he said I am Abraham’s servent. and the Lord hath blessed my master greatly and he is become great and he hath given him flocks and heards and silver and gold and men servents and maid servents and Camels and Asses, and Sarah my master’s wife bear a son to my master when she was old and unto him hath he given all that he hath. and my master made me swear saying thou shalt not take a wife to my son of the daughters of the Canaanites in whose land I dwell but thou shalt go unto my fathers house and to my kindred and take a wife unto my son. and I said unto my master perhaps the woman will nof [not] follow [p. 60]
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