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Old Testament Revision 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<​4/​> And the servent put his hand, under the hand of Abraham <​4/​> his master, And swore to him concerning this <​that​> matter. <​4/​> And the servent took ten Camels of his masters, And departed; for all the goods of his master was in his hand. And he arose, & went to Mesopotamia, unto the City of Nahor. And he made his camels to kneel down without the City, by a well of water, at evening, <​at​> the time that women go out to draw water. And he said, Oh, Lord God of my master Abraham, I pray thee, this day, that thou wouldest show kindness to my Master Abraham, & send me good speed. Behold, I stand by the well of water, And the daughters of <​the​> men of the City come out to draw water; And let it come to pass, that the damsel to whom I shall say, Let down thy Pitcher I pray thee, that I may drink; And she shall say, drink, & I will give thy Camels drink also; Let her be the one whom thou hast appointed for thy servent Isaac; And thereby shall I know that thou hast shewed kindnes unto my master. <​4 <​5​>/​> And it Came to pass, Before he had done speaking, that Behold, Rebeckah came out, who was born at <​to​> Bethuel, son of Milcha, the wife of Nahor, Abrahams. brother, with her pitcher upon her shoulder. And the damsel being a Virgin very fair to look upon, such as the servent of Abraham had not seen, neither had any man known the like unto her; And she went down to the well, And filled her <​6/​> pitcher, & came up. <​6/​> & the Servent ran to meet her, And said, Let me, I pray thee, drink a little water of thy pitcher & she said, Drink, my lord; And she hasted, & let down her pitcher upon her hand, & gave him drink. And when she had done giving him drink, she said, I will draw for thy Camels also, untill they have done drinking. And she has ted, & emptied her pitcher into the trough: And ran again unto the well to draw, & drew for all his Camels. And the man wondering at her, held his peace, pondering in his heart whether the lord had made his Journey prosperous or not, <​7/​> And it came to pass, as the Camels had done drinking, that the man took a Gold ear ring of half a sheckles <​shekels​> weight, And two bracelets for her hands, of ten shekels weight of Gold, And said, Whose daughter art thou, tell me I pray thee? And is there room in thy fathers house for us to lodge in? [p. 57]
And the servent put his hand, under the hand of Abraham 4/ his master, And swore to him concerning that matter. 4/ And the servent took ten Camels of his master, And departed; for all the goods of his master was in his hand. And he arose, & went to Mesopotamia, unto the City of Nahor. And he made his camels to kneel down without the City, by a well of water, at evening, at the time that women go out to draw water. And he said, Oh, Lord God of my master Abraham, I pray thee, this day, that thou wouldest show kindness to my Master Abraham, & send me good speed. Behold, I stand by the well of water, And the daughters of the men of the City come out to draw water; And let it come to pass, that the damsel to whom I shall say, Let down thy Pitcher I pray thee, that I may drink; And she shall say, drink, & I will give thy Camels drink also; Let her be the one whom thou hast appointed for thy servent Isaac; And thereby shall I know that thou hast shewed kindnes unto my master. 5/ And it Came to pass, Before he had done speaking, that Behold, Rebeckah came out, who was born to Bethuel, son of Milcha, the wife of Nahor, Abrahams. brother, with her pitcher upon her shoulder. And the damsel being a Virgin very fair to look upon, such as the servent of Abraham had not seen, neither had any man known the like unto her; And she went down to the well, And filled her 6/ pitcher, & came up. 6/ & the Servent ran to meet her, And said, Let me, I pray thee, drink a little water of thy pitcher & she said, Drink, my lord; And she hasted, & let down her pitcher upon her hand, & gave him drink. And when she had done giving him drink, she said, I will draw for thy Camels also, untill they have done drinking. And she has ted, & emptied her pitcher into the trough: And ran again unto the well to draw, & drew for all his Camels. And the man wondering at her, held his peace, pondering in his heart whether the lord had made his Journey prosperous or not, 7/ And it came to pass, as the Camels had done drinking, that the man took a Gold ear ring of half a shekels weight, And two bracelets for her hands, of ten shekels weight of Gold, And said, Whose daughter art thou, tell me I pray thee? And is there room in thy fathers house for us to lodge in? [p. 57]
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