And Abraham said to his servant, (A)the oldest of his household, who had charge of all that he had, (B)“Put your hand under my thigh, that I may make you swear by the Lord, the God of heaven and God of the earth, that (C)you will not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I dwell,

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The servant said to him, “Perhaps the woman may not be willing to follow me to this land. Must I then take your son back to the land from which you came?” Abraham said to him, “See to it that you do not take my son back there.

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But if the woman is not willing to follow you, then (A)you will be free from this oath of mine; only you must not take my son back there.” So the servant (B)put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master and swore to him concerning this matter.

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