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Genesis 24:21-23 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

21 Meanwhile, the man was gazing at her [a]in silence, to know whether the Lord had made his journey successful or not.

22 When the camels had finished drinking, the man took a gold ring weighing a half-shekel and two bracelets for her [b]wrists weighing ten shekels in gold, 23 and said, “Whose daughter are you? Please tell me, is there room for us to lodge in your father’s house?”

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 24:21 Lit keeping silent
  2. Genesis 24:22 Lit hands
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Genesis 24:21-23 New International Version (NIV)

21 Without saying a word, the man watched her closely to learn whether or not the Lord had made his journey successful.

22 When the camels had finished drinking, the man took out a gold nose ring weighing a beka[a] and two gold bracelets weighing ten shekels.[b] 23 Then he asked, “Whose daughter are you? Please tell me, is there room in your father’s house for us to spend the night?

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 24:22 That is, about 1/5 ounce or about 5.7 grams
  2. Genesis 24:22 That is, about 4 ounces or about 115 grams
New International Version (NIV)

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