35 And the Lord hath [a]blessed my master wonderfully, that he is become great: for he hath given him sheep, and beeves, and silver, and gold, and men servants, and maid servants, and camels, and asses.

36 And Sarah my master’s wife hath borne a son to my master, when she was old, and unto him hath he given all that he hath.

37 Now my master made me swear, saying, Thou shalt not take a wife to my son of the daughters of the [b]Canaanites, in whose land I dwell:

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 24:35 To bless, signifieth here to enrich, or increase with substance, as the text in the same verse declareth.
  2. Genesis 24:37 The Canaanites were accursed, and therefore the godly could not join with them in marriage.

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