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Genesis 24:35-37 New English Translation (NET Bible)

35 “The Lord has richly blessed my master and he has become very wealthy.[a] The Lord[b] has given him sheep and cattle, silver and gold, male and female servants, and camels and donkeys. 36 My master’s wife Sarah bore a son to him[c] when she was old,[d] and my master[e] has given him everything he owns. 37 My master made me swear an oath. He said, ‘You must not acquire a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I am living,


  1. Genesis 24:35 tn Heb “become great.” In this context the statement refers primarily to Abraham’s material wealth, although reputation and influence are not excluded.
  2. Genesis 24:35 tn Heb “and he.” The referent (the Lord) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
  3. Genesis 24:36 tn Heb “to my master.” This has been replaced by the pronoun “him” in the translation for stylistic reasons.
  4. Genesis 24:36 tn Heb “after her old age.”
  5. Genesis 24:36 tn Heb “and he.” The referent (the servant’s master, Abraham) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
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