And the servant said to him, “Perhaps the woman will not be willing to follow me to this land. Must I take your son back to the land from which you came?”

But Abraham said to him, “Beware that you do not take my son back there. The Lord God of heaven, who (A)took me from my father’s house and from the land of my family, and who spoke to me and swore to me, saying, (B)‘To your [a]descendants I give this land,’ (C)He will send His angel before you, and you shall take a wife for my son from there. And if the woman is not willing to follow you, then (D)you will be released from this oath; only do not take my son back there.”

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 24:7 Lit. seed