“Make sure that you do not take my son back there,”(A) Abraham said. “The Lord, the God of heaven,(B) who brought me out of my father’s household and my native land(C) and who spoke to me and promised me on oath, saying, ‘To your offspring[a](D) I will give this land’(E)—he will send his angel before you(F) so that you can get a wife for my son from there. If the woman is unwilling to come back with you, then you will be released from this oath(G) of mine. Only do not take my son back there.”(H)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 24:7 Or seed