12 And he said, “(A)Lord, God of my master Abraham, please [a](B)grant me success today, and show kindness to my master Abraham. 13 Behold, (C)I am standing by the [b]spring, and the daughters of the men of the city are coming out to draw water; 14 now may it be that the young woman to whom I say, ‘Please let down your jar so that I may drink,’ and [c]who answers, ‘Drink, and I will water your camels also’—may she be the one whom You have appointed for Your servant Isaac; and by this I will know that You have shown kindness to my master.”

Rebekah Is Chosen

15 And it came about, (D)before he had finished speaking, that behold, (E)Rebekah, who was born to Bethuel the son of (F)Milcah, the wife of Abraham’s brother Nahor, came out with her jar on her shoulder. 16 The young woman was (G)very beautiful, a virgin; no man had [d]had relations with her. She went down to the spring, filled her jar, and came up. 17 Then the servant ran to meet her, and said, “(H)Please let me drink a little water from your jar.” 18 And (I)she said, “Drink, my lord”; then she quickly lowered her jar to her hand, and gave him a drink. 19 Now when she had finished giving him a drink, (J)she said, “I will also draw water for your camels until they have finished drinking.” 20 So she quickly emptied her jar into the trough, and ran back to the well to draw, and she drew for all his camels.

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  1. Genesis 24:12 Lit cause to occur for me
  2. Genesis 24:13 Lit fountain of water
  3. Genesis 24:14 Lit she will say
  4. Genesis 24:16 Lit known her

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