Genesis 24:56
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New International Version
But he said to them, "Do not detain me, now that the LORD has granted success to my journey. Send me on my way so I may go to my master."

New Living Translation
But he said, "Don't delay me. The LORD has made my mission successful; now send me back so I can return to my master."

English Standard Version
But he said to them, “Do not delay me, since the LORD has prospered my way. Send me away that I may go to my master.”

New American Standard Bible
He said to them, "Do not delay me, since the LORD has prospered my way. Send me away that I may go to my master."

King James Bible
And he said unto them, Hinder me not, seeing the LORD hath prospered my way; send me away that I may go to my master.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But he responded to them, "Do not delay me, since the LORD has made my journey a success. Send me away so that I may go to my master."

International Standard Version
"Please don't delay me," the servant answered them. "The LORD has made my journey successful. Send me off so I can return to my master."

NET Bible
But he said to them, "Don't detain me--the LORD has granted me success on my journey. Let me leave now so I may return to my master."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He said to them, "Don't delay me now that the LORD has made my trip successful. Let me go back to my master."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he said unto them: 'Delay me not, seeing the LORD hath prospered my way; send me away that I may go to my master.'

New American Standard 1977
And he said to them, “Do not delay me, since the LORD has prospered my way. Send me away that I may go to my master.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And he said unto them, Hinder me not, seeing the LORD has prospered my way; send me away that I may go to my master.

King James 2000 Bible
And he said unto them, Hinder me not, seeing the LORD has prospered my way; send me away that I may go to my master.

American King James Version
And he said to them, Hinder me not, seeing the LORD has prospered my way; send me away that I may go to my master.

American Standard Version
And he said unto them, Hinder me not, seeing Jehovah hath prospered my way. Send me away that I may go to my master.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Stay me not, said he, because the Lord hath prospered my way: send me away, that I may go to my master.

Darby Bible Translation
And he said to them, Do not hinder me, seeing Jehovah has prospered my way: send me away, and I will go to my master.

English Revised Version
And he said unto them, Hinder me not, seeing the LORD hath prospered my way; send me away that I may go to my master.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he said to them, Hinder me not, seeing the LORD hath prospered my way: send me away, that I may go to my master.

World English Bible
He said to them, "Don't hinder me, since Yahweh has prospered my way. Send me away that I may go to my master."

Young's Literal Translation
And he saith unto them, 'Do not delay me, seeing Jehovah hath prospered my way; send me away, and I go to my lord;'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
24:54-67 Abraham's servant, as one that chose his work before his pleasure, was for hastening home. Lingering and loitering no way become a wise and good man who is faithful to his duty. As children ought not to marry without their parents' consent, so parents ought not to marry them without their own. Rebekah consented, not only to go, but to go at once. The goodness of Rebekah's character shows there was nothing wrong in her answer, though it be not agreeable to modern customs among us. We may hope that she had such an idea of the religion and godliness in the family she was to go to, as made her willing to forget her own people and her father's house. Her friends dismiss her with suitable attendants, and with hearty good wishes. They blessed Rebekah. When our relations are entering into a new condition, we ought by prayer to commend them to the blessing and grace of God. Isaac was well employed when he met Rebekah. He went out to take the advantage of a silent evening, and a solitary place, for meditation and prayer; those divine exercises by which we converse with God and our own hearts. Holy souls love retirement; it will do us good to be often alone, if rightly employed; and we are never less alone than when alone. Observe what an affectionate son Isaac was: it was about three years since his mother died, and yet he was not, till now, comforted. See also what an affectionate husband he was to his wife. Dutiful sons promise fair to be affectionate husbands; he that fills up his first station in life with honour, is likely to do the same in those that follow.
Study Bible
Rebekah is Chosen
55But her brother and her mother said, "Let the girl stay with us a few days, say ten; afterward she may go." 56He said to them, "Do not delay me, since the LORD has prospered my way. Send me away that I may go to my master." 57And they said, "We will call the girl and consult her wishes."…
Cross References
Genesis 24:40
"He said to me, 'The LORD, before whom I have walked, will send His angel with you to make your journey successful, and you will take a wife for my son from my relatives and from my father's house;

Genesis 24:54
Then he and the men who were with him ate and drank and spent the night. When they arose in the morning, he said, "Send me away to my master."

Genesis 24:57
And they said, "We will call the girl and consult her wishes."

Genesis 30:25
Now it came about when Rachel had borne Joseph, that Jacob said to Laban, "Send me away, that I may go to my own place and to my own country.
Treasury of Scripture

And he said to them, Hinder me not, seeing the LORD has prospered my way; send me away that I may go to my master.

Hinder.

Genesis 45:9-13 Haste you, and go up to my father, and say to him, Thus said your …

Proverbs 25:25 As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country.

prospered.

Joshua 1:8 This book of the law shall not depart out of your mouth; but you …

Isaiah 48:15 I, even I, have spoken; yes, I have called him: I have brought him, …

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