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Some time later Abraham was told, "Milkah is also a mother; she has borne sons to your brother Nahor:
King James Bible
And it came to pass after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, Behold, Milcah, she hath also born children unto thy brother Nahor;
American Standard Version
And it came to pass after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, Behold, Milcah, she also hath borne children unto they brother Nahor.
Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass after these things that it is declared to Abraham, saying, 'Lo, Milcah hath borne, even she, sons to Nahor thy brother:
Genesis 22:20 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Behold, Milcah, she hath also borne children unto thy brother - This short history seems introduced solely for the purpose of preparing the reader for the transactions related Genesis 24, and to show that the providence of God was preparing, in one of the branches of the family of Abraham, a suitable spouse for his son Isaac.
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Genesis 11:29 And Abram and Nahor took them wives: the name of Abram's wife was Sarai; and the name of Nahor's wife, Milcah, the daughter of Haran...
Genesis 24:15,24 And it came to pass, before he had done speaking, that, behold, Rebekah came out, who was born to Bethuel, son of Milcah...
Genesis 11:26 And Terah lived seventy years, and begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran.
Genesis 24:10,24 And the servant took ten camels of the camels of his master, and departed; for all the goods of his master were in his hand...
Genesis 31:53 The God of Abraham, and the God of Nahor, the God of their father, judge between us. And Jacob swore by the fear of his father Isaac.
Genesis 22:20 Parallel CommentariesAbraham Birth Born Borne Children Declared Later Milcah Mother Nahor News Time WifeAbraham Birth Born Borne Children Declared Later Milcah Mother Nahor News Time WifeTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Genesis 11:29 Abram and Nahor both married. The name of Abram's wife was Sarai, and the name of Nahor's wife was Milkah; she was the daughter of Haran, the father of both Milkah and Iskah.
Genesis 22:21 Uz the firstborn, Buz his brother, Kemuel (the father of Aram),
Genesis 24:15 Before he had finished praying, Rebekah came out with her jar on her shoulder. She was the daughter of Bethuel son of Milkah, who was the wife of Abraham's brother Nahor.