|New International Version (© 2011)|
He went out to the field one evening to meditate, and as he looked up, he saw camels approaching.
King James Bible
And Isaac went out to meditate in the field at the eventide: and he lifted up his eyes, and saw, and, behold, the camels were coming.
American Standard Version
And Isaac went out to meditate in the field at the eventide. And he lifted up his eyes, and saw, and, behold, there were camels coming.
Young's Literal Translation
and Isaac goeth out to meditate in the field, at the turning of the evening, and he lifteth up his eyes, and looketh, and lo, camels are coming.
Genesis 24:63 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Isaac went out to meditate - לשוח lasuach, to bend down the body, or the mind, or both. He was probably in deep thought, with his eyes fixed upon the ground. What the subject of his meditation was it is useless to inquire; he was a pious man, and could not be triflingly employed.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
to meditate. or, to pray. They who acknowledge God in all their ways, will find him present to direct their paths, and make their way prosperous; and when the prayer of faith meets with an immediate answer, the glory ought as speedily to be rendered to God in solemn praise and thanksgiving.
Joshua 1:8 This book of the law shall not depart out of your mouth; but you shall meditate therein day and night...
Psalm 1:2 But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law does he meditate day and night.
Psalm 77:11,12 I will remember the works of the LORD: surely I will remember your wonders of old...
Psalm 104:34 My meditation of him shall be sweet: I will be glad in the LORD.
Psalm 119:15 I will meditate in your precepts, and have respect to your ways.
Psalm 139:17,18 How precious also are your thoughts to me, O God! how great is the sum of them!...
Psalm 143:5,6 I remember the days of old; I meditate on all your works; I muse on the work of your hands...
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Genesis 18:2 Abraham looked up and saw three men standing nearby. When he saw them, he hurried from the entrance of his tent to meet them and bowed low to the ground.
Genesis 24:64 Rebekah also looked up and saw Isaac. She got down from her camel
Joshua 1:8 Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful.
Psalm 1:2 but whose delight is in the law of the LORD, and who meditates on his law day and night.
Psalm 77:12 I will consider all your works and meditate on all your mighty deeds."
Psalm 119:15 I meditate on your precepts and consider your ways.
Psalm 119:27 Cause me to understand the way of your precepts, that I may meditate on your wonderful deeds.