Genesis 24:42
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English Standard Version
“I came today to the spring and said, ‘O LORD, the God of my master Abraham, if now you are prospering the way that I go,

King James Bible
And I came this day unto the well, and said, O LORD God of my master Abraham, if now thou do prosper my way which I go:

American Standard Version
And I came this day unto the fountain, and said, O Jehovah, the God of my master Abraham, if now thou do prosper my way which I go.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I came to day to the well of water, and said: O Lord God of my master Abraham, if thou hast prospered my way, wherein I now walk,

English Revised Version
And I came this day unto the fountain, and said, O LORD, the God of my master Abraham, if now thou do prosper my way which I go:

Webster's Bible Translation
And I came this day to the well, and said, O LORD God of my master Abraham, if now thou dost prosper my way which I go:

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

As soon as Laban her brother had seen the splendid presents and heard her account, he hurried out to the stranger at the well, to bring him to the house with his attendants and animals, and to show to him the customary hospitality of the East. The fact that Laban addressed him as the blessed of Jehovah (Genesis 24:31), may be explained from the words of the servant, who had called his master's God Jehovah. The servant discharged his commission before he partook of the food set before him (the Kethibh ויישׂם in Genesis 24:33 is the imperf. Kal of ישׂם equals שׂוּם); and commencing with his master's possessions and family affairs, he described with the greatest minuteness his search for a wife, and the success which he had thus far met with, and then (in Genesis 24:49) pressed his suit thus: "And now, if he will show kindness and truth to my lord, tell me; and if not, tell me; that I may turn to the right hand or to the left," sc., to seek in other families a wife for Isaac.

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O Lord.

Genesis 24:12-14 And he said O LORD God of my master Abraham, I pray you, send me good speed this day, and show kindness to my master Abraham...

Acts 10:7,8,22 And when the angel which spoke to Cornelius was departed, he called two of his household servants...

prosper.

Genesis 24:12,31 And he said O LORD God of my master Abraham, I pray you, send me good speed this day, and show kindness to my master Abraham...

Genesis 39:3 And his master saw that the LORD was with him, and that the LORD made all that he did to prosper in his hand.

Ezra 8:21 Then I proclaimed a fast there, at the river of Ahava, that we might afflict ourselves before our God...

Nehemiah 1:11 O LORD, I beseech you, let now your ear be attentive to the prayer of your servant, and to the prayer of your servants...

Psalm 37:5 Commit your way to the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.

Psalm 90:17 And let the beauty of the LORD our God be on us: and establish you the work of our hands on us; yes...

Romans 1:10 Making request, if by any means now at length I might have a prosperous journey by the will of God to come to you.

Cross References
Genesis 24:11
And he made the camels kneel down outside the city by the well of water at the time of evening, the time when women go out to draw water.

Genesis 24:12
And he said, "O LORD, God of my master Abraham, please grant me success today and show steadfast love to my master Abraham.

Genesis 24:27
and said, "Blessed be the LORD, the God of my master Abraham, who has not forsaken his steadfast love and his faithfulness toward my master. As for me, the LORD has led me in the way to the house of my master's kinsmen."

1 Samuel 1:13
Hannah was speaking in her heart; only her lips moved, and her voice was not heard. Therefore Eli took her to be a drunken woman.

1 Samuel 9:6
But he said to him, "Behold, there is a man of God in this city, and he is a man who is held in honor; all that he says comes true. So now let us go there. Perhaps he can tell us the way we should go."

Nehemiah 1:11
O Lord, let your ear be attentive to the prayer of your servant, and to the prayer of your servants who delight to fear your name, and give success to your servant today, and grant him mercy in the sight of this man." Now I was cupbearer to the king.

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