Genesis 24:18
New International Version
“Drink, my lord,” she said, and quickly lowered the jar to her hands and gave him a drink.

New Living Translation
“Yes, my lord,” she answered, “have a drink.” And she quickly lowered her jug from her shoulder and gave him a drink.

English Standard Version
She said, “Drink, my lord.” And she quickly let down her jar upon her hand and gave him a drink.

Berean Study Bible
“Drink, my lord,” she replied, and she quickly lowered her jar to her hands and gave him a drink.

King James Bible
And she said, Drink, my lord: and she hasted, and let down her pitcher upon her hand, and gave him drink.

New King James Version
So she said, “Drink, my lord.” Then she quickly let her pitcher down to her hand, and gave him a drink.

New American Standard Bible
And she said, “Drink, my lord”; then she quickly lowered her jar to her hand, and gave him a drink.

NASB 1995
She said, “Drink, my lord"; and she quickly lowered her jar to her hand, and gave him a drink.

NASB 1977
And she said, “Drink, my lord”; and she quickly lowered her jar to her hand, and gave him a drink.

Amplified Bible
And she said, “Drink, my lord”; and she quickly lowered her jar to her hand, and gave him a drink.

Christian Standard Bible
She replied, “Drink, my lord.” She quickly lowered her jug to her hand and gave him a drink.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
She replied, “Drink, my lord.” She quickly lowered her jug to her hand and gave him a drink.

American Standard Version
And she said, Drink, my lord. And she hasted, and let down her pitcher upon her hand, and gave him drink.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And she said to him, “Drink, my Lord”, and she was quick, and she let down her cruse on her hands and gave him a drink.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and she said, Drink, Sir; and she hasted, and let down the pitcher upon her arm, and gave him to drink, till he ceased drinking.

Contemporary English Version
"I'll be glad to," she answered. Then she quickly took the jar from her shoulder and held it while he drank.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And she answered: Drink, my lord. And quickly she let down the pitcher upon her arm, and gave him drink.

English Revised Version
And she said, Drink, my lord: and she hasted, and let down her pitcher upon her hand, and gave him drink.

Good News Translation
She said, "Drink, sir," and quickly lowered her jar from her shoulder and held it while he drank.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Drink, sir," she said. She quickly lowered her jar to her hand and gave him a drink.

International Standard Version
"Drink, sir!" she replied as she quickly lowered her jug on her arm to offer him a drink.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And she said: 'Drink, my lord'; and she hastened, and let down her pitcher upon her hand, and gave him drink.

Literal Standard Version
and she says, “Drink, my lord”; and she hurries, and lets down her pitcher on her hand, and gives him drink.

NET Bible
"Drink, my lord," she replied, and quickly lowering her jug to her hands, she gave him a drink.

New Heart English Bible
She said, "Drink, my lord." She hurried, and let down her pitcher to her hands, and gave him a drink.

World English Bible
She said, "Drink, my lord." She hurried, and let down her pitcher on her hand, and gave him drink.

Young's Literal Translation
and she saith, 'Drink, my lord;' and she hasteth, and letteth down her pitcher upon her hand, and giveth him drink.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Rebekah is Chosen
17So the servant ran to meet her and said, “Please let me have a little water from your jar.” 18“Drink, my lord,” she replied, and she quickly lowered her jar to her hands and gave him a drink. 19After she had given him a drink, she said, “I will also draw water for your camels, until they have had enough to drink.”…

Cross References
Genesis 24:14
Now may it happen that the girl to whom I say, 'Please let down your jar that I may drink,' and who responds, 'Drink, and I will water your camels as well'--let her be the one You have appointed for Your servant Isaac. By this I will know that You have shown kindness to my master."

Genesis 24:46
She quickly lowered her jar from her shoulder and said, 'Drink, and I will water your camels as well.' So I drank, and she also watered the camels.


Treasury of Scripture

And she said, Drink, my lord: and she hurried, and let down her pitcher on her hand, and gave him drink.

Proverbs 31:26
She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness.

1 Peter 3:8
Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous:

1 Peter 4:8,9
And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins…











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
“Drink,
שְׁתֵ֣ה (šə·ṯêh)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 8354: To imbibe

my lord,”
אֲדֹנִ֑י (’ă·ḏō·nî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 113: Sovereign, controller

she replied,
וַתֹּ֖אמֶר (wat·tō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

and she quickly
וַתְּמַהֵ֗ר (wat·tə·ma·hêr)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 4116: To be liquid, flow easily, to hurry, promptly

lowered
וַתֹּ֧רֶד (wat·tō·reḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 3381: To come or go down, descend

her jar
כַּדָּ֛הּ (kad·dāh)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 3537: A pail, earthenware, a jar

to
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

her hands
יָדָ֖הּ (yā·ḏāh)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 3027: A hand

and gave him a drink.
וַתַּשְׁקֵֽהוּ׃ (wat·taš·qê·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 8248: To quaff, to irrigate, furnish a, potion to


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