Genesis 24:37
New International Version
And my master made me swear an oath, and said, ‘You must not get a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I live,

New Living Translation
And my master made me take an oath. He said, ‘Do not allow my son to marry one of these local Canaanite women.

English Standard Version
My master made me swear, saying, ‘You shall not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I dwell,

Berean Study Bible
My master made me swear an oath and said, ‘You shall not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites in whose land I dwell,

King James Bible
And my master made me swear, saying, Thou shalt not take a wife to my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I dwell:

New King James Version
Now my master made me swear, saying, ‘You shall not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I dwell;

New American Standard Bible
My master made me swear, saying, ‘You shall not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I live;

NASB 1995
“My master made me swear, saying, ‘You shall not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I live;

NASB 1977
“And my master made me swear, saying, ‘You shall not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I live;

Amplified Bible
My master made me swear [an oath], saying, ‘You must not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I live;

Christian Standard Bible
My master put me under this oath: ‘You will not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites in whose land I live

Holman Christian Standard Bible
My master put me under this oath: ‘You will not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites in whose land I live

American Standard Version
And my master made me swear, saying, Thou shalt not take a wife for my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I dwell.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And my Lord made me swear and said to me, “Do not take a woman for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I dwell:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And my master caused me to swear, saying, Thou shalt not take a wife to my son of the daughters of the Chananites, among whom I sojourn in their land.

Contemporary English Version
I solemnly promised my master that I would do what he said. And he told me, "Don't choose a wife for my son from the women in this land of Canaan.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And my master made me swear, saying: Thou shalt not take a wife for my son of the Chanaanites, in whose land I dwell:

English Revised Version
And my master made me swear, saying, Thou shalt not take a wife for my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I dwell:

Good News Translation
My master made me promise with a vow to obey his command. He said, 'Do not choose a wife for my son from the young women in the land of Canaan.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
My master made me swear this oath: 'Don't get a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I'm living.

International Standard Version
My master made me swear this oath: 'You are not to select a wife for my son from among the daughters of the Canaanites in this land where I live.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And my master made me swear, saying: Thou shalt not take a wife for my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I dwell.

Literal Standard Version
And my lord causes me to swear, saying, You do not take a wife to my son from the daughters of the Canaanite, in whose land I am dwelling.

NET Bible
My master made me swear an oath. He said, 'You must not acquire a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I am living,

New Heart English Bible
My master made me swear, saying, 'You shall not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I live,

World English Bible
My master made me swear, saying, 'You shall not take a wife for my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I live,

Young's Literal Translation
'And my lord causeth me to swear, saying, Thou dost not take a wife to my son from the daughters of the Canaanite, in whose land I am dwelling.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Rebekah is Chosen
36My master’s wife Sarah has borne him a son in her old age, and my master has given him everything he owns. 37My master made me swear an oath and said, ‘You shall not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites in whose land I dwell, 38but you shall go to my father’s house and to my kindred to take a wife for my son.’…

Cross References
Genesis 24:2
So Abraham instructed the chief servant of his household, who managed all he owned, "Place your hand under my thigh,

Genesis 24:38
but you shall go to my father's house and to my kindred to take a wife for my son.'


Treasury of Scripture

And my master made me swear, saying, You shall not take a wife to my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I dwell:

And my.

Genesis 24:2-9
And Abraham said unto his eldest servant of his house, that ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh: …

Genesis 6:2
That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.

Genesis 27:46
And Rebekah said to Isaac, I am weary of my life because of the daughters of Heth: if Jacob take a wife of the daughters of Heth, such as these which are of the daughters of the land, what good shall my life do me?

Canaanites.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
My master
אֲדֹנִ֖י (’ă·ḏō·nî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 113: Sovereign, controller

made me swear an oath
וַיַּשְׁבִּעֵ֥נִי (way·yaš·bi·‘ê·nî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | first person common singular
Strong's 7650: To seven oneself, swear

and said,
לֵאמֹ֑ר (lê·mōr)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 559: To utter, say

‘You shall not
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

take
תִקַּ֤ח (ṯiq·qaḥ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 3947: To take

a wife
אִשָּׁה֙ (’iš·šāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 802: Woman, wife, female

for my son
לִבְנִ֔י (liḇ·nî)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 1121: A son

from the daughters
מִבְּנוֹת֙ (mib·bə·nō·wṯ)
Preposition-m | Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's 1323: A daughter

of the Canaanites
הַֽכְּנַעֲנִ֔י (hak·kə·na·‘ă·nî)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3669: Canaanite -- inhabitant of Canaan

in whose land
בְּאַרְצֽוֹ׃ (bə·’ar·ṣōw)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

I
אָנֹכִ֖י (’ā·nō·ḵî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's 595: I

dwell,
יֹשֵׁ֥ב (yō·šêḇ)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry


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