Genesis 24:4
New International Version
but will go to my country and my own relatives and get a wife for my son Isaac."

New Living Translation
Go instead to my homeland, to my relatives, and find a wife there for my son Isaac."

English Standard Version
but will go to my country and to my kindred, and take a wife for my son Isaac.”

Berean Study Bible
but will go to my country and my kindred to take a wife for my son Isaac.”

New American Standard Bible
but you will go to my country and to my relatives, and take a wife for my son Isaac."

King James Bible
But thou shalt go unto my country, and to my kindred, and take a wife unto my son Isaac.

Christian Standard Bible
but will go to my land and my family to take a wife for my son Isaac."

Contemporary English Version
Instead, go back to the land where I was born and find a wife for him from among my relatives."

Good News Translation
You must go back to the country where I was born and get a wife for my son Isaac from among my relatives."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
but will go to my land and my family to take a wife for my son Isaac."

International Standard Version
Instead, you are to go to my country and to my family and acquire a wife for my son Isaac."

NET Bible
You must go instead to my country and to my relatives to find a wife for my son Isaac."

New Heart English Bible
But you shall go to my country, and to my relatives, and take a wife for my son Isaac."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Instead, you will go to the land of my relatives and get a wife for my son Isaac."

JPS Tanakh 1917
But thou shalt go unto my country, and to my kindred, and take a wife for my son, even for Isaac.'

New American Standard 1977
but you shall go to my country and to my relatives, and take a wife for my son Isaac.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
but thou shalt go unto my country and to my kindred and take a wife unto my son Isaac.

King James 2000 Bible
But you shall go unto my country, and to my kindred, and take a wife unto my son Isaac.

American King James Version
But you shall go to my country, and to my kindred, and take a wife to my son Isaac.

American Standard Version
But thou shalt go unto my country, and to my kindred, and take a wife for my son Isaac.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But thou shalt go instead to my country, where I was born, and to my tribe, and thou shalt take from thence a wife for my son Isaac.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But that thou go to my own country and kindred, and take a wife from thence for my son Isaac.

Darby Bible Translation
but thou shalt go to my land and to my kindred, and take a wife for my son Isaac.

English Revised Version
but thou shalt go unto my country, and to my kindred, and take a wife for my son Isaac.

Webster's Bible Translation
But thou shalt go to my country, and to my kindred, and take a wife for my son Isaac.

World English Bible
But you shall go to my country, and to my relatives, and take a wife for my son Isaac."

Young's Literal Translation
but unto my land and unto my kindred dost thou go, and hast taken a wife for my son, for Isaac.'
Study Bible
A Wife for Isaac
3and I will have you swear by the LORD, the God of heaven and the God of earth, that you will not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites among whom I am dwelling, 4but will go to my country and my kindred to take a wife for my son Isaac.” 5The servant asked him, “What if the woman is unwilling to follow me to this land? Shall I then take your son back to the land from which you came?”…
Cross References
Hebrews 11:15
If they had been thinking of the country they had left, they would have had opportunity to return.

Genesis 12:1
Then the LORD said to Abram, "Leave your country, your kindred, and your father's household, and go to the land I will show you.

Genesis 24:5
The servant asked him, "What if the woman is unwilling to follow me to this land? Shall I then take your son back to the land from which you came?"

Genesis 28:1
So Isaac called for Jacob and blessed him. "Do not take a wife from the Canaanite women," he commanded.

Judges 14:3
But his father and mother replied, "Can you not find a young woman among your relatives or any of our people? Must you go to the uncircumcised Philistines to get a wife?" But Samson told his father, "Get her for me, for she is pleasing to my eyes."

Treasury of Scripture

But you shall go to my country, and to my kindred, and take a wife to my son Isaac.

to my kindred.

Genesis 11:25
And Nahor lived after he begat Terah an hundred and nineteen years, and begat sons and daughters.

Genesis 12:1,7
Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will shew thee: …

Genesis 22:20-23
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; …







Lexicon
but
כִּ֧י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

will go
תֵּלֵ֑ךְ (tê·lêḵ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1980: To go, come, walk

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

my country
אַרְצִ֛י (’ar·ṣî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 776: Earth, land

and
וְאֶל־ (wə·’el-)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

my kindred
מוֹלַדְתִּ֖י (mō·w·laḏ·tî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 4138: Nativity, lineage, native country, offspring, family

to take
וְלָקַחְתָּ֥ (wə·lā·qaḥ·tā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3947: To take

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

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

Isaac.”
לְיִצְחָֽק׃ (lə·yiṣ·ḥāq)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3327: Isaac -- 'he laughs', son of Abraham and Sarah
24:1-9 The effect of good example, good teaching, and the worship of God in a family, will generally appear in the piety, faithfulness, prudence, and affection of the servants. To live in such families, or to have such servants, both are blessings from God which should be highly valued, and thankfully acknowledged. But no concern in life is of greater importance to ourselves, to others, or to the church of God, than marriage. It therefore ought always to be undertaken with much care and prudence, especially with reference to the will of God, and with prayer for his direction and blessing. Where good parents are not consulted and regarded, the blessing of God cannot be expected. Parents, in disposing of their children, should carefully consult the welfare of their souls, and their furtherance in the way to heaven. Observe the charge Abraham gave to a good servant, one whose conduct, faithfulness, and affection, to him and his family, he had long known. Observe also, that Abraham remembers that God had wonderfully brought him out of the land of his birth, by the call of his grace; and therefore doubts not but He will prosper his care, not to bring his son thither again. God will cause that to end in our comfort, in which we sincerely aim at his glory.
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