Genesis 24:41
New International Version
You will be released from my oath if, when you go to my clan, they refuse to give her to you—then you will be released from my oath.’

New Living Translation
Then you will have fulfilled your obligation. But if you go to my relatives and they refuse to let her go with you, you will be free from my oath.’

English Standard Version
Then you will be free from my oath, when you come to my clan. And if they will not give her to you, you will be free from my oath.’

Berean Study Bible
And when you go to my kindred, if they refuse to give her to you, then you will be released from my oath.’

King James Bible
Then shalt thou be clear from this my oath, when thou comest to my kindred; and if they give not thee one, thou shalt be clear from my oath.

New King James Version
You will be clear from this oath when you arrive among my family; for if they will not give her to you, then you will be released from my oath.’

New American Standard Bible
then you will be free from my oath, when you come to my relatives; and if they do not give her to you, you will be free from my oath.’

NASB 1995
then you will be free from my oath, when you come to my relatives; and if they do not give her to you, you will be free from my oath.’

NASB 1977
then you will be free from my oath, when you come to my relatives; and if they do not give her to you, you will be free from my oath.’

Amplified Bible
then you will be free of my oath, when you come to my relatives; and if they do not give her to you, you will [also] be free of my oath.’

Christian Standard Bible
Then you will be free from my oath if you go to my family and they do not give her to you—you will be free from my oath.’

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then you will be free from my oath if you go to my family and they do not give her to you—you will be free from my oath.’”

American Standard Version
Then shalt thou be clear from my oath, when thou comest to my kindred. And if they give her not to thee, thou shalt be clear from my oath.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And then you will be clear from my oath when you go to my family, and if they do not give to you, you are free from my oath.”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Then shalt thou be clear from my curse, for whensoever thou shalt have come to my tribe, and they shall not give her to thee, then shalt thou be clear from my oath.

Contemporary English Version
But if they refuse to let her come back with you, then you are freed from your promise."

Douay-Rheims Bible
But thou shalt be clear from my curse, when thou shalt come to my kindred, if they will not give thee one.

English Revised Version
then shalt thou be clear from my oath, when thou comest to my kindred; and if they give her not to thee, thou shalt be clear from my oath.

Good News Translation
There is only one way for you to be free from your vow: if you go to my relatives and they refuse you, then you will be free.'

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then you will be free from your oath to me. You will also be free of your oath to me if my relatives are not willing to do this when you go to them.'

International Standard Version
Only then will you be released from fulfilling my oath. However, when you come to my family, if they don't give her to you, you'll be released from fulfilling my oath.'

JPS Tanakh 1917
then shalt thou be clear from my oath, when thou comest to my kindred; and if they give her not to thee, thou shalt be clear from my oath.

Literal Standard Version
then you are acquitted from my oath, when you come to my family; and if they do not give [one] to you, then you have been acquitted from my oath.

NET Bible
You will be free from your oath if you go to my relatives and they will not give her to you. Then you will be free from your oath.'

New Heart English Bible
Then will you be free from my oath, when you come to my relatives. If they do not give her to you, you shall be free from my oath.'

World English Bible
Then will you be clear from my oath, when you come to my relatives. If they don't give her to you, you shall be clear from my oath.'

Young's Literal Translation
then art thou acquitted from my oath, when thou comest unto my family, and if they give not one to thee; then thou hast been acquitted from my oath.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Rebekah is Chosen
40And he told me, ‘The LORD, before whom I have walked, will send His angel with you and make your journey a success, so that you may take a wife for my son from my kindred and from my father’s house. 41And when you go to my kindred, if they refuse to give her to you, then you will be released from my oath.’ 42So when I came to the spring today, I prayed: O LORD, God of my master Abraham, if only You would make my journey a success!…

Cross References
Genesis 24:8
And if the woman is unwilling to follow you, then you are released from this oath of mine. Only do not take my son back there."

Genesis 24:42
So when I came to the spring today, I prayed: O LORD, God of my master Abraham, if only You would make my journey a success!


Treasury of Scripture

Then shall you be clear from this my oath, when you come to my kindred; and if they give not you one, you shall be clear from my oath.

Genesis 24:8
And if the woman will not be willing to follow thee, then thou shalt be clear from this my oath: only bring not my son thither again.

Deuteronomy 29:12
That thou shouldest enter into covenant with the LORD thy God, and into his oath, which the LORD thy God maketh with thee this day:











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Then,
אָ֤ז (’āz)
Adverb
Strong's 227: At that time, place, therefore

when
כִּ֥י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

you go
תָב֖וֹא (ṯā·ḇō·w)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

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

my kindred,
מִשְׁפַּחְתִּ֑י (miš·paḥ·tî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 4940: A family, circle of relatives, a class, a species, sort, a tribe, people

if
וְאִם־ (wə·’im-)
Conjunctive waw | Conjunction
Strong's 518: Lo!, whether?, if, although, Oh that!, when, not

they refuse to
לֹ֤א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

give her
יִתְּנוּ֙ (yit·tə·nū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

to you,
לָ֔ךְ (lāḵ)
Preposition | second person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew

you will be
וְהָיִ֥יתָ (wə·hā·yî·ṯā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

released
נָקִ֖י (nā·qî)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 5355: Clean, free from, exempt

from my oath.’
מֵאָלָתִֽי׃ (mê·’ā·lā·ṯî)
Preposition-m | Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 423: An imprecation


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