Genesis 24:9
New International Version
So the servant put his hand under the thigh of his master Abraham and swore an oath to him concerning this matter.

New Living Translation
So the servant took an oath by putting his hand under the thigh of his master, Abraham. He swore to follow Abraham’s instructions.

English Standard Version
So the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master and swore to him concerning this matter.

Berean Study Bible
So the servant placed his hand under the thigh of his master Abraham and swore an oath to him concerning this matter.

King James Bible
And the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and sware to him concerning that matter.

New King James Version
So the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and swore to him concerning this matter.

New American Standard Bible
So the servant placed his hand under the thigh of his master Abraham, and swore to him concerning this matter.

NASB 1995
So the servant placed his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and swore to him concerning this matter.

NASB 1977
So the servant placed his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and swore to him concerning this matter.

Amplified Bible
So the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and swore to him concerning this matter.

Christian Standard Bible
So the servant placed his hand under his master Abraham’s thigh and swore an oath to him concerning this matter.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So the servant placed his hand under his master Abraham's thigh and swore an oath to him concerning this matter.

American Standard Version
And the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and sware to him concerning this matter.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the Servant laid his hand under the loins of Abraham, his lord, and he swore to him concerning this matter.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the servant put his hand under the thigh of his master Abraam, and swore to him concerning this matter.

Contemporary English Version
So the servant gave Abraham his word that he would do everything he had been told to do.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The servant therefore put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his lord, and swore to him upon this word.

English Revised Version
And the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and sware to him concerning this matter.

Good News Translation
So the servant put his hand between the thighs of Abraham, his master, and made a vow to do what Abraham had asked.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So the servant did as his master Abraham commanded and swore the oath to him concerning this.

International Standard Version
So the servant made a solemn oath to his master Abraham regarding this matter.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and swore to him concerning this matter.

Literal Standard Version
And the servant puts his hand under the thigh of Abraham his lord, and swears to him concerning this matter.

NET Bible
So the servant placed his hand under the thigh of his master Abraham and gave his solemn promise he would carry out his wishes.

New Heart English Bible
The servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and swore to him concerning this matter.

World English Bible
The servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and swore to him concerning this matter.

Young's Literal Translation
And the servant putteth his hand under the thigh of Abraham his lord, and sweareth to him concerning this matter.

Additional Translations ...
Context
A Wife for Isaac
8And 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.” 9So the servant placed his hand under the thigh of his master Abraham and swore an oath to him concerning this matter. 10Then the servant took ten of his master’s camels and departed with all manner of good things from his master in hand. And he set out for Nahor’s hometown in Aram-naharaim.…

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 24:10
Then the servant took ten of his master's camels and departed with all manner of good things from his master in hand. And he set out for Nahor's hometown in Aram-naharaim.


Treasury of Scripture

And the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and swore to him concerning that matter.









Verse 9. - And the servant (understanding the nature of his mission, and feeling satisfied on the points that impinged upon his conscience) put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and sware to him concerning that matter - to be true to his master and his mission, and to the hope and promise of the covenant.

CHAPTER 24:10-28

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So the servant
הָעֶ֙בֶד֙ (hā·‘e·ḇeḏ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5650: Slave, servant

placed
וַיָּ֤שֶׂם (way·yā·śem)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7760: Put -- to put, place, set

his hand
יָד֔וֹ (yā·ḏōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3027: A hand

under
תַּ֛חַת (ta·ḥaṯ)
Preposition
Strong's 8478: The bottom, below, in lieu of

his master
אֲדֹנָ֑יו (’ă·ḏō·nāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 113: Sovereign, controller

Abraham’s
אַבְרָהָ֖ם (’aḇ·rā·hām)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 85: Abraham -- 'exalted father', the father of the Jewish nation

thigh
יֶ֥רֶךְ (ye·reḵ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 3409: Thigh,loin, flank, side

and swore an oath
וַיִּשָּׁ֣בַֽע (way·yiš·šā·ḇa‘)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7650: To seven oneself, swear

to him
ל֔וֹ (lōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

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

this
הַזֶּֽה׃ (haz·zeh)
Article | Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's 2088: This, that

matter.
הַדָּבָ֖ר (had·dā·ḇār)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause


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