Genesis 24:4
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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.

Darby Bible Translation
but thou shalt go to my land 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.'

Genesis 24:4 Parallel
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If, Therefore, Even they who are United in Marriage Only for the Purpose Of...
22. If, therefore, even they who are united in marriage only for the purpose of begetting, for which purpose marriage was instituted, are not compared with the Fathers, seeking their very sons in a way far other than do these; forasmuch as Abraham, being bidden to slay his son, fearless and devoted, spared not his only son, whom from out of great despair he had received [1997] save that he laid down his hand, when He forbade him, at Whose command he had lifted it up; it remains that we consider,
St. Augustine—On the Good of Marriage

The Blessings of Noah Upon Shem and Japheth. (Gen. Ix. 18-27. )
Ver. 20. "And Noah began and became an husbandman, and planted vineyards."--This does not imply that Noah was the first who began to till the ground, and, more especially, to cultivate the vine; for Cain, too, was a tiller of the ground, Gen. iv. 2. The sense rather is, that Noah, after the flood, again took up this calling. Moreover, the remark has not an independent import; it serves only to prepare the way for the communication of the subsequent account of Noah's drunkenness. By this remark,
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

Cross References
Hebrews 11:15
And indeed if they had been thinking of that country from which they went out, they would have had opportunity to return.

Genesis 12:1
Now the LORD said to Abram, "Go forth from your country, And from your relatives And from your father's house, To the land which I will show you;

Genesis 24:5
The servant said to him, "Suppose the woman is not willing to follow me to this land; should I take your son back to the land from where you came?"

Genesis 28:1
So Isaac called Jacob and blessed him and charged him, and said to him, "You shall not take a wife from the daughters of Canaan.

Judges 14:3
Then his father and his mother said to him, "Is there no woman among the daughters of your relatives, or among all our people, that you go to take a wife from the uncircumcised Philistines?" But Samson said to his father, "Get her for me, for she looks good to me."

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