Genesis 24:55
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New American Standard Bible
But her brother and her mother said, "Let the girl stay with us a few days, say ten; afterward she may go."

King James Bible
And her brother and her mother said, Let the damsel abide with us a few days, at the least ten; after that she shall go.

Darby Bible Translation
And her brother and her mother said, Let the maiden abide with us some days, or say ten; after that she shall go.

World English Bible
Her brother and her mother said, "Let the young lady stay with us a few days, at least ten. After that she will go."

Young's Literal Translation
and her brother saith -- her mother also -- 'Let the young person abide with us a week or ten days, afterwards doth she go.'

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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
Judges 19:4
His father-in-law, the girl's father, detained him; and he remained with him three days. So they ate and drank and lodged there.

Genesis 24:56
He said to them, "Do not delay me, since the LORD has prospered my way. Send me away that I may go to my master."

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