Genesis 24:56
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New American Standard Bible
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."

King James Bible
And he said unto them, Hinder me not, seeing the LORD hath prospered my way; send me away that I may go to my master.

Darby Bible Translation
And he said to them, Do not hinder me, seeing Jehovah has prospered my way: send me away, and I will go to my master.

World English Bible
He said to them, "Don't hinder me, since Yahweh has prospered my way. Send me away that I may go to my master."

Young's Literal Translation
And he saith unto them, 'Do not delay me, seeing Jehovah hath prospered my way; send me away, and I go to my lord;'

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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
Genesis 24:40
"He said to me, 'The LORD, before whom I have walked, will send His angel with you to make your journey successful, and you will take a wife for my son from my relatives and from my father's house;

Genesis 24:54
Then he and the men who were with him ate and drank and spent the night. When they arose in the morning, he said, "Send me away to my master."

Genesis 24:57
And they said, "We will call the girl and consult her wishes."

Genesis 30:25
Now it came about when Rachel had borne Joseph, that Jacob said to Laban, "Send me away, that I may go to my own place and to my own country.

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