Genesis 24:6
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New American Standard Bible
Then Abraham said to him, "Beware that you do not take my son back there!

King James Bible
And Abraham said unto him, Beware thou that thou bring not my son thither again.

Darby Bible Translation
And Abraham said to him, Beware that thou bring not my son thither again.

World English Bible
Abraham said to him, "Beware that you don't bring my son there again.

Young's Literal Translation
And Abraham saith unto him, 'Take heed to thyself, lest thou cause my son to turn back thither;

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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 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 24:8
"But if the woman is not willing to follow you, then you will be free from this my oath; only do not take my son back there."

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