Genesis 24:15
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New International Version
Before he had finished praying, Rebekah came out with her jar on her shoulder. She was the daughter of Bethuel son of Milkah, who was the wife of Abraham's brother Nahor.

King James Bible
And it came to pass, before he had done speaking, that, behold, Rebekah came out, who was born to Bethuel, son of Milcah, the wife of Nahor, Abraham's brother, with her pitcher upon her shoulder.

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass before he had ended speaking, that behold, Rebecca came out, who was born to Bethuel, son of Milcah the wife of Nahor, Abraham's brother; and [she had] her pitcher upon her shoulder.

World English Bible
It happened, before he had finished speaking, that behold, Rebekah came out, who was born to Bethuel the son of Milcah, the wife of Nahor, Abraham's brother, with her pitcher on her shoulder.

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass, before he hath finished speaking, that lo, Rebekah (who was born to Bethuel, son of Milcah, wife of Nahor, brother of Abraham) is coming out, and her pitcher on her shoulder,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Behold, Rebekah came out - How admirably had the providence of God adapted every circumstance to the necessity of the case, and so as in the most punctual manner to answer the prayer which his servant had offered up!

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

before.

Genesis 24:45 And before I had done speaking in my heart, behold, Rebekah came forth with her pitcher on her shoulder; and she went down to the well...

Judges 6:36-40 And Gideon said to God, If you will save Israel by my hand, as you have said...

Psalm 34:15 The eyes of the LORD are on the righteous, and his ears are open to their cry.

Psalm 65:2 O you that hear prayer, to you shall all flesh come.

Psalm 145:18,19 The LORD is near to all them that call on him, to all that call on him in truth...

Isaiah 58:9 Then shall you call, and the LORD shall answer; you shall cry, and he shall say, Here I am...

Isaiah 65:24 And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear.

Daniel 9:20-23 And whiles I was speaking, and praying, and confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel...

Rebekah.

Genesis 24:24 And she said to him, I am the daughter of Bethuel the son of Milcah, which she bore to Nahor.

Genesis 22:20-23 And it came to pass after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, Behold, Milcah...

Milcah.

Genesis 11:27,29 Now these are the generations of Terah: Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran; and Haran begat Lot...

Genesis 22:23 And Bethuel begat Rebekah: these eight Milcah did bear to Nahor, Abraham's brother.

pitcher.

Genesis 21:14 And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and took bread, and a bottle of water, and gave it to Hagar, putting it on her shoulder...

Genesis 29:9 And while he yet spoke with them, Rachel came with her father's sheep; for she kept them.

Exodus 2:16 Now the priest of Midian had seven daughters: and they came and drew water, and filled the troughs to water their father's flock.

Ruth 2:2,17 And Ruth the Moabitess said to Naomi, Let me now go to the field, and glean ears of corn after him in whose sight I shall find grace...

Proverbs 31:27 She looks well to the ways of her household, and eats not the bread of idleness.

Library
Guidance in the Way
'I being in the way, the Lord led me.'--GENESIS xxiv. 27. So said Abraham's anonymous servant when telling how he had found Rebekah at the well, and known her to be the destined bride of his master's servant. There is no more beautiful page, even amongst the many lovely ones in these ancient stories, than this domestic idyll of the mission of the faithful servant from far Canaan across the desert. The homely test by which he would determine that the maiden should be pointed out to him, the glimpse
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Jesus Sets Out from Judæa for Galilee.
Subdivision B. At Jacob's Well, and at Sychar. ^D John IV. 5-42. ^d 5 So he cometh to a city of Samaria, called Sychar, near to the parcel of ground that Jacob gave to his son Joseph. 6 and Jacob's well was there. [Commentators long made the mistake of supposing that Shechem, now called Nablous, was the town here called Sychar. Sheckem lies a mile and a half west of Jacob's well, while the real Sychar, now called 'Askar, lies scarcely half a mile north of the well. It was a small town, loosely called
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Genesis 11:29
Abram and Nahor both married. The name of Abram's wife was Sarai, and the name of Nahor's wife was Milkah; she was the daughter of Haran, the father of both Milkah and Iskah.

Genesis 22:20
Some time later Abraham was told, "Milkah is also a mother; she has borne sons to your brother Nahor:

Genesis 22:23
Bethuel became the father of Rebekah. Milkah bore these eight sons to Abraham's brother Nahor.

Genesis 24:14
May it be that when I say to a young woman, 'Please let down your jar that I may have a drink,' and she says, 'Drink, and I'll water your camels too'--let her be the one you have chosen for your servant Isaac. By this I will know that you have shown kindness to my master."

Genesis 24:24
She answered him, "I am the daughter of Bethuel, the son that Milkah bore to Nahor."

Genesis 24:45
"Before I finished praying in my heart, Rebekah came out, with her jar on her shoulder. She went down to the spring and drew water, and I said to her, 'Please give me a drink.'

Genesis 25:20
and Isaac was forty years old when he married Rebekah daughter of Bethuel the Aramean from Paddan Aram and sister of Laban the Aramean.

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