Genesis 24:17
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New International Version
The servant hurried to meet her and said, "Please give me a little water from your jar."

King James Bible
And the servant ran to meet her, and said, Let me, I pray thee, drink a little water of thy pitcher.

Darby Bible Translation
And the servant ran to meet her, and said, Let me, I pray thee, sip a little water out of thy pitcher.

World English Bible
The servant ran to meet her, and said, "Please give me a drink, a little water from your pitcher."

Young's Literal Translation
And the servant runneth to meet her, and saith, 'Let me swallow, I pray thee, a little water from thy pitcher;'

Genesis 24:17 Parallel
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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

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1 Kings 17:10 So he arose and went to Zarephath. And when he came to the gate of the city, behold, the widow woman was there gathering of sticks...

John 4:7,9 There comes a woman of Samaria to draw water: Jesus said to her, Give me to drink...

water of.

Genesis 26:1-35 And there was a famine in the land, beside the first famine that was in the days of Abraham...

Isaiah 21:14 The inhabitants of the land of Tema brought water to him that was thirsty, they prevented with their bread him that fled.

Isaiah 30:25 And there shall be on every high mountain, and on every high hill, rivers and streams of waters in the day of the great slaughter...

Isaiah 35:6,7 Then shall the lame man leap as an hart, and the tongue of the dumb sing: for in the wilderness shall waters break out...

Isaiah 41:17,18 When the poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue fails for thirst, I the LORD will hear them...

Isaiah 49:10 They shall not hunger nor thirst; neither shall the heat nor sun smite them: for he that has mercy on them shall lead them...

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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
John 4:7
When a Samaritan woman came to draw water, Jesus said to her, "Will you give me a drink?"

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.'

1 Kings 17:10
So he went to Zarephath. When he came to the town gate, a widow was there gathering sticks. He called to her and asked, "Would you bring me a little water in a jar so I may have a drink?"

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