Genesis 24:52
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New International Version
When Abraham's servant heard what they said, he bowed down to the ground before the LORD.

King James Bible
And it came to pass, that, when Abraham's servant heard their words, he worshipped the LORD, bowing himself to the earth.

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass, when Abraham's servant heard their words, that he bowed down to the earth before Jehovah.

World English Bible
It happened that when Abraham's servant heard their words, he bowed himself down to the earth to Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass, when the servant of Abraham hath heard their words, that he boweth himself towards the earth before Jehovah;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Laban and Bethuel - These seem both to be brothers, of whom Laban was the eldest and chief; for the opinion of Josephus appears to be very correct, viz., that Bethuel, the father, had been some time dead. See note Genesis 24:28.

Bad or good - We can neither speak for nor against; it seems to be entirely the work of God, and we cordially submit: consult Rebekah; if she be willing, take her and go. See note Genesis 24:58.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Genesis 24:26,48 And the man bowed down his head, and worshipped the LORD...

1 Chronicles 29:20 And David said to all the congregation, Now bless the LORD your God. And all the congregation blessed the LORD God of their fathers...

2 Chronicles 20:18 And Jehoshaphat bowed his head with his face to the ground: and all Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem fell before the LORD...

Psalm 34:1,2 I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth...

Psalm 95:6 O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the LORD our maker.

Psalm 107:21,22 Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!...

Psalm 116:1,2 I love the LORD, because he has heard my voice and my supplications...

Matthew 2:11 And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him...

Acts 10:25,26 And as Peter was coming in, Cornelius met him, and fell down at his feet, and worshipped him...

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 24:26
Then the man bowed down and worshiped the LORD,

Genesis 24:48
and I bowed down and worshiped the LORD. I praised the LORD, the God of my master Abraham, who had led me on the right road to get the granddaughter of my master's brother for his son.

Genesis 24:51
Here is Rebekah; take her and go, and let her become the wife of your master's son, as the LORD has directed."

1 Samuel 1:28
So now I give him to the LORD. For his whole life he will be given over to the LORD." And he worshiped the LORD there.

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