New Living Translation
"Whose daughter are you?" he asked. "And please tell me, would your father have any room to put us up for the night?"
King James Bible
And said, Whose daughter art thou? tell me, I pray thee: is there room in thy father's house for us to lodge in?
Darby Bible Translation
and said, Whose daughter art thou? tell me, I pray thee. Is there room in thy father's house for us to lodge?
World English Bible
and said, "Whose daughter are you? Please tell me. Is there room in your father's house for us to lodge in?"
Young's Literal Translation
and saith, 'Whose daughter art thou? declare to me, I pray thee, is the house of thy father a place for us to lodge in?'
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CommentaryGenesis 24:23 Parallel Commentaries
The Old Testament opens very impressively. In measured and dignified language it introduces the story of Israel's origin and settlement upon the land of Canaan (Gen.--Josh.) by the story of creation, i.-ii. 4a, and thus suggests, at the very beginning, the far-reaching purpose and the world-wide significance of the people and religion of Israel. The narrative has not travelled far till it becomes apparent that its dominant interests are to be religious and moral; for, after a pictorial sketch of …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
Then at last, when the camels had finished drinking, he took out a gold ring for her nose and two large gold bracelets for her wrists.
"I am the daughter of Bethuel," she replied. "My grandparents are Nahor and Milcah.
"Then I asked, 'Whose daughter are you?' She replied, 'I am the daughter of Bethuel, and my grandparents are Nahor and Milcah.' So I put the ring on her nose, and the bracelets on her wrists.
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