New Living Translation
When Rebekah looked up and saw Isaac, she quickly dismounted from her camel.
King James Bible
And Rebekah lifted up her eyes, and when she saw Isaac, she lighted off the camel.
Darby Bible Translation
And Rebecca lifted up her eyes and saw Isaac, and she sprang off the camel.
World English Bible
Rebekah lifted up her eyes, and when she saw Isaac, she dismounted from the camel.
Young's Literal Translation
And Rebekah lifteth up her eyes, and seeth Isaac, and alighteth from off the camel;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
24:64 She lighted off her camel, and took a vail and covered herself - In token of humility, modesty and subjection.
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
One evening as he was walking and meditating in the fields, he looked up and saw the camels coming.
"Who is that man walking through the fields to meet us?" she asked the servant. And he replied, "It is my master." So Rebekah covered her face with her veil.
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