33 Afterward the meat was set before him: but he said, I [a]will not eat, until I have said my message. And he said: Speak on.

34 Then he said, I am Abraham’s servant,

35 And the Lord hath [b]blessed my master wonderfully, that he is become great: for he hath given him sheep, and beeves, and silver, and gold, and men servants, and maid servants, and camels, and asses.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 24:33 The fidelity that servants owe to their masters, causeth them to prefer their master’s business to their own necessity.
  2. Genesis 24:35 To bless, signifieth here to enrich, or increase with substance, as the text in the same verse declareth.
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