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46 She quickly lowered her jug from her shoulder[a] and told me, ‘Have a drink while I also water your camels.’ So I drank, and she also gave my camels water[b] to drink.

47 “That’s when I asked, ‘Whose daughter are you?’

“She replied, ‘I’m the daughter of Bethuel, Nahor’s son, whom Milcah bore for him.’

“So I gave her a ring for her nose and bracelets for her wrists. 48 I bowed down and worshipped the Lord, and I praised the Lord God of my master Abraham, who led me on the true way to request[c] the daughter of my master’s brother for his son.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 24:46 The Heb. lacks shoulder
  2. Genesis 24:46 The Heb. lacks water
  3. Genesis 24:48 Lit. to take

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