6-8 Abraham said, “Oh no. Never. By no means are you to take my son back there. God, the God of Heaven, took me from the home of my father and from the country of my birth and spoke to me in solemn promise, ‘I’m giving this land to your descendants.’ This God will send his angel ahead of you to get a wife for my son. And if the woman won’t come, you are free from this oath you’ve sworn to me. But under no circumstances are you to take my son back there.”

So the servant put his hand under the thigh of his master Abraham and gave his solemn oath.

Read full chapter

Bible Gateway Recommends

The Message Large Print Edition, Deluxe Lavender Linen  Hardcover
The Message Large Print Edition, Deluxe Lavender Linen Hardcover
Retail: $49.99
Our Price: $34.49
Save: $15.50 (31%)
The Message // REMIX 2.0, Soft Imitation Leather, Storm Black
The Message // REMIX 2.0, Soft Imitation Leather, Storm Black
Retail: $39.99
Our Price: $25.49
Save: $14.50 (36%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
The Message Compact, Leather-Look
The Message Compact, Leather-Look
Retail: $29.99
Our Price: $20.49
Save: $9.50 (32%)

Bible Gateway Sponsors