Genesis 24:19
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English Standard Version
When she had finished giving him a drink, she said, “I will draw water for your camels also, until they have finished drinking.”

King James Bible
And when she had done giving him drink, she said, I will draw water for thy camels also, until they have done drinking.

American Standard Version
And when she had done giving him drink, she said, I will draw for thy camels also, until they have done drinking.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when he had drunk, she said: I will draw water for thy camels also, till they all drink.

English Revised Version
And when she had done giving him drink, she said, I will draw for thy camels also, until they have done drinking.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when she had done giving him drink, she said, I will draw water for thy camels also, till they have done drinking.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The servant then went, with ten camels and things of every description belonging to his master, into Mesopotamia to the city of Nahor, i.e., Haran, where Nahor dwelt (Genesis 11:31, and Genesis 12:4). On his arrival there, he made the camels kneel down, or rest, without the city by the well, "at the time of evening, the time at which the women come out to draw water," and at which, now as then, women and girls are in the habit of fetching the water required for the house (vid., Robinson's Palestine ii. 368ff.). He then prayed to Jehovah, the God of Abraham, "Let there come to meet me to-day," sc., the person desired, the object of my mission. He then fixed upon a sign connected with the custom of the country, by the occurrence of which he might decide upon the maiden (הנּער puella, used in the Pentateuch for both sexes, except in Deuteronomy 22:19, where נערה occurs) whom Jehovah had indicated as the wife appointed for His servant Isaac. הוכיח (Genesis 24:14) to set right, then to point out as right; not merely to appoint. He had scarcely ended his prayer when his request was granted. Rebekah did just what he had fixed upon as a token, not only giving him to drink, but offering to water his camels, and with youthful vivacity carrying out her promise. Niebuhr met with similar kindness in those regions (see also Robinson, Pal. ii. 351, etc.). The servant did not give himself blindly up to first impressions, however, but tested the circumstances.

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Genesis 24:14
Let the young woman to whom I shall say, 'Please let down your jar that I may drink,' and who shall say, 'Drink, and I will water your camels'--let her be the one whom you have appointed for your servant Isaac. By this I shall know that you have shown steadfast love to my master."

Genesis 24:20
So she quickly emptied her jar into the trough and ran again to the well to draw water, and she drew for all his camels.

Genesis 24:46
She quickly let down her jar from her shoulder and said, 'Drink, and I will give your camels drink also.' So I drank, and she gave the camels drink also.

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