King James Version
And the servant said unto him, Peradventure the woman will not be willing to follow me unto this land: must I needs bring thy son again unto the land from whence thou camest?
Darby Bible Translation
And the servant said to him, Perhaps the woman will not be willing to follow me to this land: must I, then, bring thy son again in any case to the land from which thou hast removed?
World English Bible
The servant said to him, "What if the woman isn't willing to follow me to this land? Must I bring your son again to the land you came from?"
Young's Literal Translation
And the servant saith unto him, 'It may be the woman is not willing to come after me unto this land; do I at all cause thy son to turn back unto the land from whence thou camest out?'
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And the servant said unto him, Peradventure the woman will not be willing to follow me unto this land: must I needs bring thy son again unto the land from whence thou camest?Genesis 24:5 Parallel Commentaries
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22. If, therefore, even they who are united in marriage only for the purpose of begetting, for which purpose marriage was instituted, are not compared with the Fathers, seeking their very sons in a way far other than do these; forasmuch as Abraham, being bidden to slay his son, fearless and devoted, spared not his only son, whom from out of great despair he had received  save that he laid down his hand, when He forbade him, at Whose command he had lifted it up; it remains that we consider, …
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But thou shalt go unto my country, and to my kindred, and take a wife unto my son Isaac.
And Abraham said unto him, Beware thou that thou bring not my son thither again.
And I said unto my master, Peradventure the woman will not follow me.
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