King James Version
And her brother and her mother said, Let the damsel abide with us a few days, at the least ten; after that she shall go.
Darby Bible Translation
And her brother and her mother said, Let the maiden abide with us some days, or say ten; after that she shall go.
World English Bible
Her brother and her mother said, "Let the young lady stay with us a few days, at least ten. After that she will go."
Young's Literal Translation
and her brother saith -- her mother also -- 'Let the young person abide with us a week or ten days, afterwards doth she go.'
Genesis 24:55 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
a few...: or, a full year, or ten months
And her brother and her mother said, Let the damsel abide with us a few days, at the least ten; after that she shall go.Genesis 24:55 Parallel Commentaries
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And his father in law, the damsel's father, retained him; and he abode with him three days: so they did eat and drink, and lodged there.
And he said unto them, Hinder me not, seeing the LORD hath prospered my way; send me away that I may go to my master.
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