King James Version
And if the woman will not be willing to follow thee, then thou shalt be clear from this my oath: only bring not my son thither again.
Darby Bible Translation
And if the woman be not willing to follow thee, then thou shalt be quit of this my oath: only, bring not my son thither again.
World English Bible
If the woman isn't willing to follow you, then you shall be clear from this my oath. Only you shall not bring my son there again."
Young's Literal Translation
and if the woman be not willing to come after thee, then thou hast been acquitted from this mine oath: only my son thou dost not cause to turn back thither.'
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And if the woman will not be willing to follow thee, then thou shalt be clear from this my oath: only bring not my son thither again.Genesis 24:8 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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And Abraham said unto him, Beware thou that thou bring not my son thither again.
Then shalt thou be clear from this my oath, when thou comest to my kindred; and if they give not thee one, thou shalt be clear from my oath.
And the men said unto her, We will be blameless of this thine oath which thou hast made us swear.
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