New American Standard Bible
Abraham said to his servant, the oldest of his household, who had charge of all that he owned, "Please place your hand under my thigh,
King James Bible
And Abraham said unto his eldest servant of his house, that ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh:
Darby Bible Translation
And Abraham said to his servant, the eldest of his house, who ruled over all that he had, Put thy hand, I pray thee, under my thigh,
World English Bible
Abraham said to his servant, the elder of his house, who ruled over all that he had, "Please put your hand under my thigh.
Young's Literal Translation
and Abraham saith unto his servant, the eldest of his house, who is ruling over all that he hath, 'Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh,
Genesis 24:2 Parallel
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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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So the servant placed his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and swore to him concerning this matter.
So he said, "I am Abraham's servant.
"My master made me swear, saying, 'You shall not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I live;
So Joseph found favor in his sight and became his personal servant; and he made him overseer over his house, and all that he owned he put in his charge.
When the time for Israel to die drew near, he called his son Joseph and said to him, "Please, if I have found favor in your sight, place now your hand under my thigh and deal with me in kindness and faithfulness. Please do not bury me in Egypt,
2 Samuel 12:17
The elders of his household stood beside him in order to raise him up from the ground, but he was unwilling and would not eat food with them.
1 Kings 16:9
His servant Zimri, commander of half his chariots, conspired against him. Now he was at Tirzah drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza, who was over the household at Tirzah.
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