Genesis 24:57
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New American Standard Bible
And they said, "We will call the girl and consult her wishes."

King James Bible
And they said, We will call the damsel, and inquire at her mouth.

Darby Bible Translation
And they said, Let us call the maiden and inquire at her mouth.

World English Bible
They said, "We will call the young lady, and ask her."

Young's Literal Translation
and they say, 'Let us call for the young person, and ask at her mouth;'

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If, Therefore, Even they who are United in Marriage Only for the Purpose Of...
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 [1997] save that he laid down his hand, when He forbade him, at Whose command he had lifted it up; it remains that we consider,
St. Augustine—On the Good of Marriage

The Blessings of Noah Upon Shem and Japheth. (Gen. Ix. 18-27. )
Ver. 20. "And Noah began and became an husbandman, and planted vineyards."--This does not imply that Noah was the first who began to till the ground, and, more especially, to cultivate the vine; for Cain, too, was a tiller of the ground, Gen. iv. 2. The sense rather is, that Noah, after the flood, again took up this calling. Moreover, the remark has not an independent import; it serves only to prepare the way for the communication of the subsequent account of Noah's drunkenness. By this remark,
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

Cross References
Genesis 24:56
He said to them, "Do not delay me, since the LORD has prospered my way. Send me away that I may go to my master."

Genesis 24:58
Then they called Rebekah and said to her, "Will you go with this man?" And she said, "I will go."

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