Genesis 24:9
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New American Standard Bible
So the servant placed his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and swore to him concerning this matter.

King James Bible
And the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and sware to him concerning that matter.

Darby Bible Translation
And the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and swore unto him concerning that matter.

World English Bible
The servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and swore to him concerning this matter.

Young's Literal Translation
And the servant putteth his hand under the thigh of Abraham his lord, and sweareth to him concerning this matter.

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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 24:2
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,

Genesis 24:10
Then the servant took ten camels from the camels of his master, and set out with a variety of good things of his master's in his hand; and he arose and went to Mesopotamia, to the city of Nahor.

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