New International Version
Then the man bowed down and worshiped the LORD,
King James Bible
And the man bowed down his head, and worshipped the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
And the man stooped, and bowed down before Jehovah,
World English Bible
The man bowed his head, and worshiped Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
And the man boweth, and doth obeisance to Jehovah,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Bowed down his head, and worshipped - Two acts of adoration are mentioned here;
1. Bowing the head, יקד yikkod; and
2. Prostration upon the earth, וישתחו vaiyishtaehu.
The bowing of the head was to Rebekah, to return her thanks for her kind invitation. The prostration was to Jehovah, in gratitude for the success with which he had favored him.
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'I being in the way, the Lord led me.'--GENESIS xxiv. 27. So said Abraham's anonymous servant when telling how he had found Rebekah at the well, and known her to be the destined bride of his master's servant. There is no more beautiful page, even amongst the many lovely ones in these ancient stories, than this domestic idyll of the mission of the faithful servant from far Canaan across the desert. The homely test by which he would determine that the maiden should be pointed out to him, the glimpse …
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And she added, "We have plenty of straw and fodder, as well as room for you to spend the night."
and I bowed down and worshiped the LORD. I praised the LORD, the God of my master Abraham, who had led me on the right road to get the granddaughter of my master's brother for his son.
When Abraham's servant heard what they said, he bowed down to the ground before the LORD.
and they believed. And when they heard that the LORD was concerned about them and had seen their misery, they bowed down and worshiped.
1 Samuel 1:28
So now I give him to the LORD. For his whole life he will be given over to the LORD." And he worshiped the LORD there.
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