Genesis 24:32
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New International Version
So the man went to the house, and the camels were unloaded. Straw and fodder were brought for the camels, and water for him and his men to wash their feet.

King James Bible
And the man came into the house: and he ungirded his camels, and gave straw and provender for the camels, and water to wash his feet, and the men's feet that were with him.

Darby Bible Translation
And the man came into the house; and he ungirded the camels, and gave the camels straw and provender, and water to wash his feet, and the feet of the men who were with him.

World English Bible
The man came into the house, and he unloaded the camels. He gave straw and provender for the camels, and water to wash his feet and the feet of the men who were with him.

Young's Literal Translation
And he bringeth in the man into the house, and looseth the camels, and giveth straw and provender for the camels, and water to wash his feet, and the feet of the men who are with him:

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Provender for the camels - These were the first objects of his care; for a good man is merciful to his beast.

Water to wash his feet - Thus it thus appears that he had servants with him; and as the fatigues of the journey must have fallen as heavily upon them as upon himself, so we find no distinction made, but water is provided to wash their feet also.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

he ungirded. i.e., Laban ungirded. straw. Straw, by the eastern mode of threshing, was cut or shattered, and reduced to a kind of chaff. With this, sometimes mixed with a little barley, the eastern people still feed their labouring beasts, as they anciently did.

wash.

Genesis 18:4 Let a little water, I pray you, be fetched, and wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree:

Genesis 19:2 And he said, Behold now, my lords, turn in, I pray you, into your servant's house, and tarry all night...

Genesis 43:24 And the man brought the men into Joseph's house, and gave them water, and they washed their feet; and he gave their donkeys provender.

Judges 19:21 So he brought him into his house, and gave provender to the donkeys: and they washed their feet, and did eat and drink.

1 Samuel 25:41 And she arose, and bowed herself on her face to the earth, and said, Behold...

Luke 7:44 And he turned to the woman, and said to Simon, See you this woman? I entered into your house, you gave me no water for my feet...

John 13:4-14 He rises from supper, and laid aside his garments; and took a towel, and girded himself...

1 Timothy 5:10 Well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints' feet...

Library
Guidance in the Way
'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
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Jesus Sets Out from Judæa for Galilee.
Subdivision B. At Jacob's Well, and at Sychar. ^D John IV. 5-42. ^d 5 So he cometh to a city of Samaria, called Sychar, near to the parcel of ground that Jacob gave to his son Joseph. 6 and Jacob's well was there. [Commentators long made the mistake of supposing that Shechem, now called Nablous, was the town here called Sychar. Sheckem lies a mile and a half west of Jacob's well, while the real Sychar, now called 'Askar, lies scarcely half a mile north of the well. It was a small town, loosely called
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Genesis 18:4
Let a little water be brought, and then you may all wash your feet and rest under this tree.

Genesis 24:33
Then food was set before him, but he said, "I will not eat until I have told you what I have to say." "Then tell us," Laban said.

Genesis 43:24
The steward took the men into Joseph's house, gave them water to wash their feet and provided fodder for their donkeys.

Judges 19:21
So he took him into his house and fed his donkeys. After they had washed their feet, they had something to eat and drink.

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