Genesis 24:59
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New International Version
So they sent their sister Rebekah on her way, along with her nurse and Abraham's servant and his men.

King James Bible
And they sent away Rebekah their sister, and her nurse, and Abraham's servant, and his men.

Darby Bible Translation
And they sent away Rebecca their sister, and her nurse, and Abraham's servant, and his men.

World English Bible
They sent away Rebekah, their sister, with her nurse, Abraham's servant, and his men.

Young's Literal Translation
And they send away Rebekah their sister, and her nurse, and Abraham's servant, and his men;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

And her nurse - Whose name, we learn from Genesis 35:8, was Deborah, and who, as a second mother, was deemed proper to accompany Rebekah. This was a measure dictated by good sense and prudence. Rebekah had other female attendants. See Genesis 24:61.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Genesis 24:50,53,60 Then Laban and Bethuel answered and said, The thing proceeds from the LORD: we cannot speak to you bad or good...


Genesis 35:8 But Deborah Rebekah's nurse died, and she was buried beneath Bethel under an oak: and the name of it was called Allonbachuth.

Numbers 11:12 Have I conceived all this people? have I begotten them, that you should say to me, Carry them in your bosom...

1 Thessalonians 2:5 For neither at any time used we flattering words, as you know, nor a cloak of covetousness; God is witness:

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 24:54
Then he and the men who were with him ate and drank and spent the night there. When they got up the next morning, he said, "Send me on my way to my master."

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

Genesis 35:8
Now Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, died and was buried under the oak outside Bethel. So it was named Allon Bakuth.

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