New Living Translation
He made the camels kneel beside a well just outside the town. It was evening, and the women were coming out to draw water.
King James Bible
And he made his camels to kneel down without the city by a well of water at the time of the evening, even the time that women go out to draw water.
Darby Bible Translation
And he made the camels kneel down outside the city by a well of water, at the time of the evening, when the women came out to draw water.
World English Bible
He made the camels kneel down outside the city by the well of water at the time of evening, the time that women go out to draw water.
Young's Literal Translation
and he causeth the camels to kneel at the outside of the city, at the well of water, at even-time, at the time of the coming out of the women who draw water.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
24:11 He made his camels kneel down - Perhaps to unload them.
The Old Testament opens very impressively. In measured and dignified language it introduces the story of Israel's origin and settlement upon the land of Canaan (Gen.--Josh.) by the story of creation, i.-ii. 4a, and thus suggests, at the very beginning, the far-reaching purpose and the world-wide significance of the people and religion of Israel. The narrative has not travelled far till it becomes apparent that its dominant interests are to be religious and moral; for, after a pictorial sketch of …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
"So today when I came to the spring, I prayed this prayer: 'O LORD, God of my master, Abraham, please give me success on this mission.
He saw a well in the distance. Three flocks of sheep and goats lay in an open field beside it, waiting to be watered. But a heavy stone covered the mouth of the well.
And sure enough, Pharaoh heard what had happened, and he tried to kill Moses. But Moses fled from Pharaoh and went to live in the land of Midian. When Moses arrived in Midian, he sat down beside a well.
Now the priest of Midian had seven daughters who came as usual to draw water and fill the water troughs for their father's flocks.
Listen to the village musicians gathered at the watering holes. They recount the righteous victories of the LORD and the victories of his villagers in Israel. Then the people of the LORD marched down to the city gates.
1 Samuel 9:11
As they were climbing the hill to the town, they met some young women coming out to draw water. So Saul and his servant asked, "Is the seer here today?"
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