New Living Translation
Running over to her, the servant said, "Please give me a little drink of water from your jug."
King James Bible
And the servant ran to meet her, and said, Let me, I pray thee, drink a little water of thy pitcher.
Darby Bible Translation
And the servant ran to meet her, and said, Let me, I pray thee, sip a little water out of thy pitcher.
World English Bible
The servant ran to meet her, and said, "Please give me a drink, a little water from your pitcher."
Young's Literal Translation
And the servant runneth to meet her, and saith, 'Let me swallow, I pray thee, a little water from thy pitcher;'
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CommentaryGenesis 24:17 Parallel Commentaries
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
Soon a Samaritan woman came to draw water, and Jesus said to her, "Please give me a drink."
"Before I had finished praying in my heart, I saw Rebekah coming out with her water jug on her shoulder. She went down to the spring and drew water. So I said to her, 'Please give me a drink.'
1 Kings 17:10
So he went to Zarephath. As he arrived at the gates of the village, he saw a widow gathering sticks, and he asked her, "Would you please bring me a little water in a cup?"
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