New Living Translation
The servant watched her in silence, wondering whether or not the LORD had given him success in his mission.
King James Bible
And the man wondering at her held his peace, to wit whether the LORD had made his journey prosperous or not.
Darby Bible Translation
And the man was astonished at her, remaining silent, to know whether Jehovah had made his journey prosperous or not.
World English Bible
The man looked steadfastly at her, remaining silent, to know whether Yahweh had made his journey prosperous or not.
Young's Literal Translation
And the man, wondering at her, remaineth silent, to know whether Jehovah hath made his way prosperous or not.
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CommentaryGenesis 24:21 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
"O LORD, God of my master, Abraham," he prayed. "Please give me success today, and show unfailing love to my master, Abraham.
So she quickly emptied her jug into the watering trough and ran back to the well to draw water for all his camels.
"Praise the LORD, the God of my master, Abraham," he said. "The LORD has shown unfailing love and faithfulness to my master, for he has led me straight to my master's relatives."
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