New Living Translation
"I am the daughter of Bethuel," she replied. "My grandparents are Nahor and Milcah.
King James Bible
And she said unto him, I am the daughter of Bethuel the son of Milcah, which she bare unto Nahor.
Darby Bible Translation
And she said to him, I am the daughter of Bethuel the son of Milcah, whom she bore to Nahor.
World English Bible
She said to him, "I am the daughter of Bethuel the son of Milcah, whom she bore to Nahor."
Young's Literal Translation
And she saith unto him, 'I am daughter of Bethuel, son of Milcah, whom she hath borne to Nahor.'
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CommentaryGenesis 24:24 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
Before he had finished praying, he saw a young woman named Rebekah coming out with her water jug on her shoulder. She was the daughter of Bethuel, who was the son of Abraham's brother Nahor and his wife, Milcah.
"Whose daughter are you?" he asked. "And please tell me, would your father have any room to put us up for the night?"
Yes, we have plenty of straw and feed for the camels, and we have room for guests."
"Then I asked, 'Whose daughter are you?' She replied, 'I am the daughter of Bethuel, and my grandparents are Nahor and Milcah.' So I put the ring on her nose, and the bracelets on her wrists.
"Do you know a man there named Laban, the grandson of Nahor?" he asked. "Yes, we do," they replied.
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