New Living Translation
Then Laban and Bethuel replied, "The LORD has obviously brought you here, so there is nothing we can say.
King James Bible
Then Laban and Bethuel answered and said, The thing proceedeth from the LORD: we cannot speak unto thee bad or good.
Darby Bible Translation
And Laban and Bethuel answered and said, The thing proceeds from Jehovah: we cannot speak to thee bad or good.
World English Bible
Then Laban and Bethuel answered, "The thing proceeds from Yahweh. We can't speak to you bad or good.
Young's Literal Translation
And Laban answereth -- Bethuel also -- and they say, 'The thing hath gone out from Jehovah; we are not able to speak unto thee bad or good;
Genesis 24:50 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
24:50 The thing proceedeth from the Lord - Providence smiles upon it, and we have nothing to say against it. A marriage is then likely to be comfortable when it appears to proceed from the Lord.
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
This is the LORD's doing, and it is wonderful to see.'"
Here is Rebekah; take her and go. Yes, let her be the wife of your master's son, as the LORD has directed."
But the previous night God had appeared to Laban the Aramean in a dream and told him, "I'm warning you--leave Jacob alone!"
I could destroy you, but the God of your father appeared to me last night and warned me, 'Leave Jacob alone!'
This is the LORD's doing, and it is wonderful to see.
Jump to PreviousAble Bad Bethuel Bethu'el Good Laban Matter Proceedeth Proceeds Speak Way
Jump to NextAble Bad Bethuel Bethu'el Good Laban Matter Proceedeth Proceeds Speak Way
LinksGenesis 24:50 NIV
Genesis 24:50 NLT
Genesis 24:50 ESV
Genesis 24:50 NASB
Genesis 24:50 KJV
Genesis 24:50 Bible Apps
Genesis 24:50 Biblia Paralela
Genesis 24:50 Chinese Bible
Genesis 24:50 French Bible
Genesis 24:50 German Bible
Genesis 24:50 Commentaries