Genesis 24:56
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New Living Translation
But he said, "Don't delay me. The LORD has made my mission successful; now send me back so I can return to my master."

King James Bible
And he said unto them, Hinder me not, seeing the LORD hath prospered my way; send me away that I may go to my master.

Darby Bible Translation
And he said to them, Do not hinder me, seeing Jehovah has prospered my way: send me away, and I will go to my master.

World English Bible
He said to them, "Don't hinder me, since Yahweh has prospered my way. Send me away that I may go to my master."

Young's Literal Translation
And he saith unto them, 'Do not delay me, seeing Jehovah hath prospered my way; send me away, and I go to my lord;'

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Genesis 24:56 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

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Genesis 24:40
He responded, 'The LORD, in whose presence I have lived, will send his angel with you and will make your mission successful. Yes, you must find a wife for my son from among my relatives, from my father's family.

Genesis 24:54
Then they ate their meal, and the servant and the men with him stayed there overnight. But early the next morning, Abraham's servant said, "Send me back to my master."

Genesis 24:57
"Well," they said, "we'll call Rebekah and ask her what she thinks."

Genesis 30:25
Soon after Rachel had given birth to Joseph, Jacob said to Laban, "Please release me so I can go home to my own country.

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