New Living Translation
So they said good-bye to Rebekah and sent her away with Abraham's servant and his men. The woman who had been Rebekah's childhood nurse went along with her.
King James Bible
And they sent away Rebekah their sister, and her nurse, and Abraham's servant, and his men.
Darby Bible Translation
And they sent away Rebecca their sister, and her nurse, and Abraham's servant, and his men.
World English Bible
They sent away Rebekah, their sister, with her nurse, Abraham's servant, and his men.
Young's Literal Translation
And they send away Rebekah their sister, and her nurse, and Abraham's servant, and his men;
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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
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."
So they called Rebekah. "Are you willing to go with this man?" they asked her. And she replied, "Yes, I will go."
Soon after this, Rebekah's old nurse, Deborah, died. She was buried beneath the oak tree in the valley below Bethel. Ever since, the tree has been called Allon-bacuth (which means "oak of weeping").
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