Genesis 24:38
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
518 [e]אִם־
’im-
ButConj
3808 [e]לֹ֧א
ratherAdv-NegPrt
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
1004 [e]בֵּית־
bêṯ-
the houseN-msc
1 [e]אָבִ֛י
’ā-ḇî
of my fatherN-msc | 1cs
1980 [e]תֵּלֵ֖ךְ
tê-lêḵ
you shall goV-Qal-Imperf-2ms
413 [e]וְאֶל־
wə-’el-
and toConj-w | Prep
4940 [e]מִשְׁפַּחְתִּ֑י
miš-paḥ-tî;
my familyN-fsc | 1cs
3947 [e]וְלָקַחְתָּ֥
wə-lā-qaḥ-tā
and takeConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-2ms
802 [e]אִשָּׁ֖ה
’iš-šāh
a wifeN-fs
1121 [e]לִבְנִֽי׃
liḇ-nî.
for my sonPrep-l | N-msc | 1cs









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 24:38 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אִם־לֹ֧א אֶל־בֵּית־אָבִ֛י תֵּלֵ֖ךְ וְאֶל־מִשְׁפַּחְתִּ֑י וְלָקַחְתָּ֥ אִשָּׁ֖ה לִבְנִֽי׃

בראשית 24:38 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אם־לא אל־בית־אבי תלך ואל־משפחתי ולקחת אשה לבני׃

בראשית 24:38 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אם־לא אל־בית־אבי תלך ואל־משפחתי ולקחת אשה לבני׃

בראשית 24:38 Hebrew Bible
אם לא אל בית אבי תלך ואל משפחתי ולקחת אשה לבני׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
but you shall go to my father's house and to my relatives, and take a wife for my son.'

King James Bible
But thou shalt go unto my father's house, and to my kindred, and take a wife unto my son.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
but will go to my father's household and to my family to take a wife for my son.'
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

But.

Genesis 24:4 But you shall go to my country, and to my kindred, and take a wife …

Genesis 12:1 Now the LORD had said to Abram, Get you out of your country, and …

my father's. i.e., where the family of Haran his brother had settled; and where he himself had remained some time with his father Terah. Nahor did not dwell at Ur of the Chaldees, but at Haran in Mesopotamia. The true worship of God seems to have been in some measure preserved in this family, though afterwards corrupted.

See

Genesis 31:19 And Laban went to shear his sheep: and Rachel had stolen the images …

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