'BEFORE THE MOUNTAINS WERE BROUGHT FORTH, OR EVER THOU HADST FORMED THE EARTH AND THE WORLD, FROM EVERLASTING TO EVERLASTING THOU ART GOD.' [KJV PSALM 90:2]
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Remember we pray for the Almighty to 'open the eyes of our understanding', as we 'come into His Presence', 'reading' His Living Word, the Holy Bible. [See prayer on Introduction Post A-PM, February 25, 2020; Post 1-AM, March 2, 2020, and Post 3-AM, March 4, 2020.]
Having concluded with our Chapters 1-11 in our Outline of Genesis; and with our 'review pause over', let's resume our verbatim posting of Genesis with the Story of Abraham, and his children.
[Please see our overview posts, April 13, 2020.] For Chapter 11, please link here.
Reading 'Verbatim', the Books of the Old Testament - 'Genesis'; Bi-Monthly, Tues/Thurs, Post Chapter 11, March 26, 2020
Continuing with our Outline.
"Abram", "Abraham", The Man. [See the overview post on April 13, 2020]
Genesis Chapters 12-25. [Abraham]; [Patriarchal History 11:27—50:26]audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html
Genesis Chapter 24-Part 1 [All Scriptures are from the KJV of the Holy Bible On Line in the Open Domain]
audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html [Review also Genesis Chapter 22, this series. 'Abraham's 'family'.]
1' And Abraham was old, and well stricken in age: and the LORD had blessed Abraham in all things.
2 And Abraham said unto his eldest servant of his house, that ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh: audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html
3 And I will make thee swear by the LORD, the God of heaven, and the God of the earth, that thou shalt not take a wife unto my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I dwell:
4 But thou shalt go unto my country, and to my kindred, and take a wife unto my son Isaac.'
5 'And the servant said unto him, Peradventure the woman will not be willing to follow me unto this land: must I needs bring thy son again unto the land from whence thou camest?audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html
6 And Abraham said unto him, Beware thou that thou bring not my son thither again.
7 The LORD God of heaven, which took me from my father's house, and from the land of my kindred, and which spake unto me, and that sware unto me, saying, Unto thy seed will I give this land; he shall send his angel before thee, and thou shalt take a wife unto my son from thence.
8 And if the woman will not be willing to follow thee, then thou shalt be clear from this my oath: only bring not my son thither again.' [See note at Chapter 23, Posted May 11, 2020.]
9 'And the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and sware to him concerning that matter. audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html
10 'And the servant took ten camels of the camels of his master, and departed; for all the goods of his master were in his hand: and he arose, and went to Mesopotamia, unto the city of Nahor.
11 And he made his camels to kneel down without the city by a well of water at the time of the evening, even the time that women go out to draw water. audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html
12 And he said, O LORD God of my master Abraham, I pray thee, send me good speed this day, and shew kindness unto my master Abraham.
13 Behold, I stand here by the well of water; and the daughters of the men of the city come out to draw water:
14 And let it come to pass, that the damsel to whom I shall say, Let down thy pitcher, I pray thee, that I may drink; and she shall say, Drink, and I will give thy camels drink also: let the same be she that thou hast appointed for thy servant Isaac; and thereby shall I know that thou hast shewed kindness unto my master.'
15 'And it came to pass, before he had done speaking, that, behold, Rebekah came out, who was born to Bethuel, son of Milcah, the wife of Nahor, Abraham's brother, with her pitcher upon her shoulder.
16 And the damsel was very fair to look upon, a virgin, neither had any man known her: and she went down to the well, and filled her pitcher, and came up. audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html
17 And the servant ran to meet her, and said, Let me, I pray thee, drink a little water of thy pitcher.
18 And she said, Drink, my lord: and she hasted, and let down her pitcher upon her hand, and gave him drink.
19 And when she had done giving him drink, she said, I will draw water for thy camels also, until they have done drinking.
20 And she hasted, and emptied her pitcher into the trough, and ran again unto the well to draw water, and drew for all his camels.'
Thank you for returning this afternoon for Part 2 of Genesis Chapter 24, for your consideration.
This is another one of the most important chapters in the Holy Bible. I pray that you will understand why this is 'true'. Amen. Amen.
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