Genesis 24:33

“And there was set meat before him to eat: but he said, I will not eat, until I have told mine errand. And he said, Speak on.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Genesis 24:33

And there was set meat before him to eate: but he said, I will not eate, vntill I haue tolde mine errand. And hee said, Speake on.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But when {food} was set before him to eat, he said, "I will not eat until I have told my business. And he said, "Speak on.""
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And there was set food before him to eat. But he said, I will not eat, until I have told mine errand. And he said, Speak on.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And meat was put before him, but he said, I will not take food till I have made my business clear to you. And they said, Do so.
- Basic English Bible

And there was set [meat] before him to eat; but he said, I will not eat until I have made known my business. And he said, Speak on.
- Darby Bible

And there was set food before him to eat: but he said, I will not eat, until I have told my errand. And he said, Speak on.
- Webster's Bible

Food was set before him to eat, but he said, "I will not eat until I have told my message." He said, "Speak on."
- World English Bible

and setteth before him to eat; but he saith, `I do not eat till I have spoken my word;' and he saith, `Speak.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And there was set food before him to eat; but he said: 'I will not eat, until I have told mine errand.' And he said: 'Speak on.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Genesis 24:33

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 24:33


24:31 Come in thou blessed of the Lord - Perhaps, because they heard from Rebekah, of the gracious words which proceeded out of his mouth, they concluded him a good man, and therefore blessed of the Lord.

24:34 I am Abraham' servant - Abraham's name, no doubt, was well known among them, and respected; and we may suppose them not altogether ignorant of his state, for Abraham knew theirs, #Ge 22:20|.


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