Genesis 24:54

“And they did eat and drink, he and the men that were with him, and tarried all night; and they rose up in the morning, and he said, Send me away unto my master.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Genesis 24:54

And they did eate and drinke, he and the men that were with him, and taried all night, and they rose vp in the morning, and he said, Send me away vnto my master.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then he and the men who were with him ate and drank and spent the night. When they arose in the morning, he said, "Send me away to my master."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they did eat and drink, he and the men that were with him, and tarried all night. And they rose up in the morning, and he said, Send me away unto my master.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then he and the men who were with him had food and drink, and took their rest there that night; and in the morning he got up, and said, Let me now go back to my master.
- Basic English Bible

And they ate and drank, he and the men that were with him, and lodged. And they rose up in the morning; and he said, Send me away to my master.
- Darby Bible

And they ate and drank, he and the men that were with him, and tarried all night; and they rose in the morning, and he said, Send me away to my master.
- Webster's Bible

They ate and drank, he and the men who were with him, and stayed all night. They rose up in the morning, and he said, "Send me away to my master."
- World English Bible

And they eat and drink, he and the men who [are] with him, and lodge all night; and they rise in the morning, and he saith, `Send me to my lord;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And they did eat and drink, he and the men that were with him, and tarried all night; and they rose up in the morning, and he said: 'Send me away unto my master.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Genesis 24:54

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 24:54


24:52 He worshipped the Lord - As his good success went on, he went on to bless God: those that pray without ceasing should in every thing give thanks, and own God in every step of mercy.

24:55 Let her abide a few days, at least ten - They had consented to the marriage, and yet were loth to part with her. It is an instance of the vanity of this world, that there is nothing in it so agreeable but has its allay. They were pleased that they had matched a daughter of their family so well, and yet it was with reluctancy that they sent her away.


Discussion for Genesis 24:54



 

Do you have a Bible comment or question?


2000 characters remain...




Bible Options

Sponsored Links