Ver. 24:61-67 – Isaac meets Rebekah and takes her as his wife 24:1-9 – Abraham’s commissioning of his servant to find a wife for Isaac. Parents, in disposing of their children, should carefully consult their furtherance in the way to heaven. John Trapp Complete Commentary. The LORD had made him rich, and he was successful in everything he did. Genesis 24:14 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. 24:10-14 – The servant’s prayer. Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh.] Genesis 24:2 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:. These words of Laban and Bethuel in response to the story of Abraham’s servant capture the major preoccupation of this story—attending to the leading and activity of God. 24:28-60 – The servant’s negotiations with Laban for Rebekah. One day, Abraham called in his most trusted servant and said to him, "Solemnly promise me; The servant then went, with ten camels and things of every description belonging to his master, into Mesopotamia to the city of Nahor, i.e., Haran, where Nahor dwelt (Genesis 11:31, and Genesis 12:4). Verse 2 2. Genesis 24:1 "And Abraham was old, [and] well stricken in age: and the LORD had blessed Abraham in all things." Some have seen in Genesis 24 a type of the Trinity. We are given two creation stories in Genesis (Genesis 1-2:3 and Genesis 2:4-8). Genesis 24, Coffman Commentaries on the Bible, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the Church of Christ, presents a … Genesis 24 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary by Albert Barnes, a dedicated student of the Bible, continues to be very popular even today. Genesis 24:12. If you’re interested in reading about how Christians should interpret Genesis, I have some resources at the end of the post. 24:15-27 – The servant’s initial encounter with Rebekah. We have nothing to say about it” (Genesis 24:50). Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. Today, I wanted to focus on a more personal reflection. Reflections on Genesis 24 Genesis 24 (Contemporary English Version) Abraham was now a very old man. John Trapp Complete Commentary. Servanthood. Abraham is a type of the Father, Isaac of the Son, and the servant of the Holy Spirit. 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