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Genesis 24:9-11 American Standard Version (ASV)

And the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and sware to him concerning this matter.

10 And the servant took ten camels, of the camels of his master, and departed, [a]having all goodly things of his master’s in his hand: and he arose, and went to [b]Mesopotamia, unto the city of Nahor. 11 And he made the camels to kneel down without the city by the well of water at the time of evening, the time that women go out to draw water.

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 24:10 Or, for all the goods of his master were in his hand
  2. Genesis 24:10 Hebrew Aram-naharaim, that is, Aram of the two rivers.

Genesis 24:9-11 New International Version (NIV)

So the servant put his hand under the thigh of his master Abraham and swore an oath to him concerning this matter.

10 Then the servant left, taking with him ten of his master’s camels loaded with all kinds of good things from his master. He set out for Aram Naharaim[a] and made his way to the town of Nahor. 11 He had the camels kneel down near the well outside the town; it was toward evening, the time the women go out to draw water.

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 24:10 That is, Northwest Mesopotamia
New International Version (NIV)

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