Before he had finished speaking, behold, Rebekah who was born to Bethuel the son of Milcah, the wife of Abraham’s brother Nahor, came out with her jar on her shoulder.
Abram and Nahor took wives for themselves. The name of Abram’s wife was Sarai; and the name of Nahor’s wife was Milcah, the daughter of Haran, the father of Milcah and Iscah.
Now these are the records of the generations of Terah. Terah became the father of Abram, Nahor and Haran; and Haran became the father of Lot.
Now it came about after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, “Behold, Milcah also has borne children to your brother Nahor:
She said to him, “ I am the daughter of Bethuel, the son of Milcah, whom she bore to Nahor.”
“Before I had finished speaking in my heart, behold, Rebekah came out with her jar on her shoulder, and went down to the spring and drew, and I said to her, ‘Please let me drink.’
Now the priest of Midian had seven daughters; and they came to draw water and filled the troughs to water their father’s flock.
Then Gideon said to God, “ If You will deliver Israel through me, as You have spoken,
And Ruth the Moabitess said to Naomi, “Please let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain after one in whose sight I may find favor.” And she said to her, “Go, my daughter.”
So she gleaned in the field until evening. Then she beat out what she had gleaned, and it was about an ephah of barley.
The eyes of the Lord are toward the righteous And His ears are open to their cry.
O You who hear prayer, To You all men come.
The Lord is near to all who call upon Him, To all who call upon Him in truth.
She looks well to the ways of her household, And does not eat the bread of idleness.
“Then you will call, and the Lord will answer; You will cry, and He will say, ‘Here I am.’ If you remove the yoke from your midst, The pointing of the finger and speaking wickedness,
It will also come to pass that before they call, I will answer; and while they are still speaking, I will hear.
Now while I was speaking and praying, and confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel, and presenting my supplication before the Lord my God in behalf of the holy mountain of my God,
So Abraham rose early in the morning and took bread and a skin of water and gave them to Hagar, putting them on her shoulder, and gave her the boy, and sent her away. And she departed and wandered about in the wilderness of Beersheba.
While he was still speaking with them, Rachel came with her father’s sheep, for she was a shepherdess.