Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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:
Abram said, “O Lord
God, what will You give me, since I am childless, and the heir of my house is Eliezer of Damascus?”
1 Timothy 5:17
The elders who rule well are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.
Then the servant took ten camels from the camels of his master, and set out with a variety of
good things of his master’s in his hand; and he arose and went to Mesopotamia, to the city of Nahor.
found favor in his sight and became his personal servant; and he made him overseer over his house, and all that he owned he put in his charge.
Then he commanded his house steward, saying, “Fill the men’s sacks with food, as much as they can carry, and put each man’s money in the mouth of his sack.
So the servant
placed his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master, and swore to him concerning this matter.
the time for Israel to die drew near, he called his son Joseph and said to him, “Please, if I have found favor in your sight, place now your hand under my thigh and deal with me in kindness and faithfulness. Please do not bury me in Egypt,
1 Chronicles 29:24
All the officials, the mighty men, and also all the sons of King David
pledged allegiance to King Solomon.