Genesis 24:38 but you shall go to my father's house and to my relatives, and take a wife for my son.'


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

but you shall go to my father's house and to my relatives, and take a wife for my son.'

King James Version

But thou shalt go unto my father's house, and to my kindred, and take a wife unto my son.

Holman Bible

but will go to my father's household and to my family to take a wife for my son.'

International Standard Version

Instead, you are to go to my father's household, to my relatives, and choose a wife for my son there.'

A Conservative Version

but thou shall go to my father's house, and to my kindred, and take a wife for my son.

American Standard Version

But thou shalt go unto my father's house, and to my kindred, and take a wife for my son.

Amplified

But you shall go to my father's house and to my family and take a wife for my son.

Bible in Basic English

But go to my father's house and to my relations for a wife for my son.

Darby Translation

but thou shalt by all means go to my father's house and to my family, and take a wife for my son.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

but thou shalt go unto my father's house and to my kindred and take from there a wife for my son.

Julia Smith Translation

If not, thou shalt go to my father's house, and to my family, and take a wife to my son.

King James 2000

But you shall go unto my father's house, and to my kindred, and take a wife unto my son.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But you shall go to the house of my father, and to my family, and you shall take a wife for my son.'

Modern King James verseion

But you shall go to my father's house, and to my kindred, and take a wife to my son.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But thou shalt go unto my father's house and to my kindred, and there take a wife unto my son.'

NET Bible

but you must go to the family of my father and to my relatives to find a wife for my son.'

New Heart English Bible

but you shall go to my father's house, and to my relatives, and take a wife for my son.'

The Emphasized Bible

but, unto the house of my father, shalt thou go, and unto my family, - and take a wife for my son.

Webster

But thou shalt go to my father's house, and to my kindred, and take a wife for my son.

World English Bible

but you shall go to my father's house, and to my relatives, and take a wife for my son.'

Youngs Literal Translation

If not -- unto the house of my father thou dost go, and unto my family, and thou hast taken a wife for my son.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אם 
'im 
Usage: 999

thou shalt go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

and to my kindred
משׁפּחה 
Mishpachah 
Usage: 303

and take
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

a wife
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

References

Context Readings

Abraham's Servant Finds A Wife For Isaac

37 "My master made me swear, saying, 'You shall not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I live; 38 but you shall go to my father's house and to my relatives, and take a wife for my son.' 39 "I said to my master, 'Suppose the woman does not follow me.'



Cross References

Genesis 24:4

but you will go to my country and to my relatives, and take a wife for my son Isaac."

Genesis 12:1

Now the LORD said to Abram, "Go forth from your country, And from your relatives And from your father's house, To the land which I will show you;

Genesis 31:19

When Laban had gone to shear his flock, then Rachel stole the household idols that were her father's.



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