Then Rebekah arose with her maids, and they mounted the camels and followed the man. So the servant took Rebekah and departed.
For this reason a man shall leave his father and his mother, and be joined to his wife; and they shall become one flesh.
Now Rachel had taken the household idols and put them in the camel’s saddle, and she sat on them. And Laban felt through all the tent but did not find them.
David slaughtered them from the twilight until the evening of the next day; and not a man of them escaped, except four hundred young men who rode on camels and fled.
He wrote in the name of King Ahasuerus, and sealed it with the king’s signet ring, and sent letters by couriers on horses, riding on steeds sired by the royal stud.
The couriers, hastened and impelled by the king’s command, went out, riding on the royal steeds; and the decree was given out at the citadel in Susa.
Listen, O daughter, give attention and incline your ear:
Forget your people and your father’s house;