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Genesis 24:35 "And the LORD has greatly blessed my master, so that he has become rich; and He has given him flocks and herds, and silver and gold, and servants and maids, and camels and donkeys.

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Genesis 24 Images and Notes

Brief Summary: Abraham makes his eldest servant swear that Isaac shall not marry a Canaanite, the Lord guides Abrahams servant to choose Rebekah as a wife for Isaac, Rebekah is blessed by God to be the mother of thousands of millions, Isaac marries Rebekah.

Genesis Chapter 24

Genesis 24:3 - And I will make thee swear by the LORD, the God of heaven, and the God of the earth, that thou shalt not take a wife unto my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I dwell:

Outline
Abraham sends his servant to get a wife for his son Isaac (Genesis 24:1-14)
Rebekah meets him.
(Genesis 24:15-24)
Rebekah  Invites him to her home
(Genesis 24:25-28)
Laban entertains him
(Genesis 24:29-33)
The servant tells of his errand
(Genesis 24:34-49)
The servant obtains Rebekah
(Genesis 24:50-61)
Isaac meets her
(Genesis 24:62-66)
Isaac marries Rebekah
(Genesis 24:67)

Summary
1 Abraham sweareth his servant
10 The servants journey
12 His prayer
14 His sign
15 Rebekah meeteth him
18 Fulfilleth his sign
22 Receiveth Jewels
23 sheweth her kindred
25 and inviteth him home
26 the servant blesseth God
29 Lahan entertaineth him
34 The servant sheweth his message
50 Laban and Bethuel approve it
58 Rebekah consenteth to go
62 Isaac meeteth and marrieth her

Eliezer and Rebekah
Painting of Eliezer and Rebekah by Dore
Painting of Eliezer and Rebekah by Dore

Map of the World of Abraham
Map of the World of Abraham
The World of Abraham, the first Hebrew

Topics for Bible Study
Abraham Was Old And Well Stricken In Years
Eldest Servant Of His House
Ruled Over All That He Had
Hand Under My Thigh
Swear By The LORD
Lord, The God Of Heaven
Daughters Of The Canaanites
Take A Wife
My Country
My Kindred
LORD God Of Heaven
From My Father's House
From The Land Of My Kindred
Spake Unto Me
Sware Unto Me
Beware
Do Not Bring My Son Back
Camels To Kneel Down
The Time That Women Go Out To Draw
Eliezer Prayed To Abraham's God
O Lord God Of My Master Abraham
Shew Kindness
Let Down Thy Pitcher
Thy Servant Isaac
Before He Had Done Speaking
Rebekah Came Out
Born To Bethuel
Son Of Milcah
Wife Of Nahor
Abraham's Brother
Pitcher Upon Her Shoulder
Very Fair To Look Upon
A Virgin
Golden Earring
Half A Shekel Weight
Two Bracelets For Her Hands
Ten [Shekels] Weight Of Gold
Straw And Provender
Room To Lodge In
Bowed Down His Head
Worshipped The LORD
Eliezer Prayed Out Loud
Laban' Sister
When He Saw The Earring And Bracelets
Wash His Feet
Blessed My Master Greatly
Laban And Bethuel Answered
The Thing Proceedeth From The LORD
He Gave Also To Her Brother And Mother Precious Things
Rebekah Said I Will Go
They Sent Her With Her Nurse
They Blessed Rebekah
Thou [Art] Our Sister
Be Thou [The Mother] Of Thousands Of Millions
Let Thy Seed Possess The Gate Of Those Which Hate Them
Isaac Came From The Way Of The Well Lahairoi
He Dwelt In The South Country
Isaac Went Out To Meditate In The Field At The Eventide
She Took A Vail, And Covered Herself
The Servant Told Isaac All Things
Isaac Brought Her Into His Mother Sarah's Tent
He Took Rebekah, And She Became His Wife
Isaac was Comforted after his Mother's Death

Woman with Veil
Drawing of a Woman with a Veil
Drawing of a Woman with a Veil

Historical Background
Abraham makes his eldest servant swear that Isaac shall not marry a Canaanite, the Lord guides Abrahams servant to choose Rebekah as a wife for Isaac, Rebekah is blessed by God to be the mother of thousands of millions, Isaac marries Rebekah.

Ancient Customs
Eldest Servant
Hand Under the Thigh
Swearing an Oath
Choosing a Wife
Pitcher
Well
Camels
Straw
Bracelet
Earring
Jewels
Shekel
Bowed his Head
Worshipped the LORD
Nurse
Veil
Mother's Tent

Ancient People
Abraham
Rebekah
Bethuel
Nahor
Laban
Isaac

Geography
Mesopotamia
Lahairoi

Maps
Map of the Giants and Early Inhabitants of Ancient Israel - Bible Map Collection
Map of the Canaanite Nations - Bible Maps
Map of the World of Abraham - Bible Map Collection
Map of the Journeys of Abraham - Bible Map Collection
Map of Sodom and Gomorrah - - Background Bible Study
Map of the Moabites - Old Testament Israel

Clothing in the Time of Abraham
Clothing in the Time of Abraham

This is how a man or a patriarch would have dressed in ancient times about the time of Abraham which was around 1800 BC. From inside to out he wore an under garment which was bound by a girdle.

The Old Testament

The Old Testament

Genesis Resources

Creation
Adam and Eve
The Flood
The Tower of Babel
Abraham the First Hebrew
Isaac, Son of Promise
Jacob and the 12 Tribes
Joseph and Egypt