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Genesis 24:3

24:3 so that I may make you solemnly promise 1  by the Lord, the God of heaven and the God of the earth: You must not acquire 2  a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I am living.

Genesis 24:57-58

24:57 Then they said, “We’ll call the girl and find out what she wants to do.” 3  24:58 So they called Rebekah and asked her, “Do you want 4  to go with this man?” She replied, “I want to go.”

1 tn Following the imperative, the cohortative with the prefixed conjunction indicates purpose.

2 tn Heb “because you must not take.”

3 tn Heb “and we will ask her mouth.”

4 tn The imperfect verbal form here has a modal nuance, expressing desire.

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