Silently the man watched her with interest to determine 1 if the Lord had made his journey successful 2 or not.
Without saying a word, the man watched her closely to learn whether or not the LORD had made his journey successful.
Meanwhile, the man was gazing at her in silence, to know whether the LORD had made his journey successful or not.
The servant watched her in silence, wondering whether or not she was the one the LORD intended him to meet.
The man watched, silent. Was this GOD's answer? Had GOD made his trip a success or not?
And the man, looking at her, said nothing, waiting to see if the Lord had given his journey a good outcome.
The man gazed at her in silence to learn whether or not the LORD had made his journey successful.
And the man, wondering at her, remained silent so as to know whether the LORD had made his journey prosperous or not.
And the man
at her held his peace
whether the LORD
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watched her with interest
if the Lord
had made his journey
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1 tn Heb “to know.”
2 tn The Hebrew term צָלָה (tsalah), meaning “to make successful” in the Hiphil verbal stem, is a key term in the story (see vv. 40, 42, 56).