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Genesis 24:54

24:54 After this, he and the men who were with him ate a meal and stayed there overnight. 1 

When they got up in the morning, he said, “Let me leave now so I can return to my master.” 2 

Genesis 24:56

24:56 But he said to them, “Don’t detain me – the Lord 3  has granted me success on my journey. Let me leave now so I may return 4  to my master.”

1 tn Heb “And they ate and drank, he and the men who [were] with him and they spent the night.”

2 tn Heb “Send me away to my master.”

3 tn The disjunctive clause is circumstantial, indicating a reason for the preceding request.

4 tn After the preceding imperative, the cohortative with the prefixed conjunction indicates purpose or result.

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