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Genesis 24:17 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the servant ran to meet her, and said, Give me to drink, I pray thee, a little water from thy pitcher.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the servant ran to meet her, and said, Let me, I pray thee, drink a little water of thy pitcher.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Then the servant ran to meet her, and said, “Please let me drink a little water from your jar.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the servant ran to meet her, and said, Let me, I pray thee, drink a little water from thy pitcher.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the servant ran to meet her, and said, Let me, I pray thee, sip a little water out of thy pitcher.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And the servant ran to meet her,—and said, I pray thee, let me drink a little water, out of thy pitcher.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And the servant runneth to meet her, and saith, 'Let me swallow, I pray thee, a little water from thy pitcher;'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the servant ran to meet her, and said: Give me a little water to drink of thy pitcher.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the seruant ranne to meete her, and said, Let mee (I pray thee) drinke a little water of thy pitcher.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the servant ran up to meet her, and said, Give me a little water to drink out of thy pitcher;
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the servant ran to meet her, and said, Let me, I pray thee, drink a little water of thy pitcher.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And the servant 5650
{5650} Prime
עֶבֶד
`ebed
{eh'-bed}
From H5647; a servant.
ran 7323
{7323} Prime
רוּץ
ruwts
{roots}
A primitive root; to run (for whatever reason, especially to rush).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
to meet x7125
(7125) Complement
קִרָא
qir'ah
{keer-aw'}
From H7122; an encountering, accidental, friendly or hostile (also adverbially opposite).
her, y7125
[7125] Standard
קִרָא
qir'ah
{keer-aw'}
From H7122; an encountering, accidental, friendly or hostile (also adverbially opposite).
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
and said, 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
Let me, I pray thee, x4994
(4994) Complement
נָא
na'
{naw}
A primitive particle of incitement and entreaty, which may usually be rendered I pray, now or then; added mostly to verbs (in the imperative or future), or to interjections, occasionally to an adverb or conjugation.
drink 1572
{1572} Prime
גָּמָא
gama'
{gaw-maw'}
A primitive root (literally or figuratively) to absorb.
z8685
<8685> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 731
a little 4592
{4592} Prime
מְעַט
m@`at
{meh-at'}
From H4591; a little or few (often adverbial or comparative).
water 4325
{4325} Prime
מַיִם
mayim
{mah'-yim}
Dual of a primitive noun (but used in a singular sense); water; figuratively juice; by euphemism urine, semen.
of thy pitcher. 3537
{3537} Prime
כַּד
kad
{kad}
From an unused root meaning to deepen; properly a pail; but generally of earthenware; a jar for domestic purposes.
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 24:15-21.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 24:10-28.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Let:

1 Kings 17:10 So he arose and went to Zarephath. And when he came to the gate of the city, behold, the widow woman [was] there gathering of sticks: and he called to her, and said, Fetch me, I pray thee, a little water in a vessel, that I may drink.
John 4:7 There cometh a woman of Samaria to draw water: Jesus saith unto her, Give me to drink.
John 4:9 Then saith the woman of Samaria unto him, How is it that thou, being a Jew, askest drink of me, which am a woman of Samaria? for the Jews have no dealings with the Samaritans.

water of:

Genesis 26:1-35 And there was a famine in the land, beside the first famine that was in the days of Abraham. And Isaac went unto Abimelech king of the Philistines unto Gerar. ... Which were a grief of mind unto Isaac and to Rebekah.
Isaiah 21:14 The inhabitants of the land of Tema brought water to him that was thirsty, they prevented with their bread him that fled.
Isaiah 30:25 And there shall be upon every high mountain, and upon every high hill, rivers [and] streams of waters in the day of the great slaughter, when the towers fall.
Isaiah 35:6-7 Then shall the lame [man] leap as an hart, and the tongue of the dumb sing: for in the wilderness shall waters break out, and streams in the desert. ... And the parched ground shall become a pool, and the thirsty land springs of water: in the habitation of dragons, where each lay, [shall be] grass with reeds and rushes.
Isaiah 41:17-18 [When] the poor and needy seek water, and [there is] none, [and] their tongue faileth for thirst, I the LORD will hear them, I the God of Israel will not forsake them. ... I will open rivers in high places, and fountains in the midst of the valleys: I will make the wilderness a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water.
Isaiah 49:10 They shall not hunger nor thirst; neither shall the heat nor sun smite them: for he that hath mercy on them shall lead them, even by the springs of water shall he guide them.
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