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Genesis 24:28 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the damsel ran, and told her mother's house according to these words.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the damsel ran, and told [them of] her mother's house these things.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Then the girl ran and told her mother’s household about these things.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the damsel ran, and told these things to her mother's house.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the maiden ran and told these things to her mother's house.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And the young woman ran, and told the household of her mother,—according to these words.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And the young person runneth, and declareth to the house of her mother according to these words.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Then the maid ran, and told in her mother's house all that she had heard.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the damsell ranne, and told [them of] her mothers house, these things.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the damsel ran and reported to the house of her mother according to these words.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the damsel ran, and told [them of] her mother's house these things.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And the damsel 5291
{5291} Prime
Feminine of H5288; a girl (from infancy to adolescence).
ran, 7323
{7323} Prime
A primitive root; to run (for whatever reason, especially to rush).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
and told 5046
{5046} Prime
A primitive root; properly to front, that is, stand boldly out opposite; by implication (causatively), to manifest; figuratively to announce (always by word of mouth to one present); specifically to expose, predict, explain, praise.
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
[them of] her mother's 517
{0517} Prime
A primitive word; a mother (as the bond of the family); in a wide sense (both literally and figuratively); (like H0001).
house 1004
{1004} Prime
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
these x428
(0428) Complement
Prolonged from H0411; these or those.
things. 1697
{1697} Prime
From H1696; a word; by implication a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially a cause.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Genesis 24:28

_ _ and told them of her mother’s house these things — the female apartments. This family was in an advanced stage of pastoral life, dwelling in a settled place and a fixed habitation.

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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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Genesis 24:48 And I bowed down my head, and worshipped the LORD, and blessed the LORD God of my master Abraham, which had led me in the right way to take my master's brother's daughter unto his son.
Genesis 24:55 And her brother and her mother said, Let the damsel abide with us [a few] days, at the least ten; after that she shall go.
Genesis 24:67 And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and took Rebekah, and she became his wife; and he loved her: and Isaac was comforted after his mother's [death].
Genesis 31:33 And Laban went into Jacob's tent, and into Leah's tent, and into the two maidservants' tents; but he found [them] not. Then went he out of Leah's tent, and entered into Rachel's tent.

her mother's:
Some have conjectured from this, that her father Bethuel was dead; and the person called Bethuel (
Genesis 24:50 Then Laban and Bethuel answered and said, The thing proceedeth from the LORD: we cannot speak unto thee bad or good.
), was a younger brother. This is possible; but as Dr. A. Clarke remarks, the mother's house might be mentioned were even the father alive; for in Asiatic countries, the women have apartments entirely separate from those of the men, in which their little children and grown-up daughters reside with them. This was probably the case here; though, from the whole narrative, it is very probable that Bethuel was dead, as the whole business appears to be conducted by Rebekah's brothers.
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