GENESIS 24:27

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And he said, Blessed be the Lord God of my master Abraham, who hath not left destitute my master of his mercy and his truth: I being in the way, the Lord led me to the house of my master's brethren.”

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Genesis 24:27 Translation & Meaning

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And he said, וַיֹּ֗אמֶר To say (used with great latitude) said
Blessed בָּר֤וּךְ To kneel; by implication to bless God (as an act of adoration), and (vice-versa) man (as a benefit); also (by euphemism) to curse (God or the king, as treason) Blessed
be (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
the Lord יְהוָה֙ (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
God אֱלֹהֵי֙ Gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative God
of my master אֲדֹנִ֣י Sovereign, i.e., controller (human or divine) master
Abraham, אַבְרָהָ֔ם Abraham, the later name of Abram Abraham
who אֲ֠שֶׁר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc who
hath not לֹֽא Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles not
left destitute עָזַ֥ב To loosen, i.e., relinquish, permit, etc left destitute
my master אֲדֹנִ֑י Sovereign, i.e., controller (human or divine) master
of his mercy חַסְדּ֛וֹ Kindness; by implication (towards God) piety; rarely (by opposition) reproof, or (subject.) beauty mercy
and his truth: וַֽאֲמִתּ֖וֹ Stability; (figuratively) certainty, truth, trustworthiness truth
I אָֽנֹכִ֗י I I
being (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
in the way, בַּדֶּ֙רֶךְ֙ A road (as trodden); figuratively, a course of life or mode of action, often adverb way
the Lord יְהוָ֔ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
led me נָחַ֣נִי To guide; by implication, to transport (into exile, or as colonists) led
to the house בֵּ֖ית A house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.) house
of my master's אֲדֹנִֽי׃ Sovereign, i.e., controller (human or divine) masters
brethren. אֲחֵ֥י A brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance [like H0001]) brethren

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  • 25  She said moreover unto him, We have both straw and provender enough, and room to lodge in.

  • 26  And the man bowed down his head, and worshipped the Lord.

  • 27  And he said, Blessed be the Lord God of my master Abraham, who hath not left destitute my master of his mercy and his truth: I being in the way, the Lord led me to the house of my master's brethren.

  • 28  And the damsel ran, and told them of her mother's house these things.

  • 29  And Rebekah had a brother, and his name was Laban: and Laban ran out unto the man, unto the well.




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