Understanding the Scriptures
|Kindred (vv. 4, 7, 38, 40)||Family, relatives|
|Peradventure (vv. 5, 39)||What if|
|Thither (vv. 6, 8)||There, in that place|
|Thence (v. 7)||There|
|Oath (vv. 8, 41)||Commandment and promise|
|Hand (v. 10)||Care|
|Good speed (v. 12)||Success|
|Trough (v. 20)||Place where animals drink|
|Held his peace (v. 21)||Waited and stayed quiet|
|Wit (v. 21)||Know|
|Lodge (vv. 23, 25)||Stay|
|Provender (vv. 25, 32)||Food for animals|
|Who hath not left destitute (v. 27)||Who has given|
|Ungirded (v. 32)||Unloaded|
|Errand (v. 33)||Assignment|
|Proceedeth (v. 50)||Comes|
|Raiment (v. 53)||Clothing|
|Hinder (v. 56)||Get in the way, stop|
|Enquire at her mouth (v. 57)||Ask her and let her answer for herself|
|Meditate (v. 63)||Prayerfully think about things|
|Eventide (v. 63)||Evening|
|Vail (v. 65)||Cloth covering for the face, traditionally worn in this society by an unmarried woman|
Studying the Scriptures
Do activity A as you study Genesis 24.
What Kind of Person Do You Want to Marry?
Make a list of what you learned about Rebekah from Genesis 24 that you think made her a good wife for Isaac.
Write about one item on your list that you would most like your spouse to have or be, and explain why.
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