Genesis 24 :31

Genesis 24 :31 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

And he said, Come in, you blessed of the LORD; why stand you without? for I have prepared the house, and room for the camels.

King James Version (KJV)

And he said, Come in, you blessed of the LORD; why stand you without? for I have prepared the house, and room for the camels.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And he said, Come in, thou blessed of Jehovah. Wherefore standest thou without? For I have prepared the house, and room for the camels.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And he said to him, Come in, you on whom is the blessing of the Lord; why are you waiting outside? for I have made the house ready for you, and a place for the camels.

Webster's Revision

And he said, Come in, thou blessed of the LORD; why standest thou without? for I have prepared the house, and room for the camels.

World English Bible

He said, "Come in, you blessed of Yahweh. Why do you stand outside? For I have prepared the house, and room for the camels."

English Revised Version (ERV)

And he said, Come in, thou blessed of the LORD; wherefore standest thou without? for I have prepared the house, and room for the camels.

Definitions for Genesis 24 :31

Blessed - Happy.
Wherefore - Why?; for what reason?; for what cause?
Without - Outside.

Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 24 :31

Thou blessed of the Lord - Probably a usual mode of wishing prosperity, as he that is blessed of the Lord is worthy of all respect; for, enjoying the Divine favor, he is in possession of the sum of happiness.

Barnes' Commentary on Genesis 24 :31

Wesley's Commentary on Genesis 24 :31

24:31 Come in thou blessed of the Lord - Perhaps, because they heard from Rebekah, of the gracious words which proceeded out of his mouth, they concluded him a good man, and therefore blessed of the Lord.
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