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Genesis 24:31

    Genesis 24:31 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    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.

    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.

    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 Jehovah. Wherefore 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.

    Wesley's Notes 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.