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Genesis 24:49

    Genesis 24:49 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And now if ye will deal kindly and truly with my master, tell me: and if not, tell me; that I may turn to the right hand, or to the left.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And now if you will deal kindly and truly with my master, tell me: and if not, tell me; that I may turn to the right hand, or to the left.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And now if ye will deal kindly and truly with my master, tell me. And if not, tell me. That I may turn to the right hand, or to the left.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And now, say if you will do what is good and right for my master or not, in order that it may be clear to me what I have to do.

    Webster's Revision

    And now if ye will deal kindly and truly with my master, tell me. And if not, tell me. That I may turn to the right hand, or to the left.

    World English Bible

    Now if you will deal kindly and truly with my master, tell me. If not, tell me, that I may turn to the right hand, or to the left."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And now if ye will deal kindly and truly with my master, tell me: and if not, tell me; that I may turn to the right hand, or to the left.

    Definitions for Genesis 24:49

    Tell - To number; count.

    Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 24:49

    That I may turn to the right hand or to the left - That is, That I may go elsewhere and seek a proper match for the son of my master. Some have imagined that Eliezer intimated by these expressions that if he did not succeed in obtaining Rebekah, he would go and seek for a wife either among the descendants of Ishmael or the descendants of Lot. This interpretation is fanciful.