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Then I asked her and said, ‘Whose daughter are you?’ She said, ‘The daughter of Bethuel, Nahor’s son, whom Milcah bore to him.’ So I put the ring on her nose and the bracelets on her wrists, Bible

“wrists.” The Hebrew text reads “hands,” and this is an example of how the Hebrew word “hand” often includes the wrist.

“I put.” It is not likely that Rebekah would let this stranger touch her, but rather he gave her the nose ring and bracelets and she put them on, but because they came as a gift from him, in conversation he said he put them on her.


Commentary for: Genesis 24:47