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Rebekah lifted up her eyes, and when she saw Isaac, she dismounted quickly from the camel. Bible

“dismounted quickly.” A sign of respect. Achsah dismounted before Caleb (Josh. 15:18), as did Abigail in the presence of David (1 Sam. 25:23). This shows Rebekah’s humility and general respect for the custom of the time. She did not yet know the man was Isaac, her future husband.


Commentary for: Genesis 24:64