Genesis 24:67 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Genesis 24:67, NIV: "Isaac brought her into the tent of his mother Sarah, and he married Rebekah. So she became his wife, and he loved her; and Isaac was comforted after his mother's death."

Genesis 24:67, ESV: "Then Isaac brought her into the tent of Sarah his mother and took Rebekah, and she became his wife, and he loved her. So Isaac was comforted after his mother’s death."

Genesis 24:67, KJV: "And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and took Rebekah, and she became his wife; and he loved her: and Isaac was comforted after his mother's death."

Genesis 24:67, NASB: "Then Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah’s tent, and he took Rebekah, and she became his wife, and he loved her; so Isaac was comforted after his mother’s death."

Genesis 24:67, NLT: "And Isaac brought Rebekah into his mother Sarah's tent, and she became his wife. He loved her deeply, and she was a special comfort to him after the death of his mother."

Genesis 24:67, CSB: "And Isaac brought her into the tent of his mother Sarah and took Rebekah to be his wife. Isaac loved her, and he was comforted after his mother's death."

What does Genesis 24:67 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

Here, the story of the wedding of Isaac and Rebekah reaches its conclusion. In this moment, Isaac and Rebekah seem to step into the shoes of Abraham and Sarah. He gives her his mother's tent. He soon marries her and begins to love her. Their relationship comforts him in the loss of Sarah. This is the first mention of Isaac's emotional response to his mother's death, which took place approximately three years before his marriage to Rebekah.

The following chapter will describe the death of Abraham. Isaac will now become the patriarch of the family of the people of God.