/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// //#7 // /////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// var title="ISAAC MARRIES REBEKAH"; var title2="B S #6 (Genesis 24)"; Text=new Array(20); aposstr=new String; speechstr=new String; aposstr="'"; speechstr='"'; for (var x=0; x<21;x++) { Text[x]=""; } max=20; Text[0]=" 1. Abraham was now a very old man. His son Isaac had no wife. Abraham told Eliezer, his manager, "+speechstr+"Go to my home country and find a wife for Isaac from among my relatives. I want you to swear that you will do this."+speechstr+""; Text[1]=" 2. "+speechstr+"But what do I do if the girl doesn"+aposstr+"t want to come along?"+speechstr+" asked Eliezer. Abraham answered. "+speechstr+"Then you will be free. Just promise you won"+aposstr+"t take Isaac himself back to Haran. He must keep on living in the land of Canaan."+speechstr+""; Text[2]=" 3. Eliezer took ten camels. He took fine gifts for Isaac's bride-to-be and her family. Then he traveled for many days till he came to the town where Abraham"+aposstr+"s relatives lived."; Text[3]=" 4. At the well he prayed, "+speechstr+"Lord God, be with me. If I ask a girl to give me a drink and she does it and says, "+aposstr+"I"+aposstr+"ll water your camels also,"+aposstr+" may she be the girl who is to be Isaac"+aposstr+"s wife."+speechstr+""; Text[4]=" 5. While he was praying, Rebekah came to get water. She was a beautiful girl and she wasn"+aposstr+"t married."; Text[5]=" 6. She came to the well and filled her jar with water."; Text[6]=" 7. Eliezer asked, "+speechstr+"Please give me a drink."+speechstr+" She gave him one and said "+speechstr+"I"+aposstr+"ll also water your camels."+speechstr+""; Text[7]=" 8. She poured the water into a trough. She did this again and again till all the camels had enough to drink. Now Eliezer knew that God had answered his prayer."; Text[8]=" 9. He gave her some very fine gifts."; Text[9]=" 10. "+speechstr+"Who are you?"+speechstr+" he asked. "+speechstr+"I"+aposstr+"m Rebekah,"+speechstr+" she said. "+speechstr+"Why don't you stay with us? We have enough room for everyone. "+speechstr+" She rushed home to tell her family."; Text[10]=" 11. Her brother Laban ran out to the well and said to Eliezer, "+speechstr+"Come, stay with us."+speechstr+" Laban brought him, his helpers and camels to his house."; Text[11]=" 12. When they sat down to eat, Eliezer said, "+speechstr+"I must first tell you why I"+aposstr+"m here."+speechstr+" Then he told them what Abraham had asked him to do and how Rebekah had done just what he had asked of God."; Text[12]=" 13. "+speechstr+"Will you let her come back with me to become Isaac"+aposstr+"s wife?"+speechstr+" he asked. "+speechstr+"Tell me, please."+speechstr+""; Text[13]=" 14. This is God"+aposstr+"s doing, "+speechstr+" they answered. "+speechstr+"You may take her. Let her become Isaac"+aposstr+"s wife."+speechstr+""; Text[14]=" 15. Then Eliezer gave them some very fine presents. He also gave more gifts to Rebekah."; Text[15]=" 16. The next morning Eliezer said, "+speechstr+"Let me go back home to Abraham. "+speechstr+" But Rebekah"+aposstr+"s mother and Laban said, "+speechstr+"Please, let Rebekah stay with us just a few more days. Then she may go."+speechstr+""; Text[16]=" 17. But Rebekah said, "+speechstr+"If Eliezer wants to leave today, I"+aposstr+"ll go along."+speechstr+" Eliezer and his men loaded up the camels to leave."; Text[17]=" 18. It was a long, long trip from Nahor down to where Isaac lived in the south country of Canaan. They traveled for many days."; Text[18]=" 19. When they finally came near to the south country, Rebekah saw a man and asked, "+speechstr+"Who is he?"+speechstr+" "+speechstr+"That"+aposstr+"s Isaac, "+speechstr+" Eliezer answered. Then she covered her face with her veil."; Text[19]=" 20. Eliezer told Isaac the whole story of how he had found Rebekah. Then she became Isaac"+aposstr+"s wife. He loved her very much."; // *** POSITIONING AND STYLES ********************************************* //**DO NOT EDIT THIS ***** //*********************** //************************