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The Ten Camels and The Journey For The Bride

"And the servant took ten camels of the camels of his master, and departed; for all the goods of his master were in his hand: and he arose, and went to Mesopotamia, to the city of Nahor." 

[Genesis 24:10]


Here, the servant of Abraham took ten of his master's camels, and returned back to where God took his master out from. At least, one of those who followed Abraham when he forsook his father's country home to obey God's calling, has returned to the city he forsook with Abraham.

He took along ten of his master's good camels along to the land Abraham forsook, but he did not take his master's son along to that place. Abraham's Servants and Camels could be taken there, but not Abraham's son. 


And those camels were not taken there to be left there; but were taken there to be returned back again, bringing the Bride and her companions along.


The goods were his master's own, but they were in his hand. The servant had authority and rulership over the goods belonging to his master. The Servant was therefore the Steward, meaning though he was a servant he was a ruler or prince or prime-minister over his master's goods. Like Joseph was made Lord and father over Pharaoh's house, but he was not the master of Pharaoh's house though he was the Lord or ruler over the king's house. Many shall be rulers, kings, and princes, in the kingdom of God; but only One Master over all.


Those ten camels were not the only goods of his master that he took along with him, but they were the only ones worth mentioning now because of the great role and significance the ten camels would be used for in deciding and ensuring the Bride.

The ten camels he took along to Mesopotamia were vehicles, not basically meant for luxurious convoys, but basically meant for bringing the bride home to his master's son, the groom. Part of those camels were the vehicles the Bride and her Train would ride back home to Isaac. The Bride would be tested or proven by those ten camels, and any woman from that city of Nahor, with the initiative of fetching water for those ten camels and considering the feeding of those camels, shall be the woman worthy to be wife to the son owner of those camels.


The journey, from where Abraham was to where Abraham left for life, was a far journey for those ten camels to travel on their feet. Let the woman that would care for both the Strangers and those ten camels be the chosen and qualified wife for Isaac. Those Camels were burden bearers, and a sensitive woman that understands those that bear burdens would appreciate those ten camels while appreciating their drivers, and be a good wife.

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