21:23 Now swear to me right here in God’s name41 that you will not deceive me, my children, or my descendants.42 Show me, and the land43 where you are staying,44 the same loyalty45 that I have shown you.”46
tn Heb “And now swear to me by God here.”
tn Heb “my offspring and my descendants.”
tn The word “land” refers by metonymy to the people in the land.
tn The Hebrew verb means “to stay, to live, to sojourn” as a temporary resident without ownership rights.
tn Or “kindness.”
tn Heb “According to the loyalty which I have done with you, do with me and with the land in which you are staying.”