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Genesis 31:1 DBY

1 And he heard the words of Laban's sons, saying, Jacob has taken away all that was our father's, and of what was our father's he has acquired all this glory.

Study tools for Genesis 31:1

  • a 31:3 - Or 'birthplace:' see ch. 24.4,7.
  • b 31:5 - Lit. 'yesterday [and] the day before;' and so often.
  • c 31:19 - Household images.
  • d 31:20 - Lit. 'stole the heart of:' so ver. 26.
  • e 31:29 - Lit. 'my hand is as (serves for) God (El).'
  • f 31:40 - Lit. 'Thus I was.'
  • g 31:42 - Or 'rebuked [thee].'
  • h 31:47 - The one is Aramaic, the other Hebrew: both meaning, 'Heap of witness.'
  • i 31:49 - Watch-tower.
  • j 31:54 - See Deut. 33.19.