Genesis 31:1 NIV

Jacob Flees From Laban

1 Jacob heard that Laban’s sons were saying, “Jacob has taken everything our father owned and has gained all this wealth from what belonged to our father.”

References for Genesis 31:1

Study tools for Genesis 31:1

  • a 31:18 - That is, Northwest Mesopotamia
  • b 31:47 - The Aramaic "Jegar Sahadutha" and the Hebrew "Galeed" both mean "witness heap."
  • c 31:49 - "Mizpah" means "watchtower."
  • d 31:55 - In Hebrew texts this verse (31:55) is numbered 32:1.