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Genesis 31:27 NIV

27 Why did you run off secretly and deceive me? Why didn’t you tell me, so I could send you away with joy and singing to the music of timbrels and harps?

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  • 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.