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Genesis 31:16

16 Surely all the wealth that God took away from our father belongs to us and our children. So do whatever God has told you.”

Read Genesis 31:16 Using Other Translations

For all the riches which God hath taken from our father, that is ours, and our children's: now then, whatsoever God hath said unto thee, do.
All the wealth that God has taken away from our father belongs to us and to our children. Now then, whatever God has said to you, do."
All the wealth God has given you from our father legally belongs to us and our children. So go ahead and do whatever God has told you.”

What does Genesis 31:16 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Genesis 31:16

For all the riches which God hath taken from our father
And given to Jacob for his labour: that [is] ours, and our children's;
it belonged to us by the law of nature, before it came into thine hands; and our right unto it is still more manifest, and is confirmed by the service thou hast done for it, by which means it came into thy possession; and therefore it is no point of conscience with us, nor need it be any with thee especially, to go off with it: now then, whatsoever God hath said unto thee, do;
for that must needs be right: this was well spoken indeed; they mean, that he should leave their father's house, and go into the land of Canaan, as God had directed him; and they signified that they were willing: to go along with him.

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