Genesis 31:22

Laban Pursues Jacob

22 On the third day Laban was told that Jacob had fled.

Read Genesis 31:22 Using Other Translations

And it was told Laban on the third day that Jacob was fled.
When it was told Laban on the third day that Jacob had fled,
Three days later, Laban was told that Jacob had fled.

What does Genesis 31:22 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Genesis 31:22

And it was told Laban on the third day, that Jacob was fled.
] Three days after Jacob was gone he had the report of it, by some means or another; by some of his neighbours, or servants left at home, and sooner he could not well have it, since the flock he went to shear was three days' distance from Jacob's, ( Genesis 30:36 ) .

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