Genesis 31:51

51 Laban also said to Jacob, “Here is this heap, and here is this pillar I have set up between you and me.

Read Genesis 31:51 Using Other Translations

And Laban said to Jacob, Behold this heap, and behold this pillar, which I have cast betwixt me and thee;
Then Laban said to Jacob, "See this heap and the pillar, which I have set between you and me.
“See this pile of stones,” Laban continued, “and see this monument I have set between us.

What does Genesis 31:51 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Genesis 31:51

And Laban said to Jacob
Continued speaking to him, as follows: behold this heap, and behold [this] pillar which I have cast betwixt
me and thee;
the heap of stones seems to be gathered and laid together by the brethren, and the pillar to be erected by Jacob; and yet Laban says of them both, that he cast them, or erected them, they being done by his order, or with his consent, as well as Jacob's; unless the pillar can be thought to design another beside that which Jacob set up, and was like that, a single stone at some little distance from the heap: but the Samaritan and Arabic versions read, "which thou hast seen or set" agreeably to ( Genesis 31:45 ) .

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