Genesis 31:48

“And Laban said, This heap is a witness between me and thee this day. Therefore was the name of it called Galeed;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Laban said, This heape is a witnesse betweene mee and thee this day. Therefore was the name of it called Galeed,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Laban said, "This heap is a witness between you and me this day. Therefore it was named Galeed,"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Laban said, This heap is witness between me and thee this day. Therefore was the name of it called Galeed:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Laban said, These stones are a witness between you and me today. For this reason its name was Galeed,
- Basic English Bible

And Laban said, This heap is a witness between me and thee this day. Therefore was the name of it called Galeed,
- Darby Bible

And Laban said, This heap is a witness between me and thee this day. Therefore was the name of it called Galeed:
- Webster's Bible

Laban said, "This heap is witness between me and you this day." Therefore it was named Galeed
- World English Bible

And Laban saith, `This heap [is] witness between me and thee to-day;' therefore hath he called its name Galeed;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Laban said: 'This heap is witness between me and thee this day.' Therefore was the name of it called Galeed;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Genesis 31

  • Michael C.
    When studying the Scriptures, there are some basic reference tools that everyone who really wants to learn, should get accustomed to using. Regardless of one's modern education level, it is vital to understand the meanings of the words used by both the inspired writers, and the translators of the Bible. A Strong's Concordance w/ Hebrew and Greek Lexicon; a College Level Dictionary; and EFFORT!
  • Leslie
    Does no one find it odd that in the KJV Bible Genesis 31:37 , the word "stuff" is used twice? Their speech back then was so proper...stuff is slang.
  • Rocky
    Holy means,things that have to do with God.thus you have the story of one Gods Favorites Jacob,there are more twist and turns in this story than espionage movie.
  • Olatunji Matthew for verse 36
    You don 't ask for freedom but you fight for it
  • MARLENE SARGENT for verse 15
    Laban was A deceitful man Jacob was very wise in dealing with his cheating lying ways... Rachel wanted to get even stole his idols.. A chip off the family tree...
  • The begining of the world.

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