Genesis 31:49

“And Mizpah; for he said, The LORD watch between me and thee, when we are absent one from another.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Mizpah: for he said, The LORD watch betweene me and thee when we are absent one from another.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and Mizpah, for he said, "May the LORD watch between you and me when we are absent one from the other.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and Mizpah, for he said, Jehovah watch between me and thee, when we are absent one from another.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Mizpah, for he said, May the Lord keep watch on us when we are unable to see one another's doings.
- Basic English Bible

-- and Mizpah; for he said, Let Jehovah watch between me and thee, when we shall be hidden one from another:
- Darby Bible

And Mizpah; for he said, The LORD watch between me and thee, when we are absent one from another.
- Webster's Bible

and Mizpah, for he said, "Yahweh watch between me and you, when we are absent one from another.
- World English Bible

Mizpah also, for he said, `Jehovah doth watch between me and thee, for we are hidden one from another;
- Youngs Literal Bible

and Mizpah, for he said: 'The LORD watch between me and thee, when we are absent one from another.
- 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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