Genesis 31:55

“And early in the morning Laban rose up, and kissed his sons and his daughters, and blessed them: and Laban departed, and returned unto his place.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And earely in the morning, Laban rose vp and kissed his sonnes, and his daughters, and blessed them: and Laban departed, and returned vnto his place.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Early in the morning Laban arose, and kissed his sons and his daughters and blessed them. Then Laban departed and returned to his place.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And early in the morning Laban rose up, and kissed his sons and his daughters, and blessed them: and Laban departed and returned unto his place.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And early in the morning Laban, after kissing and blessing his daughters, went on his way back to his country.
- Basic English Bible

And Laban rose early in the morning, and kissed his sons and his daughters, and blessed them; and Laban went and returned to his place.
- Darby Bible

And early in the morning Laban arose, and kissed his sons and his daughters, and blessed them: and Laban departed, and returned to his place.
- Webster's Bible

Early in the morning, Laban rose up, and kissed his sons and his daughters, and blessed them. Laban departed and returned to his place.
- World English Bible

and Laban riseth early in the morning, and kisseth his sons and his daughters, and blesseth them; and Laban goeth on, and turneth back to his place.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(32:1) And early in the morning Laban rose up, and kissed his sons and his daughters, and blessed them. And Laban departed, and returned unto his place.
- 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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