Genesis 31:15

“Are we not counted of him strangers? for he hath sold vs, and hath quite deuoured also our money.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

Are we not counted of him strangers? for he hath sold us, and hath quite devoured also our money.
- King James Version

"Are we not reckoned by him as foreigners? For he has sold us, and has also entirely consumed our purchase price.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Are we not accounted by him as foreigners? for he hath sold us, and hath also quite devoured our money.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Are we not as people from a strange country to him? for he took a price for us and now it is all used up.
- Basic English Bible

Are we not reckoned of him strangers? for he has sold us, and has even constantly devoured our money.
- Darby Bible

Are we not counted by him strangers; for he hath sold us, and hath quite consumed also our money.
- Webster's Bible

Aren't we accounted by him as foreigners? For he has sold us, and has also quite devoured our money.
- World English Bible

have we not been reckoned strangers to him? for he hath sold us, and he also utterly consumeth our money;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Are we not accounted by him strangers? for he hath sold us, and hath also quite devoured our price.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Genesis 31

  • John
    So here is a firm covenant, before Jehovah, that the border of Syria and Israel is on the mount Gilead? The Golan Heights are much further north? Mmm.
  • John
    Stuff the noun in this early modern context should be associated with the verb and interpreted as their furnishing. Stuffing in the sense of a mattress or pillow、 slang is a misnomer in language it is a class based assessment not a linguistic reality. One of my reasons for reading KJB is for etymology and early modern context since becoming an English teacher overseas and encountering US English
  • BSP
    Verse 5- even when our family members fail to be there for us we can count on Jehovah God being there for us if we draw lose to him.
  • Stan jett
    Leslie: Thanksgiving would not be Thanksgiving without the Turkey and the 'stuffings." (jk) We say stuff all the time down south and we also say Ya'll.
  • A disciple
    Leigh (cont.); "..Did I miss something?" Abraham came into the land of Canaan by God's direction, to pass his days as a stranger and a pilgrim in a country that was to be given to him in the future; and as a watcher and a holy one to be a witness of the ungodly nation which God was about to take away. Jacob knew the high and holy calling of God on his family though his wife lagged a little behind.
  • A disciple
    Leigh; The relatives of Jacob were nothing like the Canaanites, even if they were infected with idols: they were not the same kind that Moses later wrote about, who did every abomination that the LORD hates and therefore had God judged to have them completely and utterly exterminated from the earth. There are nations and people today that simply don't know any better, and the Lord will have mercy.

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