Genesis 31:4

“And Iacob sent and called Rachel and Leah, to the field vnto his flocke,”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

And Jacob sent and called Rachel and Leah to the field unto his flock,
- King James Version

So Jacob sent and called Rachel and Leah to his flock in the field,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Jacob sent and called Rachel and Leah to the field unto his flock,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Jacob sent for Rachel and Leah to come to him in the field among his flock.
- Basic English Bible

And Jacob sent and called Rachel and Leah to the fields to his flock,
- Darby Bible

And Jacob sent and called Rachel and Leah into the field to his flock,
- Webster's Bible

Jacob sent and called Rachel and Leah to the field to his flock,
- World English Bible

And Jacob sendeth and calleth for Rachel and for Leah to the field unto his flock;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Jacob sent and called Rachel and Leah to the field unto his flock,
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 31:4


31:4 And Jacob sent for Rachel and Leah to the field - That he might discourse with them more privately.


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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