Genesis 31:7

“And your father hath deceiued mee, and changed my wages ten times: but God suffered him not to hurt me.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

And your father hath deceived me, and changed my wages ten times; but God suffered him not to hurt me.
- King James Version

"Yet your father has cheated me and changed my wages ten times; however, God did not allow him to hurt me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And your father hath deceived me, and changed my wages ten times; but God suffered him not to hurt me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But your father has not kept faith with me, and ten times he has made changes in my payment; but God has kept him from doing me damage.
- Basic English Bible

And your father has mocked me, and has changed my wages ten times; but God suffered him not to hurt me.
- Darby Bible

And your father hath deceived me, and changed my wages ten times: but God suffered him not to hurt me.
- Webster's Bible

Your father has deceived me, and changed my wages ten times, but God didn't allow him to hurt me.
- World English Bible

and your father hath played upon me, and hath changed my hire ten times; and God hath not suffered him to do evil with me.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And your father hath mocked me, and changed my wages ten times; but God suffered him not to hurt me.
- 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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