Genesis 31:16

“For all the riches which God hath taken from our father, that is ours, and our children's: now then, whatsoever God hath said unto thee, do.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For all the riches which God hath taken from our father, that is ours, and our childrens: now then whatsoeuer God hath said vnto thee, doe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Surely all the wealth which God has taken away from our father belongs to us and our children; now then, do whatever God has said to you."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For all the riches which God hath taken away from our father, that is ours and our children's: now then, whatsoever God hath said unto thee, do.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For the wealth which God has taken from him is ours and our children's; so now, whatever God has said to you, do.
- Basic English Bible

For all the wealth that God has taken from our father is ours and our children's; and now whatever God has said to thee do.
- Darby Bible

For all the riches which God hath taken from our father, that is ours, and our children's: now then whatever God hath said to thee, do.
- Webster's Bible

For all the riches which God has taken away from our father, that is ours and our children's. Now then, whatever God has said to you, do."
- World English Bible

for all the wealth which God hath taken away from our father, it [is] ours, and our children's; and now, all that God hath said unto thee -- do.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

For all the riches which God hath taken away from our father, that is ours and our children's. Now then, whatsoever God hath said unto thee, do.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 31:16


31:16 Whereas Jacob looked upon the wealth which God had passed over from Laban to him as his wages, they look upon it as their portions; so that both ways God forced Laban to pay his debts, both to his servant and to his daughters.


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