Genesis 31:30

“And now, though thou wouldest needs be gone, because thou sore longedst after thy father's house, yet wherefore hast thou stolen my gods?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Genesis 31:30

And now though thou wouldest needes bee gone, because thou sore longedst after thy fathers house; yet wherefore hast thou stollen my gods?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Now you have indeed gone away because you longed greatly for your father's house; {but} why did you steal my gods?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And now, `though' thou wouldest needs be gone, because thou sore longedst after thy father's house, `yet' wherefore hast thou stolen my gods?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And now, it seems, you are going because your heart's desire is for your father's house; but why have you taken my gods?
- Basic English Bible

And now that thou must needs be gone, because thou greatly longedst after thy father's house, why hast thou stolen my gods?
- Darby Bible

And now, though thou wouldest needs be gone, because thou didst earnestly long after thy father's house; yet why hast thou stolen my gods?
- Webster's Bible

Now, you want to be gone, because you greatly longed for your father's house, but why have you stolen my gods?"
- World English Bible

`And now, thou hast certainly gone, because thou hast been very desirous for the house of thy father; why hast thou stolen my gods?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And now that thou art surely gone, because thou sore longest after thy father's house, wherefore hast thou stolen my gods?'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Genesis 31:30

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 31:30


31:30 Wherefore hast thou stolen my gods? - Foolish man! to call those his gods that could be stolen! Could he expect protection from them that could neither resist nor discover their invaders? Happy are they who have the Lord for their God. Enemies may steal our goods, but not our God.


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