Genesis 31:40



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Thus I was: by day the heat consumed me and the frost by night, and my sleep fled from my eyes.

King James Version

Thus I was; in the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep departed from mine eyes.

International Standard Version

As it was, I was attacked by drought during the day and by cold at night. I never got any decent rest.

A Conservative Version

Thus I was; in the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night, and my sleep fled from my eyes.

American Standard Version

Thus I was; in the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep fled from mine eyes.

Amplified

This was [my lot]; by day the heat consumed me and by night the cold, and I could not sleep.

Bible in Basic English

This was my condition, wasted by heat in the day and by the bitter cold at night; and sleep went from my eyes.

Darby Translation

Thus it was with me: in the day the heat consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep fled from mine eyes.

Holman Bible

There I was-the heat consumed me by day and the frost by night, and sleep fled from my eyes.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

By day the drought consumed me, and by night, the frost; and my sleep departed from mine eyes.

Julia Smith Translation

I was in the day, the drought consumed me, and cold in the night, and sleep will flee away from mine eyes.

King James 2000

Thus I was; in the day the heat consumed me, and the cold by night; and my sleep departed from my eyes.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[There] I was, during the day the heat consumed me, and the cold by night, and my sleep fled from my eyes.

Modern King James verseion

I was there; in the day the heat consumed me, and the frost by night. And my sleep departed from my eyes.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Moreover, by day the heat consumed me, and the cold by night, and my sleep departed from mine eyes.

NET Bible

I was consumed by scorching heat during the day and by piercing cold at night, and I went without sleep.

New Heart English Bible

This was my situation: in the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep fled from my eyes.

New simplified Bible

Many times I suffered from the heat during the day and from the cold at night. I was not able to sleep.

The Emphasized Bible

Thus have I been - By day, drought hath consumed me, And, frost, by, night, - So that my sleep fled away from mine eyes.

Webster

Thus I was; in the day the drouth consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep departed from my eyes.

World English Bible

This was my situation: in the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep fled from my eyes.

Youngs Literal Translation

I have been thus: in the day consumed me hath drought, and frost by night, and wander doth my sleep from mine eyes.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Thus I was in the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

the drought
חרב 
Choreb 
Usage: 16

אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

me, and the frost
קרח קרח 
Qerach 
Usage: 7

by night
לילה ליל ליל 
Layil 
Usage: 233

and my sleep
שׁנא שׁנה 
Shehah 
Usage: 23

נדד 
Nadad 
Usage: 28

Context Readings

Jacob Flees From Laban

39 "That which was torn of beasts I did not bring to you; I bore the loss of it myself. You required it of my hand whether stolen by day or stolen by night. 40 "Thus I was: by day the heat consumed me and the frost by night, and my sleep fled from my eyes. 41 "These twenty years I have been in your house; I served you fourteen years for your two daughters and six years for your flock, and you changed my wages ten times.



Cross References

Exodus 2:19-22

So they said, "An Egyptian delivered us from the hand of the shepherds, and what is more, he even drew the water for us and watered the flock."

Exodus 3:1

Now Moses was pasturing the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian; and he led the flock to the west side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God.

Psalm 78:70-71

He also chose David His servant And took him from the sheepfolds;

Hosea 12:12

Now Jacob fled to the land of Aram, And Israel worked for a wife, And for a wife he kept sheep.

Luke 2:8

In the same region there were some shepherds staying out in the fields and keeping watch over their flock by night.

John 21:15-17

So when they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love Me more than these?" He said to Him, "Yes, Lord; You know that I love You " He said to him, "Tend My lambs."

Hebrews 13:7

Remember those who led you, who spoke the word of God to you; and considering the result of their conduct, imitate their faith.

1 Peter 5:2-4

shepherd the flock of God among you, exercising oversight not under compulsion, but voluntarily, according to the will of God; and not for sordid gain, but with eagerness;



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