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.

Holman Bible

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

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

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Smith

Watsons

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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