Parallel Verses

Amplified

So now, my son, listen and do what I say; go, escape to my brother Laban in Haran!

New American Standard Bible

Now therefore, my son, obey my voice, and arise, flee to Haran, to my brother Laban!

King James Version

Now therefore, my son, obey my voice; and arise, flee thou to Laban my brother to Haran;

Holman Bible

So now, my son, listen to me. Flee at once to my brother Laban in Haran,

International Standard Version

Son, you'd better do what I say! Get up, run off to my brother Laban in Haran,

A Conservative Version

Now therefore, my son, obey my voice, and arise, flee thou to Laban my brother to Haran.

American Standard Version

Now therefore, my son, obey my voice. And arise, flee thou to Laban my brother to Haran.

Bible in Basic English

So now, my son, do what I say: go quickly to Haran, to my brother Laban;

Darby Translation

And now, my son, hearken to my voice, and arise, flee to Laban my brother, to Haran;

Julia Smith Translation

And now my son, hear to my voice: and arising escape for thyself to Laban my brother, to Haran.

King James 2000

Now therefore, my son, obey my voice; and arise, flee to Laban my brother to Haran;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now then, my son, listen to my voice; arise and flee to Haran to Laban my brother.

Modern King James verseion

And now, my son, obey my voice and arise. Flee for yourself to my brother Laban, to Haran,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Now therefore my son hear my voice, make thee ready, and flee to Laban my brother at Haran:

NET Bible

Now then, my son, do what I say. Run away immediately to my brother Laban in Haran.

New Heart English Bible

Now therefore, my son, obey my voice. Arise, flee to Laban, my brother, in Haran.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, therefore, my son, hearken to my voice, - and rise flee thou to Laban my brother to Haran;

Webster

Now therefore, my son, obey my voice: and arise, flee thou to Laban my brother to Haran;

World English Bible

Now therefore, my son, obey my voice. Arise, flee to Laban, my brother, in Haran.

Youngs Literal Translation

and now, my son, hearken to my voice, and rise, flee for thyself unto Laban my brother, to Haran,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
my voice
קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

and arise
קוּם 
Quwm 
Usage: 629

בּרח 
Barach 
Usage: 64

thou to Laban
לבן 
Laban 
Usage: 55

my brother
אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

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Context Readings

Esau Begs For Isaac's Blessing

42 When these words of her elder son Esau were repeated to Rebekah, she sent for Jacob her younger son, and said to him, “Listen carefully, your brother Esau is comforting himself concerning you by planning to kill you. 43 So now, my son, listen and do what I say; go, escape to my brother Laban in Haran! 44 Stay with him for a while, until your brother’s anger subsides.



Cross References

Genesis 11:31

Terah took Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran, his grandson, and Sarai his daughter-in-law, his son Abram’s wife; and they went out together to go from Ur of the Chaldeans into the land of Canaan; but when they came to Haran [about five hundred and fifty miles northwest of Ur], they settled there.

Genesis 27:8

So now, my son, listen [carefully] to me [and do exactly] as I command you.

Genesis 27:13

But his mother said to him, “May your curse be on me, my son; only listen and obey me, and go, bring the young goats to me.”

Genesis 12:4-5

So Abram departed [in faithful obedience] as the Lord had directed him; and Lot [his nephew] left with him. Abram was seventy-five years old when he left Haran.

Genesis 24:29

Now Rebekah had a brother whose name was Laban; and Laban ran out to the man at the well.

Genesis 28:7

and that Jacob obeyed his father and his mother and had gone to Paddan-aram.

Genesis 28:10

Now Jacob left Beersheba [never to see his mother again] and traveled toward Haran.

Proverbs 30:17


The eye that mocks a father
And scorns a mother,
The ravens of the valley will pick it out,
And the young vultures will devour it.

Jeremiah 35:14

“The command which Jonadab the son of Rechab gave to his sons not to drink wine has been observed [as a custom for more than two hundred years]. To this day they do not drink wine, for they have obeyed their father’s command. But I have repeatedly spoken to you, yet you have not listened to Me.

Acts 5:29

Then Peter and the apostles replied, “We must obey God rather than men [we have no other choice].

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