Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Amplified

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

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

References

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Context Readings

Esau Begs For Isaac's Blessing

42 And the words of Esau her elder son are declared to Rebekah, and she sendeth and calleth for Jacob her younger son, and saith unto him, 'Lo, Esau thy brother is comforting himself in regard to thee -- to slay thee; 43 and now, my son, hearken to my voice, and rise, flee for thyself unto Laban my brother, to Haran, 44 and thou hast dwelt with him some days, till thy brother's fury turn back,



Cross References

Genesis 11:31

And Terah taketh Abram his son, and Lot, son of Haran, his son's son, and Sarai his daughter-in-law, wife of Abram his son, and they go out with them from Ur of the Chaldees, to go towards the land of Canaan; and they come unto Charan, and dwell there.

Genesis 27:8

'And now, my son, hearken to my voice, to that which I am commanding thee:

Genesis 27:13

and his mother saith to him, 'On me thy disesteem, my son; only hearken to my voice, and go, take for me.'

Genesis 12:4-5

And Abram goeth on, as Jehovah hath spoken unto him, and Lot goeth with him, and Abram is a son of five and seventy years in his going out from Charan.

Genesis 24:29

And Rebekah hath a brother, and his name is Laban, and Laban runneth unto the man who is without, unto the fountain;

Genesis 28:7

that Jacob hearkeneth unto his father and unto his mother, and goeth to Padan-Aram --

Genesis 28:10

And Jacob goeth out from Beer-Sheba, and goeth toward Haran,

Proverbs 30:17

An eye that mocketh at a father, And despiseth to obey a mother, Dig it out do ravens of the valley, And eat it do young eagles.

Jeremiah 35:14

Performed have been the words of Jonadab son of Rechab, when he commanded his sons not to drink wine, and they have not drunk unto this day, for they have obeyed the command of their father; and I -- I have spoken unto you, rising early and speaking, and ye have not hearkened unto Me.

Acts 5:29

And Peter and the apostles answering, said, 'To obey God it behoveth, rather than men;

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