Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Laban said, “It is better that I give her to you than to give her to another man; stay with me.”

King James Version

And Laban said, It is better that I give her to thee, than that I should give her to another man: abide with me.

Holman Bible

Laban replied, “Better that I give her to you than to some other man. Stay with me.”

International Standard Version

"It's better that I give her to you than to another man," Laban replied, "so stay with me."

A Conservative Version

And Laban said, It is better that I give her to thee, than that I should give her to another man. Abide with me.

American Standard Version

And Laban said, It is better that I give her to thee, than that I should give her to another man. Abide with me.

Amplified

Laban said, “It is better that I give her [in marriage] to you than give her to another man. Stay and work with me.”

Bible in Basic English

And Laban said, It is better for you to have her than another man: go on living here with me.

Darby Translation

And Laban said, It is better that I give her to thee than that I should give her to another man: abide with me.

Julia Smith Translation

And Laban will say, Good for me to give her to thee rather than for me to give her to another man. Dwell with me.

King James 2000

And Laban said, It is better that I give her to you, than that I should give her to another man: abide with me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Laban said, "Better [that] I give her to you than I give her to another man. Stay with me."

Modern King James verseion

And Laban said, It is better that I give her to you than that I should give her to another man. Stay with me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Laban answered, "It is better that I give her thee, than to another man: bide therefore with me."

NET Bible

Laban replied, "I'd rather give her to you than to another man. Stay with me."

New Heart English Bible

Laban said, "It is better that I give her to you, than that I should give her to another man. Stay with me."

The Emphasized Bible

And Laban said, Better that I give her to thee, than that I should give her to another man, - Abide with me!

Webster

And Laban said, It is better that I give her to thee, than that I should give her to another man: abide with me.

World English Bible

Laban said, "It is better that I give her to you, than that I should give her to another man. Stay with me."

Youngs Literal Translation

and Laban saith, 'It is better for me to give her to thee than to give her to another man; dwell with me;'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לבן 
Laban 
Usage: 55

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

אחר 
'acher 
Usage: 166

man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

References

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Morish

Context Readings

Jacob Deceived

18 And Jacob loved Rachel and said, I will serve thee seven years for Rachel, thy younger daughter. 19 Laban said, “It is better that I give her to you than to give her to another man; stay with me.” 20 And Jacob served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her.



Cross References

Psalm 12:2

Each one speaks vanity with his neighbour: they speak with flattering lips and with a double heart.

Isaiah 6:5

Then I said, Woe is me! for I am dead because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; for mine eyes have seen the King, the LORD of the hosts.

Isaiah 6:11

And I said, Lord, how long? And he answered, Until the cities are wasted without inhabitant and not a man in the houses, and the land is turned into desert,

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