Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He looked, and saw a well in the field, and behold, three flocks of sheep were lying there beside it, for from that well they watered the flocks. Now the stone on the mouth of the well was large.

King James Version

And he looked, and behold a well in the field, and, lo, there were three flocks of sheep lying by it; for out of that well they watered the flocks: and a great stone was upon the well's mouth.

Holman Bible

He looked and saw a well in a field. Three flocks of sheep were lying there beside it because the sheep were watered from this well. A large stone covered the opening of the well.

International Standard Version

As he was observing a well that had been dug out on the open range, all of a sudden he noticed three flocks of sheep lying there, because shepherds watered their flocks from that well. There was a very large stone that covered the opening of the well,

A Conservative Version

And he looked, and, behold, a well in the field. And, lo, three flocks of sheep were laying there by it, for they watered the flocks out of that well. And the stone upon the well's mouth was great.

American Standard Version

And he looked, and behold, a well in the field, and, lo, three flocks of sheep lying there by it. For out of that well they watered the flocks. And the stone upon the well's mouth was great.

Amplified

As he looked, he saw a well in the field; and behold, there were three flocks of sheep lying by it, for out of that well the flocks were watered. The stone on the well's mouth was a big one,

Bible in Basic English

And there he saw a water-hole in a field, and by the side of it three flocks of sheep, for there they got water for the sheep: and on the mouth of the water-hole there was a great stone.

Darby Translation

And he looked, and behold, there was a well in the fields, and behold there, three flocks of sheep were lying by it; for out of that well they watered the flocks, and a great stone was at the mouth of the well.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he looked and saw a well in the field, and, behold, there were three flocks of sheep lying by it, for out of that well they watered the flocks, and a great stone was upon the well's mouth.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will see, and behold, a well in the field, and behold there three flocks of sheep lying by it; for from that well they will water the flocks and the great stone upon the mouth of the well.

King James 2000

And he looked, and behold a well in the field, and, lo, there were three flocks of sheep lying by it; for out of that well they watered the flocks: and a great stone was upon the well's mouth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he looked, and behold, [there was] a well in the field, and behold, there [were] three flocks of sheep lying beside it, for out of that well the flocks were watered. And the stone on the mouth of the well [was] large.

Modern King James verseion

And he looked, and behold, a well was in the field! And, lo, there were three flocks of sheep lying by it, for they watered the flocks out of that well. And a great stone was upon the well's mouth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And as he looked about, behold there was a well in the field, and three flocks of sheep lay thereby - for at that well were the flocks watered - and there lay a great stone at the well mouth.

NET Bible

He saw in the field a well with three flocks of sheep lying beside it, because the flocks were watered from that well. Now a large stone covered the mouth of the well.

New Heart English Bible

He looked, and behold, a well in the field, and, behold, three flocks of sheep lying there by it. For out of that well they watered the flocks. The stone on the well's mouth was large.

The Emphasized Bible

And he looked, and lo! a well, in the field and lo! there, three flocks of sheep, lying down near it, for out of that well, do they water the flocks, but, the stone, is great, on the mouth of the well:

Webster

And he looked, and behold, a well in the field, and lo, there were three flocks of sheep lying by it; for out of that well they watered the flocks: and a great stone was upon the well's mouth.

World English Bible

He looked, and behold, a well in the field, and, behold, three flocks of sheep lying there by it. For out of that well they watered the flocks. The stone on the well's mouth was large.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he looketh, and lo, a well in the field, and lo, there three droves of a flock crouching by it, for from that well they water the droves, and the great stone is on the mouth of the well.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he looked
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

and behold a well
בּאר 
@'er 
Usage: 37

in the field
שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

and, lo, there were three
שׁלשׁה שׁלושׁה שׁלשׁ שׁלושׁ 
Shalowsh 
Usage: 430

עדר 
`eder 
Usage: 39

of sheep
צאון צאןo 
Tso'n 
Usage: 274

רבץ 
Rabats 
Usage: 30

by it for out of that well
בּאר 
@'er 
Usage: 37

שׁקה 
Shaqah 
Usage: 60

the flocks
עדר 
`eder 
Usage: 39

and a great
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

בּאר 
@'er 
Usage: 37

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Jacob Flees To Haran

1 Then Jacob went on his journey, and came to the land of the sons of the east. 2 He looked, and saw a well in the field, and behold, three flocks of sheep were lying there beside it, for from that well they watered the flocks. Now the stone on the mouth of the well was large. 3 When all the flocks were gathered there, they would then roll the stone from the mouth of the well and water the sheep, and put the stone back in its place on the mouth of the well.


Cross References

Genesis 24:11

He made the camels kneel down outside the city by the well of water at evening time, the time when women go out to draw water.

Exodus 2:15-16

When Pharaoh heard of this matter, he tried to kill Moses. But Moses fled from the presence of Pharaoh and settled in the land of Midian, and he sat down by a well.

Genesis 24:13

"Behold, I am standing by the spring, and the daughters of the men of the city are coming out to draw water;

Psalm 23:2

He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters.

Song of Songs 1:6-7

"Do not stare at me because I am swarthy, For the sun has burned me. My mother's sons were angry with me; They made me caretaker of the vineyards, But I have not taken care of my own vineyard.

Isaiah 49:10

"They will not hunger or thirst, Nor will the scorching heat or sun strike them down; For He who has compassion on them will lead them And will guide them to springs of water.

John 4:6

and Jacob's well was there. So Jesus, being wearied from His journey, was sitting thus by the well. It was about the sixth hour.

John 4:14

but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him shall never thirst; but the water that I will give him will become in him a well of water springing up to eternal life."

Revelation 7:17

for the Lamb in the center of the throne will be their shepherd, and will guide them to springs of the water of life; and God will wipe every tear from their eyes."

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