Genesis 29:7 He said, "Behold, it is still high day; it is not time for the livestock to be gathered. Water the sheep, and go, pasture them."


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He said, "Behold, it is still high day; it is not time for the livestock to be gathered. Water the sheep, and go, pasture them."

King James Version

And he said, Lo, it is yet high day, neither is it time that the cattle should be gathered together: water ye the sheep, and go and feed them.

Holman Bible

Then Jacob said, "Look, it is still broad daylight. It's not time for the animals to be gathered. Water the flock, then go out and let them graze."

International Standard Version

"Look!" Jacob replied. "The sun is still high. It's not yet time for the flocks to be gathered. Let's water the sheep, then let them graze."

A Conservative Version

And he said, Lo, it is yet high day, neither is it time that the cattle should be gathered together. Water ye the sheep, and go and feed them.

American Standard Version

And he said, Lo, it is yet high day, neither is it time that the cattle should be gathered together. Water ye the sheep, and go and feed them.

Amplified

He said, The sun is still high; it is a long time yet before the flocks need be gathered [in their folds]. [Why not] water the sheep and return them to their pasture?

Bible in Basic English

Then Jacob said, The sun is still high and it is not time to get the cattle together: get water for the sheep and go and give them their food.

Darby Translation

And he said, Behold, it is yet high day; it is not time that the cattle should be gathered together; water the sheep, and go, feed them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he said, behold, it is yet high day; neither is it time that the livestock should be gathered together; water the sheep and go and feed them.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say, Behold, yet the day great, not the time of gathering the cattle; water ye the sheep, and go feed.

King James 2000

And he said, Lo, it is yet high day, neither is it time that the flocks should be gathered together: water the sheep, and go and feed them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said, "Look, [it is] still {broad daylight}; it is not the time [for] the livestock to be gathered. Give water to the sheep and go, pasture them."

Modern King James verseion

And he said, Lo, the day is yet high. It is not yet time for gathering the cattle together. Water the sheep, and go feed them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said, "Lo, it is yet a great while to night, neither is it time that the cattle should be gathered together: water the sheep and go and feed them."

NET Bible

Then Jacob said, "Since it is still the middle of the day, it is not time for the flocks to be gathered. You should water the sheep and then go and let them graze some more."

New Heart English Bible

He said, "Behold, it is still the middle of the day, not time to gather the livestock together. Water the sheep, and go and feed them."

The Emphasized Bible

And he said Lo! the day is yet high, it is not time for gathering together the cattle, - water the sheep, and go feed.

Webster

And he said, Lo, it is yet high day, neither is it time that the cattle should be collected: water ye the sheep, and go and feed them.

World English Bible

He said, "Behold, it is still the middle of the day, not time to gather the livestock together. Water the sheep, and go and feed them."

Youngs Literal Translation

And he saith, 'Lo, the day is still great, it is not time for the cattle to be gathered; water ye the flock, and go, delight yourselves.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Lo
הן 
hen 
lo, behold, if, or if, though
Usage: 99

it is yet high
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

neither is it time
עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296

מקנה 
Miqneh 
Usage: 76

אסף 
'acaph 
Usage: 199

שׁקה 
Shaqah 
Usage: 60

ye the sheep
צאון צאןo 
Tso'n 
Usage: 274

and go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

and feed
רעה 
Ra`ah 
Usage: 171

References

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Jacob Flees To Haran

6 And he said to them, "Is it well with him?" And they said, "It is well, and here is Rachel his daughter coming with the sheep." 7 He said, "Behold, it is still high day; it is not time for the livestock to be gathered. Water the sheep, and go, pasture them." 8 But they said, "We cannot, until all the flocks are gathered, and they roll the stone from the mouth of the well; then we water the sheep."


Cross References

Galatians 6:9-10

Let us not lose heart in doing good, for in due time we will reap if we do not grow weary.

Ephesians 5:16

making the most of your time, because the days are evil.



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