Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Now Jacob heard what Laban’s sons were saying: “Jacob has taken all that was our father’s and has built this wealth from what belonged to our father.”

New American Standard Bible

Now Jacob heard the words of Laban’s sons, saying, “Jacob has taken away all that was our father’s, and from what belonged to our father he has made all this wealth.”

King James Version

And he heard the words of Laban's sons, saying, Jacob hath taken away all that was our father's; and of that which was our father's hath he gotten all this glory.

International Standard Version

Now Jacob used to listen while Laban's sons kept on complaining, "Jacob has taken over everything our father owns! He made himself wealthy from what belongs to our father!"

A Conservative Version

And he heard the words of Laban's sons, saying, Jacob has taken away all that was our father's, and he has gotten all this glory of that which was our father's.

American Standard Version

And he heard the words of Laban's sons, saying, Jacob hath taken away all that was our father's; and of that which was our father's hath he gotten all this glory.

Amplified

Jacob heard that Laban’s sons were saying: “Jacob has taken away everything that was our father’s, and from what belonged to our father he has acquired all this wealth and honor.”

Bible in Basic English

Now it came to the ears of Jacob that Laban's sons were saying, Jacob has taken away all our father's property, and in this way he has got all this wealth.

Darby Translation

And he heard the words of Laban's sons, saying, Jacob has taken away all that was our father's, and of what was our father's he has acquired all this glory.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will hear the words of Laban's sons, saying, Jacob took all which was to our father, and from what was to our father he made all this multitude.

King James 2000

And he heard the words of Laban's sons, saying, Jacob has taken away all that was our father's; and of that which was our father's has he gotten all this wealth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now he heard the words of the sons of Laban, saying, "Jacob has taken all that our father has," and "From that which [was] our father's he has gained all this wealth."

Modern King James verseion

And he heard the words of Laban's sons, saying, Jacob has taken away all that was our father's, and he has gotten all this glory from that which was our father's.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Jacob heard the words of Laban's sons, how they said, "Jacob hath taken away all that was our father's, and of our father's goods, hath he gotten all this honour."

NET Bible

Jacob heard that Laban's sons were complaining, "Jacob has taken everything that belonged to our father! He has gotten rich at our father's expense!"

New Heart English Bible

He heard the words of Laban's sons, saying, "Jacob has taken away all that was our father's. From that which was our father's, has he gotten all this wealth."

The Emphasized Bible

Then heard he the words of the sons of Laban, saying, Jacob hath taken away all that belonged to our father; Yea out of what belonged to our father, hath he made all this wealth.

Webster

And he heard the words of Laban's sons, saying, Jacob hath taken away all that was our father's; and of that which was our father's hath he obtained all this glory.

World English Bible

He heard the words of Laban's sons, saying, "Jacob has taken away all that was our father's. From that which was our father's, has he gotten all this wealth."

Youngs Literal Translation

And he heareth the words of Laban's sons, saying, 'Jacob hath taken all that our father hath; yea, from that which our father hath, he hath made all this honour;'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the words
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

of Laban's
לבן 
Laban 
Usage: 55

יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

References

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

Jacob Flees From Laban

1 Now Jacob heard what Laban’s sons were saying: “Jacob has taken all that was our father’s and has built this wealth from what belonged to our father.” 2 And Jacob saw from Laban’s face that his attitude toward him was not the same.


Cross References

Ecclesiastes 4:4

I saw that all labor and all skillful work is due to a man’s jealousy of his friend. This too is futile and a pursuit of the wind.

Genesis 31:8-9

If he said, ‘The spotted sheep will be your wages,’ then all the sheep were born spotted. If he said, ‘The streaked sheep will be your wages,’ then all the sheep were born streaked.

Genesis 45:13

Tell my father about all my glory in Egypt and about all you have seen. And bring my father here quickly.”

Esther 5:11

Then Haman described for them his glorious wealth and his many sons. He told them all how the king had honored him and promoted him in rank over the other officials and the royal staff.

Job 31:24-25

If I placed my confidence in gold
or called fine gold my trust,

Job 31:31

Haven’t the members of my household said,
“Who is there who has not had enough to eat at Job’s table?”

Psalm 17:14

With Your hand, Lord, save me from men,
from men of the world
whose portion is in this life:
You fill their bellies with what You have in store;
their sons are satisfied,
and they leave their surplus to their children.

Psalm 49:16-17

Do not be afraid when a man gets rich,
when the wealth of his house increases.

Psalm 57:4

I am surrounded by lions;
I lie down with those who devour men.
Their teeth are spears and arrows;
their tongues are sharp swords.

Psalm 64:3-4

who sharpen their tongues like swords
and aim bitter words like arrows,

Psalm 120:3-5

What will He give you,
and what will He do to you,
you deceitful tongue?

Proverbs 14:30

A tranquil heart is life to the body,
but jealousy is rottenness to the bones.

Proverbs 27:4

Fury is cruel, and anger a flood,
but who can withstand jealousy?

Isaiah 5:14

Therefore Sheol enlarges its throat
and opens wide its enormous jaws,
and down go Zion’s dignitaries, her masses,
her crowds, and those who carouse in her!

Jeremiah 9:23

This is what the Lord says:

The wise man must not boast in his wisdom;
the strong man must not boast in his strength;
the wealthy man must not boast in his wealth.

Ezekiel 16:44

“Look, everyone who uses proverbs will say this proverb about you:

Like mother, like daughter.

Matthew 4:8

Again, the Devil took Him to a very high mountain and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor.

1 Timothy 6:4

he is conceited, understanding nothing, but has a sick interest in disputes and arguments over words. From these come envy, quarreling, slander, evil suspicions,

Titus 3:3

For we too were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, enslaved by various passions and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, detesting one another.

1 Peter 1:24

For

All flesh is like grass,
and all its glory like a flower of the grass.
The grass withers, and the flower falls,

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