Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

When Laban had gone to shear his sheep, Rachel stole her father's household idols.

New American Standard Bible

When Laban had gone to shear his flock, then Rachel stole the household idols that were her father's.

King James Version

And Laban went to shear his sheep: and Rachel had stolen the images that were her father's.

International Standard Version

Meanwhile, Laban had been out shearing his sheep. While he was away, Rachel stole her father's personal idols.

A Conservative Version

Now Laban was gone to shear his sheep, and Rachel stole the teraphim that were her father's.

American Standard Version

Now Laban was gone to shear his sheep: and Rachel stole the teraphim that were her father's.

Amplified

Now Laban had gone to shear his sheep [possibly to the feast of sheepshearing], and Rachel stole her father's household gods.

Bible in Basic English

Now Laban had gone to see to the cutting of the wool of his sheep; so Rachel secretly took the images of the gods of her father's house.

Darby Translation

And Laban had gone to shear his sheep. And Rachel stole the teraphim that belonged to her father.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Laban had gone to shear his sheep; and Rachel stole the idols of her father.

Julia Smith Translation

And Laban went to shear his sheep; and Rachel will steal the family gods which were to her father.

King James 2000

And Laban went to shear his sheep: and Rachel had stolen the images that were her father's.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now Laban had gone to shear his sheep, and Rachel stole the idols that belonged to her father.

Modern King James verseion

And Laban went to shear his sheep. And Rachel had stolen the images which were her father's.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Laban was gone to shear his sheep, and Rachel had stolen her father's images.

NET Bible

While Laban had gone to shear his sheep, Rachel stole the household idols that belonged to her father.

New Heart English Bible

Now Laban had gone to shear his sheep: and Rachel stole the teraphim that were her father's.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, Laban, had gone, to shear his sheep, - so Rachel stole the household gods that belonged to her father,

Webster

And Laban went to shear his sheep; and Rachel had stolen the images that were her father's.

World English Bible

Now Laban had gone to shear his sheep: and Rachel stole the teraphim that were her father's.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Laban hath gone to shear his flock, and Rachel stealeth the teraphim which her father hath;

Interlinear

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

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

to shear
גּזז 
Gazaz 
Usage: 15

צאון צאןo 
Tso'n 
Usage: 274

and Rachel
רחל 
Rachel 
Usage: 47

גּנב 
Ganab 
Usage: 40

the images
תּרפים 
T@raphiym 
Usage: 15

Context Readings

Jacob Flees From Laban

18 He took all the livestock and possessions he had acquired in Paddan-aram, and he drove his herds to go to the land of his father Isaac in Canaan. 19 When Laban had gone to shear his sheep, Rachel stole her father's household idols. 20 And Jacob deceived Laban the Aramean, not telling him that he was fleeing.



Cross References

Genesis 31:30

Now you have gone off because you long for your father-but why have you stolen my gods?"

1 Samuel 19:13

Then Michal took the household idol and put it on the bed, placed some goats' hair on its head, and covered it with a garment.

Hosea 3:4

For the Israelites must live many days without king or prince, without sacrifice or sacred pillar, and without ephod or household idols.

Genesis 35:2

So Jacob said to his family and all who were with him, "Get rid of the foreign gods that are among you. Purify yourselves and change your clothes.

Genesis 31:32

If you find your gods with anyone [here], he will not live! Before our relatives, point out anything that is yours and take it." Jacob did not know that Rachel had stolen [the idols].

Genesis 31:34

Now Rachel had taken Laban's household idols, put them in the saddlebag of the camel, and sat on them. Laban searched the whole tent but found nothing.

Ezekiel 21:21

For the king of Babylon stands at the split in the road, at the fork of the two roads, to practice divination: he shakes the arrows, consults the idols, and observes the liver.

Joshua 24:2

Joshua said to all the people, "This is what the Lord, the God of Israel, says: 'Long ago your ancestors, including Terah, the father of Abraham and Nahor, lived beyond the Euphrates River and worshiped other gods.

Judges 17:4-5

So he returned the silver to his mother, and she took five pounds of silver and gave it to a silversmith. He made it into a carved image overlaid with silver, and it was in Micah's house.

Judges 18:14-24

The five men who had gone to spy out the land of Laish told their brothers, "Did you know that there are an ephod, household gods, and a carved image overlaid with silver in these houses? Now think about what you should do."

Judges 18:31

So they set up for themselves Micah's carved image that he had made, [and it was there] as long as the house of God was in Shiloh.

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