Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

And God came to Laban the Syrian in a dream by night, and said to him, Take heed that you do not speak either good or bad to Jacob.

New American Standard Bible

God came to Laban the Aramean in a dream of the night and said to him, "Be careful that you do not speak to Jacob either good or bad."

King James Version

And God came to Laban the Syrian in a dream by night, and said unto him, Take heed that thou speak not to Jacob either good or bad.

Holman Bible

But God came to Laban the Aramean in a dream at night. "Watch yourself!" God warned him. "Don't say anything to Jacob, either good or bad."

International Standard Version

That night, God appeared to Laban the Aramean in a dream and warned him, "Be careful what you say to Jacob, whether it's one word good or bad."

A Conservative Version

And God came to Laban the Syrian in a dream of the night, and said to him, Take heed to thyself that thou not speak to Jacob either good or bad.

American Standard Version

And God came to Laban the Syrian in a dream of the night, and said unto him, Take heed to thyself that thou speak not to Jacob either good or bad.

Amplified

But God came to Laban the Syrian [Aramean] in a dream by night and said to him, Be careful that you do not speak from good to bad to Jacob [peaceably, then violently].

Bible in Basic English

Then God came to Laban in a dream by night, and said to him, Take care that you say nothing good or bad to Jacob.

Darby Translation

And God came to Laban the Syrian in a dream by night, and said to him, Take care thou speak not to Jacob either good or bad.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And God came to Laban the Aramean in dreams by night, and said unto him, Take heed that thou speak not to Jacob either good or bad.

Julia Smith Translation

And God will come to Laban the Syrian in a dream of the night and will say to him, Watch to thyself, lest thou shalt speak with Jacob from good to evil.

King James 2000

And God came to Laban the Aramean in a dream by night, and said unto him, Take heed that you speak not to Jacob either good or bad.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And God came to Laban the Aramean in a dream at night and said to him, "{Take care} that you not speak with Jacob, whether good or evil."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And God came to Laban the Sirian in a dream by night, and said unto him, "Take heed to thyself, that thou speak not to Jacob ought save good."

NET Bible

But God came to Laban the Aramean in a dream at night and warned him, "Be careful that you neither bless nor curse Jacob."

New Heart English Bible

God came to Laban, the Syrian, in a dream of the night, and said to him, "Take heed to yourself that you do not speak to Jacob either good or bad."

The Emphasized Bible

And God went in unto Laban the Syrian in a dream of the night, - and said to him Take heed to thyself that thou speak not with Jacob either good or bad.

Webster

And God came to Laban, the Syrian, in a dream by night, and said to him, Take heed that thou speak not to Jacob either good or bad.

World English Bible

God came to Laban, the Syrian, in a dream of the night, and said to him, "Take heed to yourself that you don't speak to Jacob either good or bad."

Youngs Literal Translation

And God cometh in unto Laban the Aramaean in a dream of the night, and saith to him, 'Take heed to thyself lest thou speak with Jacob from good unto evil.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

to Laban
לבן 
Laban 
Usage: 55

the Syrian
ארמּי 
'Arammiy 
Usage: 12

in a dream
חלם חלום 
Chalowm 
Usage: 65

by night
לילה ליל ליל 
Layil 
Usage: 233

and said

Usage: 0

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

that thou speak
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

not to
עם 
`im 
with, unto, by, as long, neither, from between, from among
Usage: 1061

יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

or
עד 
`ad 
by, as long, hitherto, when, how long, as yet
Usage: 784

References

Context Readings

Jacob Flees From Laban

23 And he took his brothers with him, and pursued after him seven days' journey. And they overtook him in Mount Gilead. 24 And God came to Laban the Syrian in a dream by night, and said to him, Take heed that you do not speak either good or bad to Jacob. 25 Then Laban overtook Jacob. And Jacob had pitched his tent in the mount. And Laban with his brothers pitched in Mount Gilead.



Cross References

Genesis 20:3

But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night, and said to him, Behold, you are about to die, for the woman whom you have taken; for she is a man's wife.

Genesis 24:50

And Laban and Bethuel answered and said, The thing has come forth from Jehovah. We cannot speak to you bad or good.

Genesis 31:29

It is in the power of my hand to do you harm. But the God of your fathers spoke to me last night, saying, Take heed that you do not speak either good or bad to Jacob.

Numbers 24:13

If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I cannot go beyond the mouth of Jehovah, to do good or bad of my own mind. What Jehovah said, that I will speak.

2 Samuel 13:22

And Absalom did not speak to his brother Amnon, neither good nor bad, for Absalom hated Amnon because he had forced his sister Tamar.

Genesis 28:5

And Isaac sent Jacob away. And he went to Padan-aram, to Laban, son of Bethuel the Syrian, the brother of Rebekah, the mother of Jacob and Esau.

Genesis 31:10

And at the time the cattle conceived, I lifted up my eyes and saw in a dream, and, behold, the rams which leaped upon the cattle were striped, speckled, and mottled.

Genesis 31:42

Unless the God of my fathers, the God of Abraham, and the Fear of Isaac had been with me, surely you would have sent me away now empty. God has seen my affliction and the labor of my hands, and rebuked you last night.

Genesis 40:5

And they dreamed a dream, both of them, each man his dream in one night, each man according to the interpretation of his dream, the cupbearer and the baker of the king of Egypt, who were bound in the prison.

Genesis 41:1

And it happened at the end of two years of days, Pharaoh dreamed. And behold, he stood by the river.

Numbers 12:6

And He said, Hear now My words. If there is a prophet among you, I Jehovah will make Myself known to him in a vision, and will speak to him in a dream.

Numbers 22:20

And God came to Balaam at night and said to him, If the men come to call you, rise up, go with them. But still, the word which I shall say to you, that you shall do.

Numbers 22:26

And the Angel of Jehovah went further and stood in a narrow place, where there was no way to turn either to the right hand or to the left.

Deuteronomy 26:5

And you shall speak and say before Jehovah your God, My father was a Syrian ready to perish. And he went down to Egypt, and stayed there with a few, and became there a nation, great, mighty, and many.

1 Kings 3:5

In Gibeon Jehovah appeared to Solomon in a dream by night. And God said, Ask what I shall give you!

Job 33:15-17

In a dream, a vision of the night, when deep sleep falls on men; while they slumber on the bed;

Job 33:25

His flesh shall be fresher than in vigor; he shall return to the days of his youth;

Psalm 105:14-15

He allowed no man to do them wrong; yea, He reproved kings for their sakes,

Isaiah 37:29

Because of your raging against Me, and your arrogance has come up into My ears, therefore I will put My hook in your nose, and My bridle in your lips, and I will turn you back by the way which you came.

Hosea 12:12

And Jacob fled into the country of Syria, and Israel served for a wife, and for a wife he kept watch.

Matthew 1:20

And as he thought upon these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take to you Mary as your wife. For that in her is fathered of the Holy Spirit.

Matthew 2:12

And being warned of God in a dream that they should not return to Herod, they departed into their own country another way.

Matthew 27:19

But as he was sitting down on the judgment seat, his wife sent to him, saying, Have nothing to do with that just man, for today because of Him I have suffered many things in a dream.

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