Parallel Verses

Amplified

And now you felt you must go because you were homesick for your father's house, but why did you steal my [household] gods?

New American Standard Bible

"Now you have indeed gone away because you longed greatly for your father's house; but why did you steal my gods?"

King James Version

And now, though thou wouldest needs be gone, because thou sore longedst after thy father's house, yet wherefore hast thou stolen my gods?

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

Now, you can go if you must go, because you certainly are longing to go to your father's house. But why did you steal my gods?"

A Conservative Version

And now, [though] thou have certainly gone, because thou have been very desirous for thy father's house, [yet] why have thou stolen my gods?

American Standard Version

And now, though thou wouldest needs be gone, because thou sore longedst after thy father's house, yet wherefore hast thou stolen my gods?

Bible in Basic English

And now, it seems, you are going because your heart's desire is for your father's house; but why have you taken my gods?

Darby Translation

And now that thou must needs be gone, because thou greatly longedst after thy father's house, why hast thou stolen my gods?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And now, that thou art leaving, because thy desire is after thy father's house, yet why hast thou stolen my gods?

Julia Smith Translation

And now going thou didst go, for desiring thou didst greatly desire after the house of thy father; for what didst thou steal my gods?

King James 2000

And now, though you would wish to be gone, because you greatly longed after your father's house, yet why have you stolen my gods?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now, you have surely gone because you desperately longed for the house of your father, [but] why did you steal my gods?"

Modern King James verseion

And now you have gone because you longed after your father's house. Why have you stolen my gods?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And now, though thou wentest thy way because thou longest after thy father's house, yet wherefore hast thou stolen my gods?"

NET Bible

Now I understand that you have gone away because you longed desperately for your father's house. Yet why did you steal my gods?"

New Heart English Bible

Now, you want to be gone, because you greatly longed for your father's house, but why have you stolen my gods?"

The Emphasized Bible

But, now, though thou, didst even take thy journey, because thou, didst sorely long, for the house of thy father,, wherefore didst thou steal away my gods?

Webster

And now, though thou wouldest needs be gone, because thou didst earnestly long after thy father's house; yet why hast thou stolen my gods?

World English Bible

Now, you want to be gone, because you greatly longed for your father's house, but why have you stolen my gods?"

Youngs Literal Translation

'And now, thou hast certainly gone, because thou hast been very desirous for the house of thy father; why hast thou stolen my gods?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

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

because thou sore
כּסף 
Kacaph 
Usage: 6

כּסף 
Kacaph 
Usage: 6

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

גּנב 
Ganab 
Usage: 40

Context Readings

Jacob Flees From Laban

29 It is in my power to do you harm; but the God of your father spoke to me last night, saying, Be careful that you do not speak from good to bad to Jacob [peaceably, then violently]. 30 And now you felt you must go because you were homesick for your father's house, but why did you steal my [household] gods? 31 Jacob answered Laban, Because I was afraid; for I thought, Suppose you would take your daughters from me by force.



Cross References

Genesis 31:19

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

Judges 18:24

And he said, You take away my gods which I made and the priest, and go away; and what have I left? How can you say to me, What ails you?

Exodus 12:12

For I will pass through the land of Egypt this night and will smite all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast; and against all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgment [proving their helplessness]. I am the Lord.

Numbers 33:4

While the Egyptians were burying all their firstborn whom the Lord had struck down among them; upon their gods also the Lord executed judgments.

Judges 6:31

But Joash said to all who stood against him, Will you contend for Baal? Or will you save him? He who will contend for Baal, let him be put to death while it is still morning. If Baal is a god, let him contend for himself because one has pulled down his altar.

1 Samuel 5:2-6

They took the ark of God into the house of Dagon and set it beside Dagon [their idol].

2 Samuel 5:21

There the Philistines left their images, and David and his men took them away.

Isaiah 37:19

And have cast the gods of those peoples into the fire, for they were not gods but the work of men's hands, wood and stone. Therefore they have destroyed them.

Isaiah 46:1-2

Bel bows down, Nebo stoops [gods of Babylon, whose idols are being carried off]; their idols are on the beasts [of burden] and on the cattle. These things that you carry about are loaded as burdens on the weary beasts.

Jeremiah 10:11

Thus shall you say to them: The gods, who did not make the heavens and the earth, shall perish from the earth and from under the heavens.

Jeremiah 43:12

And I [through him] will kindle a fire in the temples of the gods of Egypt; and he will burn [the houses] and carry [the people] away captive. And he will array himself with the land of Egypt, as a shepherd puts on his garment [as he wills and when he chooses]; and he will go away from there in peace.

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