Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Jacob said to his kinsmen, "Gather stones." So they took stones and made a heap, and they ate there by the heap.

King James Version

And Jacob said unto his brethren, Gather stones; and they took stones, and made an heap: and they did eat there upon the heap.

Holman Bible

Then Jacob said to his relatives, "Gather stones." And they took stones and made a mound, then ate there by the mound.

International Standard Version

Then Jacob told his relatives, "Go gather some stones." So they picked up stones and stacked them one on top of the other. Then they had a meal together there by the stack of stones.

A Conservative Version

And Jacob said to his brothers, Gather stones, and they took stones, and made a heap. And they ate there by the heap.

American Standard Version

And Jacob said unto his brethren, Gather stones; and they took stones, and made a heap: and they did eat there by the heap.

Amplified

And Jacob said to his brethren, Gather stones; and they took stones and made a heap, and they ate [together] there upon the heap.

Bible in Basic English

And Jacob said to his people, Get stones together; and they did so; and they had a meal there by the stones.

Darby Translation

And Jacob said to his brethren, Gather stones. And they took stones, and made a heap, and ate there upon the heap.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Jacob said unto his brethren, Gather stones; and they took stones and made a heap; and they ate there upon the heap.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jacob will say to his brethren, Gather stones; and they will take stones and make a heap; and they will eat there upon the heap.

King James 2000

And Jacob said unto his brethren, Gather stones; and they took stones, and made a heap: and they did eat there upon the heap.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Jacob said to his kinsmen, "Gather stones." And they took stones and made a pile of stones, and they ate there by the pile of stones.

Modern King James verseion

And Jacob said to his brothers, Gather stones. And they took stones and made a heap. And they ate there upon the heap.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and said unto his brethren, "Gather stones." And they took stones, and made a heap, and they ate there, upon the heap.

NET Bible

Then he said to his relatives, "Gather stones." So they brought stones and put them in a pile. They ate there by the pile of stones.

New Heart English Bible

Jacob said to his relatives, "Gather stones." They took stones, and made a heap. They ate there by the heap.

The Emphasized Bible

Then said Jacob to his brethren - Gather stones. And they took stones and made a heap, - and they did eat there, by the heap.

Webster

And Jacob said to his brethren, Gather stones; and they took stones, and made a heap: and they ate there upon the heap.

World English Bible

Jacob said to his relatives, "Gather stones." They took stones, and made a heap. They ate there by the heap.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Jacob saith to his brethren, 'Gather stones,' and they take stones, and make a heap; and they eat there on the heap;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

לקט 
Laqat 
Usage: 37

and they took
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

an heap
גּל 
Gal 
Usage: 34

and they did eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

Context Readings

Jacob Flees From Laban

45 Then Jacob took a stone and set it up as a pillar. 46 Jacob said to his kinsmen, "Gather stones." So they took stones and made a heap, and they ate there by the heap. 47 Now Laban called it Jegar-sahadutha, but Jacob called it Galeed.



Cross References

Genesis 31:23

then he took his kinsmen with him and pursued him a distance of seven days' journey, and he overtook him in the hill country of Gilead.

Genesis 31:32

"The one with whom you find your gods shall not live; in the presence of our kinsmen point out what is yours among my belongings and take it for yourself." For Jacob did not know that Rachel had stolen them.

Genesis 31:37

"Though you have felt through all my goods, what have you found of all your household goods? Set it here before my kinsmen and your kinsmen, that they may decide between us two.

Genesis 31:54

Then Jacob offered a sacrifice on the mountain, and called his kinsmen to the meal; and they ate the meal and spent the night on the mountain.

Joshua 4:5-9

and Joshua said to them, "Cross again to the ark of the LORD your God into the middle of the Jordan, and each of you take up a stone on his shoulder, according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Israel.

Joshua 4:20-24

Those twelve stones which they had taken from the Jordan, Joshua set up at Gilgal.

Joshua 7:26

They raised over him a great heap of stones that stands to this day, and the LORD turned from the fierceness of His anger. Therefore the name of that place has been called the valley of Achor to this day.

2 Samuel 18:17

They took Absalom and cast him into a deep pit in the forest and erected over him a very great heap of stones And all Israel fled, each to his tent.

Ecclesiastes 3:5

A time to throw stones and a time to gather stones; A time to embrace and a time to shun embracing.

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