Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

This stack is a witness, and so is this pillar, reminding me not to cross beyond this stack of stones, and reminding you not to pass by this stack in my direction, intending to cause harm.

New American Standard Bible

"This heap is a witness, and the pillar is a witness, that I will not pass by this heap to you for harm, and you will not pass by this heap and this pillar to me, for harm.

King James Version

This heap be witness, and this pillar be witness, that I will not pass over this heap to thee, and that thou shalt not pass over this heap and this pillar unto me, for harm.

Holman Bible

This mound is a witness and the marker is a witness that I will not pass beyond this mound to you, and you will not pass beyond this mound and this marker to do me harm.

A Conservative Version

This heap is witness, and the pillar is witness, that I will not pass over this heap to thee, and that thou shall not pass over this heap and this pillar to me, for harm.

American Standard Version

This heap be witness, and the pillar be witness, that I will not pass over this heap to thee, and that thou shalt not pass over this heap and this pillar unto me, for harm.

Amplified

This heap is a witness and this pillar is a witness, that I will not pass by this heap to you, and that you will not pass by this heap and this pillar to me, for harm.

Bible in Basic English

They will be witness that I will not go over these stones to you, and you will not go over these stones or this pillar to me, for any evil purpose.

Darby Translation

let this heap be witness, and the pillar a witness, that neither I pass this heap to go to thee, nor thou pass this heap and this pillar to come to me, for harm.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

let this heap be witness and this pillar be witness that I will not pass over this heap against thee and that thou shalt not pass over this heap and this pillar against me, for harm.

Julia Smith Translation

A witness this heap, and a witness the pillar, if I will not pass over this heap to thee, and thou shalt not pass over to me, this heap and this pillar for evil.

King James 2000

This heap be witness, and this pillar be witness, that I will not pass over this heap to you, and that you shall not pass over this heap and this pillar unto me, for harm.

Lexham Expanded Bible

This pile of stones [is] a witness, and the pillar [is] a witness, that I will not pass beyond this pile of stones to you, and that you will not pass beyond this pile of stones and this pillar to me intending harm.

Modern King James verseion

This heap is a witness, and the pillar is a witness, that I will not pass over this heap to you, and that you shall not pass over this heap and this pillar to me, for harm.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

this heap be witness and also this mark, that I will not come over this heap to thee, and thou shalt not come over this heap and this mark, to do any harm.

NET Bible

"This pile of stones and the pillar are reminders that I will not pass beyond this pile to come to harm you and that you will not pass beyond this pile and this pillar to come to harm me.

New Heart English Bible

May this heap be a witness, and the pillar be a witness, that I will not pass over this heap to you, and that you will not pass over this heap and this pillar to me, for harm.

The Emphasized Bible

A witness, be this heap, and, a witness, the pillar, - That, I, am not to pass, unto thee, over this heap, And, thou, art not to pass, unto me, over this heap and this pillar for harm.

Webster

This heap be witness, and this pillar be witness, that I will not pass over this heap to thee, and that thou shalt not pass over this heap and this pillar to me, for harm.

World English Bible

May this heap be a witness, and the pillar be a witness, that I will not pass over this heap to you, and that you will not pass over this heap and this pillar to me, for harm.

Youngs Literal Translation

this heap is witness, and the standing pillar is witness, that I do not pass over this heap unto thee, and that thou dost not pass over this heap and this standing pillar unto me -- for evil;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּל 
Gal 
Usage: 34

be witness
עד 
`ed 
עדה 
`edah 
Usage: 69
Usage: 26

and this pillar
מצּבה 
Matstsebah 
מצּבה 
Matstsebah 
Usage: 32
Usage: 32

that I will not pass over
עבר 
`abar 
over, pass, through, pass by, go, away, pass on,
Usage: 557

גּל 
Gal 
גּל 
Gal 
Usage: 34
Usage: 34

to thee, and that thou shalt not pass over
עבר 
`abar 
over, pass, through, pass by, go, away, pass on,
Usage: 557

Context Readings

Jacob Flees From Laban

51 "Look!" Laban added, "Here is the stack of stones and here is the pillar that I've set up between you and me. 52 This stack is a witness, and so is this pillar, reminding me not to cross beyond this stack of stones, and reminding you not to pass by this stack in my direction, intending to cause harm. 53 May Abraham's God and Nahor's god judge between us."



Cross References

Genesis 31:44-45

Come, let's make a covenant just between you and me. And let it serve as a witness between you and me."

Genesis 31:48

Then Laban said, "This stack will serve as a witness between you and me today." That's how the place came to be named Galeed.

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