|New International Version (© 2011)|
He offered a sacrifice there in the hill country and invited his relatives to a meal. After they had eaten, they spent the night there.
King James Bible
Then Jacob offered sacrifice upon the mount, and called his brethren to eat bread: and they did eat bread, and tarried all night in the mount.
American Standard Version
And Jacob offered a sacrifice in the mountain, and called his brethren to eat bread: and they did eat bread, and tarried all night in the mountain.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jacob sacrificeth a sacrifice in the mount, and calleth to his brethren to eat bread, and they eat bread, and lodge in the mount;
Genesis 31:54 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Offered sacrifice upon the mount - It is very likely that Laban joined in this solemn religious rite, and that, having offered the blood and fat to God, they feasted upon the sacrifice.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
offered sacrifice. or, killed beasts. did eat.
Genesis 21:8 And the child grew, and was weaned: and Abraham made a great feast the same day that Isaac was weaned.
Genesis 26:30 And he made them a feast, and they did eat and drink.
Genesis 37:25 And they sat down to eat bread: and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and, behold...
Exodus 18:12 And Jethro, Moses' father in law, took a burnt offering and sacrifices for God: and Aaron came, and all the elders of Israel...
2 Samuel 3:20,21 So Abner came to David to Hebron, and twenty men with him. And David made Abner and the men that were with him a feast...
Genesis 31:54 Parallel CommentariesAte Bread Country Eat Eaten Hill Invited Jacob Kinsmen Lodged Meal Mount Mountain Night Offered Offering Orders Relatives Rest Sacrifice Spent TarriedAte Bread Country Eat Eaten Hill Invited Jacob Kinsmen Lodged Meal Mount Mountain Night Offered Offering Orders Relatives Rest Sacrifice Spent TarriedTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Exodus 18:12 Then Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, brought a burnt offering and other sacrifices to God, and Aaron came with all the elders of Israel to eat a meal with Moses' father-in-law in the presence of God.
1 Samuel 9:12 "He is," they answered. "He's ahead of you. Hurry now; he has just come to our town today, for the people have a sacrifice at the high place.
Ezekiel 44:3 The prince himself is the only one who may sit inside the gateway to eat in the presence of the LORD. He is to enter by way of the portico of the gateway and go out the same way."