Genesis 29:1
New International Version
Then Jacob continued on his journey and came to the land of the eastern peoples.

New Living Translation
Then Jacob hurried on, finally arriving in the land of the east.

English Standard Version
Then Jacob went on his journey and came to the land of the people of the east.

Berean Study Bible
Jacob resumed his journey and came to the land of the sons of the east.

New American Standard Bible
Then Jacob went on his journey, and came to the land of the sons of the east.

King James Bible
Then Jacob went on his journey, and came into the land of the people of the east.

Christian Standard Bible
Jacob resumed his journey and went to the eastern country.

Contemporary English Version
As Jacob continued on his way to the east,

Good News Translation
Jacob continued on his way and went toward the land of the East.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Jacob resumed his journey and went to the eastern country.

International Standard Version
Jacob journeyed on and reached the territory that belonged to the people who lived in the east.

NET Bible
So Jacob moved on and came to the land of the eastern people.

New Heart English Bible
Then Jacob went on his journey, and came to the land of the children of the east.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jacob continued on his trip and came to the land in the east.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then Jacob went on his journey, and came to the land of the children of the east.

New American Standard 1977
Then Jacob went on his journey, and came to the land of the sons of the east.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then Jacob walked on and came into the land of the people of the east.

King James 2000 Bible
Then Jacob went on his journey, and came into the land of the people of the east.

American King James Version
Then Jacob went on his journey, and came into the land of the people of the east.

American Standard Version
Then Jacob went on his journey, and came to the land of the children of the east.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Jacob started and went to the land of the east to Laban, the son of Bathuel the Syrian, and the brother of Rebecca, mother of Jacob and Esau.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then Jacob went on in his journey, and came into the east country.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jacob continued his journey, and went into the land of the children of the east.

English Revised Version
Then Jacob went on his journey, and came to the land of the children of the east.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then Jacob went on his journey, and came into the land of the people of the east.

World English Bible
Then Jacob went on his journey, and came to the land of the children of the east.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jacob lifteth up his feet, and goeth towards the land of the sons of the east;
Study Bible
Jacob Meets Rachel
1Jacob resumed his journey and came to the land of the sons of the east. 2He looked and saw a well in the field, and there by it lay three flocks of sheep, because the sheep were watered from this well. And a large stone covered the mouth of the well.…
Cross References
Judges 6:3
Whenever the Israelites would plant their crops, the Midianites, Amalekites, and other people of the East would come up and invade them,

Judges 6:33
Then all the Midianites, Amalekites, and other people of the East gathered together, crossed over the Jordan, and camped in the Valley of Jezreel.

1 Kings 4:30
Solomon's wisdom was greater than that of all the men of the East, greater than all the wisdom of Egypt.

Treasury of Scripture

Then Jacob went on his journey, and came into the land of the people of the east.

Jacob.

Psalm 119:32,60
I will run the way of thy commandments, when thou shalt enlarge my heart…

Ecclesiastes 9:7
Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God now accepteth thy works.

went on his journey.

Genesis 22:20-23
And it came to pass after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, Behold, Milcah, she hath also born children unto thy brother Nahor; …

Genesis 24:10
And the servant took ten camels of the camels of his master, and departed; for all the goods of his master were in his hand: and he arose, and went to Mesopotamia, unto the city of Nahor.

Genesis 25:20
And Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah to wife, the daughter of Bethuel the Syrian of Padanaram, the sister to Laban the Syrian.

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Lexicon
Jacob
יַעֲקֹ֖ב (ya·‘ă·qōḇ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3290: Jacob -- a son of Isaac, also his desc

resumed his journey
וַיִּשָּׂ֥א (way·yiś·śā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5375: To lift, carry, take

and came
וַיֵּ֖לֶךְ (way·yê·leḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1980: To go, come, walk

to the land
אַ֥רְצָה (’ar·ṣāh)
Noun - feminine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 776: Earth, land

of the sons
בְנֵי־ (ḇə·nê-)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

of the east.
קֶֽדֶם׃ (qe·ḏem)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6924: The front, of place, time
XXIX.

MARRIAGE OF JACOB WITH LEAH AND RACHEL.

(1) Jacob went on his journey.--Heb., Jacob lifted up his feet, that is, hastened forward. Confirmed in the possession of the birthright by God as well as man, and encouraged by the promise of the Divine presence, and of a safe return home, he casts no wistful glances back, but pursues his journey under the inspiriting influence of hope.

The people of the East.--Usually the Arabians are designated by this phrase, but it here signifies the tribes who inhabited northern Mesopotamia.

Verse 1. - Then Jacob went on his journey (literally, lifted up his feet - a graphic description of traveling. Inspired by new hopes, and conscious of loftier aims than when he fled from Beersheba, the lonely furtive departed from Bethel), and came into the land of the people of the east - literally, the land of the sons of the east, i.e. Mesopotamia, about 450 miles distant from Beersheba. 29:1-8 Jacob proceeded cheerfully in his journey, after the sweet communion he had with God at Beth-el. Providence brought him to the field where his uncle's flocks were to be watered. What is said of the care of the shepherds for their sheep, may remind us of the tender concern which our Lord Jesus, the great Shepherd of the sheep, has for his flock the church; for he is the good Shepherd, that knows his sheep, and is known of them. The stone at the well's mouth was to secure it; water was scarce, it was not there for every one's use: but separate interests should not take us from helping one another. When all the shepherds came together with their flocks, then, like loving neighbours, they watered their flocks together. The law of kindness in the tongue has a commanding power, Pr 31:26. Jacob was civil to these strangers, and he found them civil to him.
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