Genesis 31:17
New International Version
Then Jacob put his children and his wives on camels,

New Living Translation
So Jacob put his wives and children on camels,

English Standard Version
So Jacob arose and set his sons and his wives on camels.

Berean Study Bible
So Jacob got up and put his children and his wives on camels,

New American Standard Bible
Then Jacob arose and put his children and his wives upon camels;

King James Bible
Then Jacob rose up, and set his sons and his wives upon camels;

Christian Standard Bible
So Jacob got up and put his children and wives on the camels.

Contemporary English Version
Then Jacob, his wives, and his children got on camels and left

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Jacob got up and put his children and wives on the camels.

International Standard Version
So Jacob got up, seated his children and wives on camels,

NET Bible
So Jacob immediately put his children and his wives on the camels.

New Heart English Bible
Then Jacob rose up, and set his sons and his wives on the camels,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then Jacob put his children and his wives on camels.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then Jacob rose up, and set his sons and his wives upon the camels;

New American Standard 1977
Then Jacob arose and put his children and his wives upon camels;

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then Jacob rose up and set his sons and his wives upon the camels;

King James 2000 Bible
Then Jacob rose up, and set his sons and his wives upon camels;

American King James Version
Then Jacob rose up, and set his sons and his wives on camels;

American Standard Version
Then Jacob rose up, and set his sons and his wives upon the camels;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then Jacob rose up, and having set his children and wives upon camels, went his way.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jacob rose up, and set his sons and his wives upon camels,

English Revised Version
Then Jacob rose up, and set his sons and his wives upon the camels;

Webster's Bible Translation
Then Jacob arose, and set his sons and his wives upon camels;

World English Bible
Then Jacob rose up, and set his sons and his wives on the camels,

Young's Literal Translation
And Jacob riseth, and lifteth up his sons and his wives on the camels,
Study Bible HEB ▾ 
Jacob Flees from Laban
16Surely all the wealth that God has taken away from our father belongs to us and to our children. So do whatever God has told you.” 17So Jacob got up and put his children and his wives on camels, 18and he drove all his livestock before him, along with all the possessions he had acquired in Paddan-aram, to go to his father Isaac in the land in Canaan.…
Cross References
Genesis 31:16
Surely all the wealth that God has taken away from our father belongs to us and to our children. So do whatever God has told you."

Genesis 31:18
and he drove all his livestock before him, along with all the possessions he had acquired in Paddan-aram, to go to his father Isaac in the land in Canaan.

Treasury of Scripture

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

got up
וַיָּ֖קָם (way·yā·qām)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6965: To arise, stand up, stand

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

his children
בָּנָ֥יו (bā·nāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

and his wives
נָשָׁ֖יו (nā·šāw)
Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 802: Woman, wife, female

on
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

camels,
הַגְּמַלִּֽים׃ (hag·gə·mal·lîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1581: A camel
(17, 18) Jacob rose up.--This was the final result of Jacob's deliberation with his wives, but it did not take place till the time of sheep-shearing. Jacob must have prepared his plans very carefully to be able to leave none of his wealth behind; but he would be greatly helped in this by the fact that his own head-quarters were thirty or forty miles distant from Haran (Genesis 30:36).

Verses 17, 18. - Then (literally, and) Jacob rose up (expressive of the vigor and alacrity with which, having obtained the concurrence of his wives, Jacob set about fulfilling the Divine instructions), and set his sons - his children, as in Genesis 31:1; Genesis 32:12, including Dinah, if by this time she had been born (vide Genesis 30:21) - and his wives upon camels. Since neither were able to undertake a journey to Canaan on foot, his oldest son being not more than thirteen years of age and his youngest not more than six. One camel, vide Genesis 12:16. And he carried away - the verb נָהֵג, to pant, which is specially used of those who are exhausted by running (Gesenins, sub voce), may perhaps indicate the haste with which Jacob acted - all his cattle, - Mikneh, literally, possession, from kanah, to procure, always used of cattle, the chief wealth of a nomad (cf. Genesis 13:2; Genesis 26:14) - and all his goods which he had gotten, - Recush, literally, acquisition, hence substance, wealth in general, from racash, to acquire (vide Genesis 14:11, 16, 21; Genesis 15:14), which, however, is more specifically described as - the cattle of his getting, which he had gotten (both of the above verbs, kanah and racash, being now employed) in (i.e. during his stay in) Padan-aram, for to go to Issac his father in the land of Canaan. 31:1-21 The affairs of these families are related very minutely, while (what are called) the great events of states and kingdoms at that period, are not mentioned. The Bible teaches people the common duties of life, how to serve God, how to enjoy the blessings he bestows, and to do good in the various stations and duties of life. Selfish men consider themselves robbed of all that goes past them, and covetousness will even swallow up natural affection. Men's overvaluing worldly wealth is that error which is the root of covetousness, envy, and all evil. The men of the world stand in each other's way, and every one seems to be taking away from the rest; hence discontent, envy, and discord. But there are possessions that will suffice for all; happy they who seek them in the first place. In all our removals we should have respect to the command and promise of God. If He be with us, we need not fear. The perils which surround us are so many, that nothing else can really encourage our hearts. To remember favoured seasons of communion with God, is very refreshing when in difficulties; and we should often recollect our vows, that we fail not to fulfil them.
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