Genesis 31:55
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New International Version
Early the next morning Laban kissed his grandchildren and his daughters and blessed them. Then he left and returned home.

New Living Translation
Laban got up early the next morning, and he kissed his grandchildren and his daughters and blessed them. Then he left and returned home.

English Standard Version
Early in the morning Laban arose and kissed his grandchildren and his daughters and blessed them. Then Laban departed and returned home.

Berean Study Bible
Early the next morning, Laban got up and kissed his grandchildren and daughters and blessed them. Then he left to return home.

New American Standard Bible
Early in the morning Laban arose, and kissed his sons and his daughters and blessed them. Then Laban departed and returned to his place.

King James Bible
And early in the morning Laban rose up, and kissed his sons and his daughters, and blessed them: and Laban departed, and returned unto his place.

Christian Standard Bible
Laban got up early in the morning, kissed his grandchildren and daughters, and blessed them. Then Laban left to return home.

Contemporary English Version
Early the next morning, Laban kissed his daughters and his grandchildren goodbye, then he left to go back home.

Good News Translation
Early the next morning Laban kissed his grandchildren and his daughters good-bye, and left to go back home.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Laban got up early in the morning, kissed his grandchildren and daughters, and blessed them. Then Laban left to return home.

International Standard Version
Early the next morning, Laban woke up, kissed his grandchildren and daughters, blessed them, and then left for home.

NET Bible
Early in the morning Laban kissed his grandchildren and his daughters goodbye and blessed them. Then Laban left and returned home.

New Heart English Bible
Early in the morning, Laban rose up, and kissed his sons and his daughters, and blessed them. Laban departed and returned to his place.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Early the next morning Laban kissed his grandchildren and his daughters and blessed them. Then Laban left and went back home.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And early in the morning Laban rose up, and kissed his sons and his daughters, and blessed them. And Laban departed, and returned unto his place.

New American Standard 1977
And early in the morning Laban arose, and kissed his sons and his daughters and blessed them. Then Laban departed and returned to his place.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And early in the morning Laban rose up and kissed his sons and his daughters and blessed them; and Laban departed and returned unto his place.

King James 2000 Bible
And early in the morning Laban rose up, and kissed his sons and his daughters, and blessed them: and Laban departed, and returned unto his place.

American King James Version
And early in the morning Laban rose up, and kissed his sons and his daughters, and blessed them: and Laban departed, and returned to his place.

American Standard Version
And early in the morning Laban rose up, and kissed his sons and his daughters, and blessed them: and Laban departed and returned unto his place.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But laban arose in the night, and kissed his sons, and daughters, and blessed them: and returned to his place.

Darby Bible Translation
And Laban rose early in the morning, and kissed his sons and his daughters, and blessed them; and Laban went and returned to his place.

English Revised Version
And early in the morning Laban rose up, and kissed his sons and his daughters, and blessed them: and Laban departed, and returned unto his place.

Webster's Bible Translation
And early in the morning Laban arose, and kissed his sons and his daughters, and blessed them: and Laban departed, and returned to his place.

World English Bible
Early in the morning, Laban rose up, and kissed his sons and his daughters, and blessed them. Laban departed and returned to his place.

Young's Literal Translation
and Laban riseth early in the morning, and kisseth his sons and his daughters, and blesseth them; and Laban goeth on, and turneth back to his place.
Study Bible
Jacob's Covenant with Laban
54Then Jacob offered a sacrifice on the mountain and invited his kinsmen to eat a meal. And after they had eaten, they spent the night on the mountain. 55Early the next morning, Laban got up and kissed his grandchildren and daughters and blessed them. Then he left to return home.
Cross References
Genesis 31:28
But you did not even let me kiss my grandchildren and daughters goodbye. Now you have done a foolish thing.

Genesis 31:43
But Laban answered Jacob, "These daughters are my daughters, these sons are my sons, and these flocks are my flocks! Everything you see is mine! Yet what can I do today about these daughters of mine or the children they have borne?

2 Samuel 19:39
So all the people crossed the Jordan, and then the king crossed over. The king kissed Barzillai and blessed him, and Barzillai returned home.

Treasury of Scripture

And early in the morning Laban rose up, and kissed his sons and his daughters, and blessed them: and Laban departed, and returned to his place.

and kissed.

Genesis 31:28 And have not suffered me to kiss my sons and my daughters? you have …

Genesis 33:4 And Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck, …

Ruth 1:14 And they lifted up their voice, and wept again: and Orpah kissed …

blessed.

Genesis 24:60 And they blessed Rebekah, and said to her, You are our sister, be …

Genesis 28:1 And Isaac called Jacob, and blessed him, and charged him, and said …

Numbers 23:5,8,11 And the LORD put a word in Balaam's mouth, and said, Return to Balak, …

Deuteronomy 23:5 Nevertheless the LORD your God would not listen to Balaam; but the …

Proverbs 16:7 When a man's ways please the LORD, he makes even his enemies to be …

returned.

Genesis 18:33 And the LORD went his way, as soon as he had left communing with …

Genesis 30:25 And it came to pass, when Rachel had born Joseph, that Jacob said …

Numbers 24:25 And Balaam rose up, and went and returned to his place: and Balak …

Deuteronomy 32:36 For the LORD shall judge his people, and repent himself for his servants, …

Psalm 76:10 Surely the wrath of man shall praise you: the remainder of wrath …

Acts 28:4,5 And when the barbarians saw the venomous beast hang on his hand, …







Verse 55. - And early in the morning Laban rose up, and kissed his sons and his daughters, - i.e. Rachel and Leah and their children. It does not appear that Laban kissed Jacob on taking final leave of him as he did on first meeting him (Genesis 29:39) - and blessed them (cf. Genesis 14:60; 28:1): and Laban departed, and returned unto his place - Padan-aram (cf. Genesis 18:33; Genesis 30:25).



And early in the morning Laban rose up,.... In order to prepare for, and set forward on his journey home:

and kissed his sons and his daughters; Jacob and his sons, who were his grandsons, and his daughters Rachel and Leah, with Dinah his granddaughter, as was the custom of relations and friends in those countries and times, at parting:

and blessed them; wished all happiness to them:

and Laban departed, and returned unto his place; to the city of Haran, where he dwelt; and after this we hear no more of him, nor of any transaction of his in life, or when and where he died, only his name is once mentioned by Jacob, Genesis 32:4. 31:43-55 Laban could neither justify himself nor condemn Jacob, therefore desires to hear no more of that matter. He is not willing to own himself in fault, as he ought to have done. But he proposes a covenant of friendship between them, to which Jacob readily agrees. A heap of stones was raised, to keep up the memory of the event, writing being then not known or little used. A sacrifice of peace offerings was offered. Peace with God puts true comfort into our peace with our friends. They did eat bread together, partaking of the feast upon the sacrifice. In ancient times covenants of friendship were ratified by the parties eating and drinking together. God is judge between contending parties, and he will judge righteously; whoever do wrong, it is at their peril. They gave a new name to the place, The heap of witness. After this angry parley, they part friends. God is often better to us than our fears, and overrules the spirits of men in our favour, beyond what we could have expected; for it is not in vain to trust in him.
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