Genesis 31:6
New International Version
You know that I've worked for your father with all my strength,

New Living Translation
You know how hard I have worked for your father,

English Standard Version
You know that I have served your father with all my strength,

Berean Study Bible
You know that I have served your father with all my strength.

King James Bible
And ye know that with all my power I have served your father.

New King James Version
And you know that with all my might I have served your father.

New American Standard Bible
You know that I have served your father with all my strength.

NASB 1995
"You know that I have served your father with all my strength.

NASB 1977
“And you know that I have served your father with all my strength.

Amplified Bible
You know that I have served your father with all my strength.

Christian Standard Bible
You know that with all my strength I have served your father

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You know that I've worked hard for your father

American Standard Version
And ye know that will all my power I have served your father.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And you know that with all my power I have served your father.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And ye too know that with all my might I have served your father.

Contemporary English Version
You know that I have worked hard for your father

Douay-Rheims Bible
And you know that I have served your father to the utmost of my power.

English Revised Version
And ye know that with all my power I have served your father.

Good News Translation
You both know that I have worked for your father with all my strength.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You know that I have worked as hard as I could for your father.

International Standard Version
You know I've been serving your father with all my heart.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And ye know that with all my power I have served your father.

Literal Standard Version
and you have known that with all my power I have served your father,

NET Bible
You know that I've worked for your father as hard as I could,

New Heart English Bible
You know that I have served your father with all of my strength.

World English Bible
You know that I have served your father with all of my strength.

Young's Literal Translation
and ye -- ye have known that with all my power I have served your father,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jacob Flees from Laban
5and he told them, “I can see from your father’s countenance that his attitude toward me has changed; but the God of my father has been with me. 6You know that I have served your father with all my strength. 7And although he has cheated me and changed my wages ten times, God has not allowed him to harm me.…

Cross References
Genesis 30:29
Then Jacob answered, "You know how I have served you and how your livestock have thrived under my care.

Genesis 31:7
And although he has cheated me and changed my wages ten times, God has not allowed him to harm me.


Treasury of Scripture

And you know that with all my power I have served your father.

Genesis 31:38-42
This twenty years have I been with thee; thy ewes and thy she goats have not cast their young, and the rams of thy flock have I not eaten…

Genesis 30:29
And he said unto him, Thou knowest how I have served thee, and how thy cattle was with me.

Ephesians 6:5-8
Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ; …









Verse 6. - And ye know that with all my power I have served your father. The term Jacob here uses for power is derived from an unused onomatopoetic root, signifying to pant, and hence to exert one s strength. If, therefore, the assertion now made to his wives was not an unblushing falsehood, Jacob could not have been the monster of craft and deception depicted by some (Kalisch); while, if it was, it must have required considerable effrontery to appeal to his wives' knowledge for a confirmation of what they knew to be a deliberate untruth. The hypothesis that Jacob first acquired his great wealth by "consummate cunning," and then piously "abused the authority of God in covering or justifying them" (Kalisch), presupposes on the part of Jacob a degree of wickedness inconceivable in one who had enjoyed the sublime theophany of Bethel.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
You
וְאַתֵּ֖נָה (wə·’at·tê·nāh)
Conjunctive waw | Pronoun - second person feminine plural
Strong's 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

know
יְדַעְתֶּ֑ן (yə·ḏa‘·ten)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person feminine plural
Strong's 3045: To know

that
כִּ֚י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

I have served
עָבַ֖דְתִּי (‘ā·ḇaḏ·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 5647: To work, to serve, till, enslave

your father
אֲבִיכֶֽן׃ (’ă·ḇî·ḵen)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person feminine plural
Strong's 1: Father

with all
בְּכָל־ (bə·ḵāl)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

my strength.
כֹּחִ֔י (kō·ḥî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 3581: A small reptile (of unknown species)


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