King James Version
And he said, For these seven ewe lambs shalt thou take of my hand, that they may be a witness unto me, that I have digged this well.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said, That thou take the seven ewe-lambs of my hand, that they may be a witness to me that I have dug this well.
World English Bible
He said, "You shall take these seven ewe lambs from my hand, that it may be a witness to me, that I have dug this well."
Young's Literal Translation
And he saith, 'For -- the seven lambs thou dost accept from my hand, so that it becometh a witness for me that I have digged this well;'
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
And he said, For these seven ewe lambs shalt thou take of my hand, that they may be a witness unto me, that I have digged this well.Genesis 21:30 Parallel Commentaries
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"When Jesus then lifted up His eyes, and saw a great company come unto Him, He saith unto Philip, Whence shall we buy bread that these may eat?"--John vi. 5. After these words the Evangelist adds, "And this He said to prove him, for He Himself knew what He would do." Thus, you see, our Lord had secret meanings when He spoke, and did not bring forth openly all His divine sense at once. He knew what He was about to do from the first, but He wished to lead forward His disciples, and to arrest and …
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And Abraham set seven ewe lambs of the flock by themselves.
And Abimelech said unto Abraham, What mean these seven ewe lambs which thou hast set by themselves?
For all the wells which his father's servants had digged in the days of Abraham his father, the Philistines had stopped them, and filled them with earth.
And Laban said, This heap is a witness between me and thee this day. Therefore was the name of it called Galeed;
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