New American Standard Bible
Rachel and Leah said to him, "Do we still have any portion or inheritance in our father's house?
King James Bible
And Rachel and Leah answered and said unto him, Is there yet any portion or inheritance for us in our father's house?
Darby Bible Translation
And Rachel and Leah answered and said to him, Is there yet any portion or inheritance for us in our father's house?
World English Bible
Rachel and Leah answered him, "Is there yet any portion or inheritance for us in our father's house?
Young's Literal Translation
And Rachel answereth -- Leah also -- and saith to him, 'Have we yet a portion and inheritance in the house of our father?
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
His wives entirely accord with his view of their father's selfishness in dealing with his son-in-law, and approve of his intended departure. Jacob makes all the needful preparations for a hasty and secret flight. He avails himself of the occasion when Laban is at a distance probably of three or more days' journey, shearing his sheep. "Rachel stole the teraphim." It is not the business of Scripture to acquaint us with the kinds and characteristics of false worship. Hence, we know little of the teraphim, except that they were employed by those who professed to worship the true God. Rachel had a lingering attachment to these objects of her family's superstitious reverence, and secretly carried them away as relics of a home she was to visit no more, and as sources of safety to herself against the perils of her flight.
LibraryHow the Rude in Sacred Learning, and those who are Learned but not Humble, are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 25.) Differently to be admonished are those who do not understand aright the words of the sacred Law, and those who understand them indeed aright, but speak them not humbly. For those who understand not aright the words of sacred Law are to be admonished to consider that they turn for themselves a most wholesome drought of wine into a cup of poison, and with a medicinal knife inflict on themselves a mortal wound, when they destroy in themselves what was sound by that whereby they ought, …
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great
And He had Also this Favour Granted Him. ...
I am the God of Bethel, where you anointed a pillar, where you made a vow to Me; now arise, leave this land, and return to the land of your birth.'"
"Are we not reckoned by him as foreigners? For he has sold us, and has also entirely consumed our purchase price.
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