Genesis 30:27
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New International Version
But Laban said to him, "If I have found favor in your eyes, please stay. I have learned by divination that the LORD has blessed me because of you."

King James Bible
And Laban said unto him, I pray thee, if I have found favour in thine eyes, tarry: for I have learned by experience that the LORD hath blessed me for thy sake.

Darby Bible Translation
And Laban said to him, I pray thee, if I have found favour in thine eyes -- I have discovered that Jehovah has blessed me for thy sake.

World English Bible
Laban said to him, "If now I have found favor in your eyes, stay here, for I have divined that Yahweh has blessed me for your sake."

Young's Literal Translation
And Laban saith unto him, 'If, I pray thee, I have found grace in thine eyes -- I have observed diligently that Jehovah doth bless me for thy sake.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

I have learned by experience - נחשתי nichashti, from נחש nachash, to view attentively, to observe, to pry into. I have diligently considered the whole of thy conduct, and marked the increase of my property, and find that the Lord hath blessed me for thy sake. For the meaning of the word נחש nachash, See note on Genesis 3:1, etc.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

favour.

Genesis 18:3 And said, My LORD, if now I have found favor in your sight, pass not away, I pray you, from your servant:

Genesis 33:15 And Esau said, Let me now leave with you some of the folk that are with me. And he said, What needs it?...

Genesis 34:11 And Shechem said to her father and to her brothers, Let me find grace in your eyes, and what you shall say to me I will give.

Genesis 39:3-5,21 And his master saw that the LORD was with him, and that the LORD made all that he did to prosper in his hand...

Genesis 47:25 And they said, You have saved our lives: let us find grace in the sight of my lord, and we will be Pharaoh's servants.

Exodus 3:21 And I will give this people favor in the sight of the Egyptians: and it shall come to pass, that, when you go, you shall not go empty.

Numbers 11:11,15 And Moses said to the LORD, Why have you afflicted your servant? and why have I not found favor in your sight...

Ruth 2:13 Then she said, Let me find favor in your sight, my lord; for that you have comforted me...

1 Samuel 16:22 And Saul sent to Jesse, saying, Let David, I pray you, stand before me; for he has found favor in my sight.

1 Kings 11:19 And Hadad found great favor in the sight of Pharaoh, so that he gave him to wife the sister of his own wife...

Nehemiah 1:11 O LORD, I beseech you, let now your ear be attentive to the prayer of your servant, and to the prayer of your servants...

Nehemiah 2:5 And I said to the king, If it please the king, and if your servant have found favor in your sight, that you would send me to Judah...

Daniel 1:9 Now God had brought Daniel into favor and tender love with the prince of the eunuchs.

Acts 7:10 And delivered him out of all his afflictions, and gave him favor and wisdom in the sight of Pharaoh king of Egypt...

the Lord.

Genesis 30:30 For it was little which you had before I came, and it is now increased to a multitude; and the LORD has blessed you since my coming...

Genesis 12:3 And I will bless them that bless you, and curse him that curses you: and in you shall all families of the earth be blessed.

Genesis 26:24 And the LORD appeared to him the same night, and said, I am the God of Abraham your father: fear not, for I am with you...

Genesis 39:2-5,21-23 And the LORD was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man; and he was in the house of his master the Egyptian...

Psalm 1:3 And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither...

Isaiah 6:13 But yet in it shall be a tenth, and it shall return, and shall be eaten: as a teil tree, and as an oak, whose substance is in them...

Isaiah 61:9 And their seed shall be known among the Gentiles, and their offspring among the people: all that see them shall acknowledge them...

Isaiah 65:8 Thus said the LORD, As the new wine is found in the cluster, and one said, Destroy it not; for a blessing is in it...

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Meditations for Household Piety.
1. If thou be called to the government of a family, thou must not hold it sufficient to serve God and live uprightly in thy own person, unless thou cause all under thy charge to do the same with thee. For the performance of this duty God was so well pleased with Abraham, that he would not hide from him his counsel: "For," saith God, "I know him that he will command his sons and his household after him that they keep the way of the Lord, to do righteousness and judgment, that the Lord may bring upon
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Cross References
Genesis 26:24
That night the LORD appeared to him and said, "I am the God of your father Abraham. Do not be afraid, for I am with you; I will bless you and will increase the number of your descendants for the sake of my servant Abraham."

Genesis 39:3
When his master saw that the LORD was with him and that the LORD gave him success in everything he did,

Genesis 39:5
From the time he put him in charge of his household and of all that he owned, the LORD blessed the household of the Egyptian because of Joseph. The blessing of the LORD was on everything Potiphar had, both in the house and in the field.

Genesis 44:5
Isn't this the cup my master drinks from and also uses for divination? This is a wicked thing you have done.'"

2 Samuel 6:11
The ark of the LORD remained in the house of Obed-Edom the Gittite for three months, and the LORD blessed him and his entire household.

Isaiah 61:9
Their descendants will be known among the nations and their offspring among the peoples. All who see them will acknowledge that they are a people the LORD has blessed."

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