New International Version
He added, "Name your wages, and I will pay them."
King James Bible
And he said, Appoint me thy wages, and I will give it.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said, Appoint to me thy wages, and I will give it.
World English Bible
He said, "Appoint me your wages, and I will give it."
Young's Literal Translation
He saith also, 'Define thy hire to me, and I give.'
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CommentaryClarke'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
LibraryMeditations 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
Laban said to him, "Just because you are a relative of mine, should you work for me for nothing? Tell me what your wages should be."
yet your father has cheated me by changing my wages ten times. However, God has not allowed him to harm me.
It was like this for the twenty years I was in your household. I worked for you fourteen years for your two daughters and six years for your flocks, and you changed my wages ten times.
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