New Living Translation
All the wealth God has given you from our father legally belongs to us and our children. So go ahead and do whatever God has told you."
King James Bible
For all the riches which God hath taken from our father, that is ours, and our children's: now then, whatsoever God hath said unto thee, do.
Darby Bible Translation
For all the wealth that God has taken from our father is ours and our children's; and now whatever God has said to thee do.
World English Bible
For all the riches which God has taken away from our father, that is ours and our children's. Now then, whatever God has said to you, do."
Young's Literal Translation
for all the wealth which God hath taken away from our father, it is ours, and our children's; and now, all that God hath said unto thee -- do.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
31:16 Whereas Jacob looked upon the wealth which God had passed over from Laban to him as his wages, they look upon it as their portions; so that both ways God forced Laban to pay his debts, both to his servant and to his daughters.
LibraryA Treatise of the Fear of God;
SHOWING WHAT IT IS, AND HOW DISTINGUISHED FROM THAT WHICH IS NOT SO. ALSO, WHENCE IT COMES; WHO HAS IT; WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS; AND WHAT THE PRIVILEGES OF THOSE THAT HAVE IT IN THEIR HEARTS. London: Printed for N. Ponder, at the Peacock in the Poultry, over against the Stocks market: 1679. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. "The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom," and "a fountain of life"--the foundation on which all wisdom rests, as well as the source from whence it emanates. Upon a principle …
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In this way, God has taken your father's animals and given them to me.
He has reduced our rights to those of foreign women. And after he sold us, he wasted the money you paid him for us.
So Jacob put his wives and children on camels,
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