Genesis 31:26
Strong's Lexicon
Then Laban
לָבָן֙ (lā·ḇān)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3837: Laban = 'white' n pr m 1) son of Bethuel, brother of Rebekah, and father of Leah and Rachel n pr loc 2) a wilderness encampment of the Israelites

said
וַיֹּ֤אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: 1) to say, speak, utter 1a) (Qal) to say, to answer, to say in one's heart, to think, to command, to promise, to intend 1b) (Niphal) to be told, to be said, to be called 1c) (Hithpael) to boast, to act proudly 1d) (Hiphil) to avow, to avouch

to Jacob,
לְיַעֲקֹ֔ב (lə·ya·‘ă·qōḇ)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3290: Jacob = 'heel holder' or 'supplanter' 1) son of Isaac, grandson of Abraham, and father of the 12 patriarchs of the tribes of Israel

“What
מֶ֣ה (meh)
Interrogative
Strong's Hebrew 4100: interr pron 1) what, how, of what kind 1a) (interrogative) 1a1) what? 1a2) of what kind 1a3) what? (rhetorical) 1a4) whatsoever, whatever, what 1b) (adverb) 1b1) how, how now 1b2) why 1b3) how! (exclamation) 1c) (with prep) 1c1) wherein?, whereby?, wherewith?, by what means? 1c2) because of what? 1c3) the like of what? 1c3a) how much?, how many?, how often? 1c3b) for how long? 1c4) for what reason?, why?, to what purpose? 1c5) until when?, how long?, upon what?, wherefore? indef pron 2) anything, aught, what may

have you done ?
עָשִׂ֔יתָ (‘ā·śî·ṯā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6213: 1) to do, fashion, accomplish, make 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to do, work, make, produce 1a1a) to do 1a1b) to work 1a1c) to deal (with) 1a1d) to act, act with effect, effect 1a2) to make 1a2a) to make 1a2b) to produce 1a2c) to prepare 1a2d) to make (an offering) 1a2e) to attend to, put in order 1a2f) to observe, celebrate 1a2g) to acquire (property) 1a2h) to appoint, ordain, institute 1a2i) to bring about 1a2j) to use 1a2k) to spend, pass 1b) (Niphal) 1b1) to be done 1b2) to be made 1b3) to be produced 1b4) to be offered 1b5) to be observed 1b6) to be used 1c) (Pual) to be made 2) (Piel) to press, squeeze

You have deceived
וַתִּגְנֹ֖ב (wat·tiḡ·nōḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1589: 1) to steal, steal away, carry away 1a) (Qal) to steal 1b) (Niphal) to be stolen 1c) (Piel) to steal away 1d)(Pual) to be stolen away, be brought by stealth 1e) (Hithpael) to go by stealth, steal away

me
אֶת־ (’eṯ-)
Direct object marker
Strong's Hebrew 853: 1) sign of the definite direct object, not translated in English but generally preceding and indicating the accusative

לְבָבִ֑י (lə·ḇā·ḇî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 3824: 1) inner man, mind, will, heart, soul, understanding 1a) inner part, midst 1a1) midst (of things) 1a2) heart (of man) 1a3) soul, heart (of man) 1a4) mind, knowledge, thinking, reflection, memory 1a5) inclination, resolution, determination (of will) 1a6) conscience 1a7) heart (of moral character) 1a8) as seat of appetites 1a9) as seat of emotions and passions 1a10) as seat of courage

and carried off my daughters
בְּנֹתַ֔י (bə·nō·ṯay)
Noun - feminine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 1323: n f 1) daughter 1a) daughter, girl, adopted daughter, daughter-in-law, sister, granddaughters, female child, cousin 1a1) as polite address n pr f 1a2) as designation of women of a particular place 2) young women, women 1a3) as personification 1a4) daughter-villages 1a5) description of character

וַתְּנַהֵג֙ (wat·tə·na·hêḡ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5090: 1) to drive, lead, guide, conduct 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to drive, lead on, drive away, drive off 1a2) to behave itself (fig.) (of heart) 1b) (Piel) 1b1) to drive away, lead off 1b2) to lead on, guide, guide on 1b3) to cause to drive 2) (Piel) to moan, lament

אֶת־ (’eṯ-)
Direct object marker
Strong's Hebrew 853: 1) sign of the definite direct object, not translated in English but generally preceding and indicating the accusative

like captives
כִּשְׁבֻי֖וֹת (kiš·ḇu·yō·wṯ)
Preposition-k | Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - feminine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 7617: 1) to take captive 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to take captive 1a2) captive (participle) 1a3) to lead captive 1b) (Niphal) to be taken captive

of war !
חָֽרֶב׃ (ḥā·reḇ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2719: 1) sword, knife 1a) sword 1b) knife 1c) tools for cutting stone

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Laban said to Jacob, “ What have you done? You have deceived me and taken my daughters away like prisoners of war!

New American Standard Bible
Then Laban said to Jacob, "What have you done by deceiving me and carrying away my daughters like captives of the sword?

King James Bible
And Laban said to Jacob, What hast thou done, that thou hast stolen away unawares to me, and carried away my daughters, as captives [taken] with the sword?
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Then Laban said to Jacob, "What have you done? You've deceived me, and you've carried off my daughters like captives in war.

New Living Translation
"What do you mean by deceiving me like this?" Laban demanded. "How dare you drag my daughters away like prisoners of war?

English Standard Version
And Laban said to Jacob, “What have you done, that you have tricked me and driven away my daughters like captives of the sword?

New American Standard Bible
Then Laban said to Jacob, "What have you done by deceiving me and carrying away my daughters like captives of the sword?

King James Bible
And Laban said to Jacob, What hast thou done, that thou hast stolen away unawares to me, and carried away my daughters, as captives taken with the sword?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Laban said to Jacob, "What have you done? You have deceived me and taken my daughters away like prisoners of war!

International Standard Version
Then Laban asked Jacob, "What did you do? You deceived me, carried off my daughters like you would war captives,

NET Bible
"What have you done?" Laban demanded of Jacob. "You've deceived me and carried away my daughters as if they were captives of war!

American Standard Version
And Laban said to Jacob, What hast thou done, that thou hast stolen away unawares to me, and carried away my daughters as captives of the sword?

English Revised Version
And Laban said to Jacob, What hast thou done, that thou hast stolen away unawares to me, and carried away my daughters as captives of the sword?

Young's Literal Translation
And Laban saith to Jacob, 'What hast thou done that thou dost deceive my heart, and lead away my daughters as captives of the sword?






Cross References
Genesis 31:25
Then Laban overtook Jacob. Now Jacob had pitched his tent in the mount: and Laban with his brethren pitched in the mount of Gilead.

Genesis 31:27
Wherefore didst thou flee away secretly, and steal away from me; and didst not tell me, that I might have sent thee away with mirth, and with songs, with tabret, and with harp?

Genesis 1:1
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

Genesis 31:24
And God came to Laban the Syrian in a dream by night, and said unto him, Take heed that thou speak not to Jacob either good or bad.

Genesis 31:23
And he took his brethren with him, and pursued after him seven days' journey; and they overtook him in the mount Gilead.

Genesis 31:28
And hast not suffered me to kiss my sons and my daughters? thou hast now done foolishly in so doing.

Genesis 31:29
It is in the power of my hand to do you hurt: but the God of your father spake unto me yesternight, saying, Take thou heed that thou speak not to Jacob either good or bad.
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