Genesis 31


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1 - Jacob Heard That Laban's Sons Were Saying, "Jacob Has Taken Everything Our Father Owned And Has Gained All This Wealth From What Belonged To Our Father."
Genesis 31-1 - Jacob Heard That Laban's Sons Were Saying, "JacobJacob Heard That Laban's Sons Were Saying, "Jacob Has Taken Everything Our Father Owned And Has Gained All This Wealth From What Belonged To Our Father."
2 - And Jacob Noticed That Laban's Attitude Toward Him Was Not What It Had Been.
Genesis 31-2 - And Jacob Noticed That Laban's Attitude Toward HimAnd Jacob Noticed That Laban's Attitude Toward Him Was Not What It Had Been.
3 - Then The Lord Said To Jacob, "Go Back To The Land Of Your Fathers And To Your Relatives, And I Will Be With You."
Genesis 31-3 - Then The Lord Said To Jacob, "Go Back To The LandThen The Lord Said To Jacob, "Go Back To The Land Of Your Fathers And To Your Relatives, And I Will Be With You."
4 - So Jacob Sent Word To Rachel And Leah To Come Out To The Fields Where His Flocks Were.
Genesis 31-4 - So Jacob Sent Word To Rachel And Leah To Come OutSo Jacob Sent Word To Rachel And Leah To Come Out To The Fields Where His Flocks Were.
5 - He Said To Them, "I See That Your Father's Attitude Toward Me Is Not What It Was Before, But The God Of My Father Has Been With Me.
Genesis 31-5 - He Said To Them, "I See That Your Father's AttitudHe Said To Them, "I See That Your Father's Attitude Toward Me Is Not What It Was Before, But The God Of My Father Has Been With Me.
6 - You Know That I've Worked For Your Father With All My Strength,
Genesis 31-6 - You Know That I've Worked For Your Father With AllYou Know That I've Worked For Your Father With All My Strength,
7 - Yet Your Father Has Cheated Me By Changing My Wages Ten Times. However, God Has Not Allowed Him To Harm Me.
Genesis 31-7 - Yet Your Father Has Cheated Me By Changing My WageYet Your Father Has Cheated Me By Changing My Wages Ten Times. However, God Has Not Allowed Him To Harm Me.
8 - If He Said, 'The Speckled Ones Will Be Your Wages,' Then All The Flocks Gave Birth To Speckled Young; And If He Said, 'The Streaked Ones Will Be Your Wages,' Then All The Flocks Bore Streaked Young.
Genesis 31-8 - If He Said, 'The Speckled Ones Will Be Your Wages,If He Said, 'The Speckled Ones Will Be Your Wages,' Then All The Flocks Gave Birth To Speckled Young; And If He Said, 'The Streaked Ones Will Be Your Wages,' Then All The Flocks Bore Streaked Young.
9 - So God Has Taken Away Your Father's Livestock And Has Given Them To Me.
Genesis 31-9 - So God Has Taken Away Your Father's Livestock AndSo God Has Taken Away Your Father's Livestock And Has Given Them To Me.
10 - "In Breeding Season I Once Had A Dream In Which I Looked Up And Saw That The Male Goats Mating With The Flock Were Streaked, Speckled Or Spotted.
Genesis 31-10 - "In Breeding Season I Once Had A Dream In Which I"In Breeding Season I Once Had A Dream In Which I Looked Up And Saw That The Male Goats Mating With The Flock Were Streaked, Speckled Or Spotted.
11 - The Angel Of God Said To Me In The Dream, 'Jacob.' I Answered, 'Here I Am.'
Genesis 31-11 - The Angel Of God Said To Me In The Dream, 'Jacob.The Angel Of God Said To Me In The Dream, 'Jacob.' I Answered, 'Here I Am.'
12 - And He Said, 'Look Up And See That All The Male Goats Mating With The Flock Are Streaked, Speckled Or Spotted, For I Have Seen All That Laban Has Been Doing To You.
Genesis 31-12 - And He Said, 'Look Up And See That All The Male GAnd He Said, 'Look Up And See That All The Male Goats Mating With The Flock Are Streaked, Speckled Or Spotted, For I Have Seen All That Laban Has Been Doing To You.
13 - I Am The God Of Bethel, Where You Anointed A Pillar And Where You Made A Vow To Me. Now Leave This Land At Once And Go Back To Your Native Land.' "
Genesis 31-13 - I Am The God Of Bethel, Where You Anointed A PillI Am The God Of Bethel, Where You Anointed A Pillar And Where You Made A Vow To Me. Now Leave This Land At Once And Go Back To Your Native Land.' "
14 - Then Rachel And Leah Replied, "Do We Still Have Any Share In The Inheritance Of Our Father's Estate?
Genesis 31-14 - Then Rachel And Leah Replied, "Do We Still Have AThen Rachel And Leah Replied, "Do We Still Have Any Share In The Inheritance Of Our Father's Estate?
15 - Does He Not Regard Us As Foreigners? Not Only Has He Sold Us, But He Has Used Up What Was Paid For Us.
Genesis 31-15 - Does He Not Regard Us As Foreigners? Not Only HasDoes He Not Regard Us As Foreigners? Not Only Has He Sold Us, But He Has Used Up What Was Paid For Us.
16 - Surely All The Wealth That God Took Away From Our Father Belongs To Us And Our Children. So Do Whatever God Has Told You."
Genesis 31-16 - Surely All The Wealth That God Took Away From OurSurely All The Wealth That God Took Away From Our Father Belongs To Us And Our Children. So Do Whatever God Has Told You."
17 - Then Jacob Put His Children And His Wives On Camels,
Genesis 31-17 - Then Jacob Put His Children And His Wives On CameThen Jacob Put His Children And His Wives On Camels,
18 - And He Drove All His Livestock Ahead Of Him, Along With All The Goods He Had Accumulated In Paddan Aram, To Go To His Father Isaac In The Land Of Canaan.
Genesis 31-18 - And He Drove All His Livestock Ahead Of Him, AlonAnd He Drove All His Livestock Ahead Of Him, Along With All The Goods He Had Accumulated In Paddan Aram, To Go To His Father Isaac In The Land Of Canaan.
19 - When Laban Had Gone To Shear His Sheep, Rachel Stole Her Father's Household Gods.
Genesis 31-19 - When Laban Had Gone To Shear His Sheep, Rachel StWhen Laban Had Gone To Shear His Sheep, Rachel Stole Her Father's Household Gods.
20 - Moreover, Jacob Deceived Laban The Aramean By Not Telling Him He Was Running Away.
Genesis 31-20 - Moreover, Jacob Deceived Laban The Aramean By NotMoreover, Jacob Deceived Laban The Aramean By Not Telling Him He Was Running Away.
21 - So He Fled With All He Had, And Crossing The River, He Headed For The Hill Country Of Gilead.
Genesis 31-21 - So He Fled With All He Had, And Crossing The RiveSo He Fled With All He Had, And Crossing The River, He Headed For The Hill Country Of Gilead.
22 - On The Third Day Laban Was Told That Jacob Had Fled.
Genesis 31-22 - On The Third Day Laban Was Told That Jacob Had FlOn The Third Day Laban Was Told That Jacob Had Fled.
23 - Taking His Relatives With Him, He Pursued Jacob For Seven Days And Caught Up With Him In The Hill Country Of Gilead.
Genesis 31-23 - Taking His Relatives With Him, He Pursued Jacob FTaking His Relatives With Him, He Pursued Jacob For Seven Days And Caught Up With Him In The Hill Country Of Gilead.
24 - Then God Came To Laban The Aramean In A Dream At Night And Said To Him, "Be Careful Not To Say Anything To Jacob, Either Good Or Bad."
Genesis 31-24 - Then God Came To Laban The Aramean In A Dream AtThen God Came To Laban The Aramean In A Dream At Night And Said To Him, "Be Careful Not To Say Anything To Jacob, Either Good Or Bad."
25 - Jacob Had Pitched His Tent In The Hill Country Of Gilead When Laban Overtook Him, And Laban And His Relatives Camped There Too.
Genesis 31-25 - Jacob Had Pitched His Tent In The Hill Country OfJacob Had Pitched His Tent In The Hill Country Of Gilead When Laban Overtook Him, And Laban And His Relatives Camped There Too.
26 - Then Laban Said To Jacob, "What Have You Done? You've Deceived Me, And You've Carried Off My Daughters Like Captives In War.
Genesis 31-26 - Then Laban Said To Jacob, "What Have You Done? YoThen Laban Said To Jacob, "What Have You Done? You've Deceived Me, And You've Carried Off My Daughters Like Captives In War.
27 - Why Did You Run Off Secretly And Deceive Me? Why Didn't You Tell Me, So I Could Send You Away With Joy And Singing To The Music Of Tambourines And Harps?
Genesis 31-27 - Why Did You Run Off Secretly And Deceive Me? WhyWhy Did You Run Off Secretly And Deceive Me? Why Didn't You Tell Me, So I Could Send You Away With Joy And Singing To The Music Of Tambourines And Harps?
28 - You Didn't Even Let Me Kiss My Grandchildren And My Daughters Good-by. You Have Done A Foolish Thing.
Genesis 31-28 - You Didn't Even Let Me Kiss My Grandchildren AndYou Didn't Even Let Me Kiss My Grandchildren And My Daughters Good-by. You Have Done A Foolish Thing.
29 - I Have The Power To Harm You; But Last Night The God Of Your Father Said To Me, 'Be Careful Not To Say Anything To Jacob, Either Good Or Bad.'
Genesis 31-29 - I Have The Power To Harm You; But Last Night TheI Have The Power To Harm You; But Last Night The God Of Your Father Said To Me, 'Be Careful Not To Say Anything To Jacob, Either Good Or Bad.'
30 - Now You Have Gone Off Because You Longed To Return To Your Father's House. But Why Did You Steal My Gods?"
Genesis 31-30 - Now You Have Gone Off Because You Longed To ReturNow You Have Gone Off Because You Longed To Return To Your Father's House. But Why Did You Steal My Gods?"
31 - Jacob Answered Laban, "I Was Afraid, Because I Thought You Would Take Your Daughters Away From Me By Force.
Genesis 31-31 - Jacob Answered Laban, "I Was Afraid, Because I ThJacob Answered Laban, "I Was Afraid, Because I Thought You Would Take Your Daughters Away From Me By Force.
32 - But If You Find Anyone Who Has Your Gods, He Shall Not Live. In The Presence Of Our Relatives, See For Yourself Whether There Is Anything Of Yours Here With Me; And If So, Take It." Now Jacob Did Not Know That Rachel Had Stolen The Gods.
Genesis 31-32 - But If You Find Anyone Who Has Your Gods, He ShalBut If You Find Anyone Who Has Your Gods, He Shall Not Live. In The Presence Of Our Relatives, See For Yourself Whether There Is Anything Of Yours Here With Me; And If So, Take It." Now Jacob Did Not Know That Rachel Had Stolen The Gods.
33 - So Laban Went Into Jacob's Tent And Into Leah's Tent And Into The Tent Of The Two Maidservants, But He Found Nothing. After He Came Out Of Leah's Tent, He Entered Rachel's Tent.
Genesis 31-33 - So Laban Went Into Jacob's Tent And Into Leah's TSo Laban Went Into Jacob's Tent And Into Leah's Tent And Into The Tent Of The Two Maidservants, But He Found Nothing. After He Came Out Of Leah's Tent, He Entered Rachel's Tent.
34 - Now Rachel Had Taken The Household Gods And Put Them Inside Her Camel's Saddle And Was Sitting On Them. Laban Searched Through Everything In The Tent But Found Nothing.
Genesis 31-34 - Now Rachel Had Taken The Household Gods And Put TNow Rachel Had Taken The Household Gods And Put Them Inside Her Camel's Saddle And Was Sitting On Them. Laban Searched Through Everything In The Tent But Found Nothing.
35 - Rachel Said To Her Father, "Don't Be Angry, My Lord, That I Cannot Stand Up In Your Presence; I'm Having My Period." So He Searched But Could Not Find The Household Gods.
Genesis 31-35 - Rachel Said To Her Father, "Don't Be Angry, My LoRachel Said To Her Father, "Don't Be Angry, My Lord, That I Cannot Stand Up In Your Presence; I'm Having My Period." So He Searched But Could Not Find The Household Gods.
36 - Jacob Was Angry And Took Laban To Task. "What Is My Crime?" He Asked Laban. "What Sin Have I Committed That You Hunt Me Down?
Genesis 31-36 - Jacob Was Angry And Took Laban To Task. "What IsJacob Was Angry And Took Laban To Task. "What Is My Crime?" He Asked Laban. "What Sin Have I Committed That You Hunt Me Down?
37 - Now That You Have Searched Through All My Goods, What Have You Found That Belongs To Your Household? Put It Here In Front Of Your Relatives And Mine, And Let Them Judge Between The Two Of Us.
Genesis 31-37 - Now That You Have Searched Through All My Goods,Now That You Have Searched Through All My Goods, What Have You Found That Belongs To Your Household? Put It Here In Front Of Your Relatives And Mine, And Let Them Judge Between The Two Of Us.
38 - "I Have Been With You For Twenty Years Now. Your Sheep And Goats Have Not Miscarried, Nor Have I Eaten Rams From Your Flocks.
Genesis 31-38 - "I Have Been With You For Twenty Years Now. Your"I Have Been With You For Twenty Years Now. Your Sheep And Goats Have Not Miscarried, Nor Have I Eaten Rams From Your Flocks.
39 - I Did Not Bring You Animals Torn By Wild Beasts; I Bore The Loss Myself. And You Demanded Payment From Me For Whatever Was Stolen By Day Or Night.
Genesis 31-39 - I Did Not Bring You Animals Torn By Wild Beasts;I Did Not Bring You Animals Torn By Wild Beasts; I Bore The Loss Myself. And You Demanded Payment From Me For Whatever Was Stolen By Day Or Night.
40 - This Was My Situation: The Heat Consumed Me In The Daytime And The Cold At Night, And Sleep Fled From My Eyes.
Genesis 31-40 - This Was My Situation: The Heat Consumed Me In ThThis Was My Situation: The Heat Consumed Me In The Daytime And The Cold At Night, And Sleep Fled From My Eyes.
41 - 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.
Genesis 31-41 - It Was Like This For The Twenty Years I Was In YoIt 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.
42 - If The God Of My Father, The God Of Abraham And The Fear Of Isaac, Had Not Been With Me, You Would Surely Have Sent Me Away Empty-handed. But God Has Seen My Hardship And The Toil Of My Hands, And Last Night He Rebuked You."
Genesis 31-42 - If The God Of My Father, The God Of Abraham And TIf The God Of My Father, The God Of Abraham And The Fear Of Isaac, Had Not Been With Me, You Would Surely Have Sent Me Away Empty-handed. But God Has Seen My Hardship And The Toil Of My Hands, And Last Night He Rebuked You."
43 - Laban Answered Jacob, "The Women Are My Daughters, The Children Are My Children, And The Flocks Are My Flocks. All You See Is Mine. Yet What Can I Do Today About These Daughters Of Mine, Or About The Children They Have Borne?
Genesis 31-43 - Laban Answered Jacob, "The Women Are My DaughtersLaban Answered Jacob, "The Women Are My Daughters, The Children Are My Children, And The Flocks Are My Flocks. All You See Is Mine. Yet What Can I Do Today About These Daughters Of Mine, Or About The Children They Have Borne?
44 - Come Now, Let's Make A Covenant, You And I, And Let It Serve As A Witness Between Us."
Genesis 31-44 - Come Now, Let's Make A Covenant, You And I, And LCome Now, Let's Make A Covenant, You And I, And Let It Serve As A Witness Between Us."
45 - So Jacob Took A Stone And Set It Up As A Pillar.
Genesis 31-45 - So Jacob Took A Stone And Set It Up As A Pillar.So Jacob Took A Stone And Set It Up As A Pillar.
46 - He Said To His Relatives, "Gather Some Stones." So They Took Stones And Piled Them In A Heap, And They Ate There By The Heap.
Genesis 31-46 - He Said To His Relatives, "Gather Some Stones." SHe Said To His Relatives, "Gather Some Stones." So They Took Stones And Piled Them In A Heap, And They Ate There By The Heap.
47 - Laban Called It Jegar Sahadutha, And Jacob Called It Galeed.
Genesis 31-47 - Laban Called It Jegar Sahadutha, And Jacob CalledLaban Called It Jegar Sahadutha, And Jacob Called It Galeed.
48 - Laban Said, "This Heap Is A Witness Between You And Me Today." That Is Why It Was Called Galeed.
Genesis 31-48 - Laban Said, "This Heap Is A Witness Between You ALaban Said, "This Heap Is A Witness Between You And Me Today." That Is Why It Was Called Galeed.
49 - It Was Also Called Mizpah, Because He Said, "May The Lord Keep Watch Between You And Me When We Are Away From Each Other.
Genesis 31-49 - It Was Also Called Mizpah, Because He Said, "MayIt Was Also Called Mizpah, Because He Said, "May The Lord Keep Watch Between You And Me When We Are Away From Each Other.
50 - If You Mistreat My Daughters Or If You Take Any Wives Besides My Daughters, Even Though No One Is With Us, Remember That God Is A Witness Between You And Me."
Genesis 31-50 - If You Mistreat My Daughters Or If You Take Any WIf You Mistreat My Daughters Or If You Take Any Wives Besides My Daughters, Even Though No One Is With Us, Remember That God Is A Witness Between You And Me."
51 - Laban Also Said To Jacob, "Here Is This Heap, And Here Is This Pillar I Have Set Up Between You And Me.
Genesis 31-51 - Laban Also Said To Jacob, "Here Is This Heap, AndLaban Also Said To Jacob, "Here Is This Heap, And Here Is This Pillar I Have Set Up Between You And Me.
52 - This Heap Is A Witness, And This Pillar Is A Witness, That I Will Not Go Past This Heap To Your Side To Harm You And That You Will Not Go Past This Heap And Pillar To My Side To Harm Me.
Genesis 31-52 - This Heap Is A Witness, And This Pillar Is A WitnThis Heap Is A Witness, And This Pillar Is A Witness, That I Will Not Go Past This Heap To Your Side To Harm You And That You Will Not Go Past This Heap And Pillar To My Side To Harm Me.
53 - May The God Of Abraham And The God Of Nahor, The God Of Their Father, Judge Between Us." So Jacob Took An Oath In The Name Of The Fear Of His Father Isaac.
Genesis 31-53 - May The God Of Abraham And The God Of Nahor, TheMay The God Of Abraham And The God Of Nahor, The God Of Their Father, Judge Between Us." So Jacob Took An Oath In The Name Of The Fear Of His Father Isaac.
54 - He Offered A Sacrifice There In The Hill Country And Invited His Relatives To A Meal. After They Had Eaten, They Spent The Night There.
Genesis 31-54 - He Offered A Sacrifice There In The Hill CountryHe Offered A Sacrifice There In The Hill Country And Invited His Relatives To A Meal. After They Had Eaten, They Spent The Night There.
55 - Early The Next Morning Laban Kissed His Grandchildren And His Daughters And Blessed Them. Then He Left And Returned Home.
Genesis 31-55 - Early The Next Morning Laban Kissed His GrandchilEarly The Next Morning Laban Kissed His Grandchildren And His Daughters And Blessed Them. Then He Left And Returned Home.


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