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Genesis 28:21 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— so that I come again to my father's house in peace, and Jehovah will be my God,
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— So that I come again to my father's house in peace; then shall the LORD be my God:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— and I return to my father’s house in safety, then the LORD will be my God.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— So that I come again to my father's house in peace; then shall the LORD be my God:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and I come again to my father's house in peace—then shall Jehovah be my God.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and I come back in prosperity unto the house of my father, Then will Yahweh prove to be my, God,—
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— when I have turned back in peace unto the house of my father, and Jehovah hath become my God,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And I shall return prosperously to my father's house: the Lord shall be my God:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— So that I come againe to my fathers house in peace: then shall the LORD be my God.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— and bring me back in safety to the house of my father, then shall the Lord be for a God to me.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— So that I come again to my father's house in peace; then shall Yahweh be my Elohim:

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
So that I come again 7725
{7725} Prime
A primitive root; to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting point); generally to retreat; often adverbially again.
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
to x413
(0413) Complement
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
my father's 1
{0001} Prime
A primitive word; father in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application.
house 1004
{1004} Prime
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
in peace; 7965
{7965} Prime
From H7999; safe, that is, (figuratively) well, happy, friendly; also (abstractly) welfare, that is, health, prosperity, peace.
then shall Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
be x1961
(1961) Complement
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
my lhm אֱלֹהִים: 430
{0430} Prime
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
I come:

Judges 11:31 Then it shall be, that whatsoever cometh forth of the doors of my house to meet me, when I return in peace from the children of Ammon, shall surely be the LORD'S, and I will offer it up for a burnt offering.
2 Samuel 19:24 And Mephibosheth the son of Saul came down to meet the king, and had neither dressed his feet, nor trimmed his beard, nor washed his clothes, from the day the king departed until the day he came [again] in peace.
2 Samuel 19:30 And Mephibosheth said unto the king, Yea, let him take all, forasmuch as my lord the king is come again in peace unto his own house.


Exodus 15:2 The LORD [is] my strength and song, and he is become my salvation: he [is] my God, and I will prepare him an habitation; my father's God, and I will exalt him.
Deuteronomy 26:17 Thou hast avouched the LORD this day to be thy God, and to walk in his ways, and to keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his judgments, and to hearken unto his voice:
2 Samuel 15:8 For thy servant vowed a vow while I abode at Geshur in Syria, saying, If the LORD shall bring me again indeed to Jerusalem, then I will serve the LORD.
2 Kings 5:17 And Naaman said, Shall there not then, I pray thee, be given to thy servant two mules' burden of earth? for thy servant will henceforth offer neither burnt offering nor sacrifice unto other gods, but unto the LORD.
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