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Genesis 31:48 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Laban said, This heap is witness between me and thee this day. Therefore was the name of it called Galeed:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Laban said, This heap [is] a witness between me and thee this day. Therefore was the name of it called Galeed;
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Laban said, “This heap is a witness between you and me this day.” Therefore it was named Galeed,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Laban said, This heap [is] a witness between me and thee this day. Therefore was the name of it called Galeed:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Laban said, This heap is a witness between me and thee this day. Therefore was the name of it called Galeed,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Then said Laban: This heap, be witness, betwixt me and thee, today. For this cause, is the name thereof called, Galeed;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Laban saith, 'This heap [is] witness between me and thee to-day;' therefore hath he called its name Galeed;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And Laban said: This heap shall be a witness between me and thee this day, and therefore the name thereof was called Galaad, that is, The witness heap.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Laban said, This heape is a witnesse betweene mee and thee this day. Therefore was the name of it called Galeed,
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And Laban said to Jacob, Behold this heap, and the pillar, which I have set between me and thee; this heap witnesses, and this pillar witnesses; therefore its name was called, the Heap witnesses.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Lavan said, This heap [is] a witness between me and thee this day. Therefore was the name of it called Galed;

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And Lvn לָבָן 3837
{3837} Prime
לָבָן
Laban
{law-bawn'}
The same as H3836; Laban, a Mesopotamian; also a place in the Desert.
said, 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
This x2088
(2088) Complement
זֶה
zeh
{zeh}
A primitive word; the masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that.
heap 1530
{1530} Prime
גַּל
gal
{gal}
From H1556; something rolled, that is, a heap of stone or dung (plural ruins); by analogy a spring of water (plural waves).
[is] a witness 5707
{5707} Prime
עֵד
`ed
{ayd}
From H5749 contracted; concretely a witness; abstractly testimony; specifically a recorder, that is, prince.
between x996
(0996) Complement
בַּיִן
beyn
{bane}
(Sometimes in the plural masculine or feminine); properly the constructively contracted form of an otherwise unused noun from H0995; a distinction; but used only as a preposition, between (repeated before each noun, often with other particles); also as a conjugation, either... or.
me and thee this day. 3117
{3117} Prime
יוֹם
yowm
{yome}
From an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
Therefore x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
x3651
(3651) Complement
כֵּן
ken
{kane}
From H3559; properly set upright; hence (figuratively as adjective) just; but usually (as adverb or conjugation) rightly or so (in various applications to manner, time and relation; often with other particles).
was the name 8034
{8034} Prime
שֵׁם
shem
{shame}
A primitive word (perhaps rather from H7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare H8064); an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character.
of it called 7121
{7121} Prime
קָרָא
qara'
{kaw-raw'}
A primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met); to call out to (that is, properly address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
Gal` גַּלעֵד; 1567
{1567} Prime
גַּלְעֵד
Gal`ed
{gal-ade'}
From H1530 and H5707; heap of testimony; Galed, a memorial cairn East of the Jordan.
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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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This heap:

Joshua 24:27 And Joshua said unto all the people, Behold, this stone shall be a witness unto us; for it hath heard all the words of the LORD which he spake unto us: it shall be therefore a witness unto you, lest ye deny your God.

Galeed:
or, Gilead,
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.
Deuteronomy 2:36 From Aroer, which [is] by the brink of the river of Arnon, and [from] the city that [is] by the river, even unto Gilead, there was not one city too strong for us: the LORD our God delivered all unto us:
Deuteronomy 3:16 And unto the Reubenites and unto the Gadites I gave from Gilead even unto the river Arnon half the valley, and the border even unto the river Jabbok, [which is] the border of the children of Ammon;
Joshua 13:8-9 With whom the Reubenites and the Gadites have received their inheritance, which Moses gave them, beyond Jordan eastward, [even] as Moses the servant of the LORD gave them; ... From Aroer, that [is] upon the bank of the river Arnon, and the city that [is] in the midst of the river, and all the plain of Medeba unto Dibon;
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