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Genesis 31:49 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and Mizpah, for he said, Jehovah watch between me and thee, when we are absent one from another.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Mizpah; for he said, The LORD watch between me and thee, when we are absent one from another.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— and Mizpah, for he said, “May the LORD watch between you and me when we are absent one from the other.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Mizpah; for he said, The LORD watch between me and thee, when we are absent one from another.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— —and Mizpah; for he said, Let Jehovah watch between me and thee, when we shall be hidden one from another:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— also The Watch Tower, as to which it is said, Yahweh watch betwixt me and thee, when we are parted one from another.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Mizpah also, for he said, 'Jehovah doth watch between me and thee, for we are hidden one from another;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The Lord behold and judge between us, when we shall be gone one from the other.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Mizpah: for he said, The LORD watch betweene me and thee when we are absent one from another.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the vision of which he said-- Let God look to it between me and thee, because we are about to depart from each other,--
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Mitzpah; for he said, Yahweh watch between me and thee, when we are absent one from another.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And Mixp מִצפָּה; 4709
{4709} Prime
מִצְפָּה
Mitspah
{mits-paw'}
Feminine of H4708; Mitspah, the name of two places in Palestine. (This seems rather to be only an orthographical variation of H4708 when 'in pause'.).
for 834
{0834} Prime
אֲשֶׁר
'asher
{ash-er'}
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as adverb and conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.
he said, 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
watch 6822
{6822} Prime
צָפָה
tsaphah
{tsaw-faw'}
A primitive root; properly to lean forward, that is, to peer into the distance; by implication to observe, await.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
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, when x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
we are absent 5641
{5641} Prime
סָתַר
cathar
{saw-thar'}
A primitive root; to hide (by covering), literally or figuratively.
z8735
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
one 376
{0376} Prime
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
from another. 7453
{7453} Prime
רֵעַ
rea`
{ray'-ah}
From H7462; an associate (more or less close).
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 31:43-55.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Genesis 31:49

And Mizpah; for he said, The LORD (l) watch between me and thee, when we are absent one from another.

(l) To punish the trespasser.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Mizpah:
i.e. a beacon, or watch-tower,
Judges 10:17 Then the children of Ammon were gathered together, and encamped in Gilead. And the children of Israel assembled themselves together, and encamped in Mizpeh.
Judges 11:11 Then Jephthah went with the elders of Gilead, and the people made him head and captain over them: and Jephthah uttered all his words before the LORD in Mizpeh.
Judges 11:29 Then the Spirit of the LORD came upon Jephthah, and he passed over Gilead, and Manasseh, and passed over Mizpeh of Gilead, and from Mizpeh of Gilead he passed over [unto] the children of Ammon.
, Mizpeh,
1 Samuel 7:5 And Samuel said, Gather all Israel to Mizpeh, and I will pray for you unto the LORD.
1 Kings 15:22 Then king Asa made a proclamation throughout all Judah; none [was] exempted: and they took away the stones of Ramah, and the timber thereof, wherewith Baasha had builded; and king Asa built with them Geba of Benjamin, and Mizpah.
Hosea 5:1 Hear ye this, O priests; and hearken, ye house of Israel; and give ye ear, O house of the king; for judgment [is] toward you, because ye have been a snare on Mizpah, and a net spread upon Tabor.
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