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Genesis 31:9 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Thus God hath taken away the cattle of your father, and given them to me.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Thus God hath taken away the cattle of your father, and given [them] to me.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Thus God has taken away your father’s livestock and given [them] to me.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Thus God hath taken away the cattle of your father, and given [them] to me.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And God has taken away the cattle of your father, and given [them] to me.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— So hath God stripped away the herds of your father, and given them to me.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and God taketh away the substance of your father, and doth give to me.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And God hath taken your father's substance, and given it to me.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Thus God hath taken away the cattell of your father, and giuen [them] to mee.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— So God has taken away all the cattle of your father, and given them to me.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Thus Elohim hath taken away the cattle of your father, and given [them] to me.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Thus lhm אֱלֹהִים 430
{0430} Prime
אֱלֹהִים
'elohiym
{el-o-heem'}
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.
hath taken away 5337
{5337} Prime
נָצַל
natsal
{naw-tsal'}
A primitive root; to snatch away, whether in a good or a bad sense.
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
the cattle 4735
{4735} Prime
מִקְנֶה
miqneh
{mik-neh'}
From H7069; something bought, that is, property, but only live stock; abstractly acquisition.
of your father, 1
{0001} Prime
אָב
'ab
{awb}
A primitive word; father in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application.
and given 5414
{5414} Prime
נָתַן
nathan
{naw-than'}
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
[them] to me.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 31:1-16.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Genesis 31:9

God hath taken away the cattle of your father and given them to me — Thus the righteous God paid Jacob for his hard service out of Laban's estate; as afterwards he paid the seed of Jacob for their service of the Egyptians with their spoils.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Genesis 31:9

Thus (c) God hath taken away the cattle of your father, and given [them] to me.

(c) This declares that the thing Jacob did before, was by God's commandment, and not through deceit.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Genesis 31:1 And he heard the words of Laban's sons, saying, Jacob hath taken away all that [was] our father's; and of [that] which [was] our father's hath he gotten all this glory.
Genesis 31:16 For all the riches which God hath taken from our father, that [is] ours, and our children's: now then, whatsoever God hath said unto thee, do.
Esther 8:1-2 On that day did the king Ahasuerus give the house of Haman the Jews' enemy unto Esther the queen. And Mordecai came before the king; for Esther had told what he [was] unto her. ... And the king took off his ring, which he had taken from Haman, and gave it unto Mordecai. And Esther set Mordecai over the house of Haman.
Psalms 50:10 For every beast of the forest [is] mine, [and] the cattle upon a thousand hills.
Proverbs 13:22 A good [man] leaveth an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner [is] laid up for the just.
Matthew 20:15 Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good?
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Gn 31:1, 16. Es 8:1. Ps 50:10. Pv 13:22. Mt 20:15.

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