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Genesis 29:23

    Genesis 29:23 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And it came to pass in the evening, that he took Leah his daughter, and brought her to him; and he went in unto her.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And it came to pass in the evening, that he took Leah his daughter, and brought her to him; and he went in to her.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And it came to pass in the evening, that he took Leah his daughter, and brought her to him. And he went in unto her.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And in the evening he took Leah, his daughter, and gave her to him, and he went in to her.

    Webster's Revision

    And it came to pass in the evening, that he took Leah his daughter, and brought her to him. And he went in unto her.

    World English Bible

    It happened in the evening, that he took Leah his daughter, and brought her to him. He went in to her.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And it came to pass in the evening, that he took Leah his daughter, and brought her to him; and he went in unto her.

    Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 29:23

    In the evening - he took Leah his daughter - As the bride was always veiled, and the bride chamber generally dark, or nearly so, and as Leah was brought to Jacob in the evening, the imposition here practiced might easily pass undetected by Jacob, till the ensuing day discovered the fraud.