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Genesis 31:16

    Genesis 31:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    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.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For all the riches which God has taken from our father, that is ours, and our children's: now then, whatever God has said to you, do.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For all the riches which God hath taken away from our father, that is ours and our children's: now then, whatsoever God hath said unto thee, do.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For the wealth which God has taken from him is ours and our children's; so now, whatever God has said to you, do.

    Webster's Revision

    For all the riches which God hath taken away from our father, that is ours and our children's: now then, whatsoever God hath said unto thee, do.

    World English Bible

    For all the riches which God has taken away from our father, that is ours and our children's. Now then, whatever God has said to you, do."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For all the riches which God hath taken away from our father, that is ours and our children's: now then, whatsoever God hath said unto thee, do.

    Wesley's Notes on Genesis 31:16

    31:16 Whereas Jacob looked upon the wealth which God had passed over from Laban to him as his wages, they look upon it as their portions; so that both ways God forced Laban to pay his debts, both to his servant and to his daughters.