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Genesis 31:46

    Genesis 31:46 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Jacob said unto his brethren, Gather stones; and they took stones, and made an heap: and they did eat there upon the heap.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Jacob said to his brothers, Gather stones; and they took stones, and made an heap: and they did eat there on the heap.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Jacob said unto his brethren, Gather stones; and they took stones, and made a heap: and they did eat there by the heap.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Jacob said to his people, Get stones together; and they did so; and they had a meal there by the stones.

    Webster's Revision

    And Jacob said unto his brethren, Gather stones; and they took stones, and made a heap: and they did eat there by the heap.

    World English Bible

    Jacob said to his relatives, "Gather stones." They took stones, and made a heap. They ate there by the heap.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Jacob said unto his brethren, Gather stones; and they took stones, and made an heap: and they did eat there by the heap.

    Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 31:46

    Made a heap - גל gal, translated heap, signifies properly a round heap; and this heap was probably made for the double purpose of an altar and a table, and Jacob's stone or pillar was set on it for the purpose of a memorial.