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You did not even let me kiss my grandchildren and my daughters good-bye. That was a foolish thing to do!
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Thou hast not suffered me to kiss my sons and daughters; thou hast done foolishly; and now indeed,
Genesis 31:55 But Laban arose in the night, and kissed his sons and daughters, and blessed them: and returned to his place.
Genesis 29:13 Who, when he heard that Jacob his sister's son was come, ran forth to meet him: and embracing him, and heartily kissing him, brought him into his house. And when he had heard the causes of his journey,
Exodus 4:27 And the Lord said to Aaron: Go into the desert to meet Moses. And he went forth to meet him in the mountain of God, and kissed him.
Ruth 1:9,14 May he grant you to find rest in the houses of the husbands whom you shall take. And she kissed them. And they lifted up their voice, and began to weep, . . .
1 Kings 19:20 And he forthwith left the oxen, and run after Elias, and said: Let me, I pray thee, kiss my father and my mother, and then I will follow thee. And he said to him: Go, and return back: for that which was my part, I have done to thee.
Acts 20:37 And there was much weeping among them all. And falling on the neck of Paul, they kissed him,
Genesis 31:3,13,24 Especially the Lord saying to him: Return into the land of thy fathers and to thy kindred, and I will be with thee. . . .
1 Samuel 13:13 And Samuel said to Saul: Thou hast done foolishly, and hast not kept the commandments of the Lord thy God, which he commanded thee. And if thou hadst not done thus, the Lord would now have established thy kingdom over Israel for ever:
2 Chronicles 16:9 For the eyes of the Lord behold all the earth, and give strength to those who with a perfect heart trust in him. Wherefore thou hast done foolishly, and for this cause from this time wars shall arise against thee.
1 Corinthians 2:14 But the sensual man perceiveth not these things that are of the Spirit of God. For it is foolishness to him: and he cannot understand, because it is spiritually examined.
ContextLaban Pursues Jacob
…27Why wouldst thou run away privately, and not acquaint me, that I might have brought thee on the way with joy, and with songs, and with timbrels, and with harps? 28Thou hast not suffered me to kiss my sons and daughters; thou hast done foolishly; and now indeed,29It is in my power to return thee evil; but the God of your father said to me yesterday: Take heed thou speak not any thing harshly against Jacob.…
Additional TranslationsBut you did not even let me kiss my grandchildren and daughters goodbye. Now you have done a foolish thing.And have not suffered me to kiss my sons and my daughters? you have now done foolishly in so doing.
and didst not suffer me to kiss my sons and my daughters? now hast thou done foolishly.
And I was not counted worthy to embrace my children and my daughters; now then thou hast wrought foolishly.
and hast not suffered me to kiss my sons and my daughters? Now thou hast acted foolishly.
and hast not suffered me to kiss my sons and my daughters? now hast thou done foolishly.
And hast not suffered me to kiss my sons, and my daughters? thou hast now done foolishly in so doing.
and didn't allow me to kiss my sons and my daughters? Now have you done foolishly.
and hast not suffered me to kiss my sons and my daughters? -- now thou hast acted foolishly in doing so;
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