Genesis 31:39
Good News Translation
Whenever a sheep was killed by wild animals, I always bore the loss myself. I didn't take it to you to show that it was not my fault. You demanded that I make good anything that was stolen during the day or during the night.

Contemporary English Version
If a wild animal killed one of your sheep or goats, I paid for it myself. In fact, you demanded the full price, whether the animal was killed during the day or at night.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Neither did I shew thee that which the beast had torn; I made good all the damage: whatsoever was lost by theft, thou didst exact it of me:

New American Bible
I never brought you an animal torn by wild beasts; I made good the loss myself. You held me responsible for anything stolen by day or night.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Neither did I shew thee that which the beast had torn; I made good all the damage: whatsoever was lost by theft, thou didst exact it of me:

torn of.

Exodus 22:10,31 If a man deliver ass, ox, sheep, or any beast, to his neighbour's custody, and it die, or be hurt, or be taken by enemies, and no man saw it: . . .

Leviticus 22:8 That which dieth of itself, and that which was taken by a beast, they shall not eat, nor be defiled therewith. I am the Lord.

1 Samuel 17:34,35 And David said to Saul: Thy servant kept his father's sheep, and there came a lion, or a bear, and took a ram out of the midst of the flock: . . .

John 10:12,13 But the hireling and he that is not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, seeth the wolf coming and leaveth the sheep and flieth: and the wolf casteth and scattereth the sheep, . . .

I bare.

Exodus 22:10-13 If a man deliver ass, ox, sheep, or any beast, to his neighbour's custody, and it die, or be hurt, or be taken by enemies, and no man saw it: . . .

or stolen.

Luke 2:8 And there were in the same country shepherds watching and keeping the night watches over their flock.

Context
Laban Pursues Jacob
38Have I, therefore, been with thee twenty years? thy ewes and goats were not barren, the rams of thy flocks I did not eat: 39Neither did I shew thee that which the beast had torn; I made good all the damage: whatsoever was lost by theft, thou didst exact it of me:40Day and night was I parched with heat, and with frost, and sleep departed from my eyes.…
Cross References
Genesis 31:38
Have I, therefore, been with thee twenty years? thy ewes and goats were not barren, the rams of thy flocks I did not eat:

Genesis 31:40
Day and night was I parched with heat, and with frost, and sleep departed from my eyes.

Additional Translations
I did not bring you anything torn by wild beasts; I bore the loss myself. And you demanded payment from me for what was stolen by day or night.That which was torn of beasts I brought not to you; I bore the loss of it; of my hand did you require it, whether stolen by day, or stolen by night.

That which was torn of beasts I brought not unto thee; I bare the loss of it; of my hand didst thou require it, whether stolen by day or stolen by night.

That which was taken of beasts I brought not to thee; I made good of myself the thefts of the day, and the thefts of the night.

What was torn I have not brought to thee; I had to bear the loss of it: of my hand hast thou required it, [whether] stolen by day or stolen by night.

That which was torn of beasts I brought not unto thee; I bare the loss of it; of my hand didst thou require it, whether stolen by day or stolen by night.

That which was torn by beasts, I brought not to thee; I bore the loss of it; of my hand didst thou require it, whether stolen by day, or stolen by night.

That which was torn of animals, I didn't bring to you. I bore its loss. Of my hand you required it, whether stolen by day or stolen by night.

the torn I have not brought in unto thee -- I, I repay it -- from my hand thou dost seek it; I have been deceived by day, and I have been deceived by night;
Jump to Previous
Animals Bare Bear Beasts Bore Deceived Demanded Hand Loss Night Payment Repay Require Required Responsible Seek Stolen Thieves Torn Whatever Whether Wild Wounded
Jump to Next
Animals Bare Bear Beasts Bore Deceived Demanded Hand Loss Night Payment Repay Require Required Responsible Seek Stolen Thieves Torn Whatever Whether Wild Wounded
Links
Genesis 31:39 NIV
Genesis 31:39 NLT
Genesis 31:39 ESV
Genesis 31:39 NASB
Genesis 31:39 KJV

Genesis 31:39 Bible Apps
Genesis 31:39 Biblia Paralela
Genesis 31:39 Chinese Bible
Genesis 31:39 French Bible
Genesis 31:39 German Bible

Alphabetical: And animals beasts bore bring by day demanded did for from hand I it loss me my myself night not of or payment required stolen That the to torn was whatever whether which wild you

OT Law: Genesis 31:39 That which was torn of animals (Gen. Ge Gn) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools

Genesis 31:38
Top of Page
Top of Page