Genesis 31:40
Good News Translation
Many times I suffered from the heat during the day and from the cold at night. I was not able to sleep.

Contemporary English Version
I sweated every day, and I couldn't sleep at night because of the cold.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Day and night was I parched with heat, and with frost, and sleep departed from my eyes.

New American Bible
Often the scorching heat devoured me by day, and the frost by night, while sleep fled from my eyes!

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

Exodus 2:19-22 They answered: A man of Egypt delivered us from the hands of the shepherds: and he drew water also with us, and gave the sheep to drink. . . .

Exodus 3:1 Now Moses fed the sheep of Jethro, his father in law, the priest of Madian: and he drove the flock to the inner parts of the desert, and came to the mountain of God, Horeb.

Psalm 78:70,71 And he chose his servant David, and took him from the flocks of sheep: he brought him from following the ewes great with young, . . .

Hosea 12:12 Jacob fled into the country of Syria, and Israel served for a wife, and was a keeper for a wife.

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

John 21:15-17 When therefore they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter: Simon, son of John, lovest thou me more than these? He saith to him: Yea, Lord, thou knowest that I love thee. He saith to him: Feed my lambs. . . .

Hebrews 13:7 Remember your prelates who have spoken the word of God to you: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation,

1 Peter 5:2-4 Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking care of it, not by constraint but willingly, according to God: not for filthy lucre's sake but voluntarily: . . .

Context
Laban Pursues Jacob
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.41And in this manner have I served thee in thy house twenty years, fourteen for thy daughters, and six for thy flocks: thou hast changed also my wages ten times.…
Cross References
Genesis 31:39
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:

Genesis 31:41
And in this manner have I served thee in thy house twenty years, fourteen for thy daughters, and six for thy flocks: thou hast changed also my wages ten times.

Deuteronomy 8:15
And was thy leader in the great and terrible wilderness, wherein there was the serpent burning with his breath, and the scorpion and the dipsas, and no waters at all: who brought forth streams out of the hardest rock,

Haggai 1:11
And I called for a drought upon the land, and upon the mountains, and upon the corn, and upon the wine, and upon the oil, and upon all that the ground bringeth forth, and upon men, and upon beasts, and upon all the labour of the hands.

Additional Translations
As it was, the heat consumed me by day and the frost by night, and sleep fled from my eyes.Thus I was; in the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep departed from my eyes.

Thus I was; in the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep fled from mine eyes.

I was parched with heat by day, and chilled with frost by night, and my sleep departed from my eyes.

Thus it was with me: in the day the heat consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep fled from mine eyes.

Thus I was; in the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep fled from mine eyes.

Thus I was; in the day the drouth consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep departed from my eyes.

This was my situation: in the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep fled from my eyes.

I have been thus: in the day consumed me hath drought, and frost by night, and wander doth my sleep from mine eyes.
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