English Standard Version
Laban called it Jegar-sahadutha, but Jacob called it Galeed.
King James Bible
And Laban called it Jegarsahadutha: but Jacob called it Galeed.
American Standard Version
And Laban called it Jegar-saha-dutha: but Jacob called it Galeed.
And Laban called it The witness heap: and Jacob, The hillock of testimony: each of them according to the propriety of his language.
English Revised Version
And Laban called it Jegar-sahadutha: but Jacob called it Galeed.
Webster's Bible Translation
And Laban called it Jegar-sahadutha: but Jacob called it Galeed:
Genesis 31:47 Parallel
CommentaryKeil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament
"I have been; by day (i.e., I have been in this condition, that by day) heat has consumed (prostrated) me, and cold by night" - for it is well known, that in the East the cold by night corresponds to the heat by day; the hotter the day the colder the night, as a rule.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Jegar-sahadutha. i.e., the heap of witness. Chald. Galeed. i.e., the heap of witness. Heb.
And Jacob said to his kinsmen, "Gather stones." And they took stones and made a heap, and they ate there by the heap.
The people of Reuben and the people of Gad called the altar Witness, "For," they said, "it is a witness between us that the LORD is God."
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