Genesis 29:6
New International Version
Then Jacob asked them, "Is he well?" "Yes, he is," they said, "and here comes his daughter Rachel with the sheep."

New Living Translation
“Is he doing well?” Jacob asked. “Yes, he’s well,” they answered. “Look, here comes his daughter Rachel with the flock now.”

English Standard Version
He said to them, “Is it well with him?” They said, “It is well; and see, Rachel his daughter is coming with the sheep!”

Berean Study Bible
“Is he well?” Jacob inquired. “Yes,” they answered, “and here comes his daughter Rachel with his sheep.”

New American Standard Bible
And he said to them, "Is it well with him?" And they said, "It is well, and here is Rachel his daughter coming with the sheep."

New King James Version
So he said to them, “Is he well?” And they said, “He is well. And look, his daughter Rachel is coming with the sheep.”

King James Bible
And he said unto them, Is he well? And they said, He is well: and, behold, Rachel his daughter cometh with the sheep.

Christian Standard Bible
"Is he well?" Jacob asked. "Yes," they said, "and here is his daughter Rachel, coming with his sheep."

Contemporary English Version
"How is he?" Jacob asked. "He's fine," they answered. "And here comes his daughter Rachel with the sheep."

Good News Translation
"Is he well?" he asked. "He is well," they answered. "Look, here comes his daughter Rachel with his flock."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Is he well?" Jacob asked." Yes," they said, "and here is his daughter Rachel, coming with his sheep."

International Standard Version
So he asked them, "How's he doing?" "Very well," they answered. "As a matter of fact, look over there! That's his daughter Rachel, coming here with his sheep."

NET Bible
"Is he well?" Jacob asked. They replied, "He is well. Now look, here comes his daughter Rachel with the sheep."

New Heart English Bible
He said to them, "Is it well with him?" They said, "It is well. See, Rachel, his daughter, is coming with the sheep."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"How is he doing?" Jacob asked them. "He's fine," they answered. "Here comes his daughter Rachel with the sheep."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he said unto them: 'Is it well with him?' And they said: 'It is well; and, behold, Rachel his daughter cometh with the sheep.'

New American Standard 1977
And he said to them, “Is it well with him?” And they said, “It is well, and behold, Rachel his daughter is coming with the sheep.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And he said unto them, Is he well? And they said, He is well, and, behold, Rachel, his daughter, comes with the sheep.

King James 2000 Bible
And he said unto them, Is he well? And they said, He is well: and, behold, Rachel his daughter comes with the sheep.

American King James Version
And he said to them, Is he well? And they said, He is well: and, behold, Rachel his daughter comes with the sheep.

American Standard Version
And he said unto them, Is it well with him? And they said, It is well. And, behold, Rachel his daughter cometh with the sheep.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he said to them, Is he well? And they said, He is well. And behold Rachel his daughter came with the sheep.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He said: Is he in health? He is in health, say they: and behold Rachel his daughter cometh with his flock.

Darby Bible Translation
And he said to them, Is he well? And they said, [He is] well; and behold, there comes Rachel his daughter with the sheep.

English Revised Version
And he said unto them, Is it well with him? And they said, It is well: and, behold, Rachel his daughter cometh with the sheep.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he said to them, Is he well? And they said, He is well: and behold, Rachel his daughter cometh with the sheep.

World English Bible
He said to them, "Is it well with him?" They said, "It is well. See, Rachel, his daughter, is coming with the sheep."

Young's Literal Translation
And he saith to them, 'Hath he peace?' and they say, 'Peace; and lo, Rachel his daughter is coming with the flock.'
Study Bible
Jacob Meets Rachel
5“Do you know Laban the grandson of Nahor?” Jacob asked. “We know him,” they replied. 6“Is he well?” Jacob inquired. “Yes,” they answered, “and here comes his daughter Rachel with his sheep.” 7“Look,” said Jacob, “it is still broad daylight; it is not yet time to gather the livestock. Water the sheep and take them back to pasture.”…
Cross References
Genesis 29:7
"Look," said Jacob, "it is still broad daylight; it is not yet time to gather the livestock. Water the sheep and take them back to pasture."

Exodus 2:16
Now the priest of Midian had seven daughters, and they came to draw water and fill the troughs to water their father's flock.

Treasury of Scripture

And he said to them, Is he well? And they said, He is well: and, behold, Rachel his daughter comes with the sheep.

Is he well? Heb.

Genesis 37:14
And he said to him, Go, I pray thee, see whether it be well with thy brethren, and well with the flocks; and bring me word again. So he sent him out of the vale of Hebron, and he came to Shechem.

Genesis 43:27
And he asked them of their welfare, and said, Is your father well, the old man of whom ye spake? Is he yet alive?

Exodus 18:7
And Moses went out to meet his father in law, and did obeisance, and kissed him; and they asked each other of their welfare; and they came into the tent.







Lexicon
“Is he well?”
הֲשָׁל֣וֹם (hă·šā·lō·wm)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7965: Safe, well, happy, friendly, welfare, health, prosperity, peace

Jacob inquired.
וַיֹּ֥אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

“Yes,”
שָׁל֔וֹם (šā·lō·wm)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7965: Safe, well, happy, friendly, welfare, health, prosperity, peace

they answered,
וַיֹּאמְר֣וּ (way·yō·mə·rū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

“and here
וְהִנֵּה֙ (wə·hin·nêh)
Conjunctive waw | Interjection
Strong's Hebrew 2009: Lo! behold!

comes
בָּאָ֖ה (bā·’āh)
Verb - Qal - Participle - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go

his daughter
בִּתּ֔וֹ (bit·tōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1323: A daughter

Rachel
רָחֵ֣ל (rā·ḥêl)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7354: Rachel -- a wife of Jacob

with
עִם־ (‘im-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5973: With, equally with

his sheep.”
הַצֹּֽאן׃ (haṣ·ṣōn)
Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's Hebrew 6629: Small cattle, sheep and goats, flock
Verse 6. - And he said unto them, Is he well? Literally, is there peace to him? meaning not simply bodily health, but all manner of felicity; ὑγιαίνει (LXX.); sanusne est? (Vulgate). Cf. the Christian salutation, tax vobiscum And they said, He is well (literally, peace): and, behold, Rachel - "Ewe" (Gesenius) - his daughter cometh with the sheep. 29:1-8 Jacob proceeded cheerfully in his journey, after the sweet communion he had with God at Beth-el. Providence brought him to the field where his uncle's flocks were to be watered. What is said of the care of the shepherds for their sheep, may remind us of the tender concern which our Lord Jesus, the great Shepherd of the sheep, has for his flock the church; for he is the good Shepherd, that knows his sheep, and is known of them. The stone at the well's mouth was to secure it; water was scarce, it was not there for every one's use: but separate interests should not take us from helping one another. When all the shepherds came together with their flocks, then, like loving neighbours, they watered their flocks together. The law of kindness in the tongue has a commanding power, Pr 31:26. Jacob was civil to these strangers, and he found them civil to him.
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