Genesis 31:41
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New International Version
It was like this for the twenty years I was in your household. I worked for you fourteen years for your two daughters and six years for your flocks, and you changed my wages ten times.

King James Bible
Thus have I been twenty years in thy house; I served thee fourteen years for thy two daughters, and six years for thy cattle: and thou hast changed my wages ten times.

Darby Bible Translation
I have been these twenty years in thy house: I have served thee fourteen years for thy two daughters, and six years for thy flock; and thou hast changed my wages ten times.

World English Bible
These twenty years I have been in your house. I served you fourteen years for your two daughters, and six years for your flock, and you have changed my wages ten times.

Young's Literal Translation
This is to me twenty years in thy house: I have served thee fourteen years for thy two daughters, and six years for thy flock; and thou changest my hire ten times;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Twenty years - See the remarks at the end, Genesis 31:55 (note).

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fourteen.

Genesis 31:38 This twenty years have I been with you; your ewes and your she goats have not cast their young...

Genesis 29:18-30 And Jacob loved Rachel; and said, I will serve you seven years for Rachel your younger daughter...

Genesis 30:33-40 So shall my righteousness answer for me in time to come, when it shall come for my hire before your face...

1 Corinthians 15:10 But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed on me was not in vain...

2 Corinthians 11:26 In journeys often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by my own countrymen, in perils by the heathen...

ten times. See on ver.

Genesis 31:7 And your father has deceived me, and changed my wages ten times; but God suffered him not to hurt me.

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Gen. xxxi. 11
Of no less importance and significance is the passage Gen. xxxi. 11 seq. According to ver. 11, the Angel of God, [Hebrew: mlaK halhiM] appears toJacob in a dream. In ver. 13, the same person calls himself the God of Bethel, with reference to the event recorded in chap. xxviii. 11-22. It cannot be supposed that in chap xxviii. the mediation of a common angel took place, who, however, had not been expressly mentioned; for Jehovah is there contrasted with the angels. In ver. 12, we read: "And behold
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

Epistle Xlix. To Anastasius, Bishop of Antioch .
To Anastasius, Bishop of Antioch [35] . Gregory to Anastasius, &c. I received the letters of thy Fraternity, rightly holding fast the profession of the faith; and I returned great thanks to Almighty God, who, when the shepherds of His flock are changed, still, even after such change, guards the faith which He once delivered to the holy Fathers. Now the excellent preacher says, Other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Christ Jesus (1 Cor. iii. 2). Whosoever, then, with love of
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

Cross References
Genesis 27:44
Stay with him for a while until your brother's fury subsides.

Genesis 29:15
Laban said to him, "Just because you are a relative of mine, should you work for me for nothing? Tell me what your wages should be."

Genesis 29:27
Finish this daughter's bridal week; then we will give you the younger one also, in return for another seven years of work."

Genesis 29:30
Jacob made love to Rachel also, and his love for Rachel was greater than his love for Leah. And he worked for Laban another seven years.

Genesis 30:28
He added, "Name your wages, and I will pay them."

Genesis 31:7
yet your father has cheated me by changing my wages ten times. However, God has not allowed him to harm me.

Genesis 31:40
This was my situation: The heat consumed me in the daytime and the cold at night, and sleep fled from my eyes.

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