New Living Translation
"Do you know a man there named Laban, the grandson of Nahor?" he asked. "Yes, we do," they replied.
King James Bible
And he said unto them, Know ye Laban the son of Nahor? And they said, We know him.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said to them, Do ye know Laban the son of Nahor? And they said, We do know him.
World English Bible
He said to them, "Do you know Laban, the son of Nahor?" They said, "We know him."
Young's Literal Translation
And he saith to them, 'Have ye known Laban, son of Nahor?' and they say, 'We have known.'
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The Old Testament opens very impressively. In measured and dignified language it introduces the story of Israel's origin and settlement upon the land of Canaan (Gen.--Josh.) by the story of creation, i.-ii. 4a, and thus suggests, at the very beginning, the far-reaching purpose and the world-wide significance of the people and religion of Israel. The narrative has not travelled far till it becomes apparent that its dominant interests are to be religious and moral; for, after a pictorial sketch of …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
"I am the daughter of Bethuel," she replied. "My grandparents are Nahor and Milcah.
Now Rebekah had a brother named Laban, who ran out to meet the man at the spring.
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