New Living Translation
"All right," Laban replied. "It will be as you say."
King James Bible
And Laban said, Behold, I would it might be according to thy word.
Darby Bible Translation
And Laban said, Well, let it be according to thy word.
World English Bible
Laban said, "Behold, let it be according to your word."
Young's Literal Translation
And Laban saith, 'Lo, O that it were according to thy word;'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
30:34 Laban was willing to consent to this bargain, because he thought if those few he had that were now speckled and spotted were separated from the rest, which was to be done immediately, the body of the flock which Jacob was to tend, being of one colour, either all black or all white, would produce few or none of mixt colours, and so he should have Jacob's service for nothing, or next to nothing. According to this bargain, those few that were party - coloured were separated, and put into the hands of Laban's sons, and sent three days journey off: so great was Laban's jealouly lest any of those should mix with the rest of the flock to the advantage of Jacob.
In the future, when you check on the animals you have given me as my wages, you'll see that I have been honest. If you find in my flock any goats without speckles or spots, or any sheep that are not black, you will know that I have stolen them from you."
But that very day Laban went out and removed the male goats that were streaked and spotted, all the female goats that were speckled and spotted or had white patches, and all the black sheep. He placed them in the care of his own sons,
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