New Living Translation
Jacob outwitted Laban the Aramean, for they set out secretly and never told Laban they were leaving.
King James Bible
And Jacob stole away unawares to Laban the Syrian, in that he told him not that he fled.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jacob deceived Laban the Syrian, in that he did not tell him that he fled.
World English Bible
Jacob deceived Laban the Syrian, in that he didn't tell him that he was running away.
Young's Literal Translation
and Jacob deceiveth the heart of Laban the Aramaean, because he hath not declared to him that he is fleeing;
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LibraryA Treatise of the Fear of God;
SHOWING WHAT IT IS, AND HOW DISTINGUISHED FROM THAT WHICH IS NOT SO. ALSO, WHENCE IT COMES; WHO HAS IT; WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS; AND WHAT THE PRIVILEGES OF THOSE THAT HAVE IT IN THEIR HEARTS. London: Printed for N. Ponder, at the Peacock in the Poultry, over against the Stocks market: 1679. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. "The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom," and "a fountain of life"--the foundation on which all wisdom rests, as well as the source from whence it emanates. Upon a principle …
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Meditations for the Morning.
When Isaac was forty years old, he married Rebekah, the daughter of Bethuel the Aramean from Paddan-aram and the sister of Laban the Aramean.
At the time they left, Laban was some distance away, shearing his sheep. Rachel stole her father's household idols and took them with her.
So Jacob took all his possessions with him and crossed the Euphrates River, heading for the hill country of Gilead.
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