And he heard the words of Laban's sons, saying, Jacob has taken away all that was our father's…
1. God's call will put men upon honest endeavours to accomplish it.
2. It beseems godly husbands to communicate God's will to their wives about household affairs.
3. Prudence imparts counsel in fittest places.
4. Sedulity in men's calling will not suffer them to lose time (ver. 4).
(G. Hughes, B. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And he heard the words of Laban's sons, saying, Jacob hath taken away all that was our father's; and of that which was our father's hath he gotten all this glory.