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Genesis 29:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Jacob said unto them, My brethren, whence are ye? And they said, Of Haran are we.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Jacob said unto them, My brethren, whence [be] ye? And they said, Of Haran [are] we.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Jacob said to them, “My brothers, where are you from?” And they said, “We are from Haran.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Jacob said to them, My brethren, whence [are] ye? And they said, We [are] from Haran.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Jacob said to them, My brethren, whence are ye? And they said, Of Haran are we.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And Jacob said to them, My brethren, whence are ye? And they said: From Haran, are we.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Jacob saith to them, 'My brethren, from whence [are] ye?' and they say, 'We [are] from Haran.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he said to the shepherds: Brethren, whence are you? They answered: Of Haran.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Iacob said vnto them, My brethren, whence be ye? and they saide, Of Haran are we.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And Jacob said to them, Brethren, whence are ye? and they said, We are of Haran{gr.Charrhan}.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Yaaqov said unto them, My brethren, whence [be] ye? And they said, Of Charan [are] we.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And Ya`kv יַעֲקֹב 3290
{3290} Prime
יַעֲקֹב
Ya`aqob
{yah-ak-obe'}
From H6117; heel catcher (that is, supplanter); Jaakob, the Israelitish patriarch.
said 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
unto them, My brethren, 251
{0251} Prime
אָח
'ach
{awkh}
A primitive word; a brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance (like H0001)).
whence 370
{0370} Prime
אַיִן
'aiyn
{ah-yin'}
Probably identical with H0369 in the sense of query (compare H0336); where? (only in connection with prepositional prefix, whence).
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
[be] ye? x859
(0859) Complement
אַתָּה
'attah
{at-taw'}
A primitive pronoun of the second person; thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you.
And they said, 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
Of rn חָרָן 2771
{2771} Prime
חָרָן
Charan
{kaw-rawn'}
From H2787; parched; Charan, the name of a man and also of a place.
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
[are] we. x587
(0587) Complement
אֲנַחְנוּ
'anachnuw
{an-akh'-noo}
Apparently from H0595; we.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Genesis 29:4

_ _ Jacob said, My brethren — Finding from the shepherds who were reposing there with flocks and who all belonged to Haran, that his relatives in Haran were well and that one of the family was shortly expected, he enquired why they were idling the best part of the day there instead of watering their flocks and sending them back to pasture.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 29:1-8.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Genesis 29:4

And Jacob said unto them, My (c) brethren, whence [be] ye? And they said, Of Haran [are] we.

(c) It seems that in those days the custom was to call even strangers, brethren.

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Of Haran:

Genesis 11:31 And Terah took Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran his son's son, and Sarai his daughter in law, his son Abram's wife; and they went forth with them from Ur of the Chaldees, to go into the land of Canaan; and they came unto Haran, and dwelt there.
Genesis 24:10 And the servant took ten camels of the camels of his master, and departed; for all the goods of his master [were] in his hand: and he arose, and went to Mesopotamia, unto the city of Nahor.
Genesis 27:43 Now therefore, my son, obey my voice; and arise, flee thou to Laban my brother to Haran;
Genesis 28:10 And Jacob went out from Beersheba, and went toward Haran.
Acts 7:2 And he said, Men, brethren, and fathers, hearken; The God of glory appeared unto our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Charran,
Acts 7:4 Then came he out of the land of the Chaldaeans, and dwelt in Charran: and from thence, when his father was dead, he removed him into this land, wherein ye now dwell.
, Charran
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Gn 11:31; 24:10; 27:43; 28:10. Ac 7:2, 4.

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