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Genesis 31:15 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Are we not accounted by him as foreigners? for he hath sold us, and hath also quite devoured our money.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Are we not counted of him strangers? for he hath sold us, and hath quite devoured also our money.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Are we not reckoned by him as foreigners? For he has sold us, and has also entirely consumed our purchase price.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Are we not counted by him strangers; for he hath sold us, and hath quite consumed also our money.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Are we not reckoned of him strangers? for he has sold us, and has even constantly devoured our money.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Are we not accounted, aliens, to him, seeing that, having sold us, he hath then gone on, devouring, our silver?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— have we not been reckoned strangers to him? for he hath sold us, and he also utterly consumeth our money;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Hath he not counted us as strangers, and sold us, and eaten up the price of us?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Are we not counted of him strangers? for he hath sold vs, and hath quite deuoured also our money.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Are we not considered strangers by him? for he has sold us, and quite devoured our money.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Are we not counted of him strangers? for he hath sold us, and hath quite devoured also our money.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Are we not x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
counted 2803
{2803} Prime
חָשַׁב
chashab
{khaw-shab'}
A primitive root; properly to plait or interpenetrate, that is, (literally) to weave or (generally) to fabricate; figuratively to plot or contrive (usually in a malicious sense); hence (from the mental effort) to think, regard, value, compute.
z8738
<8738> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 1429
of him strangers? 5237
{5237} Prime
נָכְרִי
nokriy
{nok-ree'}
From H5235 (second form); strange, in a variety of degrees and applications (foreign, non-relative, adulterous, different, wonderful).
for x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
he hath sold 4376
{4376} Prime
מָכַר
makar
{maw-kar'}
A primitive root; to sell, literally (as merchandise, a daughter in marriage, into slavery), or figuratively (to surrender).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
us, and hath quite y398
[0398] Standard
אָכַל
'akal
{aw-kal'}
A primitive root; to eat (literally or figuratively).
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
devoured 398
{0398} Prime
אָכַל
'akal
{aw-kal'}
A primitive root; to eat (literally or figuratively).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
also x1571
(1571) Complement
גַּם
gam
{gam}
By contraction from an unused root meaning to gather; properly assemblage; used only adverbially also, even, yea, though; often repeated as correlation both... and.
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
our money. 3701
{3701} Prime
כֶּסֶף
keceph
{keh'-sef}
From H3700; silver (from its pale color); by implication money.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 31:1-16.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Genesis 31:15

Are we not counted of him strangers? for he hath (e) sold us, and hath quite devoured also our money.

(e) For they were given to Jacob as payment for his service, which was a kind of sale.

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sold us:

Genesis 31:41 Thus have I been twenty years in thy house; I served thee fourteen years for thy two daughters, and six years for thy cattle: and thou hast changed my wages ten times.
Genesis 29:15-20 And Laban said unto Jacob, Because thou [art] my brother, shouldest thou therefore serve me for nought? tell me, what [shall] thy wages [be]? ... And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed unto him [but] a few days, for the love he had to her.
Genesis 29:27-30 Fulfil her week, and we will give thee this also for the service which thou shalt serve with me yet seven other years. ... And he went in also unto Rachel, and he loved also Rachel more than Leah, and served with him yet seven other years.
Genesis 30:26 Give [me] my wives and my children, for whom I have served thee, and let me go: for thou knowest my service which I have done thee.
Exodus 21:7-11 And if a man sell his daughter to be a maidservant, she shall not go out as the menservants do. ... And if he do not these three unto her, then shall she go out free without money.
Nehemiah 5:8 And I said unto them, We after our ability have redeemed our brethren the Jews, which were sold unto the heathen; and will ye even sell your brethren? or shall they be sold unto us? Then held they their peace, and found nothing [to answer].
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Gn 29:15, 27; 30:26; 31:41. Ex 21:7. Ne 5:8.

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