And it was told
A primitive root; properly to front
, that is, stand boldly out opposite; by implication (causatively), to manifest
; figuratively to announce
(always by word of mouth to one present); specifically to expose
Stem - Hophal (See H8825
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811
Count - 178
The same as H3836
, a Mesopotamian; also a place in the Desert.
on the third
Ordinal from H7969
; feminine a third
(part); by extension a third
(day, year or time); specifically a third
From an unused root meaning to be hot
; a day
(as the warm
hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
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.
; heel catcher
(that is, supplanter); Jaakob
, the Israelitish patriarch.
A primitive root; to bolt
, that is, figuratively to flee
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Perfect (See H8816
Count - 12562
_ _ Genesis 31:22-55. Laban pursues Jacob Their covenant at Gilead.
_ _ it was told Laban on the third day No sooner did the news reach Laban than he set out in pursuit, and he being not encumbered, advanced rapidly; whereas Jacob, with a young family and numerous flocks, had to march slowly, so that he overtook the fugitives after seven days’ journey as they lay encamped on the brow of mount Gilead, an extensive range of hills forming the eastern boundary of Canaan. Being accompanied by a number of his people, he might have used violence had he not been divinely warned in a dream to give no interruption to his nephew’s journey. How striking and sudden a change! For several days he had been full of rage, and was now in eager anticipation that his vengeance would be fully wreaked, when lo! his hands are tied by invisible power (Psalms 76:10). He did not dare to touch Jacob, but there was a war of words.
And he set three days' journey betwixt himself and Jacob: and Jacob fed the rest of Laban's flocks.
And it was told the king of Egypt that the people fled: and the heart
of Pharaoh and of his servants was turned against the people, and they said, Why have we
done this, that we have let Israel go from serving us? ... And Israel saw that great work
which the LORD did upon the Egyptians: and the people feared the LORD, and believed
the LORD, and his servant Moses.
the devices of the crafty, so that their hands
cannot perform [their] enterprise
. ... He taketh
the wise in their own craftiness: and the counsel of the froward is carried headlong.
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