Genesis 31:31

Jacob answered Laban, "Because I was afraid, for I said, 'Lest you should take your daughters from me by force.'

Alternate Versions of Genesis 31-31

A Conservative Version: Genesis 31:31
And Jacob answered and said to Laban, Because I was afraid, for I said, Lest thou should take thy daughters from me by force.

American Standard Version: Genesis 31:31
And Jacob answered and said to Laban, Because I was afraid: for I said, Lest thou shouldest take thy daughters from me by force.

Bible in Basic English: Genesis 31:31
And Jacob, in answer, said to Laban, My fear was that you might take your daughters from me by force.

Darby English Bible: Genesis 31:31
And Jacob answered and said to Laban, I was afraid; for I said, Lest thou shouldest take by force thy daughters from me.

King James Version: Genesis 31:31
And Jacob answered and said to Laban, Because I was afraid: for I said, Peradventure thou wouldest take by force thy daughters from me.

King James Version (UK): Genesis 31:31
And Jacob answered and said to Laban, Because I was afraid for I said, Possibly you would take by force your daughters from me.

Webster's: Genesis 31:31
And Jacob answered and said to Laban, Because I was afraid: for I said, It may be thou wouldest take thy daughters from me by force.

Youngs Literal Translation: Genesis 31:31
And Jacob answereth and saith to Laban, `Because I was afraid, for I said, Lest thou take violently away thy daughters from me;

Verses Related to Genesis 31-31

Genesis 20:11
Abraham said, "Because I thought, 'Surely the fear of God is not in this place. They will kill me for my wife's sake.'

Genesis 31:43
Laban answered Jacob, "The daughters are my daughters, the children are my children, the flocks are my flocks, and all that you see is mine: and what can I do this day to these my daughters, or to their children whom they have borne?

Proverbs 29:25
The fear of man proves to be a snare, But whoever puts his trust in Yahweh is kept safe.