44 Come now, let’s make a covenant,(A) you and I, and let it serve as a witness between us.”(B)

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47 Laban called it Jegar Sahadutha, and Jacob called it Galeed.[a](A)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 31:47 The Aramaic Jegar Sahadutha and the Hebrew Galeed both mean witness heap.
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48 Laban said, “This heap(A) is a witness between you and me today.”(B) That is why it was called Galeed.

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50 If you mistreat(A) my daughters or if you take any wives besides my daughters, even though no one is with us, remember that God is a witness(B) between you and me.”(C)

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52 This heap is a witness, and this pillar is a witness,(A) that I will not go past this heap to your side to harm you and that you will not go past this heap(B) and pillar to my side to harm me.(C)

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27 On the contrary, it is to be a witness(A) between us and you and the generations that follow, that we will worship the Lord at his sanctuary with our burnt offerings, sacrifices and fellowship offerings.(B) Then in the future your descendants will not be able to say to ours, ‘You have no share in the Lord.’

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28 “And we said, ‘If they ever say this to us, or to our descendants, we will answer: Look at the replica of the Lord’s altar, which our ancestors built, not for burnt offerings and sacrifices, but as a witness(A) between us and you.’

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34 And the Reubenites and the Gadites gave the altar this name: A Witness(A) Between Us—that the Lord is God.

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27 “See!” he said to all the people. “This stone(A) will be a witness(B) against us. It has heard all the words the Lord has said to us. It will be a witness against you if you are untrue(C) to your God.”(D)

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20 It will be a sign and witness(A) to the Lord Almighty in the land of Egypt. When they cry out to the Lord because of their oppressors, he will send them a savior(B) and defender, and he will rescue(C) them.

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14 You ask,(A) “Why?” It is because the Lord is the witness(B) between you and the wife of your youth.(C) You have been unfaithful to her, though she is your partner, the wife of your marriage covenant.(D)

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