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Genesis 31:40 Commentary - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

Thus I was. Figure of speech Ellipsis = "Thus (wherever) I was".

droughts heat. Figure of speech Metonymy (of Effect), effect put for the burning heat which caused it. Contrast with cold produced by the frost.

my sleep. The Eastern shepherd often away from home for weeks at a time.

Consult other comments:

Genesis 31:40 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

Genesis 31:40 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

Genesis 31:40 - Commentary on the Holy Bible by Thomas Coke

Genesis 31:40 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

Genesis 31:40 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

Genesis 31:40 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

Genesis 31:40 - Hawker's Poor Man's Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

Genesis 31:40 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

Genesis 31:40 - Keil & Delitzsch Commentary on the Old Testament

Genesis 31:40 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

Genesis 31:40 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

Genesis 31:40 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Genesis 31:40 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics