Genesis 31:49 Commentary - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and GraphicsMizpah. Hebrew watch-tower.
he. i.e. Laban. So that he knew Hebrew as well as Chaldee.
the LORD. Laban also uses the name Jehovah. It is used by all the speakers in Genitive except the Nachash (Genesis 3), Abimelech (when speaking to Abram, not to Isaac), the sons of Heth, Pharaoh, Joseph's brethren, and Joseph himself.
absent. Figure of speech Metonymy (of Adjunct), App-6= Hebrew hidden, put for absent.
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