Quote by Cassandra Clare: “The Lord watch between me and thee when we are ...”
The Careful Handling of the Word
Express yourself by adding charms or engraving with our fun interactive tool. Additional business days required for assembly and delivery. Create Your Own. Add to Tray. A simple symbol for two people who may be separated but remain united by faith and love, this design is inspired by the verse Genesis "The Lord watch between me and thee while we are absent one from the other.
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By misunderstanding the King James Version, the well-meaning Christian who wrote this letter hit a new low in biblical interpretation. Though perhaps extreme, this example illustrates the unusual ways the Bible is sometimes interpreted and applied. Only years later did I discover he had taken the verse completely out of context. We find it in Genesis , after Jacob and Laban had settled an argument by making a covenant. Taken in context the verse is sort of a pious threat!
Judges Then the children of Ammon were gathered together, and encamped in Gilead. And the children of Israel assembled themselves together, and encamped in Mizpeh. Judges ,29 Then Jephthah went with the elders of Gilead, and the people made him head and captain over them: and Jephthah uttered all his words before the LORD in Mizpeh…. Hosea Hear ye this, O priests; and hearken, ye house of Israel; and give ye ear, O house of the king; for judgment is toward you, because ye have been a snare on Mizpah, and a net spread upon Tabor. American Standard Version and Mizpah, for he said, Jehovah watch between me and thee, when we are absent one from another. Brenton Septuagint Translation And the vision of which he said—Let God look to it between me and thee, because we are about to depart from each other, — Douay-Rheims Bible The Lord behold and judge between us when we shall be gone one from the other. Darby Bible Translation -- and Mizpah; for he said, Let Jehovah watch between me and thee, when we shall be hidden one from another: English Revised Version and Mizpah, for he said, The LORD watch between me and thee, when we are absent one from another.
As mentioned in the biblical story of Jacob and Laban , making a pile of stones marked an agreement between two people, with God as their watching witness. Jacob had secretly fled the house of Laban , his father-in-law, in the middle of the night, taking flocks of animals, all his other assets, and his two wives and their children the daughters and grandchildren of Laban with him, intending never to return. Laban discovered this and pursued Jacob. After discussion, the two decided to formalize the separation. Laban admitted that his daughters had voluntarily left, saying " W hat can I do to these daughters or to the children which they have bore?