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8971 said unto her, Wilt thou go with this . And his fons Isaac and lfamael bi man? and the said, I will go.

hion in the cave of Machpelah, in 59 And they sent away Rebekah their field of Ephron the son of Zohar the filter, and her nurse, and Abrahams fer- tite, which is before Mamre ; vant, and his men.

1o The field which Abraham purch 60 And they blefled Rebekah, and said of the sons of Heth : there was Abri unto her, Thou art our fifter, be thou buried, and Sarah his wife. the ma: her of thousands of millions, and 11 | And it came to pass after let thy feed poless the gate of those death of Abraham, that God blefler which hate them.

son Isaac: and Ifaac dwelt by the 61 & And Rebekah arose, and her Lahai.roi. damsels, and they rode upon the camels, 12 Now there are the generatio and followed the man: and the servant Ilhmael Abrahams son, whom Haga took Rebekah, and went his way. Egyptian, Sarahs handmaid bare unt

62 And Isaac came from the way of the braham. well Lahai-roi; for he dwelt in the south 13 And there are the names of the country.

of Ishmael, by their names accordin 63 And Ifaac went out to meditate in their generations: the first-born of the field at the even.tide : and he lift up mael, Nebajoth; and Kedar, and Ad his eyes, and saw, and behold, the camels and Mibfam, were coming.

14 And Mithma, and Dumah, and M 64 And Rebekah lift up her eyes, and IS Hadar, and Tema, Jetur, Nap when the faw Isaac, The lighted off the and Kedemah. camel.

16 These are the fons of Ihmael, 6s For she had said unto the servant, these are their names, by their co What man is this that walketh in the field and by their caAles ; twelve princes to meet us! And the servant had said, It cording to their nacions. is my master; therefore she took a vei) 17 And these are the years of the lit and covered her self.

Ishmael, an hundred and thirty and se 66 And the servant told Isaac all things years and he gave up the ghoft and that he had done.

and was gathered unto his people. 67 And Ifaac brought her into his mo 18 And they dwelt from Havilahı ther Sarahs tent, and took Rebekah, and Shur, that is before Egypt, as thoug The became his wife, and he loved her

: towards Affyria : and he died in the and Ifaac was comforted after his mothers sence of all his brethren. deach.

19 9 And these are the generation CHA P. XXV.

Isaac, Abrahams son: Abraham bi 'Hen again Abraham took a wife, and Ifaac.

20 And Isaac was forty years old w 2 And the bare him Zimran, and Jok. he took Rebekah to wife, the daug than, and Medan, and Midian, and In- of Bethuel the Syrian of Padan aram, bak, and Shuah.

fifter to Laban the Syrian. 3 And Jokthan begat Shebah, and De. a1 And Ifaac intreated the LORD i dan. And the fans of Dedan were Asihu- his wife, because the poas barren : rim, and Letushim, and Leummim. the LORD was intreated of him, and

4 And the Cons of Midian, Ephah, and bekah his wife conceived. Epher, and Hanoch, and Abidah, and El 22 And the children struggled to daah. All these were the children of Ke- ther within her: and she said, If it be gurah.

why am I thus ? and the went to era s And Abraham gave all that he had of the LORD. unto llaac.

23 And the LORD said unto her, T 6 But unto the sons of the concubines nations are in thy womb, and two da which Abraham had, Abraham gave gifts, per of people mall be separated from and sent them away from Isaac his son bɔwels ; and i be one people shall be Ar ( while he yet lived ) eaft-ward unto the ger than the other people, and the el eaft-country.

Tall serve the younger. ,7 And these are the days of the years of 24 And when her days to be deliv Abrahams life which he lived, an hun- ed were fulfilled, behold, there were CW dred threescore and fifteen years.

in her womb. 8 Then Abraham gave up the ghost, 25 And the firft came out red all o and died in a good old age, an old man, like an hairy garment: and they cal ? Ell of years; and was gathered to his name Elai. ople,

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God blesseth himi puz, and his hand took hold on Erau's Behold of a surety she is thy wift: an hel; and his name was called Jacob : how fadft thou, She is my nft: 1 ? and and Isaac was threescore years old when Ifaac faid unto him, Becaule I la:d, Let I fbe bare them.

die for her. 27 And the boys grew: and Efau was 10 And Abimelech fad, What is this canning hunter, a man of the field; and thou haft done unto lis? one nfete peofacob was a plain man dwelling in tents. ple might lightly have lit n wihty viife,

28 Add Ifaac loved Esau, because he and thou mouldst have brougri gurit nuss Hest of his venison; but Rebekah lo- upon us. ved Jacob.

ir And Abimelech charged all his peo. 29 And Jacob lod potrage : and Elu ple, saying, He that tou heth this man or Cate from the field. and he was faint. his wité, mall surely be pur to death.

30 And Eíau said to Jacob, Fred me 12 Then Isaac lowed in that land, and pray thee, with that same red potiage , received in the same year an hundred to d, Hi I am faint ; therefore was his name and the LORD bleffed him. called Edom.

13 And the man waxed great, and went 3! And Jacob said, Sell me this day thy forward, and grew until he became very birth-right

great. 32 And Efau laid, Behold, I am at the 14 For he had poffeffion of facks, and Fount to die : and what profic Mall this poffeffion of herds, and greatore of lera birth-right do to me?

vants. And the Philistines envied him. 13 And Jacob faid, Swear to me this 15 For all the wells which his fathers day; and he sware unto him; and he sold servants had digged in the days of Abid De birth-right unto Jacob.

ham his father, the Pribftines bud stop34 Then Jacob gave Esau bread and ped them, and filled them with earin. prarage of len:iles ; and he did eat and 16 And Abimelech said un'o Itacc, G Irrik, and rose up, and went his way: from us : for thou art much mighuer than Elau despised his birth-right. CHA P. XXVI.

17 And Isaac departed thence, and besides the firft famine that was in and dwelt there. the days of Abraham. And Isaac went un. 18 And Isaac digged again the wells

Abimelech king of the Philiftines unto of water, which they had digged in the Serar.

days of Abraham his father ; for the Phi? And the LORD appeared unto him, liftines had ftopped them atrer the death and said, Go not down into Egypt: dwell of Abraham : and he called their naines a che land which I Thall tell thee of. after the names by which his father had

3 Sojourn in this land, and I will be called them. aith thee, and will bless thee: for unto 19 And Isaacs servants digged in the hee and agro thy seed I will give all these valley, and found there a well of springBuntries, and I will perform the oath ing water. which I (ware unto Abraham thy father. 20 And the herdmen of Gerar did strive

4 And I will make thy feed to multiply with Isaacs herdmen, saying, The wa:er is Bike ftars of heaven, and will give unto ours: and he called the name of the well by feed all these countries: and in thy Elek, because they strove with him. ind all the nations of the earth be 21 And they digged another well, and

Atrove for that alío: and he called the name s Because that Abraham obeyed my of it Sitnah. €44, and kept my charge, my command 22 And he removed from thence, and nts, my ftarutes, and my laws. digged another well; and ror that they 5 And Isaac dwelt in Gerar. Atrove not : and he called the name of

And the men of the place asked him it Rehoboth; and he said, For no. the is wife ; and he said, She is my fifter: Lord hath made room for us, and we ihali r he feared to say, She is my wife, be fruitful in the land.

laid be, the men of the place should 23 And he went up from thence to te for Rebekah, because she wous fair Bier-Meba.

24 And the LORD appeared unto himite And it came to pass when he had been same night and said, I am the God o Ag!2e a long time, that Abimelech king ham thy faber: far not, for I am takerPhiliktines looked out at a window, thee, and will blers chee, and mut 1,'thy ad few, and behold, Isaac was sporting feed for my fervart Abrahamstoke Rebekah his wife.

25 And he builded an altar ir And Abimelech called Llaac, and said, called upon the name or the LORD

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from thence two good kids of the goats ; 26 ( Then Abimelech went to him from and I will make them savoury meat for G=rar, and Ahuzzath one of his friends, thy father, such as he loveth. and Phichol the chief captain of his army. 10 And thou shalt bring it to thy father,

27 And Isaac said unto them, Where. that he may eat, and that he may bless fore come ye to me, seeing ye hate me, thee before his death. and have sent me away from you ? It And Jacob said to Rebekah his mo

18. And they said. We saw certainly ther, Behold, Esau my brother is a hairy zliat the Lord was with thee : and we man, and I am a smooth man. laid, Let there be now an oath betwixt 12 My father peradventure will feel us, even betwixt us and thee, and let us me, and I Mall seem to him as a deceivers make a covenant with thee;

and I Mall bring a curse upon me, and not 29 That thou wilt do us no hurt, as we a bletting. have not touched thee, and as we have 13 And his mother said unto him, Updone unto thee nothing but good, and on me bei hy curie, my lon; only obey ny have sent thee away in peace : thou art voice, and go fetch me them. now the bleffed of the Lord.

14 And he went and fetched, and 30 And he made them a feast, and they brought them to his mother, and his mo. did eat and drink.

ther made savoury meat, such as his father 31 And they rose up betimes in the loved. morning, and sware one to another; and Is And Rebekah took goodly raiment Isaac sent them away, and they dejarted of her eldeft son Esau, which were with from him in peace.

her in the house, and put them upon Ja32 And it came to pass the same day, that cob her younger son. Isaacs servants came, and told him concern 16 And the put the skins of the kids of 15.g the well which they had digged, and the goars upon his hands, and upon the taid unto him, We have found water. finooth of hia neck.

33 And he called it. Shebah : therefore 17. And she gave the savoury meat, and the name of the city is B-er-neba unto the bread which she had prepared, into this day.

the hand of her son Jacob. 34 And Esau was forty years old 18 And he came unto his father and when he took to wife Judich the daugh. fund, My father: And he said, Hure am Is ter of Beeri the Hittite, and Bifhemath the who ari thou, my fon? daughter of Elon the Histite:

19 And jacob izid unto his father, I am 35 which were a grief of mind unto Esau thy first-byrn; I have done accordIlaac and to Rebekah.

ing as thou badeft me: arise, I pray thee, CHA P. XXVII.

fit and eat of my venison, that ihy foul Nd it came to pass that when Ifaac may bless me.

was old, and his eyes were dim, o 20 And Isaac faid upro his son, How that he could cior lee, he called Esau his is it that thou haft found it so quickly, my eldest son, and said unto him, My son: fon? And he said, Because the LORD thy And he said unto him, Behold, here an I. God brought it to me.

2 And he said, Behold now, I am old, 21 And Isaat sa duntoJacob, Come near, Iknow not the day of my death. I pray thee, that I may feel thee my son,

3 Now therefore take, I pray thee, whether thou be my very fon Esau, or not. rhy, weapons, thy quiver, and thy bow, 22 And Jacob went neis un:o Isaac his and go out to the field, and take me fume father, and he felt him ; and fa'd, The Penicn;

voice is Jacobs voice, but the hands are 4 And make me favoury meat, such as the hands of Efau. I love, and bring it to me, that I may eat; 23 And he discerned him not, because that my soul may bless thee before I die. his hands were hairy, as his brother Efau's

s And Rebekah beard when Ifaac fpake hands: So he blefied him. to Esau his son:And Efau went to the field 24 And he said, Art ihou my very fon to hunt for veniton, and to bring it. Elau? and he said, I am

69 And Rebekah Ipake unto Jacob her 25 And he said, Bring it near to me, fon, saying, Behold, I heard thy father and I will eat of my fons veniion, that my tp cak unto Elau thy brother, saying, soul may bless thee. And he brought it

7 Bring me venison, and make me fa- near to him, and he did ear : and he Youry meat, that I may eat and bless thee brought him wine, and he drank. Lefore the LORD before my death.

26 And his father Isaac said unto him, 8 Now therefore, my son, obey my Come near now, and kiss me, my son. Pile, according to that which I command 27 And he came near, and killed him:


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Elsx threatnesh him. and he smelled the smell of his raiment, the blessing wherewith his father bleffed and blefled him, and said, See, the smell him : and Elau said in his heart, The days of my son is as the smell of a field, which of mourning for my father are ar hand, the Lord hath blefled.

then will I say my brother Jacob. 28 Therefore God give thee of the dew 42 And the words of Erau her elder une of heaven, and the fatness of the earth, fon were told to Rebekah : And the sent and plenty of corn and wine.

and called Jacob her younger son, and sex 2sLee people serve thee, and nations bow said unto him, Behold, thy brother Esau,

down to thee s be lord over thy brethren, as touching thee, doth comfort himself, and let thy mothers sons bow down to purposing to kill thee. thee : Cuited be every one that curseth 43 Now therefore, my son, obey my shce, and bleffed be he that bleffech thee. voice: and arise, flee thou to Laban my

30 9 And it came to pass, affoon as brother to Haran. Ifzac had made an end of blessing Jacob, 44 And tarry with him a few days un and Jacob was yer scarce gone out from tilthy brothers fury gurn away, the presence of Ifaac his father, that Esau 45 Until thy brothers anger turn away his brother came in from his hunting. from thee, and he forget that which thou

31 And he also had made favoury meat, had done to him ; then I will send, and and brought it unto his father ; and said fetch thee from thence. Why should I be unko bis father, Let my father arise, and deprived also of you both in one day? tat of his sons venison, that thy soul may 46 And Rebekah said to Isaac, I am

weary of my life, because of the daughza Ard Ifac his fa:her said unto him, ters of Hérh: if Jacob Dyke a wife of the Who ays thou? And he said, I am thy daughters of Hern, such as these which are fon, thy firft-born Elau.

of the daughters of the land, what good And Ifaac trembled very exceed- thall my life do me ? ingly, and laid, who, where i he that

CHA P. XXVIII. bath taken venison, and brought it me, Nd Isaac called Jacob, and blessed and have blessed him ? yea, and he fhall to him, Thou shalt not take a wife of the be bled.

daughters of Canaan. 34 And when Efau heard the words of 2 Arise, goio Padan-aram, to the house his tather, he cried with a great and ex. of Bethuel thy morhers father, and take teeding dister cry, and said unto his fa. chee a wife from thence of the daughters * ther, Bless me, even me also, O my father, of Laban thy mothers brother.

35 And he said, Thy brother came with 3 And God Alnighty bless thee, and Iubtilts, and hath teken away thy blefling, make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, that

6 And he said, Is not he rightly na. thou mayest be a multitude of people: red jacob? for he bath supplanted me 4 And give thee the bletting of Abrathese iwo times: he took away my birth- ham, to thee, and to rhy feed with thee;

pipbt; and behold, now he hath taken that thou mayeft inherit the land where away my blesling. And he said, Haft thou in thou art a stranger, which God gave 176 reserved a blessing for me?

unto Abraham. 37 And Isaac answered and said unto s And Isaac sent away Jacob, and he Fiau, behold, I have made him thy lord, went to Padan aram unto Laban, son of and all his brethren have I given to him Bethuel the Syrian, the brother of Rebefx firvants ; and with corn and wine kah, Jacobs and Efau's mother. have I fufta ned him: and what Mall I do 6% When Eraw saw that Ifaac had blernow unto thee, my son ?

sed Jacob, and sent him away to Padan38 And Efau said unto his father, Haft aram, to take him a wife from thence ; thóu but one blefling, my father? bless me, and that as he ble ned him, he gave him a even me alfo, O my father. And Efau lift charge, saying, Thou shalt not cake a wife up his voice, and wept.

of the daughters of Canaani; 39 And laac his father answered and 7 And that Jacob obeyed his father, and faid unto him, Behold, thy dwelling shall his mother, and was gone to Padan-aram; be the fatnets of the earth, and of the 8 And Elau feeing that the daughters dew of beaven from above.

of Canaan pleased not Isaac his father : 40 And by thy sword shalt thou live, 9 Then wear Esau unto Ishmael, and and fake serve thy brother: and it Ihali took unto the wives which he had, MahaCone to pass when thou shalt have the lath the daughter of Ihmael Abrahams dominion, that thou shalt break his yoke fon, the lifter of Nebajoth, to be his wife. ' from off thy neck.

10 9 And Jacob went out from Bec 41 ? And Efau hated Jacob because of theba, and went toward Haran.

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11 And he lighted upon a certain place, and put the fone again upon the wel and tarried there all night, because the mouth in his place. fun was ser: and he took of the ftones of 4 And Jacob faid unto them, My hre that place, and put them for his pillows, thren, whence be ye? And they said, o and lay down in that place to seep.

Haran are we. 12 And he dreamed,and behold, a ladder

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upon the earth, and the top of it reach- ban the son of Nahor? and they said, w ed to heaven : and behold, the angels of know him. God ascending and defending on it. 6 And he said unto them, Is he well

13 And behold, the LORD food above And they said, He is well and behol it, and said, I am the LORD God of Abra. Rachel his daughter come:h with the thee ham thy father, and the God of Isaac: the

7. And he said, Lo, it is yet high da land whereon ihou lief, to thee will I neither is it time that the cartel fiouldl give it, and to thy feed.

gathered together: water ye the thee 14. And thy feed shall be as the dust of and go and feed them. the earth , and thou shalt spread abroad

8 And they said, we cannot, until to the welt, and to the eaft, and to the the flocks be gathered together, and 1 north, and to the south: and in thee and they roll the stone from the wells mout in thy feed thall all the families of the then

we water the sheep. earth be blessed.

99 And while he y'et spake with the Is And behold, I am with thee, and Rachel came with her fathers sheep: f will keep thee in all places whither thou he kept them. goest, and will bring thee again into this 10 And it came to pass, when Jac land for I will not leave thee, until I saw Rachel the daughter of Laban 1 have done that which I have spoken to morhers brother, and the sheep of Lab thee of.

his mothers brother; that Jacob we 16 ? And Jacob awaked out of his near, and rolled the stone from the we fk ep, and he faid, Surely the LORD is in mouth, and watered the flock of Lab this place; and I knew ir not.

his mothers brother. 17 And he was afraid, and said, How !! And Jacob kissed Rachel, and life dreadful is this place! this is none other up his voice, and wept. but the house of God, and this is the gate her fathers brother, and that he was Ret

12 And Jacob told Rachel that he 2 of heaven.

18 And jacob rose up early in the kahs fon: and she ran and told her fath morning, and took the stone that he had 13 And it came to pass, when Lab put for his pillows, and set it up for a pil- heard the tidings of Jacob his fifters fe lar, and poured oyl upon the top of it. that he ran to meet him and embraced hi

19 And he cailed the name of that and kissed him, and brought him to place Beth el: bup the name of that city house

. And he told Laban all these thin was called Luz ar the first.

14 And Laban said ro him, Surely th 20 And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If art my bone and my fileth: and he abo God will be with me, and will keep me with him the space of a month. in this way that I go, and will give me IS & And Laban said unto Jacob, b bread to tat, and raiment to put on ;

cause ihou art my brother, foulaft th 21 So that I come again to my fathers therefore serve me for nought? tell i house in peace: then thail the Lord be what all thy wages be?

16 And Lában had ewo daughters : t 22 And this ftone which I have set for name of the elder was Leah, and the na a pillar, shall be Gods houle: and ot all of the younger was Rachel. that thou shalt give me, I will surely give 17. Leah was tender-eyed, but Rac! the tenth unto thee.

was beaujiful and well-favoured. CHA P. XXIX.

18 And Jacob loved Rachel ; and fa Hen Jacob went on his journey, and I will terve thee seven years for Ract

came into the land of the people of thy younger daughter. the east.

19 And Laban luid, I' is better tha 2 And he looked, and behold, a well give her to thee, than that I mould gi in the ficid, and lo, there were three focks her to another man: abide with me. of theep lying by it, for out of that well 20 And Jacob served leven years 1 they watered the docks; and a great stone Rachel: and they seemed unto him but wows upon che wells mouth.

few days, for the love he had to ner. 3. And thither were all the focks ga. 21 And Jacob said unto Liban, Gi ered: acd they rolled the stone from me my wife (for oy days are fulfille

s cils mouth, and watered the sheep, that I may go in unio her.

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