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Of Abraham's servant and Rebekah.



Abraham's death. Jacob and Esau's birth.



n ch. 15, 15.

GENESIS. 53 And the servant brought forth jewels of silver, 8 Then Abraham gave up the ghost, and died" in before { CHRIST and jewels of gold, and raiment, and gave them to a good old age, an old man, and full of years; and Rebekah he gave also to her brother and to her was gathered to his people. 5 Deut. 33, mother precious things. 9 And his sons Isaac and Ishmael buried him in Prov., 23. the cave of Machpelah, in the field of Ephron, the Job 42, 17. son of Zohar the Hittite, which is before Mamre ; 10 The field which Abraham purchased of the chap. 29. sons of Heth: there was Abraham buried, and p chap. 23, Sarah his wife.


Song 4, 13.

2 Chr. 21, 3.

Ezra 1, 6. everse 56.

ď ch. 21, 21. Judg. 14, 3.

54 And they did eat and drink, he and the men that were with him, and tarried all night and they rose up in the morning; and he said, "Send me away

unto my master.

55 And her brother and her mother said, Let the damsel abide with us a few days, at the least ten after that she shall go.

56 And he said unto them, Hinder me not, seeing the LORD hath prospered my way; send me away, that I may go to my master.

57 And they said, We will call the damsel, and inquire at her mouth.

58 And they called Rebekah, and said unto her, ech. 35, 8. Wilt thou go with this man? And she said, I will go. 59 And they sent away Rebekah their sister, and her nurse, and Abraham's servant, and his men.

1 Thess. 2,


Numb. 11,


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62 And Isaac came from the way of the well ch. 12, 9. Lahai-roi; for he dwelt in the south country. 63 And Isaac went out to meditate in the field at the even-tide; and he lift up his eyes, and saw, and, behold, the camels were coming.

Or, to pray. m Ps. 1, 2.

11, 5.

64 And Rebekah lift up her eyes; and when she saw Isaac, she lighted off the camel.

65 For she had said unto the servant, What man

2 Corinth. is this that walketh in the field to meet us? And the servant had said, It is my master: therefore she took " a veil and covered herself.

a. ch. 23, 2

Song 8,2

p Eph. 5,25.

ach. 23, 1.

b 1 Chr. 1, 32.

e ch. 17, 17.

4 ch. 37, 96.

e ch. S6, 35.

í Job 2, 11

g Isa. €0, 6.

u ch. 24, 36.

i verse 1.


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11 And it came to pass, after the death of Abraham, that God blessed his son Isaac: and Isaac dwelt by the well Lahai-roi.

12 T Now these are the generations of Ishmael, Abraham's son, whom Hagar the Egyptian, Sarah's handmaid, bare unto Abraham.

13 And these are the names of the sons of Ishmael, by their names, according to their generations: The first-born of Ishmael, Nebajoth; and Kedar, and Adbeel, and Mibsam,


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o Acts 13, $6.

9, 17.

q ch. 49, 29

r ch. 12. 2. Rom. 4, 19

s Isa. 11,16 t Song 1, 5. u Isar 21, 1€

14 And Mishma, " and Dumah, and Massa, 15 Hadar, and Tema, Jetur, Naphish, and Ke- x Job 2, 11. demah:

16 These are the sons of Ishmael, and these are their names, by their towns, and by their castles; twelve princes according to their nations.

17 And these are the years of the life of Ishmael, a hundred and thirty and seven years: and he gave up the ghost, and died, and was gathered unto his people.

18 And they dwelt from Havilah unto Shur, that is before Egypt, as thou goest towards Assyria: and het died in the presence of all his brethren.

19 ¶ And these are the generations of Isaac, Abraham's son: Abraham begat Isaac:

y ch. 12, 20

Heb. foll ch. 14, 10.

z Luke 4,27.

20 And Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah to wife, the daughter of Bethuel the Syrian of Padan-aram, the sister to Laban the Syrian. 21 And Isaac entreated the LORD for his wife, a ch. 21, 12 because she was barren: and the LORD was en- 20. treated of him, and Rebekah his wife conceived.



verses 20.
1 Sam. 1, 9.

Or, justled

22 And the children | struggled together within b ch. 24, 16.
her: and she said, If it be so, why am I thus ? And
she went to inquire of the LORd.

23 And the LORD said unto her, Two nations are
in thy womb, and two manner of people shall be
2 The sons of Abraham by Keturah....7 His age and death. separated from thy bowels: and the one people shall
12 The generations of Ishmaei....21 Isaac prayeth for Re-be stronger than the other people; and the elder
bekah, being barren....24 The birth of Esau and Jacob....29shall serve the
Esau selleth his birthright.

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6 But unto the sons of the 'concubines, which „Mat. 5, 45. Abraham had, Abraham gave gifts, and sent them Job 1,1, 8. away from Isaac his son (while he yet lived)1 eastward, unto the east country.

7 And these are the days of the years of Abraham's mel. 12, 4 life, which he lived," a hundred threescore and fifteen years

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one against another to bruising

and hurt

chap. 3, 15. c 2 Sam. 8, Gal. 4, 30. Malachi 1, 2, S.


Rom. 9, 10,

11, 12.

24 And when her days to be delivered were fulfilled, behold, there were twins in her womb. 25 And the first came out red, all over like a dch. 27, 40. hairy garment; and they called his name Esau.




26 And after that came his brother out, and his hand took hold on Esau's heel; and his name was e Hosoa 12, called Jacob: and Isaac was threescore years old when she bare them.

27 And the boys grew and Esau was a cunning fch. 10, 9. hunter, a man of the field; and Jacob was a plain g ch. 6, 9. man, dwelling in tents.


28 And Isaac loved Esau, because † he did eat of
his venison; but Rebekah loved Jacob.
29 1 And Jacob sod pottage: and Esau came
from the field, and he was faint.

h ch. 46, 34.

† Heb. reni son was in his mouth.

i Pr. 13, 25.

Heb. with

that red,

30 And Esau said to Jacob, Feed me, I pray thee, † with that same red pottage; for I am faint: there- with that fore was his name called Edom.


31 And Jacob said, Sell me this day thy birth- Ex. 22, right.

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5 Because that Abraham obeyed my voice. and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.

61 And Isaac dwelt in 'Gerar:


7 And the men of the place asked him of his wife : and he said, She is my sister: for he feared to say, She is my wife; lest, said he, the men of the place should kill me for Rebekah, because she was fair to look upon.

8 And it came to pass, when he had been there a long time, that Abimelech, king of the Philistines, 25am.11. looked out at a window, and saw, and, behold, Isaac was P sporting with Rebekah his wife.

p Prov. 5,

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9 And Abimelech called Isaac, and said, Behold, of a surety she is thy wife and how saidst thou, She is my sister? And Isaac said unto him, Because I said, Lest I die for her.

10 And Abimelech said, What is this thou hast done unto us? one of the people might lightly have lien with thy wife, and thou shouldest have brought guiltiness upon us.

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11 And Abimelech charged all his people, saying,{ P1015. He that toucheth this man, or his wife, shall surely Prov. 6, 29. be put to death.

Zech. 2, 8

+ Heb.


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12 I Then Isaac sowed in that land, and † received in the same year a hundred-fold; and the LORD t blessed him.

13 And the man waxed great, and † went forward, Prov. 10, and grew until he became very great:

Job 42, 12.

14 For he had" possession of flocks, and possession Hieb went of herds, and great store of servants. And the Philisgoing. tines envied him.

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y ch. 21, 25.

Song 4, 15,
J'sal. 65, 10.

16 And Abimelech said unto Isaac, Go from us; for thou art much mightier than we.

17 And Isaac departed thence, and pitched his tent in the valley of Gerar, and dwelt there.


That Is

a Ps. 1. 1.
b ch. 21, 21
ch. 17, 7.

d ch. 15, 1.

23 And he went up from thence to Beer-sheba. 24 And the LORD appeared unto him the same & 1, 5. night, and said, I am the God of Abraham thy father; fear not, for I am with thee, and will bless thee, and multiply thy seed, for my servant Abraham's sake. 25 And he builded an altar there, and called upon the name of the LORD, and † pitched his tent there: He and there Isaac's servants digged a well.


26 Then Abimelech went to him from Gerar, and Ahuzzath one of his friends, and Phichol the chief captain of his army.

e ch. 12 7.

Heb. stretched ou!

Isa. 50,2

27 And Isaac said unto them, Wherefore come ye ƒ verse it to me, 'seeing ye hate me, and have sent me away from you?

28 And they said, † We saw certainly that the LORD was with thee: and we said, Let there be now an oath betwixt us, even betwixt us and thee, and let us make a covenant with thee:

↑ Heb. Sc. ing

wem... h

g ch. 24, 41.

verses 11,

14, 15.

29 That thou wilt do us no hurt, as we have not touched thee, and as we have done unto thee nothing but good, and have sent thee away in peace: thou Rom. 12.17. art now the blessed of the LORD.

30 And he made them 'a feast, and they did eat and drink.

31 And they arose up betimes in the morning, and sware one to another and Isaac sent them away, and they departed from him in peace.

32 And it came to pass the same day, that Isaac's servants came and told him concerning the well which they had digged, and said unto him, ' We have found water.

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AND it came to pass, that, so that he could not a Feel. 12.3.
when Isaac was old,
and his eyes were dim,
see, he called Esau his eldest son, and said unto Jora, s
him, my son. And he said unto him, Behold, here ch. 25, 3

am I.



2 And he said, Behold now, I am old, I know
not the day of my death;
3 Now therefore take, I pray thee, thy weapons,
18 And Isaac digged again the wells of water thy quiver and thy bow, and go out to the field, and
which they had digged in the days of Abraham hist take me some venison;


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4 And make me savoury meat, such as I love, and CHRIST bring it to me, that I may eat; that my soul may bless thee before I die.

d Heb. 11, 20.

5 And Rebekah heard when Isaac spake to Esau verse 15. his son. And Esau went to the field to hunt for 2 Kings & venison, and to bring it.



s Hosea

Jacob obtaineth a blessing. 28 Therefore God give thee of the dew of heaven, and the fatness of the earth, and plenty of " corn and wine : 29 Let people * serve thee, and nations bow down 14,6, 7. to thee: be lord over thy brethren, and let thy moth- Jer. 14, 22 er's sons bow down to thee: y cursed be every one that 2 Sam. 1,21. 6 ¶ And Rebekah spake unto Jacob her son, say-curseth thee, and blessed be he that blesseth thee. Ps. 133, 3. Judges 5, ing, Behold, I heard thy father speak unto Esau thy 30 And it came to pass, as soon as Isaac had made brother, saying, an end of blessing Jacob, and Jacob was yet scarce & 49, 20. gone out from the presence of Isaac his father, that u Ps. 104, Esau his brother came in from his hunting.

Prov. 31, 6.


e verse 7.


f ch. 2P S.


7 Bring me venison, and make me savoury meat, Deut. 33, that I may eat, and bless thee before the LORD before my death.

1 Samuel 26, 19.

verse 33.

31 And he also had made savoury meat, and

8 Now therefore, my son, "obey my voice, accord-brought it unto his father, and said unto his father, Let h ch. 25, 23. ing to that which I command thee: my father arise, and eat of his son's venison, that thy soul may bless me.

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32 And Isaac his father said unto him, Who art thou? And he said I am thy son, thy first-born, Esau. ↑ Heb. 10 And thou shalt bring it to thy father, that he 33 And Isaac † trembled very exceedingly, and trembled may eat, and that he may bless thee before his death. said, Who? where is he that hath taken venison, and trembling. 11 And Jacob said to Rebekah his mother, Be-brought it me, and I have eaten of all before thou z Rom. 11, camest, and have blessed him? yea, and he shall be 228, 3, 4. blessed. 12 My father peradventure will feel me, and I shall 34 And when Esau heard the words of his father, seem to him as a deceiver; and I shall bring a § he cried with a great and exceeding a bitter cry, and curse upon me, and not a blessing. said unto his father, Bless me, even me also, O my father!

i ch. 25, 25. hold, Esau my brother is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man:

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13 And his mother said unto him, "Upon me be thy curse, my son; only obey my voice, and go fetch me them.

14 And he went, and fetched, and brought them to his mother: and his mother made savoury meat, such as his father loved.

15 And Rebekah took † goodly raiment of her eldest son Esau, which were with her in the house, and put them upon Jacob her younger son:

16 And she put the skins of the kids of the goats upon his hands, and upon the smooth of his neck: 17 And she gave the savoury meat and the bread, which she had prepared, into the hand of her son Jacob. 18 And he came unto his father, and said, My fan ver.20 24. ther: And he said, Here am I; who art thou, my son? 19 And Jacob said unto his father, I am Esau " thy first-born; I have done according as thou badest me : arise, I pray thee, sit and eat of my venison, that thy soul may bless me.

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21 And Isaac said unto Jacob, Come near, I
pray thee, that I may feel thee, my son, whether thou
my very son Esau or not.

22 And Jacob went near unto Isaac his father;
and he felt him, and said, The voice is Jacob's voice,
but the hands are the hands of Esau.

23 And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands: so he P blessed him.

24 And he said, Art thou my very son Esau? And Rom. 37. he said, I am.

Ex. 1, 19,


2 Cor. 4, 6.

Job 13, 7.

25 And he said, Bring it near to me, and I will eat of my son's venison, that my soul may bless thee. And he brought it near to him, and he did eat: and he brought him wine, and he drank.

26 And his father Isaac said unto him, Come near now, and kiss me, my son.

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36 And he said, Is not he rightly named Jacob?c ch. 25, 26. for he hath supplanted me these two times: he took away my birthright: and, behold, now he hath taken away my blessing. And he said, Hast thou not reserved a blessing for me?

37 And Isaac answered and said unto Esau, Behold, I have made him thy lord, and all his brethren have I given to him for servants; and with corn and wine have I sustained him: and what shall I do now unto thee, my son?

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41 1 And Esau hated Jacob, because of the blessing wherewith his father blessed him: and Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are at hand,' then will I slay my brother Jacob. 42 And these words of Esau her elder son were Ezek. 35, 5. told to Rebekah. And she sent and called Jacob her Amos 1,11. younger son, and said unto him, Behold, thy brother Esau, as touching thee," doth comfort himself, purposing to kill thee.

27 And he came near, and kissed him: and heI Song 2,18. smelled the smell of his raiment, and blessed him, and { 7,11,12 said, See, the smell of my son is as the smell of a field which the LORD hath blessed:

& 4, 12, 13.


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45 Until thy brother's anger turn away from thee, and he forget that which thou hast done to him: then I will send and fetch thee from thence. Why should be deprived also of you both in one day?

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Obadiah 10 k verse 42

Prov. 6, 13.

12 Sam. 13,


m Prov. 2


1 Sam. 30,
n ch. 31, 38,

0 ch.3, 6. Acts 28, 4. ch. 4, 11, 16. p chap. 26,

46 And Rebekah said to Isaac, P I am weary of my life because of the daughters of Heth: if Jacob take 34, 35 a wife of the daughters of Heth, such as these which Eph. 6, 4

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b ch. 24, 3.

e ch. 25, 20.


Jacob and Rachel meet.


20 And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If God will
be with me, and will keep me in this way that I go, eir. 17
and will give me bread to eat, and raiment to put on,
21 So that I come again to my father's house in
peace, then shall the LORD be my God:

1 Isaac blesseth Jacob, and sendeth him to Padan-aram.
12 The vision of Jacob's ladder....18 The stone of Bethel.

20 Jacob's vow.


ND Isaac called Jacob, and blessed him, and charged him, and said unto him, Thou shalt not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan.




21 Tim. ',

d Ps. 116, 9

22 And this stone, which I have set for a pillar, e ch. 35, 7. shall be God's house: and of all that thou shalt give me, † I will surely give the tenth unto thee. CHAPTER XXIX.

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i Heb. I will
tithing like
chap. 11, 20.

22, 23.

2 Arise, go to Padan-aram, to the house of Be-1 Jacob cometh to the well of Haran: 18 He covenanteth for 21 thuel thy mother's father, and take thee " a wife from Rachel 23 He is deceived with Leah 28 He marrieth also dosea 12 thence of the daughters of Laban, thy mother's brother.. Rachel, and serveth for her seven years more.


ch. 32, 10. & 24, 10.


into the land of the people of the east.

3 And God Almighty bless thee, and make theeHEN Jacob † went on his journey, and came fruitful, and multiply thee, that thou mayest beta Psal. 123, 1. multitude of people;

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2 And he locked, and behold a well in the field, and, lo, there were three flocks of sheep lying by it; for out of that well they watered the flocks: and a great stone was upon the well's mouth.

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3 And thither were all the flocks gathered: and 5 And Isaac sent away Jacob: and he went to they rolled the stone from the well's mouth, and d 2 Cor. 2. chap. 12, Padan-aram, unto Laban, son of Bethuel the Syrian, watered the sheep, and put the stone again upon the 17 the brother of Rebekah, Jacob's and Esau's mother.well's mouth in his place. 6 When Esau saw that Isaac had blessed Jacob, 4 And Jacob said unto them, My brethren, whence and sent him away to Padan-aram, to take him a be ye? And they said, Of Haran are we. wife from thence; and that, as he blessed him, he gave 5 And he said unto them, Know ye Laban the son him a charge, saying, Thou shalt not take a wife of of Nahor? And they said, We know him. the daughters of Canaan; 6 And he said unto them, † Is he well? And they said, He is well; and, behold, Rachel his daughter cometh with the sheep.

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9 Then went Esau unto * Ishmael, and took unto the wives which he had,' Mahalath the daughter of Ishmael, Abraham's son," the sister of Nebajoth, to be his wife.

10 1 And Jacob went out from Beer-sheba, and went toward Haran.

11 And he lighted upon a certain place, and tarchap. 52, 6. ried there all night, because the sun was set: and he Hos. 124. took of the stones of that place, and put them for his 2 Cor. 1,5 pillows, and lay down in that place to sleep.

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12 And he dreamed, and, behold, a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven: John 1, and, behold, the angels of God ascending and de-voice, and wept. scending on it.

r John 3,31. &16, 28.

13 And, behold, the LORD " stood above it, and Heb. 8, 1. said, I am the LORD God of Abraham thy father, 11 Pet 1,12 and the God of Isaac: the land whereon thou liest, Rev. 4, 4. to thee will I give it, and to thy seed;

1 ch. 17, 1.

14 And thy seed shall be as the dust of the earth; Heb. 11,16. and thou shalt † spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south: and in Heb. thee, and in thy seed, shall all the families of the break forth. earth be blessed.

y verses 3,4.

1 Acts 3, 25...
Gal. 3, 8.
Hos. 12, 4.

& 32, 9.

15 And, behold, I am with thee, and will keep thee in all places whither thou goest, and will bring thee again into this land: for I will not leave thee, until ach. 31, 3. I have done that which I have spoken to thee of. 16 And Jacobawaked out of his sleep, and he said, Mat. 23, 20 Surely the LORD is in this place, and I knew it not. 17 And he was afraid, and said, How dreadful is this place! this is none other but the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven.

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12 And Jacob told Rachel that he was her father's brother, and that he was Rebekah's son: and she ran and told her father.

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k E. 4, 27.

& 43, 30.

m ch. 13, 8

n Colos. 4,5.

13 And it came to pass, when Laban heard the tidings of Jacob his sister's son, that he ran to meet him, and embraced him, and kissed him, and brought him to his house. And he told Laban all these things. ch. 24, 28. 14 And Laban said to him, Surely thou art my 02 Sam. 13, bone and my flesh. And he abode with him the Micah 7, 5. space of a month.

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15 And Laban said unto Jacob, Because thou art my brother, shouldest thou therefore serve me for nought? tell me, what shall thy wages be?

16 And Laban had two daughters: the name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.

17 Leah was tender-eyed; but Rachel was beautiful and well-favoured.

18 And Jacob loved Rachel and said, I will serve thee seven years for Rachel thy younger daughter.


p ch. 13 &

q ch. 34, 12

Psalm 12,2

19 And Laban said. It is better that I give her to r Pr. 12, 17. thee, than that I should give her to another man: abide with me.

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30 And he went in also unto Rachel, and he loved also Rachel more than Leah, and served with him yet seven other years.

31 And when the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb: but Rachel was

h Ex. 5, 7. barren.

i ver. 20, 30.


32 And Leah conceived, and bare a son, and she k ch. 20, 18. called his name || Reuben: for she said, Surely the 11 Sam. 1,5 LORD hath looked upon my affliction; now, therefore, my husband will love me.

That is, See a son.

That is


33 And she conceived again, and bare a son; and said, Because the LORD hath heard that I was hated, he hath therefore given me this son also: and she called his name || Simeon.

34 And she conceived again, and bare a son; and: That is, said, Now this time will my husband be joined unto Nan 18,24. me, because I have borne him three sons: therefore was his name called | Levi.


That is, Praise.

35 And she conceived again, and bare a son: and Heb. stood she said, Now will I praise the LORD: therefore she called his name || Judah; and † left bearing.

from bearing.

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Of Reuben's mandrakes, &c.

7 And Bilhah, Rachel's maid, conceived again, Before and bare Jacob a second son.*


CHRIST cir. 1749.

† Heb.

8 And Rachel said, With † great wrestlings have wrestled with my sister, and I have prevailed and wrestlings she called his name || Naphtali.

of God, chap. 23, 6.

That is Wrestling.

9 When Leah saw that she had left bearing, she & 32, 24. took Zilpah her maid, and gave her Jacob to wife. 10 And Zilpah, Leah's maid, bare Jacob a son. 11 And Leah said, A troop cometh and she called his naine | Gad.

12 And Zilpah, Leah's maid, bare Jacob a seScond son

f ch. 29, $5.

verse 17.

g ch. 16, 3.

That is,

A troop,
Isa. 65, 11.


13 And Leah said, Happy am I, for the daughters will call me blessed: and she called his name || Asher. h Prov. 31, { 14 ¶ And Reuben went, in the days of wheat- Luke 1, 48. harvest, and found mandrakes in the field, and Song 6, 8. brought them unto his mother Leah. Then Rachel That is, said to Leah, Give me, I pray thee, of thy son's mandrakes.

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ND when Rachel saw that she bare Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister; and said{ unto Jacob, Give me children, or else I die.

2 And Jacob's anger was kindled against Rachel; and he said, Am I in God's stead, who hath with-P held from thee the fruit of the womb?


3 And she said, Behold my maid Bilhah, go in unto her; and she shall bear upon my knees, that I built by her may also † have children by her.

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4 And she gave him Bilhah her handmaid to wife: and Jacob weut in unto her.

5 And Bilhah conceived, and bare Jacob a son. 6 And Rachel said, God hath judged me, and hath also heard my voice, and hath given me a son: therefore called she his name | Dan.


i Song 7, 13. Dudain,

15 And she said unto her, Is it a small matter that thou hast taken my husband? and wouldest thou a word only take away my son's mandrakes also? And Rachel and said, Therefore he shall lie with thee to-night for thy son's mandrakes.

used here Song 7, 13.

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18 And Leah said, God hath given me my hire, That is, because I have given my maiden to my husband: Hire. and she called his name || Issachar.

19 And Leah conceived again, and bare Jacob the sixth son.

20 And Leah said, God hath endued me with a That is, Davelling. good dowry: now will my husband dwell with me, because I have borne him six sons: and she called Judgment. his name | Zebulun.

21 And afterwards she bare a daughter, and called her name || Dinah.

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25 I And it came to pass, when Rachel had borne Joseph, that Jacob said unto Laban, Send me away Heb. 11, 9. that I may go unto mine own place, and to my ° country.

26 Give me my wives and my children, for whom I have served thee, and let me go: for thou knowest my service which I have done thee.

27 And Laban said unto him, I pray thee, if I p ch. 30, 3 have found favour in thine eyes, tarry: for I have learned by experience that the LORD hath blessed me for thy sake.

28 And he said, a Appoint me thy wages, and I will give it.

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29 And he said unto him, Thou knowest how I have served thee, and how thy cattle was with me. broken 30 For it was little which thou hadst before I so verse 43. came, and it is † now increased unto a multitude; and reb the LORD hath blessed thee † since my coming and at my foot, now, when shall I provide for mine own house also? 31 And he said, What shall I give thee? And Jacob said, Thou shalt " not give me any thing. If thou

Deut. 11,10

1 Tim. 5,8

u Ps. 118, 9.

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