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Abimelechs covenant with 1(210. Chap. xxvii. . E sau is sent for

to say, Sbe is my wife, left, Suid be, the men of not touched thee, and as we have done unto thee
the place should kill me for Rebekah; because nothing but goods and have sent thee away in
the mus tair to look upon.

peace : thou ar: now the bleflad of the LORD.
8 And it came to pass, when he had been 30 And he made them a feast, and they did cat
there a long time, that Abimelech king of the and drink.
Philiftims looked out at a window, and law, and 31. And they rose up betimes in the morning,
behold, Ifaac mas sporting with Rebekah his and lware one to another : and Ifaac fent thein

away, and they departed from hin in peace.
9 And Abimelech called Isaac, and said, Be-

32 And it came to pass the same day, that 1bold, of a furety she is thy wife: and how làidit faacs fervants came, and told him concerning thou, She is my fifter? and Ifaac iaid unto him, the well which they had digged, and laid unto Tobat. Because I laid, Left I die for her. him, We have found water,

|| That 10 And Abimelech faid, What is this thou 33 And he called it Sheba : Therefore the the well halt done unto 13 ? one of the people might name of the

city is t, Beer-sheba un:o this day, lightly have lien with thy wife, and thou should 34 [ And Eláu was torty years old when he oath. 1 Heb. elt have brought tgụiltinets upon us.. took to wife Judith, the daughter of Beerị the 27. 46. 11 And Abimelech charged all bis people, Hitrite, and Balhemath the daughter of Elon i Hed

. saying, He that toucheth this man, 'or his the Hitiite :

bitternes wife, Shall surely be put to death.

35 Which* were tagriefof mind unto Ifaaco of spirit. + Heb. 12 Then I laac fowed in that land, and t re- ansi to Rebekah. found. ceived in she same year an hundred told: and

CHAP. XXVII. the LORD blessed him.

1 Ifaac fendeth E sau for venison. 6 Rebekab inftru+ Hd.

13 And the man waxed great, and I went ieth Jacob to obtain the blessing.15 Jacob under went go forward, and grew until he became very great. the person of Efau obtuineth it, 30 Fraubrings

14 For he had pollesfion of Rocks, and poster etb venison. 33 Ifaac trembletb., 34. Efau coms

fion of herds, and great Iture of n servants; plainerb, and by' importunity obtaineth a bles or, and the Philistines envied him.

jing. 41 He tbreačnejb Jacob. 42 Rebekab diss husbandry 15 For all the wells which his fathers fervants Aproin etbit

bere di intines had happed themsland filled the And, and his eye parere dim. Yo that fie coming
with earth.

not lee, he called Efau his eldest son, and said
16 And Abimelech said unto Isaac, Go from unto him, My fun. And he faid unto him, Bc-
us : for thou art much mightier then we. hold, bere am 1.

17 | And Ifaac depared thence, and pitched 2 And he said, Behold now, I am old, I know his tent in the valley of Gerar, and dwelt there. not the day of my death.

18 And Ilaac digged again the wells o water 3 Now therefore, take, I pray thee, thy weawhich they had digged in the days of Abraham pons, thy quiver, and thy bones and go out to his father for the Philistines had stopped them, the field, and t take me some venison:

Hel: after the death of Abraham : and he called their 4 And make me lavory meat, such as I love,

hunt; names after the nanies by which his father had and bring it to me, that I may eat, that my tuul called them.

may blets thee before I die.
19. And Ifaacs servants digged in the valley, 5 And Rebekab heard when Ifaac fpake to E-

and found there a well of t springing water. sau his lon: and Etàu went to the field ruhuns living 20 And the herdmen of Gerar did strive with forvenilon, and to bring it.

Ifaacs herdmen, laying, The water is ours : and 6 1 And Rebekah (pace unto Jacob her fun, That is,

he called the name of the well ,, Elek, becaule saying, Behold, I heard thy father speak unto contenti' taey strove with him.

Elan ihy brother, laying,
21 And they digged another well, and strove 7 Bring me veniton, and make me favoury

for that allo: and he called the name of it meat, that I may eat, and bless thee before the ll That is, Sitnah.

LORD, before my death. hatred.

22 And he removed from thence, and digged 8 Now iherelore, my fun, obey niy voice, ac-
ll That is another well;
and for thar they Itrove not:

and cording to i hat which I command thee.
he called the name of it y Rehoboth: and he said, 9 Go now to the dock, and fetch me from
For now the LORD hath male room for us, and thence, two good kids of the goals, and I will
we hall be fruitful in the land.

make them favoury meat for thy father, such as
23 And he went up from thence to Beer-sheba. he loveth:

24. And the LORD appeared unto him the to And thou shalt bring it to thy father, that
fame night, and laid, I am the God of Abraham he may eat, and that he may blefs thee before his
thy father : fear nots fur I ano with thee, and death.
will bless thee, and multiply thy feed for my fer it And Jacob said to Rebekah his mother,Be-
vant Abrahams fake.

hold,Erau my brother is an hairy nian, and I
25 And he built an altar there, and called am a smooth man.
upon the Name of the LORD, and pitched his 12 My father peradventure will feel mis, and I
tent there : and there Ilaacs fervants digged shall seem to him as a deceiver, and I Thall bring
a well.

a curse upon me, and not a blefliny..
26 Then Abimelech went to him from Ge 13 And his mother faid unto him, Upon me
gar, and Ahuzzath one of his friends, and Phicol be thy curse, my fin, unely obey ny voices and
the chief captain ofhis army.

go fetch me tbem.
27 And Ilaac laid unto them. Wherefore come 14 And he went, and fetched, and brongh
ye to mes seeing ye hate me, and have fent me them to his mother, and his mother made la-
away from you?

voury meat, such as his father loved. Heb.

28 And they laid, + We saw certainly that the 15 And Rebekalı took + goodly raiment of + Helio Seeing we

LORD was with thee: and we faid, Let there be her eldest fon Eläu, which were with her in the dauradis 1 Heb. now an oath betwixt us, eve.s betwixt us and houses and put theni upon Jacob her younger

thee, and let us make a covenant with thee;, fon. Bak;&c. 20 + That thou wilt do us nu hart as we have 16 And the put the skins of the kils of the

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Genesis. He is sent to Padan-aram. guats upon his hands, and upon the Imooth of corn and wine have I u sustained him: and what ot, his neck, Thall I do now unto thee, my fon?

supported. 17. And the gave the favoury meat, and the 38 And Efau said unto his father. Hast thou but bread, which the had prepared, into the hand of one blefling,my father ? bless meseven me also, O

* Heb.12. her ton Jacob.

my father.And Elau lift up his voice,* and wept. 18 s And he came unto his father, and said, 39 And Ilaac his father antwered and said unto My father, and he said, Here am I: who art thou, him,Behold, thy dwelling Thalbe

ythe fatnels of

* Verr.28 my fon? the earth and of the dew of heaven from above. the fitners

Wor, of 19 And Jacob said unto his father, I am Efau 40 And by thy sword shalt thou live, and Naalt thy first-born, I have done according as thou serve thy brother: and it shall come to pass, badelt me: arise, I pray thee, fit, and eat of my when thou shalt I have the dominion, that thou l'Or, bare

mourned, venison, that thy foul may bless me.

shalt break his yoke from off thy neck. 20 And Ifaac faid unto his fon , How is it that 41 1 And Elau hated Jacob, because of the dejected, thou hast found it so quickly, my fon? And he blessing wherewith his father blessed him, and Pia.55.3.

faid, Because the LORD thy God brought id Efau laid in his heart, The days of mourning! + to me.

for my father are at hand ; * then will I Nay my

Obad. te 21 And Ifaac faid unto Jacob, Cume near I pray brother Jacob. thee, that I may feel thee, my fon, whether ihou 42 And thele words of Efau her elder son were be my very lon Elau or not.

told to Rebekah, and the lent and called Jacob
22 And Jacob went near unto Ifaac his father: her younger son, and said unto him,Beliold, thy
and he felt him, and laid, The voice is Jacobs brother Efauls as touching, thee a doth comfort
voice, but the hands are the hands of Efau. himself, purposing to kill

23 And he discerned him not, becaule his 43 Now therefore,my son,obey my voice: and
hands were hairy, as his brother Efaus hands.arise. Aee thou to Laban my brother to Haran,
So he blessed him.

44. And tarry with him * a few days, until thy * Chag. 24 And he faid, Art thou my very fon Efau ? | brothers fury turn away;

29.20 and he said, I am.

45Until thybrothers anger turn away from thee, 25 And he laid, Bring it near to me,and I will and he forget that which thou hast done to him eat of my fons venifon, that my foul may bless then I will

fend and fetch thee from thence.Why thee: and he brought it near to him, and he did should I be deprivedilalfo of you both in one day 1101,even. eat : and he brought him wine, and he drank, 46 And Rebekah said to Isaac,* I am weary of Chap,

26 And his father Isaac faid unto him, Come my life, because of the daughters of Heth: if Ja- 25.34. near now, and ki's me, my son.

cob take a wife of the daughters of Heth, such
27. And he came near and killed him:

and he as these pobich are of the daughters of the lands
smelled the smell of his raiment,and blessed him, what goo.lfhall my life do me?
and laid, See, the smell of my fon is as the linell

of a field, which the LORD hath blefled.

i Ifaac blesjeth Jacob , and sendetb bim to Padan, * Heb. 28 Therefore * God give thee of the dew of aram. 9 Efau marrieth Mabalatb the daughter

heaven, and the fainess of the earth, and plenty of Ismael. 12 The vision of Facobs Ladder
of corn and wine,

18 The tone of Beh-el. 20 jacobs vow.
29 Let people serve thee, and nations bow
thy mothers sons bow down to thee:

cursed be not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan.
down to the be lord over thy brethren, an Acharlaas halledacobs and blelied him, and
every one that curseth thee, and blelled be he 2 * Arife, go to Palan-aram, to the house of * Hosea
that bleileth thee.

Bethuel thy mothers father, and take thee a wife 12.12. . 30 | And it came to pass assoon as Ifaac had from thence of the daughters of Laban thy mo made an end of blelling Jacob, and Jacob was thers brother, yet scarce gone out from the presence of Ifaac 3 And God Almighty bless thee, and make his father, that Elau his brother came in from thee fruitful, and multiply thee, that thou may his hunting. eft beta multitude of people :

+ Heba 31 And he also had made favoury meat, and # And give thee the blesling of Abraham, to affembly brought it unto his father, and said unto his fa- thee, and to thy feed with thee, that thou mayest people. ther, Let my father arife and eat of his fons ve-l inherit the land t wherein thou art a stranger, + Hub of nifon, that thy foul may bless me. which God gave unto Abraham.

thy fo32 And Ifaac his father said unto him, Who 5. And Ifaac fent away Jacob, and he went to leurnings art thou ? and he said, I am thy fon, thy first-|| Padan-aram, înto Laban, son of Bethuel the Syborn Elau.

rian, the brother of Rebekah, Jacobs and Efaus * Weby. 33. And Isaac + trembled very exceedingly, mother, proubled and said, who! where is he thật häth't taken ve 6 l When 5 sau saw that Ifaac had blessed Jan

nison, and brought it me, and I have eaters of all cob, and lent him away to Pacian-aram, to take trembling before thou camest, and liave blessed him ? yea, him a wife from thence, and that as he blessed a reatly and he shall be bletled.

him, he gave him a charge, saying, Thou shald * Hebr. 34. And when Efau lieard the words of his fa- not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan :

ther, he cried with a great and exceeding bitter 7. And that Jacob obeyed his father, and his
cry, and said unto his father, Bless me, even me mother, and was gone to Pacian-aram:
also, O my Father.

8 And Efau feeing that the daughters of Ca-
35 And he faid, Thy brother came with sub-| naan t plealed not Ifaac his father :

+ Hebe tilly, and hath taken away tłyblelling.

9 Then went Efau unto Ishmael, and took were cvil * 2 Sam. 36 And he said, "Is not he rightly named i Jacob? unto the wives which he had , Mahalath the inches 33.99

eyes, &c for he hath fupplanted me thele two times: he daughter of Uniael Abrahams lon, the filter of Table is hath taken away my blelling: and he said, Halt took away iny birth-right, and behoid, now he Nebajuth, to be his wife.

ro's And Jacob went out from Beershebajand
thou not reserved a blefling for me?
went toward * Haran.

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37 And Ilaac anlivered and laid unto Efau,Be n And he lighted upon a certain place, and is 7.2:
hold, I have made him thy lord, and all his bre- tarried there all night; because the fun was let:
shren have I given to him for servants, and with and he took of the ftones of that place, and put

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Facob Jetteth up a pillar : Chap. xxix. He ferueth for. Rachel them for his pillows, and lay down in that

place 10 And it came to pass,when Jacob faw Rachel, to fleep:

the daughter of Laban his mothers brother, and 12 And he dreamed, and behold, a lacider fer the theep of Laban his mothers brother, that Ja. upon the earth, and the top of it reached to cob went near, and rolled the stone from the heaven: and behold, the angels of God afcend-wells mouths and watered the flock of Laban ing and descending on it.

his mothers brother.
Chap 13 * And beholds the LORD stood above it and 1 And Jacob killed Rachel, and lifted up his
58 ; and said, I am the LORD God of Abraham thy fa- (voice, and wept.
18. 3

ther, and the Golof Ifaac : the land, whereon 12 And Jacob toid Rachel, that lie mas her fa-
thou liest to thee will I give it, and to thy feed. thers brother, and that he was Rebekalis fon :

14. And thy feed fhall be as the ciuft of the earth, and she ran and told her father. + Heb. and thou shalt t spread abroad * to the west, and 13. And it came to pass , when Laban heard brea's to the eastand to the north, and to the fouth : the † tidings of Jacob his titters lon, that he ran + Hebo forth, See and in thee,and * in thy feed Mall all the fami- to meet him, and enbraced him, and killed him, hearing lies of the earth be blessed.

and brought him to his houte : and he told La* Deut. 15, And behold, I ain with thee, and will keep ban all these things.

thee in all places whither thou goest, and will 14 And Laban taid unto him, Surely thcu arh 125. bring thee again into this land for I will not my bone and my flesh : and he abode with him 18.18. & leave thee, until I have done that which I have the t space of a moneth. 22 i8. & fpoken to thee of.

15 And Laban tad unto Jacob,Because thout of day's 26-+ 16. (And Jacob awaked out of his deep, and art my brother, houldest thou therefore ferve nie

he said. Surely the LORD is in this place; and I for nought ? tell me what Jhall thy wages be?
knew it not.

16 And Laban had two daughters: the name
17 And he was afraid, and said, How dreadful of the elder was Leah, and the name of the

is this place ? this is none other but the house of younger was Rachel, *See Ruth God, and this is the * gate of heaven.

17 Leah was tender-eyed : but Rachel was 3.11. 18 And Jacob rose up early in the morning,

beautiful and wel-favoured. and took the stone which he had put for his pil- 18 And Jacob loved

Rachelsand said, I wil serve lows, and let it up for a pillar , and poured oil thee seven yeersfurRachel thy yonger daughter: upon the top of it.

19 And Laban laid, It is better that I give
beste 19 And he called the name of that place I Beth her to thee, then that I should give her to ano
the house

el : but the name of that city pois called Luz ther man: abide with me.
at the first.

20 And Jacob ferved seven years for Rachel :
20 And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If God and they seemed unto him but t a few days, for theb. Ta
will be with me, and will keep me in this way the love he had to her.
that I go, and will give me bread to eat, and 21 9 And Jacob faid unto Laban, Give me my chashim
raiment to put ons

wife,(for my days are fulfilled) that I inay go in wha.27. 4
21 So that I come again to my fathers houle unto her.
in peace; then shall the LORD be my God. 22 And Laban gathered together all the men

22 And this stone which I have set for a pillar, of the place, and made a feant.
Thall be Gals house: and of all that thou shald 23. And it came to pass in the evening, that he
give me, I will surely give the tenth unto thee. took Leah his daughtersand brought her to him,

and he went in unto her.
1 Jacob cometh to the well of Haran. 9 He taketh 24 And Laban gave unto his daughter Leah,
acquaintance of Rachel. 13 Laban entertaineb Zilpah his maid for an handmaid.
bim. 18 fasob covenanterb for Rachel. 23 He is 25. And it came to pals that in the morning,
deceived witb Leab. 28 Ho marrietb also Rachel, behold, it was Leah. And he laid to Laban, What
and servetb for ber seven years more, 32 Leah is this thou hast done unto me? did not I terve
beareth Reuben, 33 Simeon, 34 Levi, 35 and with thee for Rachel? wherefore then halt thou

beguiled me? 1 Hebr. "Hen Jacob | went on his journey,and came 26 And Laban said, It muft not be fo done lift up his into the land of the t people of the east. in our countrey, to give the younger before 1 Hebr.

place. 2 And he looked and behold, a well in the field, the first-born. + Hebr. children and lo, there were three flocks of sheep lying by 27 Fulfil her week and we will give thee this

it: for out of that well they watered the flocks : alfos for the fèrvice which thou shalt lerve with
and a great stone was upon the wels mouth. me yet seven other years.

3 And thither were all the flocks gathered : 28 And Jacob did sosand fulfilled her week: and
and they rolled the stone from the wels mouth, he gave hin Rachel his daughter to wife alfo.
and watered the sheep, and put the stone again 29 And Laban gave to Rachel his daughter
upon the wels mouth in his place.

Bilhah his handmaid to be her maid.
4 And Jacob faid unto them, My brethren, 30 And he went in also unto Rachel, and he
whence be ye? And they faid, Ot Haran are we. loved also Rachel more then Leah, and served

5 And he said unto them, Know ye Laban, the with him yet feven other years.

qon of Nahor ? and they laid, We know him. 31 GAnd when the LORD saw that Leah mua ha+ Hebe. 6 And he said unto them, + 1}he well ? and|tedshe opened her womb:butRächel ww.1s barren. is there they said, He is well : and behold, Rachel his 32 And Leah conceived,and bare a fonand me peacę to daughter cometh with the sheep.,

called his name i Reuben : for Me laid , Surely Hebr.

7 And he said, Lo, Tit is yet high day, nei- the LORD hath looked upon my atHiction ; now
ther is it time that the cattel should be gathered therefore my husband will love me.,
together : water ye the sheep, and go and ficed 33. And the conceived again, and bare a fun,

and said, Because the Lord hath heart that I
8 And they said, We cannot until all the fucks was hatedohe hath therefore given me this son

11 Thais, be gathered iogether, and till they roll the stone alto ; and he called his nanie i Simeon. from the wels mouth : then we water the sheep. 34. And the conceived again, and bare a fun, heine

9 |And while he yet fpake with them, Rachel and laido Now this time will my husband be came with her fathers Checp; for she kept them. joyned unw me, because I have burn him three


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35. And The conceived again, and bare a fon, hearkned to her, and opened her womb. Hi That is

and she laid , Now will l praise the LORD: 23. And she conceived and bare a fun and said,
therefore she called his name * 4 Judah, and God hath taken away my reproach:

That is lett bearing.

24. And the called his name ii Jofeph, and said, adding: Hood CHAP. XXX.

The Lord ihall add to me another ton. bearing

I Bachel in grief for ber barrenness giveth Bilbah 25 ( And it came tu pats when Rachel hal

her maid unto Jucab. 5 Şbe bearetb Dan and born Jofeph, that Jacob laid unto Laban, Send
Naphtali, 9 Lesb giverb Zilpab ber majd, wbome away,that I may gu to mine own place and to
beare:b God and Alber. 14 Reuben findeth my countrey.
mandrates, voith which Leah buyerb ber husband 36 Give me my wives and my children, for
of Rachel. 17 Leah beareto I Machar, Zebulun, whom I have served thee, and let me go : for
and Dinub. 22 Rachel beareth 70repb. 25 7a-chou knowest my lervice which I have done
ab desire to depart. 27 Laban fayeth bim on thee.
a nevo covenant. 37 Jacob's policy. xbereby be 27 And Laban said unto him, I pray thee, if I
begume ricb.
have found favour in thine eyes, tarry : for i Toro

children, Rachel envied her fister, and said hath blesled me for thy fake.
unto Jacob, Give me children, or else I die. 28 And he laid, Appoint me thy wages, and I Lord, &c.

2 And Jacobs anger was kindled against Ra- will give it.
chel, and he faid, An lin Gods ltead, who hath 29 And he said unto him, Thou knowelt how I
with-held from thee the fruit of the womb ? have lerved thee, & how thy cattel was with me

3 And Me said, Behold, my naid Bilhah, go 30 For it was little which thou kadit before I

in unto her, and the Mall bear upon my knees, came : and it is nuwe to increated unto a multi- 1 Heb. Heb. that I may also t have children by her. tude,and the LORD bath blelled thee + fince my

forth. 4. And she gave him Bilhah her handmaid ro coming:and now when shall I provide for nine + Het. by her: wife, and Jacob went in unto her.

own house also ?' 5 And Biihah conceived, and bare Jacob a 31 And he faid, What Shall I give thee ? And foobi fon.

Jacob said. Thou Malt not give me any thing : 6 And Rachel faid, God hath judged me, and if thou wilt do this thing for me, I will again hath also heard my voice, and hath given me a feed and keep thy Hock.

fon : therefore called the his nameli Dar. That is

32. I will pass through all thy Hock to day,reJud Ring 7. And Bilhah Rachels maid conceived again, moving from thence all the fpeckled and ipotHeb. and bare Jacob a second fon.

ted cattel, and all the brown cattel among the wrestling 8 And Rachel taid, With + great wrestlings Meep, and the spotted and speckled among the of God. ? That is

have I wrestled with iny fister, and I have pre- goats, and of such shall be my hire. 'my orcit vailed : and the called his name * Naphtali. 33 SC Mall my righteoulneis an siver for metin

+ Heb. 9 1. When Leah faw that she had left bear-) time to come, when itshall come for my bire beCalled ing, the took "Zilpah her maid, and gave her fore thy face:every one that is not fpeckledsand rom. 13 NephJacob to wife.

spotted amongst the goats, and brown amongit 10 And Zilpah Leahs maid bare Jacob a fon the sheep, that hall be counted holen with me. Yor,

1 An Leah laid, !! A troop cometh : and íha 34 And Laban laid, Behold, I would it might prosperity called his name ll Gad: That i

be according to thy word. i troop,01

12 And Zipah Leahs maid bare Jacob a fe 35 And he removed that day the he-goats thao com rany. conton,

were ring-Atraked and spotted, and all the the 13 And Leah faid, † Happy am I, for the goats that were ipeckled and sported, and every

daughters will call me blefled: and the called one that had. Some white in it, and all the brown happiness his name i Afher.

amongst the sheep, and gave them into the hand Tappy:

14 | And Reuben went in the dayes of wheat of his fons.
harvest, and found mandrakes in ihe field , and 36 And he fet three dayes journey betwixt
brought them unto his mother Leah. Then Ra- hinilelf and Jacob : and Jacob ted the rest of
chel laid 10 Leah, Give me, I pray thee, of thy Labans Hucks.
fons mandrakes.

37 | And Jacob took him rods of green po-
15 And she said unto her, Is it a small matter plar, and of the halel, and chesnut-tree and pil-
that thou hast taken my husband ? and wouldert led white strakes in them, and made the white
thou take away my lons mardrakes allo ? and appear, which was in the rods.
Rachel laid, 'Therefore he fall lie with thee 38 And he fet the rods which he had pilled be-
su night for thy fons mandrakes.

fore the fucks in the gutters, in the watering
16 And Jacob came out of the field in the troughs, when the docks came to drink, that
evening, and Leah went out to meet him, and they Thould conceive when they came to drink:
laid, Thou muli come in unto me: for lurely I 39 And the locks conceived before the rods,
have liired thee with my fons mandrakes. And and brought forth cattel ring-Iraked, lpeckled
he lay with her that night.

and spotted.
17 And God hearkened unto Leah , and the 40 And Jacub did separate the lambs, and set
conceived and bare !acob the fifth lon. the faces of the Hocks toward the ring-traked,

18 And Leah faid, God hath given me mine and all the brown in the fuck of Laban :, and

hire, becaule I have given my maiden to niy he put his own tlocks by themlélves, and put That is, husband : and she called his name ii achar. them not unio Labans catiel. hire.

19 And Leah conceived again and bare Jacob 41 And it came to pass,whansoever the strongthe tixth fon.

er cattel dit conceive, that Jacob laid the rods awelling

20 And Leah said, God liath endued me with before th: eyes of the catiel in the gutters, that Callei, a good dowry: now will my husband dwell with they might conceive anong ihe rols. Mat.4.13 me, becaule' I have born hiin fix fons: and fue 42 But when he cattel were feeble, he put 7.30ulon called his pame 1 * Zebulun.

them not in: 10 the feebler were Labans, and That is

21 And afterward the bars a daugliter, and the stronger Jacobs. mer called her name is Dinah.

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had much cattel, and maid-fervants, and men- pursued after him feven dayes journey;and they
fervants, and camels, and alles.

overtook hin in the mount Gilead.

24 And God came to Laban the Syrian in a 1 Jacob upon displeasure departe;b secretly. 19 Rits dream by night, and said unto him, Take heed!

cbelfteale:b ber fatbers images. 32 Labax pur: that thou speak not to Jacob † either good or Heb. fuers after bim, 26 and complainetb of tbe bad.

froru wrong. 34 Rachels policy to bide the images. 25. Then Laban overtook Jacob. Now Ja- good to 36 facobs complaint of Laban. 43 Tbe cover.cob had pitched his tant in the mount: and Lanant of Laban and Jacob at Galee..

ban with his brethren pitched in the mount of ing.Jacob hath taken away all that poas our 26 And Laban said to Jacob, What haft thou tathers, and of tbat which was our fathers hath done, that thou hast stolen away unawares to me, he gotten all this glory.

and carried away my daughters , as captives 2 And Jacob beheld the countenance ofLaban, taken with the tword? Hal.

and behold, it was not toward him † as before. 17. Wherefore didit thou Hoe away secretly,' + Heb. Ryofter 3. And the LORD said unto Jacob, Return un-and't steal away from me? and didst not tell me,

haft stoler day, sad to the land of thy fathers, and to thy kindred, that I might have ient thee away with mirth, me: the day before and I will be with thee.

and with fongs, with tabret, and with harp ?
4 And Jacob fent and called Rachel and Leah 28 And halt not fuffered me to kiss my fons
to the field unto his Aock,

and my daughters ? thou hast now done foolith-
5 And faid unto them, I see your fathers coun-ly in so doing.
tenance, that it is not toward me as before : but 29 It is in the power of my hand to do you
the God of my father hath been with me. hurt: but the God of your få her fpake unto
6 And ye know that with all my power I have me yesternight,fàying, Take thou heed that thou
forged your father.

speak not to Jacob either good or bad.
7 And your father hath deceived me, and 30. And now tbougb thou wonklust needz be
changed my wages ten times : bạt God tüfered gon,becaule thou fore longedit after thy fathers
hin not to hurt me.

huule, yet wherefore

halt thou stolen my gods ?
8 If he faid thus, The fpeckled shall be thy 31 And Jacob answered and said to Laban,Be-
wages; then all the cattel bare fpeckled : and

it cause I was afraid: for I said, Peradventure thos
he Taid ihus, The ring-straked shall be thy hire; wouldest take by force thy daughters from me.
then bare all the catrel ring-traked.

32 With whomsoever thou findest thy gods, les 9 Thus God hath taken away the cattel of him not live: before our brethren discern thou your father, and given them to me.

what is thine with me, and take it to thee : for 10 And it came to pass at the time that the Jacob knew not that Rachel had stolen them. cattel conceived, that I lifted up mine eyes and 33 And Laban went into Jacobs tent and into

law in a dream, and behold, the il rams which Leahs tent, and into the two maid-Servants | be-goata leaped upon the cartel dere ring-straked, speck-tents: but he found them not. Then went he out led and grizled.

of Leahs tent, and entered into Rachels tent.
11 And the angel of God spake unto me in a 34 Now Rachel had taken the images, and
dream, saying, Jacob: and Haid, Here am I. put them in the camels furniture, and Tat upon

12 And he said, Lift up now thine eyes, and them: and Laban + searched all the tent, but y Hed.
fee, all the rams,which leap upon the cattel, are found them not.
ring-Iraked, Ipeckled and grizled: fur I have 35 And The laid to her father, Let it not dif
seen all that Laban doth unto thee.

please my lord that I cannot rise up before
13 I am the God of Beth-el, * where thou an- thee; for the custom of women is upon me: and
ointedft the pi Har , and where thou vowedst a he searched, but found not the images.
vow unto me : now arise,get thee out from this 36 ( And Jacob was wroth, and chode with
land, and return unto the land of thy kindred. Laban: and Jacob answered and said to Laban,
14 And Rachel and Leah antivered and laid What is my trespals? what is my sin, that thou

him, Is there yet any portion or inheri- haft so hotly purlued after me?,
tance for us in our fathers house

37 Whereas thou hast searched all my fruft 15 Are we not counted of him itrangers ? for what haft thou found of all thy houshold full he hath fuld us, and hath quite devoured also set it here, before my brethren and thy breour money,


that they may judge betwixt us both.
16 For all the riches which God hath taken 38. This twenty years bave I been with thee :
from our father, that is ours and our childrens :) thy ews and thy The-goats have not cast their
now then whatsoever God hath laid unto thee, young, and the rams of thy Aock have I nod

17 Then Jacob rose up, and set his sons and 39 That which was torn of beasts, I brougho
his wives upon camels.
not unto thee: I bare the loss of it: of* my

* Exod.
18 And he carried away all his cattel, and all hand didst thou require it, wobetber (:olen by 22.12.
bis goods which he had gotten, the cattel of his day, or stolen by night.
getting,which he had gotten in Padan-aram, for 40 Tbus I was in the day, the drought consuz-
to go to Isaac his father in the land of Canaan. med me,and the frost by night and my deep de-

!9 And Laban went to fhear his sheep: and Ra-parted from mine eyes. Heb. teraphim.

chel had stolen the † images that were her fa-1:41 Thus have I been twenty years in thy house: + Hib. thers,

I served thee fourteen years for thy two daughelre beart 20 And Jacob stole away t unawares to Laban ters, and hx years for thy cattel, and thou hart por Laba, the Syrian, in that he told him got that he Hed. changed my wages ten times.

21 So he fled with all that he had,and he rose 42 Except the God of my father, the God of ap, and passed over the river,and let his face to-Abraham, and the fear of laac has been with Doard the mount Gilead.

me, furely thuu haust fent me away now empty :
22 And it was told Laban on the third day, God hath seen mine affiction, and the labour of
that Jacob was fled.

my hands, and rebuked thee yesternight.
22 And he took his brethren with him, and 43 l And Laban antivered and laid unto Ja-



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