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Abimelechs covenant with 1(210. Chap. xxvii. . E sau is sent for
peace : thou ar: now the bleflad of the LORD.
away, and they departed from hin in peace.
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
not lee, he called Efau his eldest son, and said
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.
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,
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-
and cording to i hat which I command thee.
make them favoury meat for thy father, such as
24. And the LORD appeared unto him the to And thou shalt bring it to thy father, that
hold,Erau my brother is an hairy nian, and I
a curse upon me, and not a blefliny..
go fetch me tbem.
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
ficobs blessing :
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 Heb.bs! + 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
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
and he as these pobich are of the daughters of the lands
CHA P. XXVILL
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
18 The tone of Beh-el. 20 jacobs vow.
cursed be not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan.
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
8 And Efau feeing that the daughters of Ca-
+ 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
+ Heer 3 monca
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.
ther, and the Golof Ifaac : the land, whereon 12 And Jacob toid Rachel, that lie mas her fa-
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?
16 And Laban had two daughters: the name
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
el : but the name of that city pois called Luz ther man: abide with me.
20 And Jacob ferved seven years for Rachel :
wife,(for my days are fulfilled) that I inay go in wha.27. 4
22 And this stone which I have set for a pillar, of the place, and made a feant.
and he went in unto her.
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
3 And thither were all the flocks gathered : 28 And Jacob did sosand fulfilled her week: and
Bilhah his handmaid to be her maid.
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
and said, Because the Lord hath heart that I
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
day is prent.
praise. * Heb.
that the LORD
facobs policy. That is, Tons: therefore was his name called u Levi. 22. And God remembred Rachel, and Gud
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,
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
2 And Jacobs anger was kindled against Ra- will give it.
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.
37 | And Jacob took him rods of green po-
fore the fucks in the gutters, in the watering
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.
And the man increased exceedingly, and
Facobs departure from, Chap. xxx. xxxi. and complaint of Labin
had much cattel, and maid-fervants, and men- pursued after him feven dayes journey;and they
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 ?
and my daughters ? thou hast now done foolith-
speak not to Jacob either good or bad.
huule, yet wherefore
halt thou stolen my gods ?
it cause I was afraid: for I said, Peradventure thos
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.
12 And he said, Lift up now thine eyes, and them: and Laban + searched all the tent, but y Hed.
please my lord that I cannot rise up before
him, Is there yet any portion or inheri- haft so hotly purlued after me?,
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.
!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 :
my hands, and rebuked thee yesternight.