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Jacob obtaineth a blessing. 4 And make me savoury meat, such as I love, and 28 Therefore God give thee of the dew of heaven, Before CH. BI780 bring it to me, that "I may eat; that mye soul may {and the fatness of the earth, and plenty of corn and cir. 1760. bless' thee before I die.

wine : 5 And Rebekah heard when Isaac spake to Esau 29 Let people * serve thee, and nations bow down 14,6,7. Prov. 51, 6. his son. And Esau went to the field to hunt for to thee: be lord over thy brethren, and let thy moth-Deut:9, 22. 1 kings 3 venison, and to bring it.

er's sons bow down to thee: y cursed be every one that 2 Sam.1,21. 6 1 And Rebekah spake unto Jacob her son, say- {curseth thee, and blessed be he that blesseth thee. 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, Ž0. 7 Bring me venison, and make me savoury meat, gone out from the presence of Isaac his father, that u Ps. 104, Deut. 33, that I may eat, and bless thee before the LORD 5 be- Esau his brother came in from his hunting. fore my death.

31 And he also had made savoury meat, and 11 Chr 5,2 8 Now therefore, my son, "obey my voice, accord-brought it unto his father, and said unto his father, Let chap 19

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y ch. 12, S. h ch 25,23. ing to that which I command thee:

my father arise, and eat of his son's venison, that thy
9 Go now to the flock, and fetch me from thence soul may bless me.
two good kids of the goats; and I will make them 32 And Isaac his father said unto him, Who art
savoury meat for thy father, such as he loveth : thou? And he said I am thy son, thy first-born, Esau.

10 Ånd thou shalt bring it to thy father, that he 33 And Isaac † trembled very exceedingly, and trembled may eat, and that he may bless thce before his death. said, Who? where is he that hath taken venison, and with clients in

11 And Jacob said to Rebekah his mother, Be- brought it me, and I have eaten of all before thou z Rom. 11, i ch. 25, 25. hold, Esau my brother is a hairy man, and I am a camest, and have blessed him ? yea, and he shall be 2. 28. 3, 1. smooth man:

blessed. 12 My father peradventure will feel me, and I shall 24. And when Esau heard the words of his father, 17leb, 12 k ch. 25, 27. seem to him as a deceiver; and I shall bring 'a he cried with a great and exceeding a bitter cry, and 1 Sam. 30, 4. Deut . 27, curse upon me, and not a blessing..

said unto his father, Bless me, even me also, O my
13 And his mother said unto him, * Upon me be father!
curse, my son ; only obey my voice, and

fetch 35 And he said, Thy brother came with subtilty,

and hath taken away thy blessing:
14 And he went, and fetched, and brought them to 36 And he said, Is not he rightly named Jacob ? - ch. 25, 26.
his mother: and his mother made savoury meat, such for he hath supplanted me these two times : he took
as his father loved.

away my birthright: and, behold, now he hath taken
15 And_Rebekah took † goodly raiment of her away my blessing. And he said, Hast thou not re-
eldest son Esau, which were with her in the house, served a blessing for me?
and put them upon Jacob her younger son:

37 And Isaac answered and said unto Esau, Be-
16 And she put the skins of the kids of the goats hold, I have made him thy lord, and all his brethren
upon his hands, and upon the smooth of his neck : have I given to him for servants; and with corn and

17 And she gave the savoury meat and the bread, wine have I sustained him : and what shall I do now which she had prepared, into the hand of her son Jacob. unto thee, my son ?

18 And he came unto his father, and said, My fa- 38 And Esau said unto his father, Hast thou but n ver. 20 24. ther: And he said, Here am I; who art thou, my son? one blessing, my father? bless me, even me also, O

19 And Jacob said unto his father, I am Esau " thy my father! And Esau lift up his voice, and wept. first-born; I have done according as thou badest me:} 39 And Isaac his father answered and said unto Prov. 1, 24 arise, I pray thee, sit and eat of my venison, that thy { him, Behold, thy dwelling shall be the fatness of the ech. 36, 6 soul may bless me.

earth, and of the dew of heaven from above; 20 And Isaac said unto his son, How is it that thou 40 And by thy'sword shalt thou live, and shalt Deut. 33, hast found it so quickly, my son ? And he said, Be- serve thy brother: and it shall come to pass, when Mat. 10,3 cause the LORD thy God brought it to me.

thou shalt have the dominion, that thou shalt á break 2 Sam. & 21 And Isaac said unto Jacob, • Come near, I his yoke from off thy neck. pray thee, that I may feel thee, my son, whether thou A1 I And Esau hated Jacob, because of the bless- Psalm 80, 8. be my very son Esau or not.

ing wherewith his father blessed him: and Esauk said Deut. 32, 2. 22 And Jacob went near unto Isaac his father; in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are 202 and he felt him, and said, The voice is Jacob's voice, at hand,' then will I slay my brother Jacob. but the hands are the hands of Esau.

42 And these words of Esau her elder son were Ezek. 55, 5. 23 And he discerned him not, because his hands told to Rebekah. And she sent and called Jacob her Amor 2, 18.

were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands : so he younger son, and said unto him, Behold, thy brother kom 9, 11, P blessed him. р

Esau, as touching thee," doth comfort himself, pur- I'rov. 6, 13. 24 And he said, Art thou my very son Esau? And posing to kill thee. Rom. 27. he said, 'I am.

43 Now, therefore, my son, obey my voice; and

25 And he said, Bring it near to me, and I will arise, flee thou to Laban my brother, to Haran;
eat of my son's venison, that my soul may bless thee. 44 And tarry with him a few days, until thy
And he brought it near to him, and he did eat: and brother's fury turn away;
he brought him wine, and he drank.

45 Until thy brother's anger turn away from thee,
26 And his father Isaac said unto him, Come near and he forget that which thou hast done to him: then
now, and kiss me, my son.

I will send and fetch thee from thence. Why should 27 And he came near, and kissed him: and he I be deprived also of you o both in one day? Song, 15. smelled the smell of his raiment, and blessed him, and 46 And Rebekah said to Isaac, PI am weary of my & 7, 11, 12. said, See, the smell of my son is as the smell of a life because of the daughters of Heth: if Jacob take 34 35 field which the Lord hath blessed :

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are of the daughters of the land, what good shall my 20 And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If God will
life do me?
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and will give me bread to eat, and raiment to put on,
1 Isaac blesseth Jacob, and sendeth him to Padan-aram. 21 So that I come again to my father's house in i

12 The vision of Jacob's ladder....18 The stone of Bethel. { peace, then shall the Lord bed
20 Jacob's vow.



22 And this stone, which I have set for a pillar, a ch. 27, 55.

charged him, and said unto him, Thou shalt not me, + I will surely give the tenth unto thee. take a wife of the daughters of Canaan.

CHAPTER XXIX. 2 Arise, go to · Padan-aram, to the house of Be-1 Jacob cometh to the well of Haran : 18 He covenanteth for c ch. 25, 20

thuel thy mother's father, and take thee da wife from Rachel • 23 He is deceived with Leal 28 Ile marrieth also al losea 13 thenceofthe daughters of Laban, thy mother's brother.

Rachel, and serveth for her seven years more.
3 And God Almighty bless thee, and make thee

, TH
HEN Jacob † went on his journey, and came up his feet

, fruitful, and multiply thee, that thou mayest be t a into the land of the people of the east. Pal 123, 1: multitude of people ;

2 And he locked, and beholda a well in the field, a John 4, 4 4. And give thee the blessing of Abraham, to thee, and, lo, there were three flocks of sheeplying by it; big and to thy seed with thee: that thou mayest inherit } for out of that well they watered the flocks: and á

the land wherein thou art a stranger, which God{great stone was upon the well's mouth. Rom 4,7,8 gave unto Abraham.

3 And thither were all the flocks gathered : and . Isa. 12. 8. g Heb. 11,9 5 And Isaac sent away Jacob : and he went to they · rolled the stone from the well's mouth, and | 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, t Is he well ? And they
7 And that Jacob obeyed his father and his mother, said, He is well; and, behold, Rachel his daughter 1Sam. 25,5.
and was gone to Padan-aram ;
cometh with the sheep.

f Eph. 6 ich. 21, 11. 8 And Esau seeing that the daughters of Canaan 7 And he said, Lo, it is 'yet high day, neither is it ch. 25, 19. ' pleased not Isaac his father;

time that the cattle shoul:l he gathered together: waIch 3, S.

9 Then went Esau unto * Ishmael, and took unto ter ye the sheep, and go and feed them.

the wives which he had, 'Mahalath the daughter of 8 And they said, 5 We cannot until all the flocks 14,4 43, 32 w rh. 26, 54 Ishimael, Abraham's son, “ the sister of Nebajoth, to be gathered together, and-till they roll the stone from

be his wife.

the well's mouth ; then we water the sheep.
10 1 And Jacob went out from Beer-sheba, and 9 And while he yet spake with them, Rachel
went toward Haran.

came with her father's sheep; for she kept them.
11 And he lighted upon a certain place, and tar- 10 And it came to pass, when Jacob saw Rachel
chap. 32 & ried there all night, because the sun was set: and he the daughter of Laban his mother's brother, and the
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, 13.4. took of the stones of that place, and put them for his sheep of Laban his mother's brother, that Jacob went a Core 1,5 ° pillows, and lay down in that place to sleep. near, and rolled the stone from the well's mouth, and

12 And he p dreamed, and, behold, 'a ladder set { watered the flock of Lahan his mother's brother.

up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven: 11 And Jacob "kissed Rachel, and 'lifted up his 1 ch. 83, 4 ?,

and, behold, the angels of God ascending and de- voice, and wept. ? John 9,31, Scending on it.

12 And Jacob told Rachel that he was her father's 13 And, behold, the Lord " stood above it, and brother, and that he was Rebekah's son: and she ran Heb. 2, 1. said, I am the LORD God of Abraham thy father, and told her father. 11 Pet. 1,12. and the God of Isaac : the land whereon thou liest, 13 And it came to pass, when Laban heard the - Rev. 4, 4. to thee will I give it, and to thy seed; 5

tidings of Jacob his sister's son, that he ran to meet 14 And thy seed shall be as the dust of the earth ; him, and embraced him, and kissed him, and brought Feb. 1, 16 and thou shalt + spread abroad to the west, and to him to his house. And he told Laban all these verwis 24. the east, and to the north, and to the south : and in 14 And Laban said to him, Surely thou art my o2 Sam. 13,

° thee, and in thy seed, shall ? all the families of the bone and my flesh.

bone and my flesh. And he abode with him the Micah 9, s. -ak forthe eart) be blessed.

space of a month. 15 And, behold, I am with thee, and will keep thee 15 And Laban said unto Jacob, Because thou art in all places whither thou goest, and will bring thee my brother, shouldest thou therefore serve me for

again into this land : * for I will not leave thee, until nought? tell me, what shall thy wages be? 91, 8 I have done that which I have spoken to thee of.

16 And Laban had two daughters: the name of 16 And Jacobawaked out of his sleep, and he said, the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger *2, Surely the Lord is in this place, and I knew it not. was Rachel.

17 And he was afraid, and said, How dreadful is 17 Leah was tender-eyed; but Rachel was beauthis place! this is none other but the house of God, tiful and well-favoured.

18 And Jacob loved Rachel : and said, I will and this is the gate of heaven.

qch. 31, 12 18 And Jacob, rose up early in the morning, and serve thee seven years for Rachel thy younger took the stone that he had put for his pillows, and set daughter.

. 19 Aud Laban said, It is' better that I give her to Pr. 13. 17. it up for a pillar, and poured oil upon the top of it.

19 And he called the name of that place b Beth-el: thee, than that I should give her to another man: but the name of that city was called Luz at the first. abide with me.


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u love he had to her.

8 And Rachel said, With † great wrestlings have 21 And Jacob said unto Laban, Give me my wife, wrestled with my sister, and I have prevailed : and wrestlingi 1. Malachi for my days are fulfilled, that I may go in unto her. she called his name || Naphtali

. 22 And Laban gathered together all the men of 9 When Leah saw that she had left bearing, she & 33 24. » i Cor. 18, the place, and made’ a feast.

took Zilpah her maid, and gave her Jacob to wife. 23 And it came to pass in the evening, that he 10 And Zilpah, Leah's maid, bare Jacob a son. 5. C1. 24,67. "took Leah his daughter, and brought her to him : 11 And Leah said, A troop cometli : and she cal- verse. 17. Mat. 1, 18. and he went in unto her.

led his naine | Gad. 24 And Lahan gave unto his daughter Leah, Zil- 12 And Zilpah, Leah's maid, bare Jacob a se- That is, pah his maid, for a handmaid.

cond son 25 And it came to pass, that in the morning, be- 13 And Lcan said, Happy am I, for the daughters Juhin 2, 1,2 hold, it was Leah : and he said to Laban, What is will call me blessed: and she called his name || Asher. h Prcv. 31, n Micah 7,5. this thou hast done unto me? Did not I serve with thee 14 1 And Reuben went, in the days of wheat- Luke 1, 48.

for Rachel ? wherefore then hast thou "beguiled me? harvest, and found mandrakes in the field, and Song 6, 8. 26 And Laban said, It must not be so done in our brought them unto his mother Leah. Then Rachel That is,

Happy. country, to give the younger before the first-born.

said to Leah, Give me, I pray thee, of thy son's 27. Fulfil her week, and we will give thee this mandrakes. dch. 27, 35. also, & for the service which thou shalt serve with me 15 And she said unto her, Is it a small matter that Dugbin 114t. 7, 2" yet seven other years.

thou hast taken my husband ? and wouldest thou awal berely 28 And Jacob did so, and fulfilled her week : and take away my son's mandrakes also ? And Rachel and Judges 14, he gave him Rachel his daughter to wife also. said, Therefore he shall lie with thee to-night for thy

29 And Laban gave to Rachel his daughter, Bil- son's mandrakes. hah his handmaid, to be her maid.

16 And Jacob came out of the field in the evening, 30 And he went in also unto Rachel, and he loved and Leah went out to meet him, and said, 'Thou must also Rachel more than Leah, and served with him yet come in unto me; for surely I have hired thee with seven other years.

miy son's mandrakes. And he lay with her that night. 31 And when the LORD saw that Leah was 17 And God * hearkened unto Leah, and she conhated, he opened her womb: but Rachel wasceived, and bare Jacob the fifth son.

18 And Leah said, God hath given me my hire, That is, 32 And Leah conceived, and bare a son, and she because I have given my maiden to my husband : Hitza k ch. 20, 18. called his name || Reuben: for she said, Surely the and she called his name || Issachar. 11 Sam.1,5. Lord hath looked upon myaffliction; now, therefore, 19 And Leah conceived again, and bare Jacob the my husband will love me.

sixth son. # That is,

33 And she conceived again, and bare a son ; and 20 And Leah said, God hath endued me with a That is, said, Because the Lord hath heard that I was hated, good dowry: now will my husband dwell with me, he hath therefore given me this son also : and she because I have borne him six sons: and she called "udgmena

. That is called his name || Simeon.

his name || Zebulun. 34 And she conceived again, and bare a son; and 21 And afterwards she bare a daughter, and called Sam. 1,19, . That is, said, Now this time will my husband be joined unto her name || Dinah. n. 18,24. me, because I have borne him three sons: therefore

22 1 And God remembered Rachel, and God ni Sam. 16,

was his name called || Levi.
hearkened to her, and opened her womb.

Luke 1, 25, 35 And she conceived again, and bare a son: and 23 And she conceived and bare a son; and said, lleb, stood she said, Now will I praise the Lord: therefore she God hath taken away". my reproach: called his name || Judah ; and † left bearing.

24 And she called his name || Joseph ; and said, CHAPTER XXX.

The LORD " shall add to me another son.

25 1 And it came to pass, when Rachel had borne
i Rachel's grief for her barrenness....5 Bilhah beareth Dan Joseph, that Jacob said unto Laban, Send me away meb. 11,

and Naphtali....9 Leal beareth Gad and Asher....14
Reuben findeth mandrakes....17 Leah beareth Issachar, that I may go unto mine own place, and to my coun- chap. 2, 3
Zebulun, and Dinah....22 Rachel beareth Joseph....25 Ja-try.
cob desireth to depart....37 His policy, whereby he becom- 26 Give me my wives and my children, for whom
eth rich.

I have served thee, and let me go: for thou knowest
AND:\when Rachel saw that she bare Jacob na my service which I have done thee.

children- sister; said 27 And Laban said unto him, I pray thee, if I p ch. 30, a unto Jacoh, Give me children, or else I die. have found favour in thine eyes, tarry: for I have a ch. 29

, 9. 2 And Jacob's anger was kindled against Rachel; } learned by experience that the Lord hath blessed me d 1 Sam. 2- and he said, Am I in God's stead, who hath with-Pfor thy sake. held from thee the fruit of the womb ?

28 And he said, ' Appoint me thy wages, and I Dan

. 6, 22. 3 And she said, Behold my maid Bilhah, go in will give it. unto her; and she shall bear upon my knees, that I :

29 And he said unto him, 'Thou knowest how I built by her. may also have children by her.

have served thee, and how thy cattle was with me. 4 And she gave him Bilhah her handmaid to wife: 30 For it was little which thou hadst before I so verse 13. and Jacob weut in unto her.

came, and it is t now increased unto a multitude; and llebs. 5 And Bilhah conceived, and bare Jacob a son. the Lord hath blessed thee + since my coming: and Teme forma

6 And Rachel said, God hath judged me, and hath now, when shall I ' provide for mine own house also ? That is also heard my voice, and hath given me a son: there- 31 And he said, What shall I give thee? And Ja- ' Tim.6, 8 ch. 2o, it fore called shr his name ll Dan.

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{ CHRIS thy flock:

hurt me. 32 I will pass through all thy flock to-day, remov- 8 If he said thus, . The speckled shall be thy wa-m Num. i. ing from thence all the speckled and spotted cattle, ges; then all the cattle bare speckled: and if he said 22 and all the brown cattle among the sheep, and the thus, The ring-straked shall be thy hire; then bare n cb. 20, s.

spotted and speckled among the goats; and of such all the cattle ring-straked.
1 c£. 31, 10. shall be * my hire.

9 p Thus God hath taken away the cattle of your
33 So shall Y my righteousness ? answer for me father, and given them to me.
t in time to come, when it shall come for my hire be- 10 And it came to pass, at the time that the cattle

fore thy face: every one that is not speckled and spot-conceived, that I lifted up mine eyes, and saw in a
en om ted among the goats, and brown among the sheep, { dream, and, behold, the rams wlich leaped upon the 4 ch. 20, 422
that shall be counted stolen with me.

cattle were ring-straked, speckled, and grizzled.
31 And Laban said, Behold, I would it might be 11 And the angel of God spake unto me in a
according to thy word.

dream, saving, Jacob: And I said, Here am I.
35 And he remored that day the he-goats, that 12 And he said, Lift up now thine eyes, and see,

were ring-straked and spotted, and all the she-goats all the rams which leap upon the cattle are ring-
that were speckled and spotted, and every one that straked, speckled, and grizzled : * for I have seen all Ex??
had some white in it, and all the brown among the that Laban doeth unto thee.
sheep, and gave them into the hands of his sons. 13 I am the God of Beth-e), where thou anointedst tch. 28, 18

36 And he set three days' journey betwixt him- the pillar, and where thou vowedst a vow unto me:
self and Jacob: and Jacob fed the rest of Laban's now arise, get thee out from this land, and return un-

to the land of thy kindred.
37 And Jacob took him a rods of green poplar, and

14 And Rachel and Leah answered and said un- x. ch. 2, 24. of the † hazel and chesnut-tree; and pilled white to him, Is there yet * any portion or inheritance for chap. 28, straeks in them, and made the white appear which us in our father's house? icas in the rods.

15 Are we not counted of him strangers ? for he y ch. 50, 18 39 And he set the rods which he had pilled before hath 'scld us, and hath quite devoured also our

the flocks in the gutters in the watering-troughs, when money, heel be in the flocks came to drink, that they should † conceive

16 For all the riches which God hath taken from

z Ps. 45, 10 chhapr. 99,10. when they came to drink.

our father, that is ours and our children's: now then,
39 And the flocks conceived before the rods, and } ? whatsoever God hath said unto thee, do.
9.54 brought forth cattle ring-straked, speckled, and 17 Then Jacob rose up, and set his sons and his

wives upon camels :
40 And Jacob did separate the lanıbs, and set the fa- 18 And he carried away all his cattle, and all his

ces of the flocks toward the ring-st:aked and all the goods which he had gotten, the cattle of his getting, phim,thatis

brown in the flock of Laban; and he put his own florks which he had gotten in Padan-aram, forto go to Isaac : 195, 23
by theinselves, and put them not unto Laban's cattle. his father in the land of Canaan.

41 And it came to pass, whensoever the stronger 19 And Laban went to shear his sheep: and Ra- 2 Josh. 24,
cattle did conceive, that Jacob laid the rods before the chel had stolen the † images that were her father's.
eyes of the cattle in the gutters, that they might con- 20 And Jacob stole away unawares to Laban the b Jer. 50,!
ceive among the rods:

Syrian, in that he told him not that he fled.
42 But when the cattle were feeble he put them

21 So he fled with all that he had; and he rose up), e Josb. 18 not in: so the feebler were Laban's, and the stronger and passed over a the river, and set his face toward ,

the mount Gilead. 43 And the man † increased † exceedingly, and

22 And it was told Laban on the third day, that job 5, 12, Besen had much cattle, and maid-servants, and men-ser- Jacob was fled. vants, and carnels, and asses.

23 And he took his e brethren with him, and purCHAPTER XXXI.

sued after him seven days' journey; and they over1 Jacob departeth secretly....19 Rachel stealeth her father's took him in the mount of Gilead. inages....36 Jacob's complaint of Laban....43 The covenant 24 And God came to Laban the Syrian in a dream Cum. 23,2% of Laban and Jacob ar Galeed.

by night, and said unto him, "Take heed that thou Sant. 23, ND . he heard the words of Laban's sons, say-speak not to Jacob' either good or bad.

ing, Jacob hath taken away all that was our 25 Then Laban overtook Jacob. Now Jacob Ps. 105, 14 a father's; and of that which was our fathers hath he had pitched his tent in the mount; and Laban with 4.4.14. gotten all this glory. 2 And Jacob beheld e the countenance of Laban,

his brethren pitched in the mount of Gilead.

26 And Laban said to Jacob, What hast thou done, kverse ja and, behold, it was not toward him as before. that thou hast stolen away unawares to me, and car- cluap. 2, 24.

3 And'the Lord said unto Jacob, Return unto ried away my daughters as captives taken with the Prov. 2 the land of thy fathers, and to thy kindred; and I sword? 4 And Jacob sent and called Rachel and Leah to steal away from me; and didst not tell me, that'| 29.

27 Wherefore didst thou flee away secretly, and 5 And said unto them, I see your father's counte- with " tabret and with harp ?

might have sent thee away with mirth and with songs, n-ch, 29, 18.
Nance, that it is not toward me as bcfore: but the
God of my father hath been with me.

28 And hast not suffered me

to kiss

my sons and 6 And ye know, that with all my power I have doing.

my daughters ? Thou hast now done o foolishly in so 7 And your father hath deceived me, and changed but the God of? your father spake unto me vesterniche3, 22.

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1 Lev. 19, 32

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Jacob's complaint of Luban.


Laban's covenant with Jacob. saying, Take thon heed that thou speak not to Jacob }me and thee this day. Therefore was the name of Before either good or bad.

it called Galeed:
30 And now, though thou wouldest needs be gone, 49 And || Mizpah: for he said, The Lord watch

because thou sore longedst after thy father's house, between me and thee, when we are absent one from A watchJudg. 6, si, yet wherefore hast thou stolen 'my gods?

another. 31 And Jacob answered and said to Laban, Be- 50 If thou shalt afflict my daughters, or if thou shalt Kings is 1:13. 13. cause I was afraid : for I said, Peradventure thou take other wives besides my daughters, no man is with

wouldest take by force thy daughters from me. us: see, God is witness betwixt me and thee.

32 With whomsoever thou findest thy gods, let 51 And Laban said to Jacob, Behold this heap, Ach 2017 him not live: before our brethren, discern thou what and behold this pillar, which I have cast betwixt me

is thine with me, and take it to thee. For Jacob and thee; ;
knew not that Rachel had stolen them.

52 This heap be witness, and this pillar be witness,
33 And Laban, went into Jacob's tent, and into that I will not pass over this heap to thee, and that
· Leah's tent, and into the two maid-servants' tents; thou shalt not pass over this heap and this pillar unto
but he found them not. Then went he out of Leah's me, for harm.

tent, and entered into Rachel's tent.

53 The God of Abraham, and the God of Nahor,
34 Now * Rachel had taken the images, and put the God of their father, judge betwixt us. And Ja-
them in the camel's furniture, and sat upon them. cob sware by the fear of his father Isaac.
And Laban searched all the tent, but found them 54 Then Jacob Poffered sacrifice upon the mount,

and called his brethren to eat bread: and they did
35 And she said to her father, Let it not displease eat bread, and tarried all night in the mount.
my lord that I cannot ’ rise up before thee; for the 55 And early in the morning Laban rose up, and
a custom of women is upon me. And he searched, skissed his sons and his daughters, and blessed them : ..
but found not the images.

and Laban departed, and returned unto his place.
36 And Jacob was wroth, and chode with Laban;

CHAPTER XXXII. and Jacob answered and said to Laban, What is my 3 Jacob's message to Esau....9 He prayeth for his deliverance. Num. 20, trespass, what is my sin, that thou hast so hotly pur- 13 He sendeth a present to Esau....24 He wrestleth with an sued after me?

angel at Peniel, where he is called Israel....31 He halteth.
37 Whereas thou hast searched all my stuff, what AND Jacob went on" bis way, and the angels of hers."

? it here God
before my brethren and thy brethren, that they may 2 And when Jacob saw them, he said, This is
judge betwixt us both.

God's host : and he called the name of that place Line 2,3 38 These twenty years have I been with thee; thy } || Mahanaim.

cwes and thy she-goats have not cast their young, and 3 And Jacobsent messengers before him to Esau 'un hosts, Ezek. 34, the rams of thy flock have I not eaten.

his brother, unto the land of " Seir, the country of
39 That which was torn of beasts I brought not Edom.
unto thee; I bare the loss of it: of my hand didst

4 And he commanded them, saying, Thus shall ye d ch. 14, Ex. 22,8 thou d require it, whether stolen by day, or stolen by speak unto © my lord Esau; Thy servant Jacob saith Deut

. 2. 2. night.

thus, I have sojourned with Laban, and stayed there ech. 4, ?. 40 Thus I was; in the day the drought consumed until now : 1108. 12, 12. me, and the frost by night; and my sleep departed

5 And I have oxen, and asses, flocks, and men

servants, and women-servants: and I have sent to 41 'Thus have I been twenty years in thy house: { tell my lord, that I may find grace in thy sight. I serverthee fourteen years for thy two danghters, and 6 And the messengers returned to Jacob, saying, six years for thy catie: and thou hast changed my We came to thy brother Esau, and also he cometh (ver.1,16.

to meet thee, and four hundred men with him. Bresse 7. wage: 'teu times.

42 Except the God of my father, the God of Abra- 7 Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed : 5 Ps.30, ?ham, and the fear of Isaac, had been with me, and he divided the people that was with him, and surely thou hadst sent me away now empty. God the flocks, and herds, and the camels, into two

hath seen mine affliction and the labour of my hands, bands; Ch. 16, 13, and reouked thee yesternight.

8 And said, if Esau come to the one company and 43 And Laban answered and said unto Jacob, smite it, then the other company which is left shall b Ps. So, 1.5. These daughters are my daughters, and these children escape. are my children, and these cattle are my cattle, and 9 And Jacob said, "O God of my father Abraham, 1ch. 31, 3. all that thou seest is minc; and what can I do this and God of my father Isaac, the Lord which saidst day unto these my daughters, or unto their children unto me, ' Return unto thy country, and to thy kin- lillebrath and which they have borne ?

dred, and I will deal well with thee :
44 Now, therefore, come thou, let us 'make a co- 10 t I am not worthy of the least of all the mer-
venant, I and thou ; and let it be for a witness be- {cies, and of all the truth, which thou hast shewed 1 Job e, 7.
tween me and thee.

into thy servant ; for 'with my staff I passed over
45 And Jacob took a stone, and set it up for a this Jordan, and now I am become two bands.

11 Deliver me, I pray thee, from the hand of my

46 And Jacob said unto his brethren, Gather brother, from the hand of Esau: for I fear him, lest
stones : and they took stones, and made a heap; and he will come and smite me, and the mother with the
they did eat there upon the heap.

children. 47 And Laban called it || Jegar-sahadutha; but 12 And thou saidst, I will surely do thee good, and a ch.23, 14 Jacob called it Galeed.

make thy seed as the sand of the sea, which cannot 48 And Laban said, This heapisa witness between be numbered for multitude.

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