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Abimelech's covenant with Isaac. GENESIS, XXVII. Jacob obtaineth the blessing, called upon the name of the LORD, and, B. C. 1300. 13 And his mother said unto him, Upon pitched his tent there: and there Isaac's

me a le thy curse, my son : only obey servants digzel a well.

la Sa. 25.24. my voice, and go fetch me them. 26 Then Abimelech went to him from 2Sa. 14.9. 1.14 And he went, and fetched, and Gerar, and Ahuzzath one of his friends, & Mat.27.25 brought them to his mother: and his Phichol b the chief captain of his army. b c.21.22. mother made savoury meat, c such as his

27 And Isaac said unto them, Where- c c.25.28. father loved. Sore come ye to me, seeing ye hated me, Pr.23.3. 15 And Rebekal took 1 goodly raiment and have sent me away from you? Lu.21.34. of her eldest sou Esau, which wire with

28 And they said, 2 We saw certainly desirable. her in the house, and put them upon that the LORD was with thee: and we d Ju. 11.7. Jacob her younger son: said, Let there be now an oath f betwixte ver.16. 16 And she put the skins of the kids us, even betwixt us and ther, and let us 2 seeing we of the goats upon his hands, and upon the make a covenant with thee;

saw, smooth of his neck: 29 That3thou wilt do us no hurt, as we f c.21.23. | 17 And she gave the savoury meat, and have not touched thee, and as we have 3 if thou the bread, which she had prepared, into done unto thee nothing but good, and! shalt, &c. the hand of her son Jacob. have sent thee away in peace: thou art

| 18 And he cane unto his father, and now the blessed of the LORD.

lg c.24.31. said, My father: And he said, Here am 30 And he made them ha feast, and Ps.115.15. I; who art thou, my son? they did eat and drink.

h c.19.3. 119 And Jacob said unto his father, I am 31 And they rose up betimes in the 31.54. Esau thy firs-born ; i I have done accordmorning, and sware one to another: i 1Ki. 13.16. in, as thou badest me: arise, I pray thee, and Isaic sent them away, and they de 14.2. sit and eat of my venison, that thy soul parted from him in peace.

Is.28.15. may bless me. 32 And it came to pass the same day, that! Zech. 13.4. | 20 And Isaac said unto his son, How is Isaac's servants came and told him con

it that thou hast found it so quickly, my cerning the well which they had digced. Ik Ex. 20.7. son? And he said, Because k the LORD 2nd said unto him, We have found water. Job 13.7.

thy God brought it to me. 33 And he called it 5 Shebah: there. 14 before me. | 21 And Isaac said unto Jacob, Come fore the name of the city is 6 Beersheba 5 i. e. an near, I pray thee, that I may feel l thee, unto this day.

oath.

my son, whether thou be my very son 34 And Esau was forty years old when 6 i.e. the Esau, or not. he took to wife Judith the daughter of well of the 22 And Jacob went near unto Isaac his Reeri the Hittite, and Bashemath m the oath.

father; and he felt him, and said, The daughter of Elon the Hittite:

1 ver. 12. voice is Jacob's voice, but the hands are 35 Which were 7 a grief of mind unto m c.36.2.

the hands of Esau. Isaac and to Rebekah.

7 bitterness 23 And he discerned him not, because CHAP. XXVII.

of spirit.

his hands n were hairy, as his brother AND it came to pass, that when Isaac n ver. 16. Esau's hands : so he blessed hisa. A was old, and his eyes were dim, o Solo c.48.10. 24 And he said, Art thou my very son that he could not see, he called Esau his 1Sa.3.2.

Esau ? And he said, p I am. eldest son, and said unto him, My son: Ec.12.3. 23 And he said, Bring it near to me, and And he said unto him, Behold, here am I. 25a.14.5. I will eat of my son's venison, that my

2 Aud he said, Behold now, I am old, I' Pr.13.19.22. soul may bless thee. And he brought know not the q day of my death: | Ep.4.253. near to him, and he did eat : and he

3 Now therefore take, I pray thee, thy la Pr.27.1. brought him wine, and he drank. weapons, thy quiver and thy bow, and gol. Lu. 12.40. 26 And his father Isaac said unto him. out to the field, and take 8 me some Ja.4.14. Come near now, and kiss me, my son. venison;

18 hunt.

27 And he came near, and kissed him: 4 And make me savoury meat, such as I

and he smelled the smell of his raiment, love, and bring it to me, that I may eat; r He.11.20. and blessed r him, and said, See, s the that my soul t may bless thee before I die.s Ca.4.11. smell

o v son is as the smell of a field 5 And Rebekah heard when Isaac spake Hos. 14.6. which the Loxhath blessed : u to Esau his son. And Esau went to thet ver.25. 29 Tl.erefore trou give thee of v the field to hunt for venison, and to bring it. c.49.9,28. dew of heaven, and the fatness of the

6 And Rebekah spake unto Jacob her D2.33.1. earth, and plenty of corn and wine : bon, saying, Behold, I heard thy father u He.6.7. 129 Let people serve thee, and nations bow speak unto Esau thy brother, saying, 10 De.33.13.28./down to thee: be lord over thy brethren.

7 Bring me venison, and make me sa 2Sa.1.21. and let thy mother's sons bow down to voury meat, that I may ent, and bless thee Ps.133.3. thee: cursed be every one that curseth before the LORD, before my dea ih.

M1.5.7. thee; y & blessed be he that blesseth thee. 8 Now therefore, my son, obey my x c.19.8. | 30 And it came to pass, as soon as Isaac voice, z according to that which I com- y Nu.24.9. had made an end of blessing Jacob, and mand thee.

Ze.2.8. Jacob was vet scarce gone out from the 9 Go now to the fiock, and fetch me z ver. 13. presence of Isaac his father, that Esau from thence two good kids of the goats;

his brother came in from his hunting. and I will make them savoury meat a for a ver.4. 31 And he also had made savoury meat thy father, such as he loveth:

b c.25.25. and brought it unto his father, and suid 10 And thou shalt bring it to thy fa-lc ver.22. unto his father, Let my father arise, and ther, that he may eat, and that he mayld c.9.25. eat of his son's venison, that thy soul may bless thee before his death.

| De 27.18. bless me. 11 And Jacob said to Rebekah his 9 trembler 132 And Isaac his father said unto him, mother, Behold, Esau my brother is al with a Who art thou ? And he said, I am thy hairy b man, and I am a smooth man: great

son, thy first-born, Esau, 12 My father peradventure will c feel trembling 33 And Isaac 9 tremlled very exceeding me, and I shall seem to him as a del greatly. ly, and said, Who? where is he that hath ceiver; and I shall bring a d curse upon 10 hunted. taken 10 venison, and brought it me, and I me, and not a blessing.

le ver.25. bave eaten of all before e thou camesto

Jacob's life threatened by Esau. GENESIS, XXIX.

Jacob's Vision at Bethel. and have blessed him ? yea, a and he B. C. 1760. 5 And Isaac sent away Jacob: and he shall be blessed.

went to l'alan-aram, unto laban, son of 34 And when Esau heard the words of a Ro.11.29. Pethuel the Syrian, the brother of Ro his father, he cried with a great and ex. b Pr.1.31. bekah, Jacob's and Esau's mother. ceeding bitter cry, and said unto his fa. He.12.17. 6 When Esau saw that Isaac had bless. ther. Bless me, even me also, bo my c c.27.33. led c Jacob, and sent him away to Hadanfather!

Id 2K.10.19, aram, to take him a wife from thence : 35 And he said, Thy brother came with Mal.2.10. and that, as he bless him, he gave him subtlety, d and hath taken away thy! ITh. 1.6. a charge, saying, Thou shalt not take a blessing.

1 i.e. a sup-wife of the daughters of Canaan; 36 And he said, Is not he rightly named plunter. 7 And that Jacob Olieved f his father Jacob? 1 for he hath supplanted me these e c.23.26,34. and his mother, and was gone to Pacartwo times: he took away my birthright;ef c.27.43. aram; and, behold, now he hath taken away myig v.29. 8 And Esau seeing that the daughter's blessing. And he said, Hast thou not re- 2Sa.8.14. of Canaan 2 pleased not Isaac his faserved a blessing for me?

2 were evil ther; 37 Ard Isaac answered and said unto in the eyes. 9 Then went Esau unto Ishmael, and Esau, Berold, I have inade him thy 13 ch.36.3, took to the wives whieh he had, 3 Ma. lord, and all his brethren have I given is called halath the daughter of Ishimael, Abra. to him for servants; and with corn and bashemath. ham's son, the sister of Nebajoth, to be wine have I sustained 4 him: and what for,sur ported his wife. shall I do now unto thee, my son? Th Hos. 12.12. 10 And Jacob h went out from Beer

36 And Esau said unto his father, Hast 5 called, Acts sheba, and went toward 5 Haran. thou but one blessing, my father? bless 7.2.Charran 11 And he lighted upon a certain place, me, even mealso, O my father! And Esau i Is.65.14. and tarried there all night, because the liftolup his voice, and i wept.

16 or, of the sun was set : and he took of the stones of 33 And Isaac his father answered and fatness. that place, and put thern for his pillows, said unto him, Behold thy dwelling shall k c.41. Nu.12. and lay down in that place to sleep. be 6 the fatness of the earth, and of the 6. Jol, 4.13. 12 And he k dreamed, and, behold, a dew of heaven from above:

2 c.25.23. ladder set up on the earth, and the top 40 and br thy sword shalt thou live, Ps.60.9,10. Tot it reached to leaven: and, yn beholu. and I shalt serve thy brother: and it shall Ob.18-20. the angels of God ascending and decome to pass, when thou shalt have them Jno.1.51, scending on it. dominion, that thou n shalt break his He. 1.14. 13 And, behold, the LORD stood above yoke from of thy neck.

fit; and said, I am the LORD God of Abra. * 41 And Esau p hated Jacob because of 2Ch.21.8. ham thy father, o and the God of Isaac: the Wessing wherewith his father blessed lo c.26.24. the land whereon thou liest, to thee will bim: ana Esau said in his heart, The Ex.3.6. I give it, and to thy seed; days of mourning r for my fnther are at Mat.22.32. 14 And thy seed shall be as the dust of hand; then wili i slay sny brother Jacob.p c.4.5. the earth; and thou shalt 7 spread abroad

42 And these words of Esau her elder 37.4.8. to the west, and to the east, and to the on were told to Rebekah. And she sent. c.13.16. rorth, and to the south: and, in thee and and called Jacob her younger son, and r с.30.3. in thy seed t shail all the families of the said unto hin, Behold, thy brother Esau, 1 break forth. earth be blessed. es touching thee, doth v comfort himself, s c.32.6. | 15 And, behold, I am with thee, u and Fierposing to kill thee.

| Ob.10. will keep w thee in all places whither 43 Now therefore, my son, obey myt c.18.18. thou goest, and will bring thee again VOICE: and arise, flee thou to Laban iny v Job 20.12. into this land; for I will not leave v thee. brother, z to laran;

Ps.64.5. until I have done that which I have 44 And tarry with him a few days, until u Jos. 1.5. spoken to thee of. thy brother's fury turn away ;

Ju.6.16. 16 And Jacob awaked out of his sleep, Until thy brother's anger turn away w Fs.121.5-8. land he said, Surely the LORD is in a this from thee, and he forret that which thou r с.35.6. place, and I knew it not. hast done to nim : then I will send and y He.13.5. I 17 And he was afraid, and said. How fetch thee from thence. Why should I z c.11.31. dreadful is this place! this is none other be deprived also of you both in one day? la Ex.3.5. but the house of God, and this is the gate

46 And Rebekah sail to Isaac, I am Jos.5.15. of heaven. weary of my life I because of the daugh- b c.26.35. 18 And Jacob rose up early in the mornters of liath: if Jacob take a wife of the c Nu.7.1. Fing, and took the stone that he had put daughters of Heth, such as these which the house for his pillows, and set it up for a pillar are of the daughters of the land, what of God. and poured oil c upon the top of it. good shall my life do me?

Ta Ju.1.23.26. 19 And he called the name of that place CHAP. XXVIII.

Hos.12.4. Beth-el : 8 but the name of that d city AND Isaac called Jacob, and blessed e2Sa. 15.8. was called Luz at the first. Li him, and charged him, and said unto f De.26.17. 20 And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If hin, Thou shalt not take a wife of the g c.35.7,14. God will be with me, eand will keep me daughters of Canaan.

h c.24.3. in this way that I go, and will give me 2 Arise, go to Padan-aram, i to the house i Hos. 12.2. bread to eat, and raiment to put op. of Bethuel, thy mother's father and take k c.25.20. | 21 So that I come again to my father's thee a wite from ihence of the daughters 1 c.24.29. house in peace; then shall the f LORD be of Laban, I thy mother's brother. m Le.27.30. my God

3 And God Almignty bless thee, and make 9 assembly | 22 And this stone, which I have set for thee fruitful, and multiply thec, that thou of people. a pillar, g shall be God's house and of mayest be a multitude of people; in c.12.2. all that thou shalt give me, I will surely

And give thee n the blessing of Abra. 10 of thy so give the tenth m unto thee. ham, to thee, and to thy seed with thee: journings.

CHAP. XXIX. that thou mayest inherit the 20 land 11 lift up his TIHEN Jacob 11 went on his journey, wherein thou art a stranger, which God feet.

and came into the land of the 1% gave unto Abraham.

12 children. people of the east.

Jacob's arrival at Padan-aram. GENESIS, XXX.

Jacob's Marriage 2 And he looked, and, behold, a well in, B. C. 1760. 24 And Laban gave unto his daughter che field, and, lo, there were three flocks

Leah, Zilpah a his naid, for an handof sheep lying by it; b for out of that a c.30.9. maid. well they watered the flocks: and a great! 46.18. 25 And it came to pass that in the mornstone was upon the well's mouth. b Ps.23.2. ling, behold, it was Leah: and he said to

3 And thither were all the flocks ga Ca.1.7. Laban, What is this thou hast done unto thered : and they rutled the stone from

me? did not I serve with thee for Rachel ? the well's mouth, and watered the sheep,

Wherefore then hast thou beguiled me? and put the stone again upon the well's

26 And Laban said, It must not be so mouth in his place.

1 place. done in our country, 1 to give the younger 4 And Jacob said unto them, My bre-c Ju. 14.12. before the first-born. thren, whence be ye? And they said, Of d c.27.43. 27 Fulfil her week, c and we will give Haran d are we.

2 Is there thee this also, for the service which thou 5 And he said unto them, Know ye peace to shalt serve with me yet seven other years. Laban the son of Nahor? And they said, him? 28 And Jacob did so, and fulfilled her We know him.

e c.43.7. week: and he gave him Rachel his 6 And he said unto them, 2 Is he well? e f c.35,22. daughter to wife also. And they said, He is well ; and, behold, 37.2. 29 And Laban gave to Rachel his daugh. Rachel his daughter cometh with the 3 yet the day ter, Bilhah f his handmaid, to be her maid. sheep.

I is great. | 30 And he went in also unto Rachel, 7 And he said, LO, 3 it is yet high day, & ver.20. and he loved also Rachel g more than neither is it time that the cattle should! De.21.15. Leah, and served with him yet seven be gathered together: water ye the sheep, lh Ps. 127.3. Tother years. and go and feed them.

i c.30.1. | 31 And when the LORD saw that Leah 8 And they said, We cannot, until all' i.e. see a was hated, he h opened her womb : but the flocks be gathered together, and til son,

Rachel was barren, i they roll the stone k from the well's k Mar. 16.3. | 32 And Leah conceived, and bare a son, mouth; then we water the sheep.

Lu.24.2. and she called his name 4 Reuben: for 3 And while he yet spake with them, l De.26.7. she said, Surely the LORD hath looked l Rachel came with her father's sheep : 1Sa. 1.20. upon my affliction : now, therefore, my for she kept them.

Lu.1.25. husband will love me. 10 And it came to pass, when Jacob Si.e. hear. 33 And she conceived again, and bare a saw Rachel, the daughter of Laban his ing. son; and said, Because the LORD hath mother's brother, and the sheep of La-m Ex.2.17. heard that I was hated, he hath therefore han his mother's brother, that Jacob Wentin c.33.4. Igiven me this son also: and she called near, and rolled the stone from the weil's 45.14. his name 5 Simeon. mouth, m and watereri the flock of La.16 i.e. joined. | 34 And she conceived again, and bare ban his mother's brother.

Nu.18.2, 4. a son; and said, Now this time will my Il And Jacob kissed Rachel, and lifted o c.13.8. husband be joined unto me, because I up his his voice, n and wept.

14.14,16. have born him three sons: therefore w23 12 And Jacob told Rachel that he was y c.24.23. his name cailed 6 Levi. her father's brother, o and that he was 7 1.e. praise. | 35 And she conceived again, and bare Rebekah's son: p and she ran and told 1.e. stood a son; and she said, Now will I praise her father.

from bear the LORD: therefore sbe called his name 13 And it came to pass, when Laban ing : Judah ; 7 and 8 left bearing. heard the 9 tidings of Jacob his sister's C.49.8.

CHAP. XXX. son, that he ran to meet him, and em-19 hearing. LA ND when Rachel saw that she bare braced hiin, and kissed him, and la Ro.16.6. A Jacob no children, s Rachel envied t brought him to his house. And he told r Ju.9.2. her sister, and said unto Jacob, Give me Laban all these things.

2Sa.5.1. children, v or else I die. 14 And Laban said to him, Surely thou! 19.12. 2 And Jacob's anger was kindled against art my boner and my flesh. And he 10 a month Rachel : and he said, Am I in God's stead. abode with him 10 the space of a month. of days. who hath withheld w from thee the fruit 15 And Laban said unto Jacob. Be- s c.29.31.

of the womb? cause thou art my brother, shouldesti 1Cor.3.3. | 3 And she said, Behold my maid Bilthou therefore serve me for nought ? tell Ja.4.5. hah, go in unto her, and she shall bear me, what shall thy wages be?

Job 5.2. upon my knees, that I may also 11 have 16 And Laban had two daughters: the u Ru.4.11. children by her. name of the elder was Leah, and the w 1Sa. 1.5. 4 And she gave him Billah her handname of the younger was Rachel. u 11 be built by maid z to wife: and Jacob went in untoher. 17 Leah was tender-eyed, but Rachel her.

5 And Bilhah conceived, and bare Ja. Was beautiful and well-favoured.

* Hos. 12.12. cob a son. 18 And Jacob loved Rachel ; and said, y Ca. 8.7. 16 And Rachel said, God hath a judged I will serve thee seven years for Rachel c.16.3.

me, and hath also heard my voice, and thy younger daughter.

ja Ps.35.24 hath given me a son: therefore called 19 And Laban said, It is better that I 43.1. she his name 12 Dan. give her to thee, than that I should givel La.3.59. 7 And Bilhah, Rachel's maid, conceive her to another man: abide with me. 12 i.e. judged again, and bare Jacob a second son. 20 And Jacob served seven years for ing.

8 And Rachel said, With 13 great wrest. Rachel ; and they seemed unto him but a 13 wrestlings lings have I wrestled with my sister, and few days, for the love he had to her. y of God. I have prevailed: and she called his

21 And Jacob said unto Laban, Give me 14 i.e, my name 14 Naphtali. my wife, for my days are fulfilled, that wrestling. 9 When Leah saw that she had left I may go in unto her.

b Ju. 14.10. bearing, she took Zilpah her maid, ang 22 And Laban gathered together all the Jno.2.1,2. gave her Jacob to wife. men of the place and made a feast. b 15 i.e. c | 10 And Zilpah, Leah's maid, bare Ja.

23 And it came to pass in the evening.l troop or cob a son. that he tookLeah his daughter and brought company. | Il And Leah said, A troop cometh: and her to him; amil he went in unto her. c c.19.19. she called his name 15 Gad. c

Birth of Jacobs children.

GENESIS, XXXI. Jacob's bargain with Laban. 12 And Zipah, Leah's maid, bare Jacob B. C. 1747. 133 So shall my a righteousness answer second son.

for me 1 in time to come, when it shall 13 And Leah said, 2 Happy am I, for a Ps.37.6. come for my hire before thy face: every the daughters b will call me blessed: 1 to-morrow. one that is not speckled and spotted and she called his name 3 Asher.

Ex.13.14. among the goats, and brown amongst 14 And Reuben went in the days of 2 in my hap- the sheep, that shall be counted stolen wheat-harvest, and found mandrakes in piness. with me. the field, and brought them unto his mo- b Ca.6.9. | 34 And Laban said, Behold, I would it ther Leah. Then Rachel said to Leah, Lu.1.48. might be according to thy word. Give me. I pray thee, of thy son's man-3 i.e. happy. | 35 And he removed that day the ho drakes. c

c Ca.7.13. goats that were ring-straked and spotted, 15 And she said unto her, Is it a small

and all the she-goats that were speckled matter d that thou hast taken my hus-d Nu.16.9, 13. and spotted, and every one that had some band? and wouldest thou take away my Is.7.13. white in it, and all the brown among the son's mandrakes also ? And Rachel said, Eze.16.47. sheep, and gave them into the hand of Therefore he shall lie with thee to-night

his sons. for thy son's mandrakes.

36 And he set three day's journey be16 And Jacob came out of the field in

twixt himself and Jacob: and Jacob fed the evening, and Leah went out to meet c Ex.3.7. the rest of Laban's flocks. him, and said, Thou must come in unto Sa. 1.20. 37 And Jacob took him rods of green me ; for surely I have hired thee with Lu.1.13. poplar, and of the hazel and chesnutmy son's mandrakes. And we lay with 4 i.e. an hire. tree ; and pilled white strakes in them, her that night.

If c.49.14. and made the white appear which was 17 And God hearkened e unto Leah, and De.33.18. in the rods. she conceived,and bare Jacob the fifth son. Ch.12.22. 38 And he set the reds, which he had

18 And Leah said, God lath given me g c.31.9, 12. pilled, before the flocks in the gutters in my hire, because I have given my maiden h c.29.34. the watering-tronghs, when the flocks to my husband : and she called his name 5 i.e. dwell. came to drink, that they should conceive 4 Issachar. f

ing.

when they came to drink. 19 And Leah conceived again, and bare € i.e. judg. | 39 And the flocks conceived before the Jacob the sixth son.

ment. rods, and brought forth cattle ring-strak20 And Leah said, God hath endued i 1Sa. 1.19. ed, g speckled, and spotted. me with a good dowry; now will my c.29,31. | 40 And Jacob did separate the lambs, husband divell with me, h because I have k 182. 1.6. and set the faces of the flocks toward the bore him six sons: and she called his Is.4.1. Tring-straked, and all the brown in the name 5 Zebulun.

12 ver.30. flock of Laban: and he put his own flocks 21 And afterwards she bare a daughter, m c.13.2. by themselves, and put them not unto and called her name 6 Dinah.

24.35. Laban s cattle. 22 And God remembered i Rachel, and 26.13,14. | 41 And it came to pass, whensoever tho God hearkened to her, and opened her Job 42.12. stronger cattle did conceive, that Jacob womb.

17i.e. adding. laid the rods before the eyes of the cattle 23 And she a ceived, and bare a son ; & n c.24.54. in the gutters, that they might conceive said, God hath taken awayk my reproach: o c.31.55. among the rods

24 And she called his name 7 Joseph; p c.31.6. 42 But when the cattle were feeble, he and said, The LORD shall add to me an- q Ex.3.21. put them not in: so the feebler were La. other son.

Ne.1.11.

ban's, and the stronger Jacob's. 25 And it came to pass, when Rachell Da.1.9. 43 And the man l increased exceedingly, had borne Joseph, that Jacob said unto La- Ac.7.10. and had much cattle, mand maid-servants, ban, Send me away, n that I may go untor Ps.49.16. and men-servants, and camels, and asses. mine own place, and to my country. Ec.4.4.

CHAP. XXXI. 26 Give me my wives and my children, Ti.6.4. LA ND he heard the words of Laban's for whom I have served thee, and let mes c.4.5.

A sons, saying, Jacob hath taken away go: for thou knowest my service p which t De.28.54. all that was our father's; and of that I have done thee.

8 as yester. which was our father's hath he gotten 2- And Laban said unto him, I prayl day and the all this glory. I thee, if I have found favour q in thine day before. | 2 And Jacob beheld , the countenance eyes, tarry: for I have learned by expe-(v c. 28.15. of Laban, and, behold, it was not t toward rience that the LORD hath blessed me u uc.39.3,5. Thim 8 as before. for thy sake.

Ps.1.3. 3 And the LORD said unto Jacob, Return 28 And he said, Appoint me thy wages, Is.61.9. unto the land of thy fathers, and to thy and I will give it.

I c.29.15. kindred ; and I will be v with thee. 29 And he said unto him, Thou know-ly Mat.24.45. 4 And Jacob sent and called Rachel and est how I have served thee, y and how Tit.2.10. Leah to the field unto his flock; thy cattle was with me.

9 broken 5 And said unto them, I see your father's 30 For it was little which thou hadst be- forth. countenance, that it is not toward me fore I came, and it is now increased unto 10 at my foot. as before ; but the God of my father hath a multitude; and the LORD hath blessed z ver.2,3. been with me. z thee 10 since my coming: and now, when a ver.41. | 6 And ye know, that with all my power shall I provide for mine own house balso? b iTi.5.8. I have served a your father.

31 And he said, What shall I give thee?c ver.41. 17 And your father hath deceived me, And Jacob said, Thou shalt not give me Nu.14.22. and changed my wages c ten times: but any thing: if thou wilt do this thing for: Ne.4.12. God suffered him not to hurt me. d me, I will again feed and keep thy flock: Job 19.3. | 8 If he said thus, The speckled shall be

32 I will pass through all thy flock to- Zec.8.23. thy wages; then all the cattle bare speck day, removing from thence all the speck- d c.20.6. led : and if he said thus, The ring-straked led and spotted cattle, and all the brown Job 1.10. shall be thy hire ; then all the cattle bare cattle among the sheep, and the spotted! Ps.37.28. ring-straked. and speckled among the goats: and of 105.14. | 9 Thus God hath taken away 'he cattle nich shall b: my hire. é

e c.31.8. I of your father, and given them to me.

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Jacob's departure.

GENESIS, XXXI. Laban's pursuit after Jacob. 10 And it came to pass, at the time that B. C. 1739. {fore hast thou stolen a my gods? the cattle conceived, that I lifted up mine

31 And Jacob answered and said to eyes, and saw in a dream, and, behold, a ver.19. Laban, Because I was afraid : for I said, the rams 1 which leaped upon the cattle Ju.18.24. Peradventure thnu wouldest take by force were ring-straked,speckled, and grizzled.b 1 or, he-goats. thy daughters from me.

11 And the angel of God c spake unto bc.30.39. 32 With whomsoever thou findest thy me in a dream, saying, Jacob : And I c c.43.16. gods, let him not live: d before our bre said, Here am I. e

|d c.4.9. thren, discem thou what is thine with 12 And he said, Lift up now thine eyes, Ex.3.4. me, and take it to thee. For Jacob knew and see, all the rams which leap upon Sa.3.4.&c. not that Rachel had stolen them. the cattle are ring-straked, speckled, and Is.58.9. 133 And Laban went into Jacob's tent, grizzled : for I have seen f all that Laban f Ex.3.7. and into Leah's tent, and into the two doeth unto thee.

Ps. 139.3. maid-servants' tents; but he found them 13 I am the God of Beth-el, & where Ec.5.9. not. Then went he out of Leah's tent, Thou anointedst the pillar, and where g c.23.18. and entered into Rachel's tent. thon vowedst a vow unto me: now arise, h ver.19. 34 Now Rachel had taken h the images, get thee out from this land, and return i 2 felt.

and put them in the cannel's furniture, anto the land of thy kindred.

i ver.3. and sat upon them. And Laban a search14 Ani Rachel and Leah answered, and c.32.9. ed all the tent, but found them not. said unto him, Is there vet any portion or

35 And she said to her father, Let it inheritance for us in our father's house?

not displease my lord that I cannot rise 15 Are we not counted of him strangers ? ; Ex.20.12. lup before thee; for the custom of wofor he hath sold us, k and hath quite de- Le.19.3. men is upon me. And he searched, but voured also our money.

k c.29.27. found not the images. 16 For all the riches which God hath Ne.5.5. | 36 And Jacob was wroth, I and chode taken from our father, that is ours, and 2 Ep.4.26. with Laban: and Jacob answered and our ch bren's: row then, whatsoever

said to Laban, What is my trespass? God hath said unto thee, do.

what is my sin, that thou hast so hotly 17 Then Jacob rose up, and set his sons

pursued after me? and his wives upon camels. In

m c.24.10. 37 Whereas thou hast searched all my 18 And he carried away all his cattle,

stuff, what hast thou found of all the and all his goods which he had gotten,

household-stull ? set it here before my the cattle of his getting, which he had

brethren and thy brethren, that they may gotten in Padan-aram. for to go to Isaacin 1Cor.6.5. judge n betwixt us both. his o father in the land of Canaan. loc.28.21. | 3s This twenty years have I been with 19 And Laban went to shear his sheep :

thee; thy ewes and thy she-goats nave and Rachel had stolen the 3 images p 3 teraphim. not cast their young, and the rains of that were her father's.

Ip Ju. 17.5. thy flock have I not eaten. 20 And Jacob stole away 4 unawares to Sa.19.13 3 9 That which was torn of beasts, I Laban the Syrian, in that he told him Hos.3.4. brought not unto thee, I bare the loss of not that he fied.

4 the heart it; g of my hand didst thou require it, 21 So he fied with all that he had ; and of Laban. whether stolen by day, or stolen by night. he rose up, and passed over the river, rq Ex.22.10. 40 Thus I was; in the day the drought and set his faces toward the mount Gilead. 7 c.15.18. consumed me, and the frost by night ; and

22 And it was told Lalan, on the third is c.46.29. my sleep departed from mine eyes. day, that Jacob was filed.

2K.12.17. 41 Thus have I been twenty years in the 23 And he took his brethren with him, Lu.9.51. house; I served thee fourteen t years for and pursued after him seven days' jour. It c.29.18,30. thy two daughters, and six years for the ney; and they overtook him in the mount u ver.7.

cattle: and thou hast changed my wages v of Gilead.

u Ps. 124.1,2. ten times. 24 And God came to Laban the Syrian 2 yer.53 | 42 Except u the God of my father, the in a dream y by night, and said unto him, ly c.20.3. God of Abraham, and the fear of Isaac, Take heed that thou speak not to Jacob Job 33.15. had been with me, surely thou hadst sent either 5 good or bad.

5 from good me away now empty. God hath seen my 25 Then Laban overtook Jacob. Now to bad. affliction, z and the labour of my hands, Jacob had pitched his tent in the mount;Ex.3.7. and rebuked a thee yesternight. and Laban with his brethren pitched in a ICh.12.17. 43 And Laban answered and said unto the mount of Gilead.

Jude 9. Jacob, These daughters are my daughters, 26 And Laban said to Jacob, What hastb 1Sa.30.2. and the children are my children, and thou done, that thou hast stolen away 6 hast stolen these cattle are my catde, and all that unawares to me, and carried away my me.

thou secst is mine: and what can I do daughters, as captives b taken with the c c.26.28. this day unto these my daughters, or unto sword?

d Job 21.11,12 their children which they have borne? 27 Wherefore didst thou flee away se-le Jos.22.27. 44 Now, therefore, come thou. let us cretly, and 6 steal away from me ; and 21.27. make a covenant, c 1 and thou; and let it didst not tell me, that I might have sent f 1K.19.20. be for a witness e between me and thee. thee away with mirth, and with songs, as c.28.18. | 45 And Jacob took a stone, g and set it with tabret, and with harp ;

Chald. the up for a pillar. 25 And hast not suffered me to kiss my heap of | 46 And Jacob said unto his brethren, sons f and my daughters? thou hast now witness. Gather stones; and they took stones, and done foolishlv in so doing.

18 Heb. the made an hea: and they did eat there 29 It is in the power of my land to dol heap of lupon the heap. you hurt : but the God of your father witness. 17 And Laban called it or Jegar-saba. spake unto me yesternight, saying, Take 9 i.e. a bea dutha : but Jacob called it 8 Galecd. thou heed that thou speak not to Jacob con, or, | 45 And Labın said, This heap is a wit. either good or bad.

watch ness between me and thee this day. 30 And now, though thou wouldest tower. Therefore was the naine of it called needs be gone, because thou sore jong- h Ju. 11.29. Gateed; est after thy father's house, yet where- 1S2.7.5. 1 49 And 9 Mizpah; h for he said, Tho

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