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Rachel beareth Joseph.


Jacob becometh rich.


q ch. 8. 1.
1 Sam. 1. 19.

81 Sam. 1. 6. Is. 4. 1. Luke 1. 25, tch. 35. 17.

31. 55.

a ch. 29. 15.

B. C. husband dwell with me, because I | the brown among the sheep, and gave B, C. about 1746. have borne him six sons: and she them into the hand of his sons.

about 1745. called his name || P Zebulun.

36 And he set three days' journey Il That is, Dwelling. 21 And afterwards she bare a daugh- betwixt himself and Jacob: and Ja!! That is, ter, and called her name || Dinah. cob fed the rest of Laban's flocks. Judgment.

22 | And God 4 remembered Rachel, 37 | And f Jacob took him rods of See ch. 31. about 1745.

and God hearkened to her, and 'open- green poplar, and of the hazel and p Matt. 4. 13. ed her womb.

chesnut tree; and pilled white streaks 23 And she conceived, and bare a in them, and made the white appear r ch. 29. 31.

son; and said, God hath taken away which was in the rods.
s my reproach:

38 And he set the rods which he 1 That is, 24 And she called his name ll Jo- had pilled before the flocks in the Adding.

seph; and said, "The Lord shall add gutters in the watering troughs when
to me another son.

the flocks came to drink, that they
25 [ And it came to pass, when Ra- should conceive when they came to

chel had borne Joseph, that Jacob drink. u ch. 23, 54, 56. said unto Laban, u Send me away, 39 And the flocks conceived before w. ch. 18. 33. & that I may go unto wmine own place, the rods, and brought forth cattle and to my country.

ringstreaked, speckled, and spotted. 26 Give me my wives and my 40 And Jacob did separate the lambs, x ch. 29. 20, 30. children, for whom I have served and set the faces of the flocks toward

thee, and let me go : for thou know the ringstreaked, and all the brown in
est my service which I have done the flock of Laban; and he put his

own flocks by themselves, and put
27 And Laban said unto him, I pray them not unto Laban's cattle.

thee, if I have found favour in thine 41 And it came to pass, whensoever y ch. 39. 3, 5. eyes, tarry: for y I have learned by the stronger cattle did conceive, that

experience that the Lord hath bless- Jacob. laid the rods before the eyes z See ch.26.24. / ed me è for thy sake.

of the cattle in the gutters, that they 28 And he said, a Appoint me thy might conceive among the rods. wages, and I will give it.

42 But when the cattle were feeble, b ch. 31.6, 38,

29 And he said unto him, Thou he put them not in : so the feebler
knowest how I have served thee, were Laban's, and the stronger Ja-
and how thy cattle was with me. cob's.

30 For it was little which thou 43 And the man 5 increased exceed- & ver. 30.

hadst before I came, and it is now ingly, and hhad much cattle, and n ch. 18.2. & + Heb. broken tincreased unto a multitude; and the maidservants, and menservants, and forth. ver. 43. + Heb. at my

Lord hath blessed thee +since my camels, and asses. foot.

coming: and now, when shall I
provide for mine own house also ?

31 And he said, What shall I give Jacob departeth secretly from Laban, 19 Rachel

stealeth her father's images. 22 Laban pursueth
thee? And Jacob said, Thou shalt after Jacob, 26 and complaineth of the wrong. 34

Rachel's policy to hide the images. 36 Jacob's com-
not give me any thing : if thou wilt

plaint of Laban. 43 The covenant of Laban and
do this thing for me, I will again
feed and keep thy flock.


sons, saying, Jacob hath taken to day, removing from thence all the away all that was our father's; and speckled and spotted cattle, and all of that which was our father's hath the brown cattle among the sheep, he gotten all this a glory.

and the spotted and speckled among 2 And Jacob beheld b the counte- b ch. 4. 5. d ch 31. 8. the goats: and dof such shall be my nance of Laban, and, behold, it was hire. not toward him tas before.

# Heb. as yes33 So shall my righteousness an- 3 And the LORD said unto Jacob, terday and | Heb. to mor- swer for me tin time to come, when « Return unto the land of thy fathers, fore, 1 Sam. it shall come for my hire before thy and to thy kindred; and I will be

d ch. 28. 15,20, face : every one that is not speckled with thee. and spotted among the goats, and 4 And Jacob 'sent and called Rachel brown among the sheep, that shall and Leah to the field unto his flock, be counted stolen with me.

5 And said unto them, I see your 34 And Laban said, Behold, I would father's countenance, that it is not it might be according to thy word. toward me as before; but the God

& ver. 38, 39 35 And he removed that day the of my father fhath been with me. 40, 41. ch. 30. he goats that were ringstreaked and 6. Ånd 5 ye know that with all my hver. 41. spotted, and all the she goats that power I have served your father. were speckled and spotted,

and every 7 And your father hath deceived me, one that had some white in it, and ail | and hchanged my wages i ten times;

39, 40.
Matt. 24. 45.
Tit. 2. 10.

24. 35. & 26. 13, 14.

C1 Tim. 5. 8.

Jacob at Galeed.

32 I will pass through all thy flock. AND he heard the words of Laban's

a P8. 49. 16.

c Deut. 28. 54.

e Ps. 37. 6.

Ex. 13. 14.


21. & 32. 9.

e ver. 2.

f ver. 3.


i Num. 14. 22.
Neh. 4. 12.
Job 19. 3.
Zech. 8. 23.

Jacob departeth from Laban.


Laban's charge against Jacob.


k ch. 20. 6.

Ps. 105. 14. I ch. 30. 32.

+ Heb. from

y ch. 20. 3. Job 33. 15. Matt. 1. 20.

z ch. 24. 50.

a 1 Sam. 30. 2.

stolen me.

nch. 48. 16.

Acts 20. 37.

o Ex. 3. 7.

c1 Sam. 13.
2 Chr. 16.9.


ch. 28. 13.

e ver. 24.

9 ver. 3. ch. 32. 9.

r ch. 2. 24.

B. C. 1739. / but God k suffered him not to hurt suffered him not to hurt | 24 And God y came to Laban the B. C. 1739.

Syrian in a dream by night, and 8 If he said thus, The speckled said unto him, Take heed that thou shall be thy wages; then all the 2 speak not to Jacob teither good or

good to bad. cattle bare speckled : and if he said bad. thus, The ringstreaked shall be thy 25 | Then Laban overtook Jacob. hire; then bare all the cattle ring- Now Jacob had pitched his tent in streaked.

the mount: and Laban with his brethm ver. 1, 16. 9 Thus God hath m taken away the

taken away the ren pitched in the mount of Gilead. cattle of your father, and given them 26 And Laban said to Jacob, What to me.

hast thou done, that thou hast stolen 10 And it came to pass at the time away unawares to me, and a carried that the cattle conceived, that I lifted away my daughters, as captives taken

up mine eyes, and saw in a dream, with the sword ? || Or, he goats. and, behold, the il rams which leaped 27 Wherefore didst thou flee away

upon the cattle were ringstreaked, secretly, and #steal away from me ; | | Heb. has speckled, and grizzled.

and didst not tell me, that I might 11 And nthe angel of God spake have sent thee away with mirth, and unto me in a dream, saying, Jacob : with songs, with tabret, and with and I said, Here am I.

harp? 12 And he said, Lift up now thine 28 And hast not suffered me b to kiss b ver. 55.

Ruth 1. 9, 14. eyes, and see, all the rams which my sons and my daughters ? cthou

1 Kings 19.20. leap upon the cattle are ringstreaked, hast now done foolishly in so doing. speckled, and grizzled : for "I have 29 It is in the power of my hand

seen all that Laban doeth unto thee. to do you hurt: but the God of P ch. 28. 18, 19, 13 I am the God of Beth-el, p where your father spake unto me yester- yer, 53,

thou anointedst the pillar, and where night, saying, Take thou heed that
thou vowedst a vow unto me: now thou speak not to Jacob either good
4arise, get thee out from this land, and or bad.
return unto the land of thy kindred. 30 And now, though thou wouldest

14 And Rachel and Leah answered needs be gone, because thou sore
and said unto him, "Is there yet any longedst after thy father's house, yet
portion or inheritance for us in our wherefore hast thou 'stolen my gods? | 1 ver. 19.
father's house?
31 And Jacob answered and said

Judg. 18. 24. 15 Are we not counted of him to Laban, Because I was afraid : for 8 ch. 29. 15, 27. strangers ? for she hath sold us, and I said, Peradventure thou wouldest

hath quite devoured also our money. take by force thy daughters from me.

16 For all the riches which God 32. With whomsoever thou findest
hath taken from our father, that is thy gods, 6 let him not live: before & See ch. 44. 9.
ours, and our children's : now then, our brethren discern thou what is
whatsoever God hath said unto thee, thine with me, and take it to thee.

For Jacob knew not that Rachel had
17 | Then Jacob rose up, and set stolen them.
his sons and his wives upon camels ; 33 And Laban went into Jacob's

18 And he carried away all his tent, and into Leah's tent, and into
cattle, and all his goods which he the two maidservants' tents; but he
had gotten, the cattle of his getting, found them not. Then went he out
which he had gotten in Padan-aram, of Leah's tent, and entered into Ra-
for to go to Isaac his father in the chel's tent.
land of Canaan.

34 Now Rachel had taken the im-
19 And Laban went to shear his ages, and put them in the camel's

sheep: and Rachel had stolen the furniture, and sat upon them. And † Heb. tera

+ images that were her father's. . Laban tsearched all the tent, but + Heb. felt.

20 And Jacob stole away tunawares found them not.
to Laban the Syrian, in that he told 35 And she said to her father, Let it
him not that he fled.

not displease my lord that I cannot heart of La- 21 So he fled with all that he had ; rise up before thee; for the custom h Ex. 20. 12.

and he rose up, and passed over the of women is upon me. And he search

river, and uset his face toward the ed, but found not the images. 2 Kings 12.17. mount Gilead.

36 | And Jacob was wroth, and Luke 9.51,53.

22 And it was told Laban on the chode with Laban: and Jacob an-
third day, that Jacob was fled.

swered and said to Laban, What is
23 And he took his brethren with my trespass ? what is my sin, that
him, and pursued after him seven thou hast so hotly pursued after me?
days' journey; and they overtook 37 Whereas thou hast + searched all | Heb. felt.
him in the mount Gilead.

phim, Judg. 17. 5. 1 Sam. 19. 13. Hos. 3. 4. † Heb. the

Lev. 19. S2

ban. tch. 35. 2. uch. 46. 28.

my stuff, what hast thou found of

x ch. 13. 8.

Their covenant at Galeed.


Jacob's message to Esau.

i Ex. 22. 10, &c.

k Ex. 22. 12.

a ver. 42.


c ch. 18. 38. & 30. 25.

m ver. 7.

o ver. 53. I8. 8. 13.

p ch. 29. 32.

Ex. 3. 7. 41 Chr. 12. 17. Jude 9.

the labour of my hands, and Orebuked Anth Jacob went on his way,

a Ps. 91.11. Heb. 1. 14.

B. C. 1739. all thy household stuff? set it here | which I have cast betwixt me and B. C. 1739.

before my brethren and thy brethren, thee;
that they may judge betwixt us both. 52 This heap be witness, and this

38 This twenty years have I been pillar be witness, that I will not pass
with thee; thy ewes and thy she over this heap to thee, and that thou
goats have not cast their young, and shalt not pass over this heap and this
the rams of thy flock have I not pillar unto me, for harm.

53 The God of Abraham, and the
39 i That which was torn of beasts God of Nahor, the God of their fa-
I brought not unto thee; I bare the ther, y judge betwixt us. And Jacoby ch. 16. 5.
loss of it; of k my hand didst thou asware by a the fear of his father z ch. 21. 23.
require it, whether stolen by day, or Isaac.
stolen by night.

54 Then Jacob Il offered sacrifice 10r, killed 40 Thus I was; in the day the upon the mount, and called his drought consumed me, and the frost brethren to eat bread : and they did by night; and my sleep departed eat bread, and tarried all night in the from mine eyes.

41 Thus have I been twenty years 55 And early in the morning Laban
1 ch. 29. 27, 28. in thy house: I 'served thee four- rose up, and kissed his sons and his

teen years for thy two daughters, daughters, and b blessed them: and 6 ch. 28. 1.
and six years for thy cattle; and Laban departed, and returned unto
m thou hast changed my wages ten his place.

n Ps. 124. 1, 2. 42 Except the God of my father,

the God of Abraham, and othe fear Jacob's vision at Mahanaim. 3 His message to Esau.
of Isaac, had been with me, surely

6 He is afraid of Esau's coming. 9 He prayeth for

deliverance. 13 He sendeth a present to Esau. 24 thou hadst sent me away now empty. He wrestleth with an angel at Peniel, where he is P God hath seen mine affliction and

called Israel. 31 He halieth upon his thigh.


a the of . 43 | And Laban answered and said 2 And when Jacob saw them, he unto Jacob, These daughters are my said, This is God's b host: and he daughters, and these children are my called the name of that place Mahachildren, and these cattle are my naim. cattle, and all that thou seest is mine: 3 And Jacob sent messengers before and what can I do this day unto him to Esau his brother Cunto the these my daughters, or unto their land of Seir, d the tcountry of Edom. | + Heb. field. children which they have borne ? 4 And he commanded them, saying,

c ch.33. 14, 16.

d ch.36. 6,7,8. 44 Now therefore come thou, "let | Thus shall ye speak unto my lord

us make a covenant, I and thou; Esau; Thy servant Jacob saith thus, 6 Josh. 24. 27. sand let it be for a witness between I have sojourned with Laban, and me and thee.

stayed there until now:
45 And Jacob took a stone, and set 5And fI have oxen, and asses,
it up for a pillar.

flocks, and menservants, and women-
46 And Jacob said unto his breth- servants: and I have sent to tell my
ren, Gather stones; and they took lord, that I may find grace in thy 8 ch. 33. 8, 15.
stones, and made a heap: and they sight.
did eat there upon the heap.

6 | And the messengers returned 47 And Laban called it 11 Jegar- to Jacob, saying, We came to thy ness. Chaid: sahadutha : but Jacob called it || Gal- brother Esau, and also h he cometh h ch. 33. 1. ll That is, The leed.

to meet thee, and four hundred men heap of wit

48 And Laban said, “This heap is with him.
a witness between me and thee this 7 Then Jacob was greatly afraid

day. Therefore was the name of it and i distressed: and he divided the
x Judg. 11. 29.
called Galeed,

people that was with him, and the 49 And * || Mizpah; for he said, The flocks, and herds, and the camels, beacon, or,

LORD watch between me and thee, into two bands ;
when we are absent one from an- 8 And said, If Esau come to the one

company, and smite it, then the other
50 If thou shalt afflict my daughters, company which is left shall escape.
or if thou shalt take other wives be- 9 Tk And Jacob said, 'O God of my \ P8.50. 15.
side my daughters, no man is with father Abraham, and God of my fa- | 1 ch. 28. 13.
us; see, God is witness betwixt me ther Isaac, the LORD mwhich saidst
and thee.

unto me, Return unto thy country, 51 And Laban said to Jacob, Behold and to thy kindred, and I will deal this heap, and behold this pillar, well with thee:

That is, Two hosts, or, camps. b Josh. 5. 14. Ps. 103. 21. & 148. 2. Luke 2. 13.

r ch. 26. 28.

Deut. 2. 5. Josh. 24. 4. e Prov. 15. 1.

t ch. 28. 18.

fch. 30. 43.

That is, The

of wit

ness. Heb.

u Josh. 24. 27.

i ch. 35. 3.

1 Sam. 7. 5. Il That is, A


m ch.31.3, 13.

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