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Rachel beareth Joseph.
Jacob becometh rich.
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 || That is, Dwelling.
21 And afterwards she bare a daugh- betwixt himself and Jacob: and Ja!! That is, ter, and called her name ll Dinah. cob fed the rest of Laban's flocks. Judgment.
| 22 | And God 4 remembered Rachel, | 37 | And f Jacob took him rods of r See ch. 31. about 1745.
9-12. and God hearkened to her, and 'open- green poplar, and of the hazel and p Matt. 4. 13. ach. 8. 1. ed her womb.
chesnut tree; and pilled white streaks 1 Sam. 1. 19. 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.
38 And he set the rods which he || That is, 24 And she called his name || Jo- had pilled before the flocks in the "Adding.
seph; and said, The Lord shall add gutters in the watering troughs when 81 Sam. 1. 6. Is. 4. 1. to me another son.
the flocks came to drink, that they Luke 1. 25,
| 25 | And it came to pass, when Ra- should conceive when they came to tch. 35. 17.
chel had borne Joseph, that Jacob drink, u ch. 23.54, 56. said unto Laban, uSend me away, 39 And the flocks conceived before w ch. 18. 33. & that I may go unto w mine own place, the rods, and brought forth cattle 31. 55. and to my country.
ringstreaked, speckled, and spotted.
thee, and let me go: for thou know the ringstreaked, and all the brown in
own flocks by themselves, and put
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 2 for thy sake.
of the cattle in the gutters, that they a ch. 29. 15. 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 39, 40. Matt. 24. 45.
knowest how I have served thee, were Laban's, and the stronger JaTit. 2. 10.
and how thy cattle was with me. | cob's.
30 For it was little which thou | 43 And the man s increased exceed- & ver. 30.
hadst before I came, and it is now ingly, and h had much cattle, and h ch. 13. 2. & | Heb. broken
24. 35. & 26. tincreased unto a multitude ; and the maidservants, and menservants, and 13, 14: forth. ver. 43. + Heb, at my
LORD hath blessed thee +since my camels, and asses. foot.
coming: and now, when shall I ci Tim. 5. 8. provide for mine own house also ?
stealeth her father's images. 22 Laban pursueth
Rachel's policy to hide the images. 36 Jacob's com
plaint of Laban. 43 The covenant of Laban and
A ND he heard the words of Laban's 1739.
a Pg. 49. 16. and the spotted and speckled among | 2 And Jacob beheld b the counte-bch. 4. 5. | ch. 31. 8. the goats: and dof such shall be my nance of Laban, and, behold, it was
c Deut. 28. 54. hire. not toward him tas before.
† Heb. as yese Ps. 37. 6. | 33 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 a Return unto the land of thy fathers, fore, 1 Sam. Ex. 13. 14. it shall come for my hire before thy and to thy kindred; and I will be 19.7.
0 ch. 28. 15, 20, face: every one that is not speckled with thee.
21. & 32. 9. 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 e ver. 2. 34 And Laban said, Behold, I would father's countenance, that it is not.
f ver. 3. it might be according to thy word. toward me as before; but the God
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 And [ye know that with all my
h ver. 41. spotted, and all the she goats that power I have served your father. i Num. 14. 22. were speckled and spotted, and every 7 And your father hath deceived me, Neh. 4. 12.
Job 19. 3. one that had some white in it, and all and hchanged my wages i ten times ; | Zech. 8. 23.
nto the lo
lo an VOIVIO, Wuu vit Uuug ver. 38. 39.
Jacob departeth from
Laban's charge against Jacob.
q ver. 3.
B. C. 1739. but God ksuffered him not to hurt | 24 And God y came to Laban the B. C. 1739. me.
Syrian in a dream by night, and k ch. 20. 6.
| 8 If he said thus, The speckled said unto him, Take heed that thou Ps. 105. 14. I ch. 30. 32. shall be thy wages; then all the 2 speak not to Jacob teither good or | + Heb. from
good to bad. cattle bare speckled : and if he said bad.
y ch. 20. 3. thus, The ringstreaked shall be thy 25 | Then Laban overtook Jacob. Job 33. 15. hire; then bare all the cattle ring- | Now Jacob had pitched his tent in Matt. 1. 20. streaked.
the mount: and Laban with his breth- | 2 ch. 24. 50. m ver. 1, 16. 19 Thus God hath mtaken away the ren pitched in the mount of Gilead.
cattle of your father, and given them 26 And Laban said to Jacob, What
hast thou done, that thou hast stolen
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
stolen me. speckled, and grizzled.
and didst not tell me, that I might a ch. 48. 16. 11 And n the angel of God spake have sent thee away with mirth, and
unto me in a dream, saying, Jacob : with songs, with tabret, and with
leap upon the cattle are ringstreaked, hast now done foolishly in so doing. | Acts 20. 37. o Ex. 3. 7. speckled, and grizzled : for "I have 29 It is in the power of my hand i Sam. 13.
seen all that Laban doeth unto thee. to do you hurt: but the d God of 2 Chr. 16. 9. p ch. 28. 18, 19, 13 I am the God of Beth-el, P where your father spake unto me yester- d ver. 53. 20.
ch. 28. 13. thou anointedst the pillar, and where night, saying, Take thou heed that
e ver. 24. thou vowedst a vow unto me: now thou speak not to Jacob either good
4arise, get thee out from this land, and or bad. ch. 32. 9.
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 rch. 2. 24.
and said unto him, 'Is there yet any longedst after thy father's house, yet
Judg. 18. 24.
31 And Jacob answered and said father's house?
15 Are we not counted of him to Laban, Because I was afraid : for sch. 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
For Jacob knew not that Rachel had
18 And he carried away all his tent, and into Leah's tent, and into
34 Now Rachel had taken the im-
sheep: and Rachel had stolen the furniture, and sat upon them. And † Heb. tera + images that were her father's. Laban t searched all the tent, but + Heb. felt. phim, Judg. 17.5. i san: 20 And Jacob stole away tunawares found them not. 19. 13. Hos. | to Laban the Syrian, in that he told 35 And she said to her father, Let it 3. 4. † Heb. the him not that he fled.
not displease my lord that I cannot heart of La- 21 So he fled with all that he had ; h rise up before thee; for the custom h Ex. 20. 12. ban. and he rose up, and passed over the of women is upon me. And he search
Lev. 19. 32. tch. 35. 2. u ch. 46. 28.
river, and uset his face toward the ed, but found not the images. 2 Kings 12.17.
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 x ch. 13. 8. 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?
| my stuff, what hast thou found of
Their covenant at Galeed.
Jacob's message to Esau.
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;
38 This twenty years have I been pillar be witness, that I will not pass
53 The God of Abraham, and the i Ex. 22. 10, 39 i That which was torn of beasts God of Nahor, the God of their fa&C.
I brought not unto thee; I bare the ther, y judge betwixt us. And Jacob y ch. 16. 5. k Ex. 22. 12. loss of it; of k my hand didst thou 2 sware by a the fear of his father z ch. 21. 23. require it, whether stolen by day, or Isaac.
a ver. 42. stolen by night.
54 Then Jacob Il offered sacrifice 11,0r, killed
beasts. 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.
mount. 41 Thus have I been twenty years 55 And early in the morning Laban I 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 b ch. 28. 1. and six years for thy cattle; and Laban departed, and 'returned unto 1 ch. 18. 33. &
30. 25. m ver. 7. m thou hast changed my wages ten | his place.
times. n P8. 124. 1, 2. 42 nExcept the God of my father, CHAPTER XXXII. o ver. 53.
Jacob's vision at Mahanaim. 3 His message to Esau. 18. 8. 13. 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 ch. 29. 32. 1 P God hath seen mine affliction and
called Israel. 31 He halieth upon his thigh. Ex. 3. 7. 91 Chr. 12. 17.
AND Jacob went on his way, and the labour of my hands, and rebuked thee yesternight. A athe angels of God met him. a Ps. 91. 11.
Heb. 1. 14. 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
|| That is, Two daughters, and these children are my called the name of that place Maha
hosts, or, children, and these cattle are my naim.
b Josh. 5. 14. cattle, and all that thou seest is mine: 3 And Jacob sent messengers before Ps. 103. 21. &
148. 2. and what can I do this day unto him to Esau his brother Cunto the
Luke 2. 13. these my daughters, or unto their land of Seir, a the country of Edom. + Heb. field. children which they have borne? 1 4 And he commanded them, saying,
c ch.33, 14, 16.
d ch.36. 6, 7, 8. r ch. 26. 28. l 44 Now therefore come thou, 'lete Thus shall ye speak unto my lord | Deut.2.5.3" us make a covenant, I and thou ; Esau; Thy servant Jacob saith thus, Josh. 24. 4.
e Prov. 15. 1. Josh. 24. 27. / Sand let it be for a witness between I have sojourned with Laban, and me and thee.
stayed there until now: t ch. 28. 18. 45 And Jacob took a stone, and set | 5 And I have oxen, and asses, ich. 30. 43. it up for a pillar.
flocks, and menservants, and women46 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 || That is, The 47 And Laban called it II Jegar- | to Jacob, saying, We came to thy heap of witness. Chald. sahadutha : but Jacob called it || Gal- brother Esau, and also h he cometh h ch. 33. 1. Il That is, The eed,
to meet thee, and four hundred men heap of wit
48 And Laban said, "This heap is with him. ness. Heb. u Josh. 24. 27. a witness between me and thee this 7 Then Jacob was greatly afraid Judg. 11. 29. day.
i ch. 35. 3. Therefore was the name of it and i distressed: and he divided the 1 Sam. 7.5.
people that was with him, and the
LORD watch between me and thee, into two bands ;
company, and smite it, then the other
I ch. 28. 13. side my daughters, no man is with father Abraham, and God of my faus; see, God is witness betwixt me ther Isaac, the LORD m which saidst m ch.31.3, 13. 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 :