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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.
my reproach :

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.
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 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 ?

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
not give me any thing: if thou wilt |

Rachel's policy to hide the images. 36 Jacob's com

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

A ND he heard the words of Laban's 1739.
32 I will pass through all thy flock A 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.

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.

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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
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 a 1 Sam. 30. 2.
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

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
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.
eyes, and see, all the rams which my sons and my daughters ? cthou i Kings 13.20.

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
portion or inheritance for us in our wherefore hast thou 'stolen' my gods? 1 ver. 19.

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
hath taken from our father, that is thy gods, slet 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 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?
days' journey; and they overtook 37 Whereas thou hast + searched all † Heb. felt.
him in the mount Gilead.

| my stuff, what hast thou found of


Their covenant at Galeed.


Jacob's message to Esau.

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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 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
|| That is, al 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- | 9fkAnd Jacob said, 'O God of my k P8.50. 15.

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 :

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