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CHAP. XXXIII. 1 The kindness of Jacob and Esau at their meeting. 17 Jacob cometh to Succoth. 18 At Shalem he buyeth a field, and buildeth an altar called El-elohe-Israel. A” Jacob lifted up his eyes, and a ch. 32.6. looked, and, behold, “Esau came, and with him four hundred men. And he divided the children unto Leah, and unto Rachel, and unto the two handmaids. 2 And he put the handmaids and their children foremost, and Leah and her children after, and Rachel and Joseph hindermost. 3 And he passed over before them, and *:::::: "bowed himself to the ground seven ””” times, until he came near to his brother. c ch. 32.28. 4 “And Esau ran to meet him, and on is to embraced him," and fell on his neck, and * kissed him: and they wept. 5 And he lifted up his eyes, and saw the women and the children; and said, job." Who are those twith thee? And he said, "...s.o. The children “which God hath graciously

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F., is said, These are * to find grace in the sch. 3. s. sight of my lord. 9 And Esau said, I have enough, my brother; +keep that thou hastunto thyself. 10 And Jacob said, Nay, I pray thee, if now I have found grace in thy sight, * ...e., then receive my present at my hand: for 3. therefore I "have seen thy face, as though no. I had seen the face of God, and thou "...a..... wast pleased with me. :* , 11. Take, I pray thee, my bless *King's is that is brought to thee; because G

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hath dealt graciously with me, and be: c cause I have tenough. “And he urged him, and he took it. + 12 And he said, Let us take our jour- . ney, and letus go, and I will go before thee: ; 13 And he said unto him, My lord “ knoweth that the children are tender, and the flocks and herds with young are with me: and if men should overdrive them one day, all the flock will die. 14 Let my lord, I o thee, pass over before his servant: and I will lead on softly, according tas the cattle that goeth before . me and the children be able to endure, until I come unto my lord "unto Seir. † 15 And Esau said, Let me now fleave . with thee some of the folk that are with me: And he said, tWhat needeth it? : "let me find grace in the sight of my lord. . 16 So Esau returned that day on his way unto Seir. . it " And Jacob journeyed to "Suc-; coth, and built him an house, and made a booths for his cattle; therefore the name : of the place is called | Succoth. 18 "And Jacob came to “Shalem a city ! of || "Shechem, which is in the land of Canaan, when he came from Padan-aram; and pitched his tent before the city. 19 And "he bought a parcel of a field, where he had spread his tent, at the hand ; of the children of || Hamor, Shechem’s father, for an hundred | pieces of money. 20 And he erected there an altar, and r ‘ called it ||El-elohe-Israel. CHAP. XXXIV. 1 Dinah is ravished by Shechem. 4 He sueth to marry her. 13 The sons of Jacob offer the condition of circumcision to the Shechemites. 20 Hamor and Shechem persuade them to accept it. 25 The sons of Jacob u advantage slay them, 27 and spoil t 30 Jacob reproveth Simeon and Levi. A” “Dinah the daughter of Leah, which she bare unto Jacob, "went : out to see the daughters of the land. 2 And when Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, F. of the country, “saw her, he took her, and lay with her, and + defiled her. d 3 And his soul clave unto Dinah the daughter of Jacob, and he loved the dam-i sel, and spake thindly unto the damsel. 4 And Shechem spake unto his father Hamor, saying, Get me this damsel i to wife. e 5 And Jacob heard that he had defiled Dinah his daughter: now his sons were with his cattle in the field: and Jacob 'held his peace until they were come. 6 And Hamor the father of Shechem went out unto.Jacob to commune with him. 7 And the sons of Jacob came out of the field when they heard it: and the men . were grieved, and they “were very wroth, ;

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longeth for your daughter: I pray you give her him to wife. 9 And make ye marriages with us, and give your daughters unto us, and take our daughters unto you. 10 And ye shall dwell with us; and :*** *the land shall be before you; dwell and a six trade ye therein, and "get you posses**** sidins therein. 11 And Shechem said unto her father and unto her brethren, Let me find grace in your eyes, and what ye shall say unto me I will give. 12 Ask me never so much "dowry and gift, and I will give according as ye shall say unto me; but give me the damsel to wife. 13 T And the sons of Jacob answered Shechem and Hamor his father "deceitfully, and said, because he had defiled Dinah their sister: 14 And they said unto them, We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to one that is uncircumcised; for "that were a reproach unto us: 15 But in this will we consent unto you: If ye will be as we be, that every male of you be circumcised; 16 Then will we give our daughters unto you, and we will take your daughters to us, and we will dwell with you, and we will become one people. 17 But if ye will not hearken unto us, to be circumcised; then will we take our daughter, and we will be gone. 18 And their words pleased Hamor, and Shechem Hamor's son. 19 And the young man deferred not to do the thing, because he had delight in Jacob's daughter: and he was "more honourable than all the house of his father. 20 of And Hamor and Shechem his son came unto the gate of their city, and communed with the men of their city, saying, 21 These men are peaceable with us; therefore let them dwell in the land, and trade therein; for the land, behold, it is large enough for them; let us take their daughters to us for wives, and let us give them our daughters. 22 Only herein will the men consent unto us for to dwell with us, to be one people, if every male among us be circumcised, as #. are circumcised. 25 Shall not their cattle and their substance and every beast of their’s be our's? only let us consent unto them, and they will dwell with us. 24 And unto Hamor and unto Shechem his son hearkened all that "went out of the gate of his city; and every male was 55

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The Shechemites spoiled. circumcised, all that went out of the gate chor of his city. - cir. o. 25 And it came to pass on the third day, when they were sore, that two of the sons of Jacob, "Simeon and Levi, Dinah’s brethren, took each man his sword, and came upon the city boldly, and slew all the males. 26 And they slew Hamor and Shechem his son with the + edge of the sword, and took Dinah out of Shechem's house, and went out. 27 The sons of Jacob came upon the slain, and spoiled the city, because they had defiled their sister. 28 They took their sheep, and their oxen, and their asses, and that which was in the city, and that which was in the field, 29 Andall their wealth, and all their little ones, and their wives took they captive, and spoiled even all that was in the house. 30 " And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, “Ye have "troubled me * to make me to stink among the inhabitants of the s. land, among the Canaanites and the Pe-3 rizzites: * and I being few in number, they shall gather themselves together against me, and slay me; and I shall be destroy- i. ed, I and my house. 31 And they said, Should he deal with our sister as with an harlot?

CHAP. XXXV. I God sendeth Jacob to Beth-el. 2. He purgeth his house of idols. 6 He buildeth an altar at Beth-el. 8 Deborah dieth at Allon-bachuth. 9 God blesseth Jacob at Beth-el. 16 Rachel travaileth of Benjamin, and dieth in the way to Edar. 22 Reuben lieth with Bilhah. 23 The sons of Jacob. 27 Jacob cometh to Isaac at Hebron. 28 The age, death, and burial of Isaac. ND God said unto Jacob, Arise, go up to “Beth-el, and dwell there: and make there an altar unto God, "that a peared unto thee “when thou fleddest from the face of Esau'thy brother. 2 Then Jacob said unto his "houshold, and to all that were with him, Put away the strange gods that are among you, and of . be clean, and change your garments: o, 3 And let us arise, and go up to Beth- ##,..., el; and I will make there an altar unto 10. God, “who answered me in the day of my distress, "and was with me in the way which I went. 4 And they gave unto Jacob all the strange gods .#. were in their hand, and all theirearrings which were in their ears; ....” and Jacob hid them under “the oak * jugo. which was by Shechem. 1 Prod. 15. 5 And they journeyed: and the ter- so ror of God was upon the cities that were loss

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ren its died, and she was buried beneath Beth-el under an oak: and the name of it was

|.To called Allon-bachuth. o 9 * And "God appeared unto Jacob *** ** again, when he came out of Padan-aram, and blessed him. 1o And God said unto him, Thy name rch. 17.5 is Jacob: 'thy name shall not be called • ch. 3, as any more Jacob, "but Israel shall be thy name: and he called his name Israel. to ." 11 And God said unto him, ‘I am God Follo. Almighty: be fruitful and multiply; “a §§§ {... nation and a company of nations jie of 3 ** + thee, and kings shall come out of thy loins; Roo. 12 And the land" which I gave Abraham o, and Isaac, to thee I will give it, and to thy 13. seed after thee will I give the land. * * ** 13 And God “went up from him in the lace where he talked with him. ych. as is 14 And Jacob 'set up a pillar in the place where he talked with him, even a pillar of stone: and he poured a drink of. fering thereon, and he poured oil thereon. 15 And Jacob called the name of the • *.* is place where God spake with him, “Beth-el. 16 T And they journeyed from Beth-el; i.o.o. and there was but it a little way to come ..o. to Ephrath: and Rachel travailed, and *** she had hard labour. 17 And it came to pass, when she was in hard labour, that the midwife said unto her, isot, Fear not; "thou shalt have this son also. cos. 18 And it came to pass, as her soul was in departing, (for she died) that she called ło, his name || Ben-oni: but his father called o: him || Benjamin. h!'...}, 19"And"Rachel died, and was buriedin ... the way to Ephrath, which is Beth-lehem.

20 And Jacob set a pillar upon her grave: that is the pillar of Rachel's grave "unto this day. 21 And Israel journeyed, and spread his tent beyond “the tower of Edar. 22 And it came to pass, when Israel dwelt in that land, that Reuben went and ‘lay with Bilhah his father's concubine: and Israel heard it. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve: 25 The sons of Leah; * Reuben, Jacob's firstborn, and Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Zebulun: 24 The sons of Rachel; Joseph, and Benjamin: 25 And the sons of Bilhah, Rachel’s handmaid; Dan, and Naphtali: 26 And the sons of Zilpah, Leah's handmaid; Gad, and Asher: these are the sons of Jacob, which were born to him in Padan-aram.

c Ruth 1.2. & 4. 11. Mic. 5. 2. Matt. ii. 6.

d 1 Sam. 10. 2. 2 Sam. 18. 18.

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27 And Jacob came unto Isaac his father unto *Mamre, unto the ‘city of Arbah, which is Hebron, where Abraham and Isaac sojourned.

28 And the days of Isaac were an hundred and fourscore years.

29 And Isaac gave up the ghost, and died, and * was gathered unto his people, being old and full of days: and his sons so ch.35. Esau and Jacob buried him. -

CHAP. XXXVI. l Esau's three wives. 6 His removing to mount Seir. 9 His sons. 15 The dukes which descended of his sons. 20 The sons and dukes of Seir. 24 Anah findeth mules. 31 The kings of Edom. 40 The dukes that descended of Esau. No. these are the generations of cir. 1796. Esau, * who is Edom. a ch. 25. 30. 2 "Esau took his wives of the daugh- ***** ters of Canaan; Adah the daughter of Elon the Hittite, and “Aholibamah the daughter of Anah the daughter of Zibeon the Hivite; 3 And "Bashemath Ishmael's daughter, sister of Nebajoth. 4 And "Adah bare to Esau Eliphaz; ...” and Bashemath bare Reuel; 5 And Aholibamah bare Jeush, and Jaalam, and Korah: these are the sons of Esau, which were born unto him in the land of Canaan. 6 * And Esau took his wives, and his sons, and his daughters, and all the thersons of his house, and his cattle, and all his beasts, and all his substance, which he had got in the land of Canaan; and went into the country from the face of his brother Jacob. 7 "For their riches were more than that they might dwell together; and “the land wherein they were strangers could not bear them because of their cattle. 8 Thus dwelt Esau in "mount Seir: * Esau is Edom. 9 * And these are the generations of Esau the father of + the Edomites in mount Seir: lo These are the names of Esau’s sons; "Eliphaz the son of Adah the wife . of Esau, Reuel the son of Bashemath the wife of Esau. 11 And the sons of Eliphaz were Teman, Omar, Zepho, and Gatam, and Kenaz. 12 And Timna was concubine to Eliphaz Esau’s son; and she bare to Eliphaz i Amalek: these were the sons of Adah Esau’s wife. * 13 And these are the sons of Reuel; 3. * Nahath, and Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah: these were the sons of Bashemath Esau’s wife. 14 And these were the sons of Aholi

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13 f These were dukes of the sons of Esau: the sons of Eliphaz the firstborn as of Esau; duke Teman, duke Omar, duke Zepho, duke Kenaz, 16 Duke Korah, duke Gatam, and duke Amalek: these are the dukes that came of Eliphaz in the land of Edom; these were the sons of Adah. 17 And these are the sons of Reuel Esau’s son; duke Nahath, duke Zerah, duke Shammah, duke Mizzah: these are the dukes that came of Reuel in the land of Edom; these are the sons of Bashemath Esau’s wife. 18 And these are the sons of Aholibamah Esau’s wife; duke Jeush, duke Jaalam, duke Korah: these were the dukes that came of Aholibamah the daughter of Anah, Esau’s wife. 19 These are the sons of Esau, who is Edom, and these are their dukes. 2O "These are the sons of Seir "the Horite, who inhabited the land; Lotan, and Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah, 21 And Dishon, and Ezer, and Dishan: these are the dukes of the Horites, the children of Seir in the land of Edom. 22 And the children of Lotan were Hori, and || Hemam; and Lotan's sister was Timna. 23 And the children of Shobal were these; Alvan, and Manahath, and Ebal, | Shepho, and Onam. 24 And these are the children of Zibeon; both Ajah, and Anah: this was that Anah that found “the mules in the wilderness, as he fed the asses of Zibeon his father. 25 And the children of Anah were these; Dishon, and Aholibamah the daughter of Anah. 26 And these are the children of Dishon; Hemdan, and Eshban, and Ithran, and Cheran. 27 The children of Ezer are these; Bilhan, and Zaavan, and |Akan. 28 The children of Dishan are these; Uz, and Aran. 29 These are the dukes that came of the Horites; duke Lotan, duke Shobal, duke Zibeon, duke Anah, 30 Duke Dishon, duke Ezer, duke Dishan : these are the dukes that came of Hori, among their dukes in the land of Seir. 31 And othese are the kings that reigned in the land of Edom, before there .." any king over the children of state

32 And Bela the son of Beor reigned in Edom; and the name of his city was Dinhabah. 35 And Bela died, and Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his stead. 57


34 And Jobab died, and Husham of the land of Temami reigned in his stead. 35 And Husham died, and Hadad the son of Bedad, who smote Midian in the field of Moab, reigned in his stead: and the name of his city was Avith. 36 And Hadad died, and Samlah of Masrekah reigned in his stead. 37 And Samlah died, and Saul of Rehoboth by the river reigned in his stead. 38 And Saul died, and Baal-hanan the son of Achbor reigned in his stead. 39 And Baal-hanan the son of Achbor died, and "Hadar reigned in his stead: and the name of his city was Pau; and his wife's name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab. 40 " And these are the names of the dukes that came of Esau, according to their families, after their places, by their names; duke Timnah, duke |Alvah, duke Jetheth, 41 Duke Aholibamah, duke Elah, duke Pinon, 42 Duke Kenaz, duke Teman, duke Mibzar, 43 Duke Magdiel, duke Iram: these be the dukes of Edom, according to their habitations in the land of their possession: he is Esau the father of + the Edomites. CHAP. XXXVII. 2 Joseph is hated of his brethren. 5 His two dreams. , 13 Jacob sendeth him to visit his brethren. 18 His brethren conspire his death. 21 Reuben saveth him. 26 They sell him to the Ishmeelites. 31 His father, deceived b the bloody coat, mourneth for him. 36 #. is sold to Potiphar in Egypt. ND Jacob dwelt in the land +" wherein his father was a stranger, in the land of Canaan. 2 These are the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brethren; and the lad was with the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives: and Joseph brought unto his father "their evil report. 3 Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age: and he made him a coat of manyd colours. 4 And when his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his brethren, they "hated him, and could not speak peaceably unto him. 5 " And Joseph dreamed a dream, and he told it his brethren: and they hated him yet the more. 6 And he said unto them, Hear, I pray you, this dream which I have dreamed :

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8 And his brethren said to him, Shalt thou indeed reign over us? or shalt thou indeed have dominion over us? And they hated him yet the more for his dreams, and for his words. 9 And he dreamed yet another dream, and told it his brethren, and said, Behold, I have dreamed a dream more; and, behold, the sun and the moon and the eleven stars made obeisance to me. 10 And he told it to his father, and to his brethren: and his father rebuked him, and said unto him, What is this dream that thou hast dreamed P Shall I and thy mother and “thy brethren indeed come to bow down ourselves to thee to the earth? 11 And "his brethren envied him; but his father “obs rved the saying. 12 And his brethren went to feed their father's flock in Shechem. 13 And Israel said unto Joseph, Do not thy brethren feed the flock in Shechem? come, and I will send thee unto them. And he said to him, Here am I. 14 And he said to him, Go, I pray thee, t see whether it be well with thy brethren, and well with the flocks; and bring me word again. So he sent him out of the vale of "Hebron, and he came to Shechem. 15 And a certain man found him, and, behold, he was wandering in the field: and the man asked him, saying, What

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16 And he said, I seek my brethren: tell me, I pray thee, where they feed their flocks. 17 And the man said, They are departed hence; for I heard them say, Let us go to Dothan. And Joseph went after his brethren, and found them in "Dothan. 18 " And when they saw him afar off, even before he came near unto them, "they conspired against him to slay him. 19 And they said one to another, Behold, this + dreamer cometh. 20 °Come now therefore, and let us slay him, and cast him into some pit, and we will say, Some evil beast hath devoured him: and we shall see what will become of his dreams. 21 And "Reuben heard it, and he delivered him out of their hands; and said, Let us not kill him. 22 And Reuben said unto them, Shed no blood, but cast him into this pit that is in the wilderness, and lay no hand upon him; that he might rid him out of their hands, to deliver him to his father again. 23 T And it came to pass, when Joseph was come unto his brethren, that they stript Joseph out of his coat, his coat of many || colours that was on him; 24 And they took him, and cast him

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