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The present of Jacob to Esau.


The meeting of Jacob and Esau.

c. ach. 24. 27. o Job 8. 7.

y See Matt. 26.
2 Cor. 12. 7.
z See Luke 24.

a Hos. 12. 4.

b ch. 35. 10.

q Hos. 10. 14.

God. c Hos. 12.3, 4. d ch. 25. 31. & 27. 33.


ich. 43. 11. Prov. 18. 16.

Ex. 24. 11. & 33. 20. Deut. 5. 24.

13. 22. Is. 6. 5.

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B. C. 1739. 10 +I am not worthy of the least the hollow of his thigh; and y the B. C. 1739.

of all the mercies, and of all the hollow of Jacob's thigh was out of
less than all, truth, which thou hast shewed unto joint, as he wrestled with him.

thy servant; for with omy staff I 26 And 2 he said, Let me go, for the
passed over this Jordan; and now I day breaketh. And he said, a I will
am become two bands.

not let thee go, except thou bless me. p Ps. 59. 1, 2, 11 P Deliver me, I pray thee, from 27 And he said unto him, What is

the hand of my brother, from the thy name? And he said, Jacob.
hand of Esau: for I fear him, lest 28 And he said, “Thy name shall

2 Kings 17.34. he will come and smite me, and a the be called no more Jacob, but || Israel : || That is, A

prince of + Heb. upon. mother † with the children.

for as a prince hast thou opower with r ch. 28. 13, 14, 12 And 'thou saidst, I will surely God and dwith men, and hast pre

do thee good, and make thy seed as vailed.
the sand of the sea, which cannot be 29 And Jacob asked him, and said,
numbered for multitude.

Tell me, I pray thee, thy name. And
13 1 And he lodged there that same he said, e Wherefore is it that thou e Judg. 13. 18.
night; and took of that which came dost ask after my name? And he
to his hand sa present for Esau his blessed him there.

30 And Jacob called the name of the 14 Two hundred she goats and place | Peniel : for f I have seen God | That is, The twenty he goats, two hundred ewes face to face, and my life is preserved. i'ch. 16. 13. and twenty rams,

31 And as he passed over Penuel 15 Thirty milch camels with their the sun rose upon him, and he halted colts, forty kine and ten bulls, twenty upon his thigh.

Judg. 6. 22. & she asses and ten foals.

32 Therefore the children of Israel 16 And he delivered them into the eat not of the sinew which shrank, hand of his servants, every drove by which is upon the hollow of the themselves; and said unto his serv- thigh, unto this day; because he ants, Pass over before me, and put touched the hollow of Jacob's thigh a space betwixt drove and drove. in the sinew that shrank.

19 And he commanded the foremost, saying, When Esau my brother meet

eth thee, and asketh thee, saying,

The kindness of Jacob and Esau at their meeting.
Whose art thou ? and whither goest
thou ? and whose are these before buyeth a field, and buildeth an altar.

ND up his eyes, and

lookedbeholda Esau came
servant Jacob's; it is a present sent and with him four hundred men.
unto my lord Esau : and, behold, also And he divided the children unto
he is behind us.

Leah, and unto Rachel, and unto the
19 And so commanded he the second, two handmaids.
and the third, and all that followed 2 And he put the handmaids and
the droves, saying, On this manner their children foremost, and Leah and
shall ye speak unto Esau, when ye her children after, and Rachel and
find him.

Joseph hindermost.
20 And say ye moreover, Behold, 3 And he passed over before them,
thy servant Jacob is behind us. For and b bowed himself to the ground b ch. 18. 2. &
he said, I will t appease him with the seven times, until he came near to
present that goeth before me, and his brother.

afterward I will see his face, perad- 4 And Esau ran to meet him, and + Heb. my venture he will accept + of me.

embraced him, d and fell on his neck, a ch. 45. 14, 15. face, Job 42. 8, 9.

21 So went the present over before and kissed him: and they wept.
him; and himself lodged that night 5 And he lifted up his eyes, and saw
in the company.

the women and the children, and
22 And he rose up that night, and said, Who are those + with thee? And + thce ?
took his two wives, and his two wo- he said, The children which God
menservants, and his eleven sons, hath graciously given thy servant.
u and passed over the ford Jabbok. 6 Then the handmaidens came near,

23 And he took them, and tsent they and their children, and they
them over the brook, and sent over bowed themselves.
that he had.

7 And Leah also with her children 24 | And Jacob was left alone; and came near, and bowed themselves : Hos: 12,3,4. there wrestled a man with him until and after came Joseph near and Ra+ Heb.ascend the + breaking of the day.

chel, and they bowed themselves. ing of the

25 And when he saw that he pre- 8 And he said, + What meanest thou 1 Heb. What vailed not against him, he touched by fall this drove which I met? And

17 Jacob cometh to Succoth. 18 At Shalem he

a ch. 32. 6.

42. 6. & 43. 26.

t Prov. 21. 14.

c ch. 32. 28.

ech. 48. 9. Ps. 127. 3. Is. 8. 18.

u Deut. 3. 16.

+ Heb. caused

to pass.

fch. 32. 16.


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The Shechemites slain.


Jacob sent to Beth-el.

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91 Chr. 4. 9.

a ch. 28. 19. b ch. 28. 13. c ch. 27. 43.

Josh. 24. 15.

e ch. 31. 19, 34. Josh. 24. 2. 28.

f Ex. 19. 10.

g ch. 32. 7, 24.

Ps. 107. 6. h ch. 28. 20. & 31. 3, 42.

k Josh. 24. 26.

r ch. 23. 10.

1 Ex. 15. 16. & 23. 27. & 34. 24. Deut. 11. 25. Josh. 2. 9. & 5. 1. 1 Sam. 14. 15. 2 Chr. 14. 14.


n Ecc. 5. 4.

B. C.

19 And the young man deferred not ND God said unto Jacob, Arise, B. C. about 1732. to do the thing, because he had de- go up to a Beth-el, and dwell about 1732.

light in Jacob's daughter: and he was there : and make there an altar unto
9 more honourable than all the house God, b that appeared unto thee when
of his father.

thou fleddest from the face of Esau
20 | And Hamor and Shechem his thy brother.
son came unto the gate of their city, 2 Then Jacob said unto his d house- d ch. 18. 19.
and communed with the men of their hold, and to all that were with him,
city, saying,

Put away e the strange gods that are
2i These men are peaceable with us; among you, and " be clean, and change .1 Sam. 7.3.
therefore let them dwell in the land, your garments :
and trade therein ; for the land, be- 3 And let us arise, and go up to
hold, it is large enough for them; let | Beth-el; and I will make there an
us take their daughters to us for wives, altar unto God, who answered me
and let us give them our daughters. in the day of my distress, hand was

22 Only herein will the men consent with me in the way which I went.
unto us for to dwell with us, to be 4 And they gave unto Jacob all the
one people, if every male among us be strange gods which were in their hand,
circumcised, as they are circumcised. and all their i earrings which were in iHos

. 2. 13.
23 Shall not their cattle and their their ears; and Jacob hid them under
substance and every beast of theirs the oak which was by Shechem.
be ours? only let us consent unto 5 And they journeyed: and 'the Judg. 9. 6.
them, and they will dwell with us. terror of God was upon the cities that

24 And unto Hamor and unto She- were round about them, and they did
chem his son hearkened all that " went not pursue after the sons of Jacob.
out of the gate of his city; and every 6 T So Jacob came to m Luz which
male was circumcised, all that went is in the land of Canaan, that is,
out of the gate of his city.

Beth-el, he and all the people that m ch. 28. 19, 25 [ And it came to pass on the were with him.

third day, when they were sore, that 17 And he nbuilt there an altar, and 6 ch. 49.5, 6, 7. two of the sons of Jacob, Simeon called the place | El-beth-el; because || That is, The

God of Beth-
and Levi, Dinah's brethren, took each othere God appeared unto him, when
man his sword, and came upon the he fled from the face of his brother.
city boldly, and slew all the males. 8 But PDeborah Rebekah's nurse

26 And they slew Hamor and She- died, and she was buried beneath
chem his son with the tedge of the Beth-el under an oak: and the name
sword, and took Dinah out of She- of it was called || Allon-bachuth.

oak of weep-
chem's house, and went out.
9 | And 9 God appeared unto Jacob

ing. 27 The sons of Jacob came upon the again, when he came out of Padan- | Hos

. 12. 4. slain, and spoiled the city, because aram, and blessed him. they had defiled their sister.

10 And God said unto him, Thy 28 They took their sheep, and their name is Jacob: "thy name shall not rch. 17. 5. oxen,

and their asses, and that which be called any more Jacob, s but Israel
was in the city, and that which was shall be thy name; and he called his
in the field,

name Israel.
29 And all their wealth, and all their 11 And God said unto him, 'I am
little ones, and their wives took they God Almighty: be fruitful and mul-
captive, and spoiled even all that was tiply; "a nation and a company of
in the house.

nations shall be of thee, and kings
30 And Jacob said to Simeon and shall come out of thy loins ;
Levi, + Ye have u troubled me * to make
12 And the land wwhich I gave

13.15. & 26.3,
me to stink among the inhabitants of Abraham and Isaac, to thee I will
the land, among the Canaanites and give it, and to thy seed after thee
the Perizzites : Yand I being few in will I give the land.
number, they shall gather themselves 13 And God went up from him in x ch. 17. 22.
together against me, and slay me; and the place where he talked with him.
I shall be destroyed, I and my house. 14 And Jacob y set up a pillar in y ch. 28. 18.

31 And they said, Should he deal the place where he talked with him,
with our sister as with a harlot? even a pillar of stone: and he poured

a drink offering thereon, and he pour-

ed oil thereon. God sendeth Jacob to Beth-el. 2 He putteth away the

15 And Jacob called the name of
strange gods from his household. 6 He buildeth an the place where God spake with him, z ch. 28. 19.
altar at Beth-el. 8 Deborah dieth. 9 God blesseth
Jacob at Beth-el. 16 Rachel travaileth with Benja-

z Beth-el.
min, and dieth in the way to Beth-lehem. 23 The sons 16 | And they journeyed from Beth-

piece of
of Jacob. 27 Jacob cometh to Isaac at Hebron. 28
The age, death, and burial of Isaac.

el; and there was but ta little way 2 Kings 5. 19.

el. o ch. 28. 13.

p ch. 24. 59.

| Heb. mouth.

|| That is, The

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