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Journey of Abraham's servant. GENESIS, XXV.

. Isaac's marriage. and it shall come to pass, that when the B. C. 1857. | 62 And Isaac came from the way of virgin cometh forth to draw water, and I - the wella Lahai-roi; for he dwelt in the say to her, Give me, I pray thee, a little a chap. 16.14. south country water of thy pitcher to drink;

25. 11. 63 And Isaac went out Btob meditate 44 And she say to me, Both drink thou, Bor, to pray. in the field at the eventide: and he lifted and I will also draw for thy camels : let Jos. 1. 8. up his eyes, and saw, and, behold, the the same be the woman whom the LORD! rs. 1.2.

Ps. 1. 2. 1

camels were coming...

77. 12. hath appointed out for my master's son.

64 And Rebekah lifted up her eyes, and

119. 15 45 And before I had done speaking in

143. 5.

when she saw Isaac, she lightede off the mine heart, behold, Rebekah came forth

camel. with her pitcher on her shoulder; and she

c Pr. 19. 14.

14 | 65 For she had said unto the servant, went down unto the well, and drew water:

d1 Sa. 1. 13. What man is this that walketh in the field

| Ne. 2. 4. and I said unto her, Let me drink, I pray

to meet us? And the servant had said, It thee.

e Jos. 15. 18. | is my master: therefore she took a vail, 46 And she made haste, and let down

Ju. 1. 14.

and covered herself. her pitcher from her shoulder, and said, 11 Ti. 2. 9. | 66 And the servant told Isaac all things Drink; and I will give thy camels drink

o chap. 18.6.

that he had done. also. So I drank, and she made the camels

67 And Isaac brought her into his modrink also.

| h chap. 38.12. ther Sarah's tent, 9 and took Rebekah, and 47 And I asked her, and said, Whose 1 Th. 4. 13. she became his wife ; and he loved her: daughter art thou? And she said, The Eze.16.10..12 and Isaach was comforted after his mo. daughter of Bethuel, Nahor's son, whom k 1 Ch. 1. 32. / ther's death. Milcah bare unto him: and I put the earring upon her face, and the bracelets

lverse 26.

CHAPTER XXV. upon her hands.

m Nu. 22. 4. THEN again Abraham took a wife, and 948 And I bowed down my head, and 25. 17. her name wask Keturah. worshipped the LORD, and blessed the Ju. VI. 2 And she bare him Zimran, and JokLORD God of my master Abraham, which » Job 2. 11. shan, and Medan, and Midian," and Ishhad led me in the right way to take

01 Ki. 10. 1.

bak, and Shuah.” my master's brother's daughter unto his

Ps. 72. 10.

3 And Jokshan begat Sheba,' and De

dan." And the sons of Dedan were As. 49 And now if ye will deal, kindly and

Ps. 32. 8.

shurim, and Letushim, and Leummim.

43. 14. 1 truly with my master, tell me: and if

4. _4 And the sons of Midian; Ephah,' and

107.7. not, tell me; that I may turn to the right

Pr. 3. 6.

Epher, and Hanoch, and Abidah, and Elhand, or to the left.

Is. 48. 17.

daah.. All these were the children of 50 Then Laban and Bethuel answered

Keturah. and said, The thing proceedeth from the


| 5 And Abraham gave all that he had

Jos. 2. 14.1 LORD;we cannot speaku unto thee bad

unto Isaac. or good.

r Je. 25. 23. 6 But unto the sons of the concubines, 51 Behold, Rebekah is before thee; take • Is. 60.6. which Abraham had, Abraham gave gifts, her, and go, and let her be thy master's

and sent them away from Isaac his son son's wife, as the LORD hath spoken.

*Ps. 118. 23. | while he yet lived, eastward, untoy the 52. And it came to pass, that when Abra- | u chap. 31.24. east country. ham's servant heard their words, he wor

2 Sa. 13. 22. 7 And these are the days of the years of shipped the LORD,+ bowing himself to the

Ac. 11. 17. Lahraham's life which

| Abraham's life which he lived, an hundred earth.

v Ps. 17. 14. threescore and fifteen years. 53 And the servant brought forth jew.

ver. 26, 48.

..8 Then Abraham gave up the ghost, and els y of silver, and jewels of gold, and

Ps. 95. 6.

| died in a gooda old age, an old man, and full raiment, and gave them to Rebekah : he y Ju. 6. 3. of years; and was gathered to his people. gave also to her brother and to her mother


19 And his sons Isaac and Ishmael buried precious things..,

him in the cave of Machpelah, in the field 54 And they did eat and drink, he and the

. Ex. 3. 22.

of Ephron the son of Zohar the Hittite,

11.2. men that were with him, and tarried all

But which is before Mamre;

12. 35. night: and they rose up in the morning, and

10 The field which Ábraham purchased he said, Send me away unto my master.

sada chap. 15.15..

49. 29.

:l of the sons of Heth:d there was Abraham 55 And her brother and her mother said, | Job 5. 26.° buried, and Sarah his wife. Let the damsel abide with us : a few days,

1 11 And it came to pass after the death of at the least ten; after that, she shall go.

| 0 chap. 35.29. Abraham, that God blessed his son Isaac: 56 And he said unto them, Hinder me 19. 33. and Isaac dwelt by the well Lahai-roi. not,e seeing the LORD haths prospered cDe.33.13..16. 12 Now these are the generations of my way; send me away, that I may go 2 Ch.21.3. | Ishmael, Abraham's son, whom Hagar to my master.

Ezr. 1. 6. I the Egyptian, Sarah's handmaid, bare 57 And they said, We will call the dam- d chap. 23.16. unto Abraham. sel, and inquire at her mouth.

8 or, a full

113 And these are the names of the sons 58 And they called Rebekah, and said

year, or,

1 of Ishmael, by their names, according to unto her, Wilt thou go with this man?9 ten months. their generations : the firstborn of IshAnd she said, I will go.

mael, Nebajoth; and Kedar, and Adbeel, 59 And they sent away Rebekah their e chap. 45. 9.

echap. 45. 9. and Mibsam, sister, and her nurse,and Abraham's Jos. 1. 8. | 14 And Mishma, and Dumah, and Massa, servant, and his men.

Is. 48. 15. 15 S Hadar, and Tema, Jetur, Naphish, 60 And they blessedi Rebekah, and y Ps. 45. 10. and Kedemah: said unto her, Thou art our sister, be thou nch. 35.8.

16 These are the sons of Ishmael, and the mother of thousands of millions, and |

these are their names, by their towns, and let thy seed possess the gate of those

i chap. 22.17.

| by their castles; twelvek princes accord

Ru. 4.11,12. which hate them.

ing to their nations. 61 And Rebekah arose, and her dam- Sor, Hadad. 17 And these are the years of the life of sels, and they rode upon the camels, and 1 Ch. 1. 30. Ishmael, an hundred and thirty and seven followed tbe man: and the servant took | k chap. 17.20. years : and he gave up the ghost and died, Tuebekah, and went his way.

and was gathered unto his people.

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Esau's sale of his birthright. GENESIS, XXVI. Removal of Isaac to Gerar.

18 And they dwelt from« Havilah unto | B. C. 1773. | voice, and kept my charge, my commandShur, that is before Egypt, as thou goest

- ments, my statutes, and my laws. toward Assyria: and he ß died in the a 1 Sa. 15. 7. 6 And Isaac dwelt in Gerar. presence of all his brethren.

6 chap. 22.18. 7 And the men of the place asked him 19 And these are the generations of Isaac, B.fell. of his wife: and he said, c She is my sister : Abraham's son: Abraham begat Isaac: cch. 20.2, 13. for he feared d to say, She is my wife; 20 And Isaac was forty years old when a Pr. 29. 25. lest, said he, the men of the place should

k Rebekah to wifee the daughter echap.24.67. kill me for Rebekah, because she was fair of Bethuels_the Syrian of Padan-aram,

chap. 28. 5. |

yl Sa. 1. 11. the sister to Laban the Syrian.

Lu. 1. 13.

18 And it came to pass, when he had been 21 And Isaac entreated the LORD I for

for lich. 15. 20. there a long time, that Abimelech, king his wife, because she was barren: and the 2 Ch.33. 13. of the Philistines, looked out at a winLORD was entreated ofh him, and Rebe- Ezr. 8. 23. dow, and saw, and, behold, Isaac was kah his wife conceived.

Ps. 145. 19. sporting with Rebekah his wife. 22 And the children struggled together Pr. 10. 24. 9 And Abimelech called Isaac, and within her: and she said, If it be so, why | Ro. 9. 10. said, Behold, of a surety she is thy wife: am I thus? And she went to inquirei of i1 Sa. 22.15. and how saidst thou, She is my sister? the LORD.

Eze. 20. 31. And Isaac said unto him, Because I said, 23 And the LORD said unto her, Two 36. 37. Lest I die for her. nations are in thy womb, and two man

k chap. 20.9. 10 And Abimelech said, What is this ner of people shall be separated from

| Ichap.27.29.
Ps. 60. 8.

" thou hast donek unto us? one of the peothy bowels; and the one people shall be is 63. 4.6. / ple might lightly have lien with thy wife, stronger than the other people; and the Ob. 1..16. and thou shouldest have brought guiltielder shall serve the younger.

Mal. 1.2..4. ness upon us. 24 And when her days to be delivered Ro.9.10..12. 11 And Abimelech charged all his peowere fulfilled, behold, there were twins in m Ps. 105. 15. ple, saying, He that touchethm this man, her womb.

Pr. 6. 29. Tor his wife, shall surely be put to death. 25 And the first came out red, all overy found. I 12 Then Isaac sowed in that land, and like an hairy garment; and they called o went going. received yin the same year an hundredhis name Esau.

n Ho. 12. 3. fold: and the LORD blessed him. 26 And after that came his brother out, sor, hus. 13 And the man waxed great, and went and his hand took hold on Esau's heel ;* bandry. forward, 8 and grew until he became very and his name was called Jacob: and Ec. 4. 4. great. Isaac was threescore years old when she p chap: 27.3. 14 For he had possession of flocks, and bare them.

i He. 11. 9.

possession of herds, and great store of 3 ser27 And the boys grew: and Esau was a invenison vants. And the Philistineso envied him. cunning P hunter, a man of the field; and was in his 15 For all the wells which his father's Jacob was a plain man, dwelling in tents.


servants had digged, in the days of Abra28 And Isaac loved Esau, because n he chap: 26.18. ham his father, the Philistines had stopped

• Ex. 1.9. did eat of his venison ;' but Rebekah

| them, and filled them with earth. _

O with that loved Jacob.

1 16 And Abimelech said unto Isaac, Go 29 And Jacob sod pottage: and Esaul red, with | from us; for thou art much that red

mightier came from the field, and he was faint:

than we.

pottage. 30 And Esau said to Jacob, Feed me, I

17 And Isaac departed thence, and

ki.e. red. pray thee, e with that same red pottage;

pitched his tent in the valley of Gerar, for I am faint: therefore was his name

Ś la going to

and dwelt there.

die. called < Edom.

tJob 21.15.1 18 And Isaac digged again the wells 31 And Jacob said, Sell me this day thy Mal. 3. 14. of water which they had digged in the birthright.

u chap. 27.36./ days of Abraham his father; for the Phi32 And Esau said, Behold, I am dat ** 38. 6. listines had stopped them after the death the point to die; and what profité shall He. 12. 16. of Abraham: and he called their names this birthright do to me?

Ju living. after the names by which his father had 33 And Jacob said, Swear to me this l'v Is. 22. 13. called them. day; and he sware unto him: and he i Co. 15. 32. 19 And Isaac's servants sold'his birthright" unto Jacob.

1 * Ps. 106. 24. valley, and found there a well of u spring34 Then Jacob gave Esau bread and Mat. 22.5. / ing water. pottage of lentiles, and he did eatv and Ac. 13. 41. 1 20 And the herdmen of Gerar did strive drink, and rose up, and went his way. vi.e. con- with Isaac's herdmen, saying, The water Thus Esau despised his birthright.

tention. is our's: and he called the name of the well CHAPTER XXVI.

y chap. 12.10. Esek ;v because they strove with him. AND there was a famine in the land, i.e. hatred. 21 And they digged another well, and beside the first faminey that was in the z chap. 20.2.strove for that also : and he called the days of Abraham. And Isaac went unto ei. e. room. name of it " Sitnah. . Abimelech: king of the Philistines, unto a Ps. 39. 12. 22 And he removed from thence, and Gerar.

He. 11.9. digged another well; and for that they 2 And the LORD appeared unto him, 13, 16. strove not: and he called the name of it and said, Go not down into Egypt; dwell ochap. 28.15. - Rehoboth; and he said, For now the in the land which I shall tell thee of.

Is. 43.2, 5. LORD hath made room for us, and we 3 Sojourna in this land, and I will be with cchap.13.15. shall be fruitful in the land. thee, and will bless thee: for unto thee, and unto thy seed, I will give allc these lapa

23 And he went up from thence to

22.16. countries; and I will perform the oath

6. Beer-sheba.
d Ps. 105. 9. 1
Mi. 7. 20.

| 24 And the LORD appeared unto him which I sware unto Abraham thy father. Ps. 27. 1.3. the same night, and said, I am the God

4 And I will make thy seed to multiply as Is. 41. 10. of Abraham thy father; fear not,e for I the stars of heaven, and will give unto thy 61. 12. am with thee, and will bless thee, and seed all these countries; and in thy seedschap. 22.18. multiply thy seed, for my servant Abrashall all the nations of the earth be blessed ;1 Ps. 72. 17. |ham's sake.

5 Because that Abraham obeyed my schap. 35.1.! 25 And heg builded



Jacob's arrival at Padan-Aram. GENESIS, Xxx.

Jucob's Marriage. 2 And he looked, and, behold, a well in | B.C. 1760. ) her to him; and he went in unto her. the field, and, lo, there were three flocks -- 24 And Laban gave unto his daughter of sheep lying by it;b for out of that a chap.30.9. Leah, Zilpah a his maid, for an handmaid. well they watered the flocks: and a great

46.18. 25 And it came to pass, that in the stone was upon the well's mouth.

o Ps. 23. 2. I morning, behold, it was Leah: and he said

Ca. 1.7. 3 And thither were all the flocks ga

Eze. 34. 14.

to Laban, What is this thou hast done unto thered: and they rolled the stone from

me? Did not I serve with thee for Rachel ? the well's mouth, and watered the sheep, I B place. Wherefore then hast thou beguiled me? and put the stone again upon the well's Ju. 14. 12. 26 And Laban said, It must not be so mouth in his place.

d chap.27.43. done in our country, B to give the younger 4 And Jacob said unto them, My bre

| before the firstborn.

y Is there thren, whence be ye? And they said, Of

| 27 Fulfil her week, and we will give

peace to Harand are we.


thee this also, for the service which thou 5 And he said unto them, Know ye

shalt serve with me yet seven other years.

e chap.43.2 Laban the son of Nahor? And they said, chap: 35:22: 28 And Jacob did so and fulfilled her We know him.

37.2. ' week : and he gave him Rachel his 6 And he said unto_them, y Is he

daughter to wife also. well?e And they said, He is well; and,

8 yet the day 29 And Laban gave to Rachel his daugh

is great. behold, Rachel his daughter cometh with

ter, Bilbab/ his handmaid, to be her maid.

gverse 20. the sheep.

30 And he went in also unto Rachel, and

De. 21. 15. 7 And he said, Lo, dit is yet high day,

he loved also Rachely more than Leab,

h Ps. 127.3. neither is it time that the cattle should i chap. 30. i., and served with him yet seven other years. be gathered together: water ye the

31 And when the LORD saw that Leah sheep, and go and feed them.

Si.e. see a I was hated, heh opened her womb: but 8 And they said, We cannot, until all 801.

Rachel was barren. the flocks be gathered together, and till " War: 16.3. 32 And Leah conceived, and bare a son,

Lu. 24. 2. they roll the stonek from the well's

I De. 26. 7.

and she called his name $Reuben: for mouth; then we water the sheep.

iš į: 20. she said, Surely the LORD hath looked? 9 And while he yet spake with them, Lu. 1. 25. upon my affliction: now, therefore, my Rachel came with her father's sheep:

husband will love me. for she kept them.

ni.e. hear.

133 And she conceived again, and bare 10 And it came to pass, when Jacob


a son; and said, Because the LORD hath

m Ex. 2. 17. saw Rachel the daughter of Laban his

| heard that I was hated, he hath therefore

» chap.33.4. mother's brother, and the sheep of Laban


5:13 given me this son also: and she called his mother's brother, that Jacob went **his name » Simeon. near, and rolled the stone from the

| Oi.e. joined, | 34 And she conceived again, and bare well's mouth,m and watered the flock Mu. 18:2, 4. a son; and said, Now this time will my of Laban his mother's brother..

o chap. 13. 8. | husband be joined unto me, because I 11 And Jacob kissed Rachel, and lifted

14. 14, 16. have born him three sons: therefore up his voice," and wept.

| P chap.24.28.) was his name called Levi. 12 And Jacob told Rachel that he was ki.e. praise,

i.e. praise. I 35 And she conceived again, and bare her father's brother, and that he was chap. 49. 8. a son; and she said, Now will I praise Rebekah's son :P and she ran and told , Heb. stood the LORD: therefore she called his name her father.

from bear. Judah ;k and 1 left bearing. 13 And it came to pass, when Laban ing.

CHAPTER XXX. heard the r tidings of Jacob his sister's

AND when Rachel saw that she bare

u hearing. son, that he ran to meet him, and em

Jacob no children, Rachel enviedt her

a Ro. 16. 16. braced him, and kissed a him, and brought

r Ju. 9. 2.

sister; and said unto Jacob, Give me him to his house. And he told Laban

2 Sa. 5. 1.

children, or else I die. all these things.

19. 12. 1 2 And Jacob's anger was kindled 14 And Laban said to him, Surely thou

against Rachel: and he said, Am I in art my boner and my flesh. And he abode

bode va month of God's stead, who hath withheld from

days. with him v the space of a month.


thee the fruit of the womb ? 15 And Laban said unto Jacob, Be

t1 Có. 3. 3.

| 3 And she said, Behold my maid Bilcause thou art my brother, shouldest

Ja. 4. 5.

hah, go in unto her; and she shall bear thou therefore serve me for nought? tell u Job 5.2. upon my knees, that I may also a have me, what shall thy wages be?

v Ru. 4. 11.

children by her. 16 And Laban had two daughters: the 101 Sa. 1. 5. 4 And she gave him Bilhah her handname of the elder was Leah, and the

be built by

maid: to wife: and Jacob went in unto her. name of the younger was Rachel.


5 And Bilhah conceived, and bare Ja17 Leah was tender eyed; but Rachel

* Hos. 12. 12

cob a son. was beautiful and well favoured.

cars. :-) 6 And Rachel said, God hatha judged 18 And Jacob loved Rachel; and said, chap. 16. 3. me, and hath also heard my voice, and I will serve thee seven years for Rachel Ps. 35. 24. hath given me a son: therefore called thy younger daughter.

43. 1. she his name ? Dan. 19 And' Laban said, It is better that I La. 3. 59. 17 And Bilhah, Rachel's maid, conceived give her to thee, than that I should give leise, judoing, again, and bare Jacob a second son. her to another man: abide with me.

1.8 And Rachel said, With great wrest, 20 And Jacob served* seven years for

owrestlings Tlings have I wrestled with my sister, and Rachel; and they seemed unto him but of Go I have prevailed: and she called his

Ti.e. my a few days, for the love he had to her.y..

name "Naphtali. 21 And Jacob said unto Laban, Gire Lærestung: 9V me my wife, for my days are fulfilled,

6 Ju. 14. 10. bearing, she took Zilpah her maid, and that I may go in unto her.

Jno. 2.1, 2. gave her Jacob to wife., 22 And Laban gathered together all fi.e. a troop, 10 And Zilpah, Leal's maid, bare Ja. the men of the place, and made a feast.. or com

23 And it came to pass in the evening, pany. | 11 And Leah said, A troop cometh: that he took Leah his daughter, and brought .chap.19.19. and she called his name $ Gad.c


Birth of Jacob's Children. GENESIS, XXXI. Jacob's bargain wilh Laban.

12 And Zilpah, Leah's maid, bare Ja-1 B. C. 1747. | 33 So shall mya righteousness answer cob a second son.

- for me B in time to come, when it shall 13 And Leah said, y Happy am I, for a Ps. 18. 24. come for my hire before thy face: every the daughters will call me blessed: and

37. 6. one that is not speckled and spotted among she called his name : Asher.

B to morrow, the goats, and brown among the sheep, 14 And Reuben went in the days of Ex. 13. 14. that shall be counted stolen with me. wheat harvest, and found mandrakes in yin my hap. | 34 And Laban said, Behold, I would the field, and brought them unto his mother piness. it might be according to thy word. Leah. Then Rachel said to Leah, Give 0 Ca. 6. 9. L 35 And he removed t

35 And he removed that day the he me, I pray thee, of thy son's mandrakes.c. Lu. 1. 43. goats that were ringstraked and spotted,

15 And she said unto her, Is it a small si.e. happy. and all the she goats that were speckled matterd that thou hast taken my hus- Ca. 7. 13. and spotted, and every one that had some band? and wouldest thou take away my a Nu. 16.9.13. white in it, and all the brown among the son's mandrakes also ? And Rachel said, Is. 7. 13. sheep, and gave them into the hand of Therefore he shall lie with thee to night! Eze. 16. 47. his sons. for thy son's mandrakes.

le Ex. 3.7. | 36 And he set three days' journey be16 And Jacob came out of the field in 1 Sa. 1. 20. twixt himself and Jacob: and Jacob fed the evening, and Leah went out to meet Lu. 1. 13. the rest of Laban's flocks. him, and said, Thou must come in unto si.e. an 37 And Jacob took him rods of green me; for surely I have hired thee with hire. | poplar, and of the hazel and chesnut tree; my son's mandrakes. And he lay with schap. 49.14. and pilled white strakes in them, and her that night.

De. 33. 18. made the white appear which was in the 17 And God hearkenede unto Leah, and 1 Ch. 12.32. rods. she conceived, and bare Jacob the fifth son. ch.31.9, 12. 38 And he set the rods, which he had

18 And Leah said, God hath given a chap. 29.31. pilled, before the flocks in the gutters in me my hire, because I have given my nie, dwell. the watering troughs, when the flocks maiden to my husband : and she called 'ing. came to drink, that they should conceive his name $ Issachar.

O i.e. judg.

when they came to drink. 19 And Leah conceived again and ment. 39 And the flocks conceived before the bare Jacob the sixth son.

i chap 29.31.) rods, and brought forth cattle ring20 And Leah said, God hath endued 1 si 1.19. straked, speckled, and spotted. me with a good dowry; now will my hus-kisa 1.6I 40 And Jacob did separate the lambs, band dwell with me, because I have is. 4. 1." and set the faces of the flocks toward the born him six sons: and she called his Iverse 30.

ringstraked, and all the brown in the namen Zebulun.

m chap. 13. 2.

flock of Laban: and he put his own flocks 21 And afterwards she bare a daughter,

by themselves, and put them not unto

24. 35. and called her name o Dinah.

26. 13. 14 Laban's cattle. 22 And God rememberedi Rachel, and Job 42. 12. 41 And it came to pass, whensoever the God hearkened to her, and opened hereie, adding stronger cattle did conceive, that Jacob womb.

nchap. 24.54.

laid the rods before the eyes of the cattle 23 And she conceived, and bare a son; and

in the gutters, that they might conceive said, God hath taken awayk my reproach:

o chap.31.55.1:

• among the rods. 24 And she called his name * Joseph ;

p chap.31.6.

| 42 But when the cattle were feeble, he and said, The LORD shall add to me | 9 Ex. 3. 21. | put them not in: so the feebler were La

Ne. 1. 11. another son.

ban's, and the stronger Jacob's.

Da. 1.9. 25 And it came to pass, when Rachel

| 43 And the man? increased exceedingly,

Ac. 7. 10. had born Joseph, that Jacob said unto

and had much cattle, m and maidservants,

r Ps. 49. 18.1 Laban, Send me away,” that I may go

and menservants, and camels, and asses.

Ec. 4. 4. unto mine own place, and to my country.


1 Ti. 6. 4. 26 Give me my wives and my children,

AND he heard the words of Laban's

+ chap. 4. 5. 14 for whom I have served thee, and let me

sons, saying, Jacob hath taken away all go: for thou knowest my servicer which

that was our father's; and of that which I have done thee.

das yester. was our father's hath he gotten all this 27 And Laban said unto him, I pray

day and the glory." thee, if I have found favour? in thine eyes,

day before. 1° 2 And Jacob beheld the countenance tarry: for I have learned by experience

uch. 39. 3, 5. of Laban, and, behold, it was nott toward that the LORD hath blessed me for thy

Ps. 1. 3. him as before.

Is. 61. 9. sake.

I 3 And the LORD said unto Jacob, Re28 And he said, Appoint me thy wages, a

v chap. 28.15. turn unto the land of thy fathers, and to and I will give it.

#chap. 29.15. thy kindred; and I will be with thee. 29 And he said unto him. Thou know- y Mat. 24. 45. 4 And Jacob sent and called Rachel est how I have served thee,y and how | Tit. 2. 10. and Leah to the field unto his flock, thy cattle was with me.

Tu broken

5 And said unto them. I see your fa30 For it was little which thou hadst be- / forth. ther's countenance, that it is not toward fore I came, and it is now u increased unto vat my foot. me as before ; but the God of my father a multitude; and the LORD hath blessed

hath been with me. thee v since my coming: and now, when

6 a verse 41.

w, that with all my power shall I provide for mine own houseb also ?

61 Ti. 5. 8.

I have served a your father.. 31 And he said, What shall I give thee?

17 And your father hath deceived me,

c verse 41. And Jacob said, Thou shalt not give me Nu. 14. 22. and changed my wagesc ten times: but any thing: if thou wilt do this thing for Ne. 4. 12. God suffered him not to hurt me. me, I will again feed and keep thy flock: Job 19. 3. 18 If he said thus, The speckled shall be

32 I will pass through all thy flock to Zec. 8. 23. thy wages; then all the cattle bare speckday, removing from thence all the speck dchap. 20. 6. led: and if he said thus, The ringstraked led and spotted cattle, and all the brown Job 1. 10. shall be thy hire; then bare all the cattle cattle among the sheep, and the spotted Ps. 37. 28. ringstraked. and speckled among the goats: and of

105. 14. | 9 Thus God hath taken away the cattle such shall be my hire.

je chap. 31. 8. I of your father, and given them to me.


Jacob's departure.

GENESIS, XXXI. Laban's pursuit after Jacob. 10 And it came to pass at the time that B. C. 1739. | fore hast thou stolena my gods ? the cattle conceived, that I lifted up mine

31 And Jacob answered and said to eyes, and saw in a dream, and, behold, a verse 19. Laban, Because I was afraid : for I said, the 'Brams which leaped upon the cattle Ju. 18. 24. Peradventure thou wouldest take by were ringstraked, speckled, and grisled.

Bor, he

force thy daughters from me. 11 And the angel of Godc spake unto


32 With whomsoever thou findest thy me in a dream, saying, Jacob: and I

b chap. 30.39.

gods, let him not live:d before our bresaid, Here am I.

thren discern thou what is thine with me, 12 And he said, Lift up now thine eyes,

cchap. 48.16. and take it to thee. For Jacob knew not and see, all the rams which leap upon

| d chap. 44.9. | that Rachel had stolen them. the cattle are ringstraked, speckled, and Ex. 3. 4.. | 33 And Laban went into Jacob's tent, grisled : for I have seen: all that Laban 18a.3.4,dc. and into Leah's tent, and into the two doeth unto thee.

Is. 58. 9. maidservants' tents; but he found them 13 I am the God of Beth-el, e where fEx. 3.7. not. Then went he out of Leah's tent, thou anointedst the pillar, and where Ps. 139. 3. and entered into Rachel's tent.

Ec. 5. 8. thou vowedst a vow unto me: now arise,

34 Now Rachel had taken” the images, get thee out from this land, and return il 9 chap.28.18. and put them in the camel's furniture, unto the land of thy kindred.

hverse 19. and sat upon them. And Laban y search14 And Rachel and Leah answered and yfelt. ed all the tent, but found them not. said unto him, Is there yet any portion or i verse 3. 35 And she said to her father, Let it inheritance for us in our father's house? chap. 32. 9. not displease my lord that I cannot rise

15 Are we not counted of him strangers ? ; Ex. 20. 12. up, before thee; for the custom of wofor he hath sold us,k and hath quite de- Le. 19. 32. men is upon me. And he searched, but voured also our money. .

k chap. 29. 27. found not the images. 16 For all the riches which God hath Ne. 5. 8. 36 And Jacob was wroth,' and chode taken from our father, that is our's, and 1 Ep. 4. 26. with Laban: and Jacob answered and our children's : now then, whatsoever mchap. 24. 10. said to Laban, What is my trespass ? God hath said unto thee, do. .

ni Co. 6. 5. what is my sin, that thou hast so hotly 17 Then Jacob rose up, and set his

ochap. 28.21. pursued after me? sons and his wives upon camels ; m.

:1 37 Whereas thou hast searched all my 18 And he carried away all his cattle, & teraphim. stuff, what hast thou found of all thy and all his goods which he had gotten, - Ju. 17.6. household stuff? set it here before my the cattle of his getting, which he had 1 Sa. 19. 13. brethren, and thy brethren, that they gotten in Padan-aram, for to go to Isaac Ho. 3. 4. may judgen betwixt us both. his father in the land of Canaan.

38 This twenty years have I been with 19 And Laban went to shear his sheep : / Sthe heart

| thee; thy ewes and thy she goats have and Rachel had stolen the images pl of Laban.

| not cast their young, and the rams of that were her father's.

g Ex. 22. 10. thy flock have I not eaten. 20 And Jacob stole away $ unawares torchap. 15.18. 39 That which was torn of beasts I Laban the Syrian, in that he told him schap. 46.28, brought not unto thee; I bare the loss not that he fled. ..

2 Ki. 12. 17. of it;& of my hand didst thou require it, 21 So he fled with all that he had : and Lu. 9. 51. whether stolen by day, or stolen by night. he rose up, and passed over the river, tch. 29.18,30. 40 Thus I was; in the day the drought and set his faces toward the mount Gilead. u verse 7. consumed me, and the frost by night; and

22 And it was told Laban on the third v Ps. 124.1, 2. my sleep departed from mine eyes. day, that Jacob was fled.

&verse 53. 41 Thus have I been twenty years in 23 And he took his brethren with him, and pursued after him seven days' jour

thy house; I served thee fourteen years y chap. 20. 3.) Job 33.

for thy two daughters, and six years ney; and they overtook him in the mount

| for thy cattle: and thou hast changed Gilead.

n from good my wages « ten times. 24 And God came to Laban the Syrian to bad. 42 Excepto the God of my father, the in a dreamy by night, and said unto him,

z Ex. 3. 7.

God of Abraham, and- the fear of Isaac, Take heed that thou speak not to Jacob

al Ch. 12. 17. had been with me, surely thou hadst sent either n good or bad.

Jude 9."“me away now empty. God hath seen 25 Then Laban overtook Jacob. Now 101 Sa. 30. 2. | mine afflictions and the labo

2. mine affliction” and the labour of my Jacob had pitched his tent in the mount;

hands, and rebukeda thee yesternight. and Laban with his brethren pitched in 0 hast stolen 43 And Laban answered and said unto the mount of Gilead.


Jacob, These daughters are my daughters, 26 And Laban said to Jacob, What hast | cchap. 26.28.) and these children are my children, and thou done, that thou hast stolen away un. a Job 21.11.12 these cattle are my cattle, and all that awares to me, and carried away my daugh-le Jos. 22. 22 thou seest is mine: and what can I do ters, as captives taken with the sword ?

24. 27. | this day unto these my daughters, or unto 21 Wherefore didst thou flee away se- 1 i 1930 their children which they have born ? cretly, and steal away from me; and didst not tell me, that I might have sent

44 Now, therefore, come thou, let us g chap.28.18.1,

make a covenant, I and thou; and let it thee away with mirth, and with songs,“ | Chald. the be for a witnesse between me and thee. with tabret, and with harp ?

heap of

45 And Jacob took a stone, 9 and set 28 And hast not suffered me to kiss my witness. it up for a pillar. songs and my daughters ? thou hast now

| 46 °And Jacob said unto his brethren, done foolishly in so doing.

1 Heb, the

Gather stones; and they took stones, 29 It is in the power of my hand to do

heap of

and made an heap: and they did eat

witness, you hurt: but the God of your father

there upon the heap. spake unto me yesternight, saying, Take ni.e. a bea 47 And Laban called it «Jegar-sahathou heed that thou speak' not to Jacob con, or, dutha: but Jacob called it Galeed. either good or bad.


48 And Laban said, This heap is a wit30 And now, though thou wouldest woh thou wouldest tower.

ness between me and thee this day. Thereneeds be gone, because thou sore long- h Ju. 11. 29. fore was the name of it called Galeed; edst after thy father's house, yet where- | 1 Sa. 7.5. 49 And u Mizpah;h for he said. The

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