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Stars to him concerning that matter.
for all the goods of his master were
Burial of Sarah . 1872. 6 Hear us, my lord: Thou 1 orta
mighty prince b among us ; in the choice - 1.29. of our sepulchres bury thy deed: none . 5.6. of us shall withhold from thee his se
pulchre, but that thou mayest bury thy God. dead.
7 And! Abraham stood up, and bowed
himself to the people of the land, cei
to the children of Heth.
ing, If it be your mind that I should bury
9 That he may give me the care of !
Machpelah, which he hath, which is in the rey,
end of his field : for 2 as much money as
dren of Heth. And Ephron the Hittite
of the children of Heth, even of all that
in, I give it thee; in the presence of the RD
sons of my people give fit thee. bary
ing, But if thou will give it, I pray thee
fieid ; take it of me, and I will bury my
land is worth four hundred shekels a
silver: what is that betwist me and
16 And Abraham hearkened unto Eph-
mon; and Abraham weighed to Ephrca .9.
the silver, which he had named in the .30.
audience of the sons of Heth, four hm 13.
dred shekels of silver, current money 6.
with the merchant. 1.1.
17 And the field of Ephron, which
was in Machpelah, which coas before .15.
Mamre, the field, and the care which 6.9.10.
was therein, and all the trees that toere
in the field, that were in all the borders
round about, were made sure
all that went in at the gates of his city.
ness tyto iny master Abraham.
Journey of Abralum's Servant,
to seek a Wife for Isaac. Bat thou shalt go unto my a country, B.C. 1857. had done drinking, that the man took a and to my kindred, and take a wife unto
1 golden ear-ring of half a shekel weight, my son Isaac.
a c.11.25,&c. and two bracelets b for her hands of tea 6 And the servant said unto him, Per. 18.104.22.168. shekels weight of gold, adventure the woman will not be will
. 1 or, jewel for 23 And said, Whose daughter art thou? ng to follow me unto this land : must i the forehead. tell me, I pray thee. Is there room in thy needs bring tuy son again unto the land Ez. 16.11,12. father's house for us to lodge in? irom whence thou camest?
Pe.3.3. 24 And she said unto him, I am the 6 And Abraham said unto him, Beware c c.22.23.
daughter of Bethuel, c the son of Milcah, thon, that thou bring not my son thither d Ezra 1.2. which she bare unto Nahor.
Da.2.44. 25 She said moreover unto him, We The Idro God of heaven. d which Jon.1.9.
have both straw and provender enough, took me f from my father's house, and Re.11.13. and room to lodge in. from the land of my kindred, and whicle ver.52.
26 And the man e bowed down his trake unto me, and that sware unto me, Ex.4.31.
head, and worshipped the LORD. taying, Unto thy seed will I give this
34.8. 27 And he said, Blessed be the LORD lasl, he shall send his angel i before thee; Ne.8.6.
God g of my master Abraham, who hath and thou shalt take a wife unto my son Ps.95.6.
not left destitute my master of h his
f c.12.1,7. mercy and his truth: I being in the way, 8 And if the woman will not be willing
13.15. the LORD me to the house of my o follow thes, then thon shall be clear De.1.8. 34.4. master's brethren. from dis myoath: only bring not my son Ac.7.9.
28 And the damsel ran, and told them
g Ex.18.10. of her mother's house these things. 9 And the servant put his hand under Ru.4.14.
29 And Rebekah had a brother, and his the thigh of Abraham his master, and h c.32.10.
name was l Laban: and Laban ran ou
Ps.98.3. unto the man, unto the well. 10 And the servant took ten camels, of . Lu.1.68.,
30 And it came to pass, when he saw he camels of his master, and departed; i Ex.23.23.
the ear-ring, and bracelets upon his sis
33.2. ter's hands, and when he heard the wordin his hand;) and he arose, and went to Ps. 34.7.
of Rebekah his sister, saying, Thus spake Masaporamia, m unto the city of n Nahor. 15.63.9.
the man unto me, that he came unto th
man; and, behold, he stood by the camel done without the city by a well of water, k. Jos.2.17,20. at the well. bike time of the evening, even the time 2c.29.5.
31 And he said, Come in, o thou blesse
of the LORD ; wherefore standest tho 12. And he said, O Lord God of iny m De.23.4.
without ? for I have prepared the hous master Abraham, I pray thee, send me Ju.3.8,10.
and room for the camels. pod speed 7 this day, and show kind- Ac.2.9.
32 And the man came into the house
in c.11.31. and he ungirded his camels, and on 13 Behold, I stand here by the s well of 0 c.25.29.
straw and provender for the camels, ar cater; and the daughters of the men of Ju.17.2.
water to wash his feet, and the mer 14 And let it come to pass, that the dam- P3.115.15.
Ru.3.10. feet that were with him.
33 And there was set meat before hi sel to whom I shall say, Let down thy 3that woman to eat: but he said, t I will not eat un a sue shall say, Drink; and I will give water go
drink 'also: let the same be she forth.
34 And he said, I am Abraham's se
and he hath given him flocks, and her Loney speaking, that, behold, Rebekah Ma.22.32.
and silver, and gold, and men-servar came out, who was born to Bethuel, son r Ne. 1.11.
and nuaid-servants, and camels, and ass of Milch, the wife of Nahor, Abraham's Pr.3.6.
36 And Sarah, my master's wife, bar brother, with her pitcher upon her s ver.43.
son to my raaster when she was old : a
unto him hath he given all that he hat 16 And the damsel was 4 very fair to Jpo.4.34.
It Ps.132.3-5. 37 And my master madle z me swe bok upon, a virgin, neither had any man Ep.6.5-7.
saying, Thou shalt not take a wife to know her; and she went down to the lo ver.l.
son of the daughters of the Canaanites well, and filled her pitcher, and came up. c. 13.2.
whose land I dwell: 17 And the servant ran to meet her, and Pr.10.22.
38 But thou shalt go unto my fath
house, and to my kindred, and tal
22.4. wife unto my son. 18 And she said, Drink, my lord: and Ju.6.17,37. venture the woman will not follow
Ku Ps.18.35. 39 And I said unto my master, Pe she hasted, and let down her pitcher up. 28a.20.9. 40 And he said unto me, The I 19 And, when she had done giving him Da.9.21.
before whom I walk, will send his a drins, she said, I will draw water for good of
with thee, and prosper thy way; the canels also, a until they have done cosintenance. kindred, and of my father's house
thou shalt take a wife for my son of 20 And she hasled, and emptied her a 1Pe.4.9.
12 ver.3. 41 Then shalt thou be clear from
my oath, when thou comest to my pitcher into the trough, and ran again b Lu.2.19,51. dred ; and if they give not thee one, uile the well to draw water, and drew for ver.12.
shalt be clear from my oath. 21 And the man, wondering b at her, Ezra 8.21.
d c.39.3. 42 And I came this day unto the held his peace, to wit, whether the LORD Nel.ll.
and said, O Lord God ċ of my m had made his journey prosperous or not. Ps.90.17.
Abraham, if now thou do prosper 22 And it came to pass, as the camels Ro.l.11.
way which I go ;
the city come out to draw water:
5214, Let me, I pray thee, drink a little
water of bny pitcher.
on her lani, and gave him drink..
presence of the children of Hetl, before
19 And after this Abraham buried 5.3.
Sarah his wife in the care of the field d z into Machpelah, before Mamre: the same it
Hebron in the land of Canaan. 2.
20 And the field, and the care that i 35.
therein, were made sure v unto Abraham
stricken in age: and the LORD hai
29.15. servant a of his house, that ruled borer
e.11.9. hand under my thigh;
LORD, the God of heaven, and the God
of the earth, that thou shalt not take za .3.
wife unto my sou of the daughters of the 6.14.
Canaanites, among whom Idwell:
43 Behold, I stand by the well of
Abimelech's covenant with Isaac. GENESIS, XXVII. Jacob obtaineth the blessing. called upon the name of the Lord, and B. C. 1800. 13 And his mother said unto him, Upon pitched his tent there: and there Isaac's
me a be thy curse, my son : only obey servants digged a well.
a 13a.25.24. my voice, and go fetch me them. 26 Then Abimelech went to him from 25a.14.9. 14 And he went, and fetched, and Gerar, and Ahuzzath one of his friends, & Mat.27.25 brought them to his mother: and his Phichol b the chief captain of his army. b c.21.22.
mother made savoury meat, c such as his
28 And they said, 2 We saw certainly 1 desirable. her in the house, and put them upon
smooth of his neck:
18 And he came unto his father, and now the blessed g of the LORD.
g c.24.31. said, My father : And he said, Here am 30 And he made them h a feast, and Ps.115.15. I; who art thou, my son? they did eat and drink.
h c.19.3. 19 And Jacob said unto his er, I am 31 And they rose up betimes in the 31.54. Esau thy first-born ; i I have done accordmorning, and sware one to another: i 1Ki. 13.18. ing as thou badest me: arise, I pray thee, and Isaac sent them away, and they de- 14.2. sit and eat of my venison, that thy soul parted from him in peace.
Is.28.15. may bless me. 32 And it came to pass the same day, that Zech. 13.4. 20 And Isaac said unto his son, How is Isaac's servants came and told him con
it that thou hast found it so quickly, my cerning the well which they had digged, k Ex.20.7. son? And he said, Because k the LORD and said unto him, We have found water. Job 13.7. thy God brought it'4 to me.
33 And he called it 5 Shebah: there-4 before me. 21 And Isaac said unto Jacob, Come fore the name of the city is 6 Beer-sheba 5 i. e. an near, I pray thee, that I may feel 1 thee, unto this day.
my son, whether thou be my very son 34 And Esau was forty years old when 6 j.e. the Esau, or not. he took to wife Judith the daughter of well of the 22 And Jacob went near unto Isaac his Reeri the Hittite, and Bashemath m the oath. father; and he felt him, and said, The daughter of Elon the Hittite:
Il ver. 12. voice is Jacob's voice, but the hands are 35 Which were 7 a grief of mind unto c.36.2.
the hands of Esau, Isaac and to Rebekah.
bitterness 23 And he discerned him not, because CHAP. XXVII.
of spirit. his hands n were hairy, as his brother
Esau's hands : so he blessed him. was old, and his eyes were dim, 0 300 c.48.10. 24 And he said, Art thou my very son that he could not see, he called Esau his 1Sa.3.2. Esau ? And he said, p I am. eldest soti, and said unto him, My son: Ec.12.3. 25 And he said, Bring it near to me, and And he said unto him, Behold, here am I. p 25a.14.5. I will eat of my son's venison, that my
2 And he said, Behold now, I am old, I Pr.13.19,22. soul may bless thee. And he brought it know not the q day of my death : Ep.4.25. near to him, and he did eat: and he
3 Now therefore take, I pray thee, thya Pr.27.1. brought him wine, and he drank. weapons, thy quiver and thy bow, and gol Lu. 12.40. 26 And his father Isaac said unto him, out to the field, and take 8 me some Ja.4.14. Come near now, and kiss me, my son. venison;
8 hunt. 27 And he came near, and kissed him: 4 And make me savoury meat, such as I
and he smelled the smell of his raiment, love, and bring it to me, that I may eat;fr He.11.20. and blessed , him, and said, See, s the that my soul t may bless thee before I die. s Ca.4.11. smell of my son is as the smell of a field
5 And Rebekah heard when Isaac spake Hos. 14.6. which the Lon hath blessed : u
6 And Rebekah spake unto Jacob her De.33.1. carth, and plenty of corn and wine :
7 Bring me venison, and make me sa- 2Sa.1.21. and let thy mother's sons zbow down to
Mi.5.7. thee; y & blessed be he that blesseth thee. 8 Now therefore, my son, obey my 2 c.49.8. 30 And it came to pass, as soon as Isaac voice, z according to that which I com-y Nu.24.9, had made an end of blessing Jacob, and mand thee.
Ze.2.8. Jacob was yet scarce gone out from the 9 Go now to the flock, and fetch me z ver. 13. presence of Isaac his father, that Esau from thence two good kids of the goats;
his brother came in from his hunting. and I will make them savoury meat a for a ver.4. 31 And he also had made savoury meat thy father, such as he loveth:
b c.25.25. and brought it unto his father, and said 10 And thou shalt bring it to thy fa- c ver.22 unto his father, Let- my father arise, and ther, that he may eat, and that he may d c.9.25, eat of his son's venison, that thy soul may bless thee before his death.
bless me 11 And Jacob said to Rebekah bis 9 trembler 32 And Isaac his father said unto him, mother, Behold, Esau my brother is a with a
Who art thou ? And he said, I am thy hairy b man, and I am a smooth man: great son, thy first-born, Esau. 12 My father peradventure will c feel trembling 33' And Isaac 9 trembled very exceeding. me, and I shall seem to him as a de- greatly. ly, and said, Who ? where is he that hath ceiver; and I shall bring a d curse upon 10 hunted. taken 10 venison, and brought it me, and I me, and not a blessing.
& ver.25. have eaten of all before e thou cameste
liitet up his voice, and i wept.
yoke min off thy neck.
Jacob oitaineth the blessing
me a le thy curse, my son : only obey
mother made savoury meat, e such as bio
father loved. 23.3.
15 And Rebekah took a goodly raiment
Jacob her younger son:
smooth of his neck:
the bread, which she had prepared, indo all, &c. the hand of her son Jacob.
18 And he came unto his father, ani 1.31. said, My father: And he said, Here an 115.15. 1; who art thou, my son?
19 And Jacob said unto his father, I ans
14.2. sit and cat of my venison, that thy soul
it that thou hast found it so quickly, mí
21 And Isaac said unto Jacob, Come
near, I pray thee, that I may feel 7 they
Eszu, or not.
voice is Jacob's voice, but the hands are
the hands of Esau.
23 And he discerned him not, becarse
Esau's hands : so he blessed him.
Esau ? And he said, pIam.
I will eat of my son's venison, that may
near to him, and he did eat: and he 27.1.
brought him wine, and he drank 12.40.
26 And his father Isaac said unto his Come near now, and kiss me, my sob.
27 And he came near, and kissed him:
and he smelled the smell of his raiment 1.20. and blessed r him, and said, See, the
smell oy son is as the smell of a field 14.6. which the Lund hath blessed : 11
28 Therefore Gul gire thee of v the 9.23. dew of heaven, and the fatness of the 53.1. carth, and plenty of corn and wine :
29 Let people serve thee, and nations of 3.13,28./down to thee: be lord over thy brethren, 1.21. and let thy mother's sons : low down to 33.3. thee: cursed be every one that curseth 5.7.
30 And it came to pass, as soon as Isaac had made an end of blessing Jacod, and
Jacob was yet scarce gone out from the 13. presence of Isaac his father, that Exu
his brother came in from his hunting,
31 And he also had made savoury mea
Jacodlife threatened by Esau.
Jacob's Vision at Beth-el. and hare blessed him? yea, a and he B. C. 1760.
5 And Isaac sent away Jacob: and he shall be blessed. 34 And when Esau heard the words of a Ro.11.29.
went to Padan-aram, unto Laban, son of
Bethuel the Syrian, the brother of Re his father, he cried with a great and ex- Pr.1.31.
bekah, Jacob's and Esau's mother. ceeding bitter cry, and said unto his fa- He.12.17.
6 When Esau saw that Isaac had bless. ther, Bless me, even me also, b 0 my c c.27.33. father!
ed c Jacob, and sent him away to Padan
d2K.10.19. 35 And he said, Thy brother came with Mal.2.10.
aram, to take him a wife from thence;
and that, as he blessed him, he gave him subtlety, d and hath taken away thy 1Th.4.6.
a charge, saying, Thou shalt not take a 36 And he said, Is not he rightly named planter.
1 i.e. a sup. wife of the daughters of Canaan;
7 And that Jacob obeyed f his father dacobs ? 1 for be hath supplanted me these e c.25.26,34. and his mother, and was gone to Padartwo times: he took away my birthright;e f c.27.43, and, betold, now he hath taken away my & v.29.
aram; biessing. And he said, Hast ihou not re
8 And Esau seeing that the daughter
2Sa.8.14. served a blessing for me?
of Canaan 2 pleased not Isaac his fa2 were evil
ther; 37 And Isaac answered and said unto in the eyes.
9 Then went Esau unto Ishmael, and Esau, Benold, I have inade him thy 3 ch.36.3,
took unto the wives which he had, a Ma lord, gand all his brethren have I given is called
halath the daughter of Ishmael, Abra to him for servants; and with corn and Bashemath. ham's son, the sister of Nebajoth, to bwine hare I sustained 4 him: and what for supported his wife, shall I do now unto thee, my son?
10 And Jacob h went out from Beer 33 And Esan said unto his father, Hast) 8. called, Acts sheba, and went toward 5 Haran. hou but one biesing, my father bless 7.2. Charran 11 And he lighted upon a certain place ms, even me also, O my father! And Esau i Is.65.14. and tarried there all night, because the 33 And Isaac his father answered and fatness.
16 or, of the sun was set : and he took of the stones o
that place, and put them for his pillow unto him, Behold thy dwelling shalik C.41. Nu.12. and lay down in that place to sleep: bes the fatnes of the earth,
and the l* 6.4Job4.13. -12 And he k drearned, and, behold,
2 c.25.23. ladder set up on the earth, and the to 149 And by thy sword shalt thou live, 15.60.9, 10. lof it reached to heaven : and, m behol and I shalt serve thy brother: and it shall
the angels of God ascending and d domizion, that thou 1 shalt break his
He. 1.14. 13 And, behold, the LORD stood abo 41 And Esau p hated Jacob because of
In 2K.8.20. it; and said, I am the LORD God of Ab the blessing wherewith his father blessed lo c.26.24.
ham thy father, o and the God of Isaa him: and Esau said in his heart, The Ex.3.6.
the land whereon thou liest, to thee w days of mourning r for my father are at
I give it, and to thy seed; band; then will I słay s my brother Jacob. p c.4.5.
14 And thy seed q shall be as the dust 42 And these words of Esau her elder| 37.4,8.
the earth; and thou shalt 7 spread abro ten Tiere told to Rebekah. And she sent c.13.16.
to the west, and to the east, and to rorth, and to the south: and, in thee a
in thy seed t shall all the families of said unto him, Belold, thy brother Esau, - break forth. earth be blessed. as touching thee, doth v comfort himself, s c.32.6.
15 And, behold, I am with thee, u 43 Now therefore, my son, obey my t c.18.18,
will keep w thee in all places whit PCLCE ; and arise, flee thou to Laban my v Job 20.12.
thou goest, and will bring thee agai into this land; for I will not leave y tu
until I have done that which ih 44. And tarry with him a few days, untilu Jos.1.5.
spoken to thee of.
16 And Jacob awaked out of his sl from thee, and he forget that which thou 2 c.35.6. es Until thy
brother's anger turn away w Ps.125:6-8. and he said, Surely the Lord is in a hast done to him : then I will send and y He.13.5.
place, and I knew it not.
17 And he was afraid, and said, I fetch thee from thence. Why should I 2 c.11.31. be deprived also of you both in one day? a Ex.3.5.
dreadful is this place! this is none o
but the house of God, and this is the
Jos.5.15. of heaven.
18 And Jacob rose up early in the m daughters of Heth, such as these which 8 the house
fing, and took the stone that he had aze of the daughters of the land, what, of God,
for his pillows, and set it up for a p
and poured oil'c upon the top of it d Ju.1.23,26. 19 And he called the name of that
Hos.12.4. Beth-el : 8 but the name of that d AND Isaac called Jacob, and blessed e 2Sa.15.8. him, and charged him, and said unto f De.26.17.
was called Luz at the first.
20 And Jacob vowed a vow, sayin bian, Thou shalt not take a wife of the g c.35.7,14.
God will be with me, e and will kee
h c.24.3. Alice, go to Padan-arum, e to the house i Hos.12.2.
in this way that I go, and will giv
bread to eat, and raiment to put on, of Bethel, thy mother's father: and take k c.25.20.
21 So that I come again to my fa thee a wite from thence of the daughters 1 c.24.29.
house in peace; then shall the f Lo
m Le.27.30. my God thee fruitful, and multiply thee, that thou of people.
22 And this stone, which I have s
a pillar, g shall be God's house: a Ard give thee n the blessing of Abra- 10 of thy so- give the tenth m unto thee.
In c.12.2 all that thou shalt give me, I will that thou mayest inherit the 10 land 11 lift up his HEN Jacob 11 went on his jo
and called Jacob her younger son, and
purposing to kill thee.
brother, z to Haran;
46 And Rebekah said to Isaac, I am
good shall my life do me?
thee;y & blessed he be that blesseth the
danghters of Canaan. la
of Laban, 1 thy mother's brother.
32 And Isaac his father said unto hir, Who art thou ? And he said, I am toy son, thy first-bord, Esaul
33 And Isaac 9 trembed very exceeding ly, and said, Who? where is he that hath taken 10 venison, and brought it me and I have eaten of all before e thou camest
mayest be 3 a multitude of people;
and came into the land of
Jacob's arrival at Padan-aram, GENESIS, XXX.
Jacob's Marriage 2 And he looked, and, behold, a well in B. C. 1760. the field, and, lo, there were three flocks
24 And Laban gave unto his daughter
Leah, Zilpah a his maid, for an handof sheep lying by it; b for out of that a c.30.9. maid. well they watered the flocks: and a great. 46.18. 25 And it came to pass, that, in the mornstone was upon the well's mouth. Ps.23.2. ing, behold, it was Leah: and he said to 3 And thither were all the flocks ga
Ca.1.7. 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,
Wherefore then hast thou beguiled me? and put the stone again upon the well's
26 And Laban said, It must not be so mouth in his place.
1 place. done in our country, 1 to give the younger 4 And Jacob said unto them, My bre-C Ju.14.12. before the first-born. thren, whence be ye? And thoy said, of dc.27.43. 27 Fulfil her week, c and we will give Haran d are we.
2 Is there thee this also, for the service which thou 5 And he said unto them, Know ye peace to shalt serve with me yet seven other years. Laban the son of Nahor? And they said, him? 28 And Jacob did so, and fulfilled her We know him.
e c.43.7. week: and he gave him Rachel his 6 And he said unto them, Is he well? e f c.35,22. daughter to wife also. And they said, He is well; and, behold,
37.2. 29 And Laban gave to Rachel his daugh. Rachel his daughter cometh with the a yet the day ter,Bilhah f his handmaid, to be her majd. sheep
is great. 30 And he went in also unto Rachel, 7 And he said, LO, 3 it is yet high day, 8 ver.20. and he loved also Rachel g more than neither is it time that the cattle should De 21.15. Leah, and served with him yet seren be gathered together: water ye the sheep, h Ps.127.3.
other years. and go and feed them.
i c.30.1. 31 And when the LORD saw that Leah 8 And they said, We cannot, until all * i.e. see a was hated, he hopened her womb : but the flocks be gathered together, and til
Rachel was barren. i they roll the stone k from the well's k Mar. 16.3.
32 And Leah conceived, and bare 2. son, mouth; then we water the sheep.
Lu.24.2. and she called his name 4 Reuben: for 9 And while he yet spake with them, I De.26.7. she said, Surely the LORD hath looked l Rachel came with her father's sheep: 1Sa.1.20. upon my affliction: now, therefore, my for she kept them.
Lu.1.25. husband will love me. 10 And it came to pass, when Jacob 5 i.e. hear. 33 And she conceived again, and bare a saw Rachel, the daughter' of Laban hising.
son; and said, Because the LORD hath mother's brother, and the sheep of La- m Ex.2.17. heard that I was hated, he hath therefore han his mother's brother, that Jacob went n c.33.4. given me this son also: and she called near, and rolled the stone from the well's 45.14. his name 5 Simeon. mouth, m and watereri the flock of La- i.e. joined. 34 And she conceived again, and bare ban his mother's brother.
Nu.18.2,4. a son; and said, Now this time will my 11 And Jacob kissed Rachel, and lifted O c.13.8. husband be joined unto me, becarise 1 up his his voice, n and wept.
14.14,16. have born him three sons: therefore waj 12 And Jacob told Rachel that he was p c.24.28. his name called 6 Levi. her father's brother, o and that he was 1 i.e. praise. 35 And she conceived again, and bare Rebekah's son: p and she ran and told i.e. stood
a son; and she said, Now will I praise her father,
from baar- the LORD: therefore sbe called his name
Jacob no children, s Rachel enviedt brought him to his house. And he told Ju.9.2. her sister; and said unto Jacob, Give me Lahan all these things.
2Sa.5.1. children, v or else I die.
15 And Laban said unto Jacob, Be-is c.29.31, of the womb ?
3 And she said, Behold my maid Bilthou therefore serve me for nought? tell Ja.4.5. hah, go in unto her; and she shall bear me, what shall thy wages be?
v Job 5.2.
upon my knees, that I may also 11 have 16 And Laban had two daughters: the u Ru.4.11. children by her. name of the elder was Leah, and the w 1Sa.1.5.
4 And she gave him Bilhah her handname of the younger was Rachel. u 11 be built by maid z to wife: and Jacob went in untoher. 17 Leah was tender-eyed, but Rachel her.
5 And Rilhah conceived, and bare Jawas beautiful and well-favoured. * Hos. 12.12. cob a son,
18 And Jacob loved Rachel; and said, y Ca.8.7. 6 And Rachel said, God hath a judged I will serve thee seven years for Rachel z c. 16.3. me, and hath also heard my voice, and thy younger daughter.
ja Ps.35.24. hath given me a son: therefore called 19 And Laban said, It is better that I 43.1. she his name 12 Dan. give her to thee, than that I should give La.3.59.
7 And Bilhah, Rachel's maid, conceiv. her to another man: abide with me. 12 i.e. judg. ed again, and bare Jacob a second son. 20 And Jacob served 2 seven years for ing. 8 And Rachel said, With 13 great wrest. Rachel; and they seemed unto him but a 13 wrestlings lings have I wrestled with my sister, and few days, for the love he had to her. y of God.
I have prevailed: and she called his 21 And Jacob said unto Laban, Give me
name 14 Naphtali. my wife, for my days are fulfilled, that wrestling. 9 When Leah saw that she had left I may go in unto her.
b Ju.14.10. bearing, she took Zilpah her maid, ana 22 And Laban gathered together all the Jno.2.1,2. gave her Jacob to wife. nien of the place, and made a feast. b
10 And Zilpah, Leah's maid, bare Ja. 23 And it came to pass in the evening, troop or that he took Lealı his daughter and brought company. 11 And Leah said, A troop cometh : and her to himn; amil he went in unto her. c c.49.19. she called his name 15 Gad. c
14 j.e. my
15 i.e. a
cob a son.
her that night.
e. see a
Jacob the sixth son.
Dame 5 Zebulun.
and called her name 6 Dinah.
Leah, Ziipah a his naid, for an bardo
me? did not I serve with thee for Rachel
26 And Laban said, It must not be sy
done in our country, 1 to give the younger
shalt serve with me yet seven other years
28 And Jacob did so, and fulfilled her
week: and he gave him Rachel bis
29 And Laban gave to Rachel his daugh
30 And lie went in also unto Ruckel cr.20. and he loved also Rachel g more than
2.21.15. Leah, and served with bim fet serca
was huted, he h opened her womb; tatt
Rachel was barren. i
32 And Leah conceived, and bare 2 86
and she called his name Reuben: for
she said, Surely the LORD hati icoba!
33 And she conceived again, and tare a
son; and said, Because the LORD bath
given me this son also: and she cale!
name called 6 Levi.
35 And she conceivad again, and bare e stood
a son; and she said, Now will I praise com bcar. the LORD: therefore she called his mente
Judah; 1 and 8 left bearing.
her sister, and said unto Jacob, Gires
children, v or else I die. 19.12.
2 And Jacob's anger was kindled again a month Rachel: and he said, Am I in God's stead f days.
who hath withheld w from thee the fres
of the womb ?
hah, go in unto her; and she saill lat
upon my knees, that I may also ! hat:
4 And she gave him Bülbah her husb-
6 Ant Rachel said, God hath a jak
me, and hath also heard my voice, 27 Ps.35.24.
hath given me a son: therefore called
she his name 19 Dan.
8 And Rachel said, With 13 great inex
I have prevailed: and she called i.e, my
name 11 Naphtali.
9 When Leah saw that she hał lat
took Zilpah hur maid, 231
gave her Jacob to wife.
10 And Zilpah, Leah's maid, bare da
11 And Leah said. A troop cometh: 22/
she called his name 15 Gad. C
Birth of Jacobs children.
GENESIS, XXXI. Jacob's bargain with Laban. 12 And Ziipah, Leah's maid, bare Jacob B. C. 1747.
33 So shall my a righteousness answe A second son.
for me 1 in time to come, when it shal 13 And Leah said, Happy am I, for a Ps.37.6.
come for my bire before thy face: ever the daughters b will call me blessed : 1 to-morrow. one that is not speckled and spotte and she called his name 3 Asher.
Ex.13.14. among the goats, and brown among 14 And Reuben went in the days of 2 in my hap- the sheep, that shall be counted stole_ wheat-harvest, and found mandrakes in piness.
34 And Laban said, Behold, I would
might be according to thy word. Give me, I pray thee, of thy son's man 3 i.e. happy.
35 And he removed that day the he
c Ca.7.13. 15 And she said unto her, Is it a small
goats that were ring-straked and spottee
and all the she-goats that were speckle matter. d that thou hast taken my hus- d Nu.16.9,13. and spotted, and every one that had son band? and wouldest thou take away my
Is.7.13. white in it, and ail the brown among th son's mandrakes also? And Rachel said, Therefore he shul lie with thee to-night
Eze.16.47. sheep, and gave them into the hand
36 And he set three day's journey b
twixt himself and Jacob : and Jacob f the evening, and Leah went out to meet c Ex.3.7.
the rest of Laban's flocks.
37 And Jacob took him rods of gre
poplar, and of the hazel and chesn my son's mandrakes. And the lay with 4 i.e. an hire. tree ; and pilled white strakes in the 17 And God hearkened e unto Leah, and De.33.18.
f c.49.14. and 'made the white appear which u
in the rods. she conceived, and bare Jacob the fifth son. iCh.12.22.
38 And he set the reds, which he ms And Leah said, God lath given me g c.31.9,12. pilled, before the flocks in the gutters my hire, because I have given my maiden n c.29.34. to my husband : and sbe called his name 5 i.e. dwell
the watering-troughs, when the tlo
came to drink, that they should conce 19 And Leah conceived again, and bare ci.e. judg.
ing. when they came to drink.
39 And the flocks conceived before
rods, and brought forth cattle ring-str me with a good dowry; now will my c.29,31.
ed, g speckled, and spotted. hustand dwell with me, h because I have k 19a.1.6.
40 And Jacob did separate the lan borc him six sons: and she called his Is 4.1.
and set the faces of the flocks toward
ring-straked, and all the brown in 21 And afterwards she bare a daughter, m c.13.2.
l ver.30. flock of Laban: and he put his own fic
by themselves, and put them not 22 And God remembered i Rachel, and
24.35. Laban's cattle.
26.13,14. God bearkened to her, and opened her Job 42.12.
41 And it came to pass, whensoever
stronger cattle did conceive, that J 23 And she canaived, and bare a son; & n c.24.54.
i.e. adding. laid the rods before the eyes of the c said, God hath taken awayk my reproach: o c.31.55.
in the gutters, that they might conc 24 And she called his name? Joseph; p c.31.6.
among the rods
42 But when the cattle were feeble and said, The Lord shall add to me an- 9 Ex.3.21.
put them not in: so the feebler were
Ne.1.11. 25 And it came to pass, when Rachel Da.1.9.
ban's, and the stronger Jacob's.
43 And the man I increased exceedi had bome Joseph, that Jacob said unto La- Ac.7.10. ben, Send me away, n that I may go untor Ps.49.16.
and had much cattle, mand maid-ser mine own place, o and to my country.
and men-servants, and camels, and
A : for thou knowest my service p which t De.28.54.
sons, saying, Jacob hath taken all that was our father's; and of
which was our father's hath he en And Laban said unto him, I pray day and the all this glory. T thee, if I have found favour q in thine day before.
2 And Jacob beheld & the counte eyes, carry: for I have learned by expe- v c.28.15. rience that the LORD hath blessed me u 2 c.39.3,5.
of Laban, and, behold, it was nott to
him 8 as before. Ps.1.3
3 And the LORD said unto Jacob, F 2 And he said, Appoint me thy wages,x 1s.61.9,
unto the land of thy fathers, and
kindred ; and I will be v with th
4 And Jacob sent and called Rach est how I have served thec, y and how Tit.2.10.
Leah to the field unto his flock; 35. For it was little which thou hadst be- forth.
9 broken 5 And said unto them, I see your fore I came, and it is now increased unto 10 at my foot. as before ; but the God of my fath
countenance, that it is not towa
been with me, z
6 And ye know, that with all my 31 And he said, What shall I give
thee ?c ver.41.
I have served a your father.
7 And your father hath deceiv
Nu.14.22. any thing: if thou wilt do this thing for Ne.4.12.
and changed my wages c ten tim
God suffered him not to hurt me. me, I will again feed and keep thy flock:
Job 19.3. 8 If he said thus, The speckled 32 I will pass through all thy Aock to- Zec.8.23.
thy wages; then all the cattle bar day, removing from thence all the speck- d c.20.6. led and spotted cattle, and all the brown
led : and if he said thus, The ring
shall be thy hire ; then all the ca
Ps.37.28. and speckled among the goats: and of
ring-straked. 105.14. 9 Thus God hath taken away' e c.31.8.
I have done thee.
for the sake.
and I will give it.
thy cattle was with me.
And Jacob said, 'Thou shalt not give me
cattle among the sheep, and the spotted
ruch ihall b: my hire. e
of your father, and given them