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of thousands of millions, and let thy seed 14 And Mishma, and Dumah, and Vassa, possess the gate of those which hate them. 15 Hafar, and Tema, Jetur, Naphish, and
61 | Ard Rebekah arose, and her dam- Kedemals. sels, and they rode apon the camels, and tol- 16 These are the sons of Ishmael, and lowed the man; and the servant look Rebe- these are their names, by their towns, and by kah, and went his way.
their castles ; twelve princes according to 62 11 And Isaac caine from time way of the their nations. well Lahai-roi: for lie dwell in the south 17 And these are the years of the life of country.
Ishmael, an hun:lred and thirty and seven 63 And Isaac went out to meditate in the years: and he gưe up the ghost, and died, held at the even-tide; and be lifted up his and was gathered unto liis people. e;es, and saw, and, behuld, the camels were 18 And they dwelt from Havilali unte coming.
Shur, that is before Egypt, as thou goest lo64 And Rebekah lifted up her eyes; and ward Assyria : and he died in the presence wher, she saw Isaac, she lighied offthe camel. of all his brethren.
65 For she had said unto the servant, 19 9 And these are the generations of What man is this that walketh in the field Isaac, Abrahams' son: Abraham begat Isaac. to ineet us? And tie servant had said, It is 19 Avil Isaac was forty years old when he my master : therefore she louk a vail, and took Rebekah to wife, the daughter of Becovered herself.
thuel the Syrian of Padan aram, the sister to 66 And the servant told Isaac all things Laban the Syrian. thint he had done.
211 And Isaac entreated the Lord for his 67 And Isaac brought her into his mother wife, because she was barren: and the LORD Sarah's tent, and took Rehekalt, and she be was enireated of him, and Rebekah his wife came his wife ; and he loved her : and Isaac conceived. was comforted after his mother's death. 22 And the children struggled toge!lier CHAP. XXV.
within her: and she said, If it he so, why am I The Namaina haluami took a wise, and these and she went to inquire of the Lord. 2 And she bare bim Zimrani. anil Joksban. tionsare in womb.andino manner of peoAnd Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and ple shaii be separated from thy bowels; and Shuah.
the ore people shall be stronger than !he other 3 And Jokshan begat Sheha and Dedan. people; and the elder shall serve the younger. And the sons of Dedan were åxsiiurim, and 24 1 And when her days to be delivered Letushim, and Leunmim.
were fulfilled, behold, there were twins in her 4 And the sons of Midian ; Ephah, and womh. Epher, and Hanoch, and Abidali, and El- 25 And the first came out red, all over like daah. All these were thechildren of Kelurah. an hairy gament; and they called his name
5 ! And Abraham gave all that he had Esau. unto Isaac,
26 And after that came his brother out, 6 Bait unto the sons of the concubines, and his hand took hold on Esau's heel; and which Abraham had, Abraham gave gifts, lis ninne wis called Jacob: and Isaac uus and sent them away from Isaac his son (while tireescore years old when she bare them. he yet lived) eastward unto the east country. 27 And the boys grew: and Esau was a
1 f And these are the days of the years of cunning hunter, a man of the field; and JaAbraham's life which he lived, an hundred cob was a plain man, dwelling in lents. threescore and fifteen years.
29 And İsaac loved Esau, because lie did 3 Then Ahraham gave up the ghost, and eat of his venison; but helekab loved Jacob died ir a good old age, an old man, and fully y! And Jacob sod pottage: and Esau of yeurs; and was gathered to liis people. came from the field, and lie was saint.
g And his sons Isaac and Ishmael b:iried 30 And Esau saidto Jacob, Feed me, I pray him in the cave of Machpelah, in the field of tree, witu that same red pottige; for I am Epliron the son of Zohar the Hiuile, which saint: therefore was his name called Edom. is before Maire ;
3i And Jacob said, Sell me this day thy 10 The field which Abraliani purchased birthrighit. of the sons of Heth : there was 'Abruhan. 3. Ånd Esau said, Behold, I am at the buried, and Sarah liis wife.
point to die ; and whai profit shall this birth 11 Anlit came to pass, after the death right do to me? of Abrahain, that God blessed his son Isaac: 33 And Jacob said, Swear to me this day : and Isaac dweit hy the well Lahai-roi. and be sware unto him: and he sold his
12 11 Now these are the generations of Ish- birthright unto Jacob. muel, Abrahain's son, whoin Hugur the 34 Then Jacob gave Esau bread and pot. Egyptian, Suruli's handmaid, bare unto lage of lentiles; and he did eat and drink, Abrabain.
and rose up, and went his way, Thus Esau 13 And these are the qumes of the suns of despised his birthriglit. Ishmael, by their names, according to their
CHAP. XXVI. generations : The first börn of Ishinael, Nebajoth; and Kedar,and Adbeel, and Mibsam.I AND there was a famine in the land, le
sides the first farine that was in the 20
dave of Abraham. And Isaac went unto Abi-l 21 And they digged another well, and melech king of the Philistines unio Gerar. strove for that also: and he called the name
2 ! And the LORD appeared unto him, of it Sitnah. and said, Go not down into Egypt; dwell in 92 And ire removed from thence, and digthe land which I shall tell thee of.
ged another well; and for that they strove 3 Sojourn in this land; and I will be with not: and he called the nume of it Rehoboth; thee, and will bless thee: for unto thee, and and he said, For now the LORD hath made anto thy seed, I will give all these countries; room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the and I will perforin ihe oath which I sware land. unto Abraham thy father :
23 1 And he went up from thence to Beer4 And I will make thy seed to multiply as sheba. the Tars of heaven, and will give unto thy; 24 And the LORD appeared 1710 him the ved all these countries, and in thy seed same night, and said, I am the God of Abradiau all the nations of the earth be blessed; ham thy father: fear not, for I am with thee,
5 Because that Abraham obeyed iny voice, and will bless thee, and multiply thy seed, and kept my charge, my coinmandments, for my servant Abraham's sake. my statutes, and my laws.
25 And he builded an altar there, and call61 And Isaac dwelt in Gerar,
ed upon tie name of the Lord, and pitched 7 And the men of the place asked him of his tent there: and tliere Isaac's servants dig. his wife; and he said, She is my sister : forged a well. he feared to say, She is my wife; lest, said 26 Then Abimelech went to bim, from ne, the men of the place should kill me for Gerar, and Ahuzzath one of his friends, and Rebekah; because she was fair to look upon. Phicho! the chief captain of his anny.
8 And it came to pass, when he had been 27 And Isaac said unto them, Wlierefore there a long time, that Abimelech king offcome ye to me, seeing ye hate me, and have the Philistines looked out at a window, and sent me away from you? raw, and, beliold, Isaac was sporting willi 28 And they said, We saw certainly that Rebekah his wise.
the Lord was with thee: and we said, Let 9 And Abimelech called Isaac, and said, there be now an oath betwixt us, even veBehold, of a surely she is thy wife; and how twixt us and thee, and let us make a covesaidst thou, She is my sister? And Isaac said nant with thee; anto him, Because I said, Lest I die for her. 29 That thou wilt do us no hurt, as we
10 And Abimelech said, What is this thou have not touched thee, and as we have done hast done unto us? one of the people might unto thee nothing but good, and have sent lightly have lien with thy wise, and thou thee away in peace: thou art now the blessed shouldest have brought guiltiness upon us. of the Lord.
11 And Abimelech charged all his people, 30 And he made them a feast, and they saying, He that toucheth this man, or his did eat and drink. wife, shall surely be put to death..
31 And they rose up betimes in the morn12 ? Then Isaac Sowed in that land, and ling, and sware one to another: and Isaac received in the same year an hundred-fold; sent them away, and they departed from liian and the Lord blessed him.
in peace. 13 And the man waxed great, and went for. 32 And it came to pass the same day, that ward, and grew, until he hecaine very great. Isaac's servants came and told himn concern
14 For he had possession of Rocks, and sing the well which they had digged, and said possession of hierds, and great store of ser- unto him, We have found water. cants: and the Philistines envied him. 33 And he called it Shebah : therefore the
15 For all the wells which his father's ser- name of the city is Beer-sheba upto this day. vants had digged in the days of Abraham his 34 1 And Esau was forty years old when fainer, the Philistines had stopped them, and he took to wile Judith the daughter of Beeri filled them with earth.
the Hittite, and Bashemath the daughler of 16 And Abimelech said unto Isaac, Go from Elon the Hittite; us; for thou art much mightier than we. 35 Which were a grief of mind unto Isaac
17 And Isaac departed thence, and pitch- and to Rebekah. ed his tent in the valley of Gerar, and dwell
CHAP. XXVII. there. 18 1 And Isaac digged again the wells od AND it came to pass, that when Isaac wer
of old, and his eyes were dim, so that he water, which they had digged in the days of could not see, he called Esau his eldest son, Abraham his father; for the Philistines had and said unto liim, My son. And he said unHopped them after the death of Abraham to him, Behold, here am I. and he called their names after the names by 2 And he said, Behold now, I am old, I which his father liad called them,
know not the day of my death. 19 And Isaac's servants digged in the valley, 3 Now therefore take, I pray thee, why and found there a well of springing water, weapons, thy quiver and thy bow, and go
20 And the herdmen of Gerar did strive out to the field, and take me some venison; with Isaac's herdmen, saying, The water is. 4 And make me savoury meat, such as I ours: and he called the name of ite well love, and bring it to ine, that I may eat; that Esek; because they strove with him. Imy soul may bless tiee before I die.
5 And Rebekah heard when Isaac spake him, and he did eal; and lie bruught Gin to Esau liis soo. And Esau went to the field wine, and lie drank. to hunt for venison, anul lo vring it.
26. And his father Isaac said unto him, 6 And Relekal spake unto Jacoh her Come near now, and kiss me, my son. son, saying, Behold, I heard thy father speak 27 And he came near, and kissed lim: unto Esau thy brother, saying,
and he smelled the sinell of liis raiment, and 7 Bring me venison, and make me savou- blessed bim, and said, See, the smell of my ry meal, that may eat, and bless thee before sou is as the smell of a field which the Lord die LORD before my death.
hath lessed: & Now therefore, my son, obey my vcice, 23 Therefore God give thee of the dew of according to that which command ihee. heaven, and the fatiess of the earthi, acd
9 Go now to the flock, and fetch me from plenty of corn and wine : thence two good kids of wie gouts; and I will 29 Let people serve thee, and nations bon make thein savoury meat for thy father, such down to thee: he lord over thy brethren, as he lovethi.
and let thy mother's sons bow down to thee: 10 And thou shalt bring it to thy father. Scursed be every one that corseti thee, and that he may cal, and that he may bless thiee blessed be be liat blesse:h thee. before his death.
30 11 And it came lo pass, as soon as Isaac 11 And Jacos said ec Rebekal his mother, had made an end of blessing Jacob, and JaBehold, Esau my brother is a hairy man, cob was yel scarce gone ou! !:::m the preand I am a smooth man;
sence of Isanc liis father. that Esau his bro12 My father peradventure will feel me, ther, came in from his hunting. and I shall seem to him as a deceiver; and
31 And he also had made savoury meat, Ishall bring a curse upon me, and not a and irough it unto his father, and said unto blessing.
This father. 1.et my father arise, and eat of his 13 And his mother said unto him, l'pon (son's venison, that thy soul may bless ine. me be thy curse, niy son; only obey my voice, 32 And Isaac his father said unto hinn, and go fetch me them.
Who art thou And lie said, I urn thy son, 14 And he went, and fetched, and broughtfuiy first-born, Esau. them to his inouber; and his mother made *33 And Isaac treinbled very exceedingly, savoury ineat, such as his father loved. and said, Why? where is he that harlı taken
15 And Rebekah took goodly raiment of venison, and brought it me, and I have eaten lier eldest son Esan, which were with lier in of all hefore thou camest, and have blessed the house, and put them upon Jacob her him? yea, and he shall be blessed. younger son.
34 When Esau heard the words of his 16 And she put the skins of the kids of the father, he cried with a great and exceeding goats upon biz hands, and upon the smooth bitter cry, avd said unto his father, Bless me, of his neck.
even me also, O my father! 17 And she gave the savoury meat and 35 And he saill, Thy brother came with the bread, which she had prepared, into tie subtily, and hath taken away thy blessing. hand of her son Jacob
30 And he said, Is not le rightly named 18 S And he came unto his father, anil Jacob? for 1 bath supplanted me these two said, My father. And he said, Here am 1; lines: he look away my birthright; and, vho ari thou, my son?
behold, now, he hath taken away my bless. 19 And Jacob said unto liis father, I am ing. And he said, Hast thou not reserved a Esau thy first-born; I have done accord-blessing for me? ing as thibu badest me: arise, I pray thee, sit 37 And Isaac answered and said unto Esau, and eat of my venison, that thy soul may Beloid, I have made hian thy lord, and all his bless me.
brethren have I given to liim for servants; a 20. And Isaar saini ninto his son, Ilow is it and with corn and wine lavel sustaineal him. that thou last found it so quickly, my son and what shall I do now onto thee, my san And he said, Because the LORD thy God 33 And Esau said u:ito his father. Hlast thing brovght it to me.
but one blessing, my father? bless me, era in 21 And Isaac said un!o Jacob, Come near, me also, O my father! And Esau lified up I pray thee, that I may feel thee, my son, his voice, and wept. whether thou be my very son Esa'ı or not. 39 And Isaacliis father aneuvered and said
22 Aid Jacoh went near untu Isaac his un!o lim, Behold, thy dwelling shall be the father, and ke felt him, and said, The voice fatness of the earth, and of the dew of heaven is Jacob's vcice, but the hands are the hands from above; of Esan.
40 And by thy sword shelt thou live, and 23 And he discerned bin no!, becanse his shall serve ily hrother: and it shall conie lo hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's pass, when thou shall have the dominion, that bands. So he blessed him.
ihou shalt hreak his voke from offily pieck. 21 And he said, Art thu'r my very son
41 | And Esau hated Jacobs, because of Esau ? And he said, I am.
the blessing wherewith his father blessed 25 And he said, Bring it near to me, and him: and Esau said in his heart, The dary I will eat of my son's venison, that my soul of mourning or ny father are at hand; then
42 1 and these words of Esen her elder thy father, and the God of Isaac: the land son were told to Rebekah. And she sent and whereon thou liest, to thee will I give it, and called Jacob her younger son, and said unto tc thy seed. hirn, Behold, thy brother Esau, as louching 14 And thy seed shall be as tlie dust of the thee, doth confort himself, purposing to kill earth; and ihou shalt spread abroad to the ther.
west, and to the east, and to the north, and 43 Now therefore, my son, obey my voice; to the south: and in thee, and in thy seed, and arise, Aee thou to Laban my brother, to shall all the families of the earth be blessed. Haran;
15 And, behold, I am with thee, and will 4 And tarry with him a few days; until keep thee in all places whither thcu goest, and thy brother's fury turn away;
will bring thee again into this land; for I 45 Until thy brother's anger turn away will not leave thee, until I have done that from thee, and be forget that which thou wbich I have spoken to thee of. hast done to him : then I will send and fetch 16 11 And Jacob awaked out of his sleep thee from thence. Why should I be deprived and he said, Surely the Lord is in this place, also of you both in one day?
and I knew it not. 46 And Rebekah said to Isaac, I am weary 17 And he was afraid, and said, How dreadof my life because of the daughters of Heth: ful is this place! this is none other but the if Jacob take a wise of the daughters of Heth, house of God, and this is the gate of heaven. such as these which are of the daughters ofl. 18 And Jacob rose up early in the mornthe land, what good shall my life do me? ing, and took the stone that he had put for CHAP. XXVII.
lus pillows, and set it up for a pillar, and pour
da led el apod Blector pofuite and charged liim, and said unto lim, 19 And be called the name of that place Thou shall not take a wile of the daughters Beth-el: but the name of that city was called of Canaan.
Luz at the first. 2 Arise, go to Padan-aram, to the house of 2011 And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, 11 Bethuel ty inother's father, and take thee a God will be with me, and will keep me in wise from thence of the daughters of L.aban this way that I go, and will give me bread to thy mozher's broller.
jeal, and raiment to put on, 3 And God Aliniglity bless thee, and make. 21 So that I come again to my father's house thee fruitful, and multiply thee, that thou sin peace, then shall de Lor) be my God. marest be a multitude of people;
22 And this stone, which I have set for a 4 And give thee the blessing of Abralan, pillar, shall be God's house : and of as that to thee, und !otly seed with thee; that thou thou shaltgive me, I will surely give the tenth inayest inherit the land wherein thou art a junto ļiee. wuranger, wuicl Gud gave unto Abrahain.
CHAP. XXIX. 5 And Jacoh: and he went ! Padau-aram unto Labrin, son
of betiere THEN Jacob went on his journey, and
came into the land of the people of the east. the Syriai), the brother of Rebekalı, Jacob's 2 And he looked, and beltold a well in the and Esau's mother.
field, and, lo, there were three flocks of sheep 6 9 When Esau saw that Isaac liad blessed lying by it; for out of that well they watered Jacob, and sent iim away to Padan-aram, to the Hocks: and a great stone was upon the take hin a wile froin tence; aud that, as he well's mouth. blessed him, lie gave hi:n a charge. saying, 3 And thither were all the rocks gather Thou shall not lake a wile of the daughters ed : and they rolled the stone from the well's of Canaan;
mouth, and watered the sheep, and put the 7 And that Jacob obeyed his father and his stone again upon the well's mouth in luis place. mother, and was gone to Padan-aram; 4 And Jacob said unto them, My breth
3 And Feau seeing that the daughters of ren, wlience be ye? And they said, ur Ilaran Canaan pleased got Isaac his father;
9 Then went Esau unto Ishinael, and took 5 Aud he said unto them, know ye Launto !he wives which he lind Mahalath the ban the son of Nalor? And they said, We daughter of Isinnael, Abraliam's son, the sis- know him. ter of liebajoti, to be his wife.
6 And he said unto them, Is he well? And 10 And Jacob went out from Beer-sheba, they said, He is well; and, bebolu, Rachel and went toward Haran.
his daughter cometh with the sheep. Il And lie lighted upou a certain place, 7 And he said, Lo, il is yet high day, nei. and urried there all nigin, because the sun ther is it time that the cattle should be gathwas set: and he louk of the stones of that ered togetier: water ye lhe slicer, and go place, and put them for his pillows, and lay and feed them. down in that place to sleep.
8 And they said, We cannot, until all the 12 And he dreamed, and belold a ladder Rocks he gathered ingether, had till they set up on the earth, and the top of it reached roll the stone from the well's mouth; thea w'é to heaven; and behold the angels of God as-water the sheep. cending and descending on it.
9 | And while te yet spake with them, 13 And, behold, the LORD stood above it, Rachel came with her father's sheep; for slie and said, I am the Lord God of Abraham kept them.
10 And it came to pass, when Jacob saw was latrd, lie opened her womb: bul Pachel Rachel, the daughler of Laban bis mother's was barren. brother, and the sheep of Laban his mother's 32 And Leal conceived, and bare a son; brother, that Jacob went near, and rolled the and she called his name Reuben: for she said, stone from the well's mouth, and watered the Surely the Lord hath looked upon my aftlic. Hock of Cahan his mother's brother. tion; now therefore my husband will love
11 And Jacob kissed Rachel, and lined up me. his voice, and wept..
33 And she conceived again, ard bare a 12 And Jacob told Rachel that he rras her son ; and said, Because the Lord ha: beard father's brother, and that he was Rebekah's that I was liated, he hath :herefore given me Bon: and she ran and told her father. this son also: and she called his name Simeon.
13 And it came to p:iss, when Inha.? 34 And she conceived again, and bare a son, heard the tidings of Jacob bis sister's son, and said, Now this time will my husband he that he ran to meet him, and embraced joined unto me, because I have born him three tim, and kissed him, and brought liim lo sons: therefore was his name called Levi. his liouse. And he told Laban all these 35 And she conceived again, and þare a things.
son; and she said, Now will I praise the LORD, 14 And Laban said to lim, Surely thou art therefore she called his name Judah; and my bone and my flesh.. And he abode with left bearing. him the space of a month.
CHAP. XXX. 15 1 And Labản said unto Jacob, Because thou urt my brother, shouldest anotherefore AD when Rachel saw that she hare Jacob
no children, Rachel enviel ber sister serve me för nought tell me, what shall thy and said unto Jacob, Give me cluildren, ou wages he?
else I die. 16 And Laban bar two daughters: the 2 And Jacoby's anger was kinélled against name of the elder was Leah, and the name of Rachel, and he said, Amliu God's stead, the younger was Rachel.
who liath withheld from thee the fruit of the 17 Leah was tender-eyed, but Rachel was womb ? beautiful and well favoured.
3 And she said, Behold my maid Bilhalı, go 18 And Jacob loved Racbel; and said, 1 inunto lier; and she shall bear uper, my knees, will serve thee seven years for' Rachel uy that I may also have children hy her. younger daugliter.
4 And she gave bim Bilhali her handmaid 19° And Laban said, It is better that I lo wile; and Jacob went in unto her. give her to thee, than that I should give her to 5 9 And Bilbah conceived, and bare Jacul another man: abide with me. 20 And Jacob served seven years for Ra
6 And Rachel said, God hath judged me, chel; and they seeined unto him but a few and hath also leard my voice and liath given days, for the love he had to hier.
me a son; therefore called she his nanie Dan., 21 1 And Jacob said unto Laban, Give me 7 And Bilbab, Rachel's maid, conceived my wife, for my duys are fulfiled, that I again, and bare Jacoh a second son. may go in unto her.
8 And Rachel said, With great wrestling 2 And Laban gathered together all the havel wrestled with my sister and I have premien of the place, and made a feast. vailed: and she called liis name Naphtali.
23 And it came to pass in the evening, that. 9 9 When Leah saw that she bad leti bear. he look Leah wis daughter, and brought her ing, she took Zilpah hier maid, and gave ins to him; and he went in unto lier.
Jacob to wife. 24 Aud Lahan gave unto liis daughter 10 And Zi!pal, Leah's majd, tvare Jacob Leah Zilpah nis maid for an handmaid.
25 Awil it came io pass, that, in the morn- 11 And Leah said, A troop comeh: and ig, behold, it was Leah: and he said to La- she called his name Gad. bin, What is this thou hast done unto me? 12 And Zilpah, Leuh's maid, bare Jacob did not l serve with thee for Kachel? where- a second son. fore then last thou beguiled ine?
13 And Leah said, Happy am I, for the 26 And Laban said, 11 must not be so done daughters will call me blessed and sle railer it our counu'y, to give ile younger before lis name Asher. tl e firsi-boru.
14 1 And Reuben went, in the days 27 Fulfil her week, and we will give thee wheat-harvest, and found mandrakes in this also, for the service which thou shall serve fiekl, and brought thein unto his moth with me yel seven other years.
Leah. Theu Rachel said tc Leah, Give m 28 And Jacob did so, and fulfilled her I pray thee, ofrhy gon's mandrakés. werk; aud le gave him Rachel his daughter '15 And she said un!o her, Is it a small mat twile ako.
ter that thou hast taken my bushand? and 29 And Lahan gave to Rachel bis daugh- wouldest thou take away nivson - mandrakes ter Bill.an his lancimoid to be ber maid. also ? And Racle sa iit, Therefore he shall lie
3) And be sene inn also uno Ruchel, and with thee 10-niglit for iby san's man.rakes. he loved else Ruchel more than Leah, and 16 Aud Jacoh came out of the field in the served with nim vet seven other years. evening, and Leah went out to meet him 31 | And when the Luru saw that Lcalı'and said, 'Thou must come in umo me ; for