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purely I have hired thee with my son's man-himself and Jacob: end Jacob fed the rest of drakes. And he lay with her that night. Laban's flocks.

17 $ And God hearkened unto Leah, and 37 1 And Jacob look him rods of green ste conceived, and bare Jacob the fifth son. poplar, and of the hazel and chesrai-tree,

18 And Leah said, God liath given me my and pilled white strraks in them, and made híre, because I bave given my maiden to my the white appear which was in the rods. hushand: and she called his name Issąchar. 38 And be set the rods which he had pilled

19 And Leah conceived again, and bare before the flocks in the gutters in the water Jacob the sixth son.

ling-troughs, when the Aocks came to drink, 2) And Leah said, God hath endowed me tirat they should conceive when they came to with a cool dowry; uow will my husband drink. dwell with me, because I have born hin six 59 And the flocks conceived before the tons: and she called his name Zebulun. rols, and brought forth cattle ring-sceaked,

21 And afterwards she bare a daughter, speckled and spotted. and called her name Dinah.

40 And Jacob did separate the lambs, and 221 And Godremembered Rachel, and God set the faces of the locks toward the ring. bearkened to ber, and opened her womb. streaked, and all the brown in the flock of La

33 And she conceived, and are a son; and ban; and he put his own hocks by themsaid, God hath taken away my reproach. selves, and put them not unto Laban's caule.

24 And she called his namic Joseph; and 41 And ii came to pass, whensoever th kaid, The LORD shall add to me another son. stronger cattle did conceive, uiat Jacob laia

25. And it came to pass, when Rachel the rods before the eyes of the cattle in the bad born Joseph, that Jacub said unto La-gutters, that they miglit conceive among llic ban, Send me away, that I may go unto rods. min: own place, and to my country.

42 But when the cattle were feeble, he put 26 Give me my wives and my children, them not in : so the feebler were Laban's for whom I have served thee, and let me and the stronger Jacob's. 80; for thou knowest my service which i 43 And the man increased exceedingly, bare dupe thee.

and had much cattle, and maid-servants, and 27 And Laban said unto him, I pray thee, men-servants, and camels, and asses. if I have found favour in thine eyes, tarry:

CHAP. XXXI. for I have learned by experience that the ND he heard the words of Laban's sons, LORD hath blessed me for ihy sake.

A 28 And he said, Appoint me thy wages, was our father's ; and of that which was our and I will give it.

father's hath he gotten all bis glory. 29 And he said unto him, Thou knowest 2 And Jacob beheld the counienance of how I have served thee, and how thy cattle Laban, and, behold, it wous not toward him was with me.

as before. 30 For it reas little which thou hadst before 3 || And the LORD said unto Jacob, Re. I came, and it is noro increased unto a multi-turn unto the land of thy fathers, and to thy tude; and the LORD bath blessed thee since kindred : and I will be with thee. my coining: and now, when shall I provide 4 and Jacob sent and called Rachel and for mine own house also ?

Leah to the field uoto lis flock, 31 And he said, What sliell I give thee? 5 And said unto them, I see your fa:her's And lacob said, Thou stalt not give me any countenance, that it is not toward me as bething. If thou wilt do this thing Icr me, 1 fore: but the God of my failer hath been will again seed and keep thy flock.

with me. 32 I will pass thrcugli all ihy flock to-day, 6 And ye know, that with all my power ! removing from thence all the speckled and have served your father. Spotted cattle, and all the brown cattle among 7 And your father hath deceived me, and the sheep, and the spolled and speckled a changed my wages ten times : but God suf mong the goats; and of such shall be my fered him not to Turt me. hire.

8 If he said thus, The speckled shall be thy 33 So shall my righteousness answer for wages; then all the caule bare speckled : me in time to coine, when it shail come for and if he said thus, The ring-streaked shall be my hire before thy face : every one that is thy hire; theu bare all the caulering-streaked. not speckled and spotted among the goats, 9 Tbus God hath taken away the caillu and hrown among the sheep, that shall be of your father, and given them to me. counted stolen with me.

10 And it came to pass, at the time that 34 And Laban said, Behold, I would it the catue conceived, that I lified up mine tright be according to thy word.

yes, and saw in a dream, and, behold, the 35 Ard he removed that day the le-goats amś which leaped upon the cattle were that were ring-streaked and spotled, and all.ing-streaked, speckled, and grizzled. the sle-goats that were speckled and spolted, 11 And the angel or God spake unto me in and every one that had some white in it, and a dream, saying, Jacob. And I said, Here all the trown among the sheep, and gave am 1. Ukem into the band of his sons.

12 And he said, Lift up now thine eyes and 36 And he set three days journey betwixt sec, all the rams which leap upon the callie

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arering-streaked, speckled, and grizzled: for adventure thou wouldest take by force thy s I have seen all that Laban doetb unto thee. daughters from me.

13 | ari the God of Beth-el, where thou 32 With wliomsoever thou findest thy gock, mi anointeilst the pillar, and where thou vow- let him not live: before our brethren, discern w edst a vow un me : now arise, get thee out thou what is thine with me, and take it to a from this land, and return unto

the land of thee. For Jacob knew not that Rackel had ; thy kindred.

stolen them. '11 dod Rachel and Leah answered and 33 And Laban went into Jacob's tent, and s said mto him, Is tivere yet any portion or in- into Leal's tent, and into the two maid-ser- 27 heritance for us in our father's house ? vants' tents; but he found them not. Tlien i

15 Are w? not counted of himn strangers : went he oat of Leah's lent, and entered into E. for he hath sold us, and hath quite devoured Racbel's tent. also our money.

31 Now Rachel had taken the images, 16 For all the riches which God bath ta- and put them in the camel's sui niture, and ken from our father, that is ours, and our sat up.n them. And Laban searched all the chillren's : now then, whatsoever God hath tent, but found them not. said unto thee, do.

35 And she said to her father, Let it not dis17 1 Thien Jacob rose up, and set his sons please my lord that I cannot rise up before and his wives upon cainels :

liliee; for the custom of women is upon me. 18 And he carried away all his cattle, and And he searched, but found not the images, all luis goods which lie had gotter, the cattle 36 || And Jacob was wroth, and clode will: of his geting, whicl. lie baidgiten in Pa- Laban: and Jacob upswered and said io la dan-arain, for 10 go to Isaac luis father in the han, Wla! is my trespass : what is niy siu, e land of Canaan.

that thou hast so hotly pursuerł alter me? 19 And Luban went to shear lois sheep : 37 11!:creas thou last searched all my suni, and Rachel bad stolen the images that were what last thou fond of all thy house looki her father's.

stuf?? set it nere before my inellinen and thy 20 And Jacob stole away unawares to La- brethren, that they may judge betwixt us ban the Syrian, in that lie told him not that both. ne fled.

39 This twenty years have I been with i So he fled with all shat he had : and he tiee: ily ewes and thy she-gçals have not rose up, and passed over the river, and set his cast their young, and the rains of thy ftock face toucard the mount Gilead.

have I not eatenl. 22 | And it was told Lalan, on the third 39 Thit which was torn of beasts I trought day that Jacob was fled.

not unto thee ; l bare the loss of it: of my 23 Ani he took his brethren with him, and hand didst thou require it, whether stulen bij pursued after him seven days' journey; and day, or stolen by nighe. they overtook liim in the nut Gilead. tó Thus I wals ; in the day the drought

And God came to Laban the Syrian consumed me, and the frost loy night; and in a dream by night, and said unto him, my sleep departed froin mine eyes. Take heed that thou speak not to Jacob 41 Tlus have I been twenty years in tày either good or bad.

house : I served thee suuriechi years for thy 95 ? Then Laban overtook Jacob. Now iwo daughters, and six years for thy cattle" ; Jaccb had pitched his tout in the mount; and thou hast changed my wages len times: and Laban with his brethren pitched in the 42 Except the God of my father, the God mount of Gilead.

of Abrahain, and the Fear of Isaac, bed of And Laban said to Jacob, What hast beea with me, surely thou hadst sent une thon duve, that thou hast stolen away una- r way now empty. God lieh seen my afflicwares to me, and carried away my daugh- tion, and the labour of my hands, a.id rebuters, as captives taken with the sword ?

ked thee yesterniglit. Wherefore didst thou Pee away secretly, 43 1 And Laban answered and said unto and stea, away irom me, and didst not te! Jacob, These daughters are my daughters, ine, that I might have sent inee away with and these children are my children, and these mirth, and with songs, with tabret, and with cattle are my cattle, and all thai thou seest is harp

mine : and whai can I do this day unto these 28 And hast not suffered me to kiss my my daugliters, or unto their children wiricha syns and my daughters? Thou hast now donie they have born ? foolishly in so dcing.

44 Now therefore come thou, let us make 29 li'is in the power of my hand to do you a covenant, I and thou ; and let il te for a kurt: but the God of your father spake upto witness between me and ihee. me yesternight, saying, Take thou heed that 45 And Jacub took a stube, and set it up thou speak not io.Jacob either god or bad. for a pillar.

30 And now, though thou wouldest necds 46 And Jace' said unto his brethren, Gathbe gone, because thou sore longedst after thy er stones; and they took stones, and inace an father's house, set wherefore hast thou stolen boup: and they did eat there upon the leap. my gods?

47 And Laban called it. Jegar-sahadutha, 31's Anel Jacoh answered and said to La-hul Jacob called ie Galeest. ban, Because I was afraid : for I said, Per! 13 And Laban said, This heap is a wi

POCS Detween me and thee this day. Tliere., I fear him, sest ne will come and site me, fore was the name of it called Galeed; and the mother with the childrea.

49 And Mizpah: for he said, Tie LORD 12 And thou saidst, I will surely do thes watch telween me ard thee, when we are good, and make thy seed as the sand of the absent one from another.

sea, which cannot be numbered for multi50 !! thou shalt affict my daughters, or if iude. thou shalt lake other wives besides my daugls- 13 4 And he lodged there that sume niglit, ters, (no man is with us ;) see, God is witness and louk of that which came to his land á betwixt ine and thee.

present for Esau his brother ; 51 And Laban said 10 Jacob, Behold this 14 Two hundred she-gcals and twenty heheap, end behold this pillar, which I have goals, two hundred ewes and twenty, rams, cosi betwixt me and thee;

15 Thirty milcli-camels with their colis, 52. This leap be witness, and this pillar fo:ty kine and ten bulls, twenty she-asses be witness,that I will not pass over this heap and ten foals. to thee, and liat thou shall not pass over this 16 And he delivered ihem into the hand of leap and this pillar unto me, for harın. als servants, every drove by themselves; and

53 The God of Abraham, and the God of said unto his servants, Pasz over before me, Nahor, the God of their father, jarige be-ard put a space betwixt drove and drove. twixt us. And Jacob sware by the Fear of 17 And he comnanded the foremost, sayhis father Isaac.

ing, Whey Esau my brother meeteth thee, 3 Then Jacob offered sacrifice upon the and asketli thee, saying, Whose art thou mount, and caled his brethren to eat bread: and whithier gocst thou ? and whose are and they did eat bread, and larried ali nigli these before thee? in the mount.

18 Tien thou shalt say, They love thy ser. 53 And early in the morning, Laban rose vant Jacob's; it is a present seul unto my ap, and kissed his sons and his daughters, lord Esau : and behold, also be is behind us. and blessed thein: and Labun departed, and 13 And so commanded te the second, and returned unto his place.

the third, and all that followed the droves, CHAP. XXXL.

saying, On this manner shall ye speak unto Aplis Jacobweneo hibis way, and the an. Esan hen vetendohemia

20 And say ye moreover, Behold, thy ser2 And when Jacob saw them, he said, vant Jacob is behind us. For he said. I will This is God's host : and he called the name appease liim with the present inal gueta bo. of that place Malianaim.

fore me, and afterward I will see his face; 3 9 'And Jacub sent messengers before peradventure lie will accept of ine. hiin to Esau his brother, unto the land of 21 So went the present over before him; and Seir, the country of Edoin.

himself lodged that night in the company, 4 And he coinnanded thein, saying, Tlmus 22 And lie rowe up that niglit, and took his sliall ye speak onto my lord E-au'; I hy ser-two wives, and his two women-servants, and vant Jacob sailli thus, I have sojourned with his eleven sons, and passed over the foru JabLahan, and slayed there until wow : bok.

5 And I wave oxen, and asses, flocks, and 23 And he took them, and sent them over men-servants, and women-servants : and the brook, and sent over that he wil. have sent to tell my lord, that I may find 211 And Jacob was left alone; and there grice in tiy siglit.

wrestled a man with him until the breaking 6 . And the messengers returned to Ja-Jof the day. cob, saying, We came to thy brother Esau, 25 And when he saw that he prevailed not and also he cometh to meet thce, and four against him, he touched the hollow of his hundred men with him.

thigh: and the hollow of Jacob's thigh was 7 Then Jacob was greatly afraid, and dis-joul of joint as he wrestled with him. tressed : and he divided the people that was 26 And he said, Let me go, for the day with him, and the locks, and herds, and the breaketh. And lie said, I will not let thee camels, into two hands;

go, except thou bless me. 8 And said, Jf Esan come to the one com- 27 And he said unto liim, Whal is tby pany and sinite it, then the other company name? And he said, Jacob. which is left shall escape.

28 And he said, Thy name shall be called 9 | And Jacob said, u God of my father w more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince Abraham, and God of my father Isaac, the hast tirou power with God and with roen, LORD wliich saidst unto me, Return unto thy and hast prevuled, country, and to thy kindred, and I will deal 29 And Jacob asked him, and said, Tell me, well with thee;

I pray thee, thy name. And he said, Where 10 I am not worthy of the least of all the fore is it that thou dost ask after my name? mercies, and of all the truth, which thou And he blessed him there. hast shewed unto thy servant ; for with my 30 And Jacob called the name of the place staff 1 passed over this Jordan, and now) Peniel : for ! have seen God face to face, am become two bands.

and my life is preserved. Il Deliver me. I pray thee, from the hand 31 And as he passed over Penuel the sun of my brower, from the band of Esau : for rose upon bim, and he halted upon luis thigh

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are ring-sweaked, speckled, and grizzled: for adventure thou wouldest take by furce they I have seen all that Laban doelb unto thee. daughters from me.

13 i an the God of Beth-el, where thou 33 With whomsoever thou findest thy godka anoiniaise the pillar, and where thou vow- let him not live: before our brethren, discern edst a vow un:: me : now arise, get thee out tou what is thine with me, and take it to from this land, and return into the land of thee. For Jacob knew no! Umat Rachel had thy kindred.

stolen them. 'Il dud Rachel and Leah answered and 33 And Laban went into Jacob's tent, and prid unto him, Is there yet any portion or in- into Leal's tent, and into the two mail-serheritance for us in our father's house? vants' tents; bui he four them not. Then

15 Are w? not counted of him strangers : went he oat of Leah's teat, and entered intu for he hatı soldi us, and bath quite devoured Rachel's tent. also our money.

31 Now Rachel had taken the images, 16 For all ihe riches which God bath ta and put them in the cannel's fui niture, and ken from our father, that is ours, and our sat up.n them. And Laban searched all the children's : now then, whatsoever God hath tent, but found them not. said unto thee, do.

35 And she said to her father, Let it not dis17 1 Then Jacob rose up, and set his sons please my lord that I cannot rise up before and his wives upon cainels :

ilee; for the custom of women is upon me18 And he carried away all his catlle, and And he searched, but found not the images, all lois goods which lie bad gotten, tise cattle 3till And Jacob was wruth, and chode will: or his geuling, wliicl lie lind guten in Pa- Laban: and Jacob unswered and said io Ladan arain, for io go to Isaac luis father in the ball

, Wha! is my trespass : what is my sin, land of Canaan.

inst thou hast so hotly pursuel after me? 19 And Laban went to shear liis sheep : 37 11Tereas thouasi searched al my stuff, and Rachel had stolen the images that were ubat hast thou found of all thy househoki her father's.

stuff? sel il nere before my lucidiven und thy 20 And Jacob stole away unawares to La- brethren, that they may judge betwixt us ban the Syrian, in that he told him not that both. ne fled.

39 This twenty years hare I been with 1 So he fled with all :hat he had : and he thee: thy ewes and thy she-gpats bave not rose up, and passed over the river, and set his cast !heir young, and the rains of thy flock face tornard the mount Gilead.

have I not eaten. 22 ! And it was told Lalan, on the third 39 That which was torn of beasts i trouglio day that Jacch was fled.

not unto thee ; I bare the loss of it: of my 23 And he took his brethrer with him, and hand didst thou require it, whether stulen bij pursued alter him seven days' journey; and day, or stolen by night. itey overlook liim in the mount Gilead. 10 Thus I was ; in the day the drought

1 And God came to Laban the Syrian consumed me, and the frost ly nicht; and in a dream by night, and said unto him, my sleep departed froin mine eyes. Take heed that thou speak nol to Jacob 41 Tlus have I been twenty years in thy either good or bad.

house : I served thee fourteen years for thy 25 ? Then Laban overlnok Jacob. Now two daugliters, and six years for thy cattle'; Jacob had pitched his true in the mount; and thou hast changed my wages ten times : and Laban with his brethren pitched in the 42 Except the God of iny litther, the God mount of Gilend.

of Abrahain, and the Fear of isaac, bad P. And Laban said to Jacob, Whine last been with me, surely thou hadsl sent ine thou dune, that thou hast stolen away una- Irway now empty. God hedh seen my aftlicwares to me, and carried away my daugh- sion, and the labour of my hands, and rebuters, as captives inken with the sword ? ked thee yesternight.

7 Wherefore didst thou see away secretly, 43 4 And Laban answered and said unto And sleu, away irom me, and didst not te! Jarob, These daughters are my daughters, me, thut I miglie have sent inee away with and these children are my children, and these mirth, and with songs, with tabret, and with cattle are my cattle, and all thai thou seest is

mine : and whai can I do this day unto these 28 And bast not suffered me to kiss my my daughters, or unto their children which syns and my daughters? Thou hast now dosie they liave born? foolishly in so doing.

44 Now therefore come thou, let us make 29 lt is in the power of my hand to do you a covenant, I and thou; and let it be for a turt: but the God of your father spake upto witness be!ween ine and thee. me yesternight, saying, Take thou lieed that 45 And Jacub took a stone, and set it up thou speak not io.Jacob either good or bad, Ifor a pillar.

30 And now, though thou wouldest needs 46 And Jaco' said unto his brethren, Gathbe gone, because thou sore longedst after thy er stones; and tey took stones, and inace an father's house, yet wherefore häst thou stolen boar: and they did cat there upou the brap. any gods?

47 And Laban called it Jegur-sahadutha ; 31 | Anil Jacob answered and said to l.a- but Jacob called it Galees. ban, Because I was afraid : for I said, Pcro! 13 Sud Laban said, This beap is a wit

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ness perween me and thee this day. Tliere-, 1 fear him, sest ne will come and smite gne, fore was the name of it called Galeed; all the mother with the children.

49 And Mizpah: for he said, The LORD 12 And thou saidst, I will surely do the : watch between me and thee, when we are good, and make thy seed as the sand of the absent one from another.

sea, which cannot be uumbered for multi50 J! thou shalt aflict my daughters, or if Lude. thou shalt lake other wives besides my daugh- 13 4 And lie lodged there that same niglit, ters, (no man is with us ;) see, God is witness and took of that which came to his land á betwixt me and thee.

present for Esau his brother ; 5l And Laban said 10 Jacob, Behold this 14 Two hundred she-gcals and twenty he. heap, and behold this pillar, which I have Gvats, two hundred ewes and twenty rams, cas: betwixt me and thee;

15 Thirty mileli-camels with their colts, 52. This heap, be witness, and this pillar fo:ty kine and len bulls, twenty she-asses be witness, that I will not pass over this heap aud ten foals. to thee, and tal thou shall not pass over this 16 And lie delivered ihem into the hand of l.eap and this pillar unto me, for hanın. mis servants, every drove by themselves : and

53 The God of Abraham, and the God of said unto his servants, Pass over before meg Nahor, the God of their father, judge be- acd put a space betwixt drove and drove. twixt us. And Jacob sware by the Fear of 17 And he cominanded the foremosi, say. his father Isaac.

ing, Whep Esau my brother meeteth thee, 5+ Tlien Jacob offered sacrifice upon the and asketh thee, saying, Whose art thou mount, and called his brethren to eat bread: and whither goesi ilivu ? and whose are and they did eat bread, and larried ali nigiit these before thee? in the mount.

18 Then lovu slialt say, They love thy ser. 55 And early in the morning, Laban rose įvant Jacob's; it is a present sent unto my ap, and kissed his sons and his daugliters, lord Esau : and behold, also he is behind us. and blessed them: and Labun departed, and 13 And so coinmanded he the second, and returned into his place.

the third, and all that followed the droves, CHAP. XXX.

saying, On this manner shall ye speak unto Ampliar el went on this way, and the an. 1-san, hen we find obimya gels of God .

20 And say ye moreover, Behold, thy ser. 2 And when Jacob saw them, he said, vant Jacob is behind us. For he said, I will This is Goul's host : and lie called the nameluppease liim with the present !hat guetu bu. of that place Malianaim.

Tore me, and allerward I will see his face; 39 And Jacub sent messengers before peradventure lie will accept of ine. him to Esau his brother, unto the land of 21 So went the present over before him; and Seir, the country of Edoin.

himself lodged that niglit in the company, 4 And he coin.nanded thein, saymg, Thus 22 And he rose up that niglit, and took his suall ye speak unto my lord Esau ; Thy ser- iwo wives, and liis iwo wonen-servants, and vant Jacobs saith thus, I have sojourned with bis eleven sons, and passed over the foru Jab Lahan, and stayed there wil vow : bok.

5 And I wave oxen, and asses, flocks, and 23 And he took them, and sent them over men-servants, and women-servants : and the brook, and seut over thal he lovela have sent to tell any lord, that I may find 211 And Jacob was left alone; and there grace in tiy sight.

wrestled a man with him until the breaking 6 1 And the messengers returned to Ja-Jof the day. cob, saying, We came to thy brother Esau, 25 And wlien he saw that he prevailed not and also he cometh to meei thce, and four agniust liim, be touched the hollow of his hundred men with him.

thigh: and the hollow of Jacob's thigh vas 7 Then Jacob was greatly afraid, and dis-iour of joint as he wrestled with him. tressed : and be divided the people that was 26 And he said, Let me go, for the day with him, and the flocks, and herds, and the breaketh. And lie said, I will not let thee eaineks, into two hands;

go, except thou bless me. 8 And said, If Esau come to the one com- 27 And he said unto l:im, Whal is eby pany and smite it, then the other company name? And he said, Jacob. which is left shall escape.

28 And he said, Thy naine shall be celled !! And Jacob said, O God of my father no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince Abraham, and God of my father Isaac, ine hast tiiou power with God and with' raen, Lorn which saidst unto me, Return unto thy and hast prevuled, country, and to thy kindred, and I will deal 29 And Jacob asked him, and said, Tell me, well with thee;

I pray thee, thy name. And he said, Where 10 I am not worthy of the least of all the fore is it that thou dost ask after my name? mercies, and of all the truth, which thou And he blessed him there. hast shewed unto thy servant ; for with my 30 And Jacob called the name of the place staff 1 passed over this Jordan, and now 1 Peniel : fer! have seen God face to face, am become two bands.

and my life is preserved, 11 Deliver me. I pray thee, from the hand 31 And as he passed over Penuel the sun of my brother, from the hand of Esau : for rose upon bim, and he halled upon liis thigh

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