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Jacob and Esau born. GENESIS, XXVI. Esau selleth his birthright. sons of Ishmael, by their names, B. C. 1867. 30 And Esau said to Jacob, Feed according to their generations: the

- me, I pray thee, 4 with that same
firstborn of Ishmael, Nebajoth; and 1 or, Hadad, red pottage ; for I am faint: there-
Kedar, and Adbeel, and Mibsam, Chr.1.30. 1fore was his name called 5 Edom.

ushma, and Dumah, and m ch.17.20. 31 And Jacob said, Sell me this
adar, and Tema. Jetur Non 1 Sam. 15.7. day thy birthright.

32 And Esau said, Behold, I am 6
phish, and Kedemah :

2 fell.

ch.94.67. at the point to die: and what profit 16 These are the sons of Ishmael. 1°

y shall this birthright do to me? and these are their names, by PCH

33 And Jacob said, Swear to me
their towns, and by their castles: lq 1Sa. 1.11. Ithis day, and he sware unto him:
twelve m princes according to their Lu.l.13. land he sold his birthngne 2 uno

TOT 1Chr.5.20. Jacob.
17 And these are the years of the 2Ch.33. 13. 31 Then Jacob gaye Esau bread
life of Ishmael, an hundred and


and pottage of lentiles; and he did

Ps. 145.19. seven years: and he gave

eat a and drink, and rose up, and up the ghost and died; and was

went his way: thus Esau despised fathered unto his people.


09 15 b his birthright. 18 And they dwelt from n Havilah

Eze 20.31.

no Shur, that is before Egypt, as - 36.34 1 Isaac goeth to Gerar: 2 God bless-

PUSU toward Assyria : and it ch.27.29. eth him : 26 Abimelech's covenant.
he 2 died in the presence of all his

Ps.60.8. TAND there was a famine in the

Is.63.1-6. A land, besides the first famine a 19 TAnd these are the genera

Ob. 1-16. that was in the days of Abraham.
tions of Isaac, Abraham's son: A- Mal.1.2-4. And Isaac went unto Abimelech b

Ro.9.10-12. king of the Philistines unto Gerar.
Isaac was forty years old uHo. 12.3.

2 And the LORD appeared unto
when he took Rebekah to wife, o

him, and said, Go not down into the daughter of Bethuel p the Sy- 3 venison

w Heb.11.9. rian of Padan-aram, the sister to

com Egypt; dwell in the land which 1

was in shall tell thee of: 21 And Isaac entreated the LORD

his mouth. 3 Sojourn c in this land and I will

Q for his wife, because she was bar-


be with thee, d and will bless thee:
be with

for unto thee, and unto thy seed, 1
ren: and the LORD was entreated

will give all e these countries, and num, and Rebekah his wife 4 with that I will perform the oath f which I

sware unto Abraham thy father ; 2 And the children struggled to that red

4 And I will make thy seed to gether within her; and she said, If

pottage. it be so, why am I thus? And she

Si. e. red.

multiply as the stars of heaven, went to inquire s of the LORD.

6 going to

and will give unto thy seed all

these countries; and in thy seed 9 23 And the LORD said unto her,

die. Two nations are in thy womb, and

y Job 21.15.

shall all the nations of the earth two manner of people shall be se- z ch.27.36.

Mal.3.14. be blessed parated from thy bowels; and the

5 Because that Abraham obeyed

35.6. my voice, h and kept my charge,
people shall be stronger than Heb.12.16. my commandments, my statutes,
her people, and the elder shall a Is.22.13, and my laws.

1 Co.15.32. 6 T And Isaac dwelt in Gerar: )
24 And when her days to be de- b Ps.
livered were fulfilled, behold, there

7 And the men of the place asked
fulfilled, behold, there! Mat. 22.5.

him of his wife ; and he said, i She were twins in her womb.

Ac. 13.41.

is my sister : for he feared k to say, over like an hairy garment; and a ch.

une nrst came out red, all i/CHAP. 26.) She is my wife : lest, said he, the men they called his name Esau.

ty garment; and a ch.12.10. of the place should kill me for Re26 And after that came his brother c Ps.39.12.

b ch.20.2. bekah; because she was fair to look

mis hand took hold on Heb.11.9, 18And it came to pass, when he

13,16. had been there a long time, that
Jacob: and Isaac was three d ch.28.15. Abimelech king of the Philistines
old when she bare Is.43.2,5.

looked out at a window, and saw, 27 And the boys grew

and, behold, Isaac was sporting with and Esau

Rebekah his wife. the field, and Jacob was a plain

9 And Abimelech called Isaac, man, dwelling in w tents.


and said, Behold, of a surety she is 28 And Isaac loved Esau, because

lg ch.22.18.
g ch.22,18, thy wife : and how saidst thou,

She is my sister? And Isaac said
at of his venison : x but n ch.22. 18. unto him, Because I said, Lest I di
acob. A

l ich. 20.2, 13. for her.
id Jacob sod pottage: and k Pr.29.25, 10 And Abimelech said. What is
came from the field, and he Z ch.20.9.

this thou hast done l unto us? one

of the people might lightly have 31


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Isaac removeth to Gerar. GENESIS, XXVII. His covenant with Abimelech. lien with thy wife, and thou should- B. C. 1800. I from Gerar, and Ahuzzath one of est have brought guiltiness upon us,

- his friends, and Phichol r the chief 11 And Abimelech charged all his. p. 105 15 captain of his army.

, He that toucheth m pr. 6.99 | 27 Anu Isaac said unto them, this man or his wife shall surely be

Wherefore come ye to me, seeing put to death.

ye hate s me, and have sent me 12 Then Isaac sowed in that land, 2 went going away t from you! and I received in the saine year an,

28 And they said, 8 We saw cerhundredfold: and the LORD bless

23 or, hus

tainly that the LORD was with thee: ed him:


and we said, Let there be now an 13 And the man waxed great, and n Ec.4.4. oath u betwixt us, even betwixt us 2 went forward, and grew until hefy 19.

and thee, and let us make a covebecame very great :

nant with thee; 14 For he had possession of flocks, 4 living. 29 That 9 thou wilt do us no hurt, and possession of herds, and great)..

as we have not touched thee, and store of 3 servants: and the Philissi, e. con

as we have done unto thee nothing

tention. tines n envied him.

but good, and have sent thee away 15 Tor all the wells which his fa-6. e. ha in peace: thou art now the blessther's servants had digged in the tred. ed v of the LORD. days of Abraham his father, the

30 And he made them w a feast, Philistines had stopped them, and'1. e. and they did eat and drink. filled them with earth.

p Ps.27.1,3.

| 31 And they rose up betimes in the 16 And Abimelech said unto Isaac, Is.41.10.

morning, and sware one to another: Go from us, for thou art mucho 51.12. and Isaac sent them away, and they mightier than we.

departed from him in peace. 17 T And Isaac departed thence.q ch.35.1,

32 And it came to pass the same and pitched his tent in the valley

day, that Isaac's servants came and of Gerar, and dwelt there.

told him concerning the well which 18 And Isaac digged again the r ch.21.22. they had digged, and said unto him, wells of water, which they had.

We have found water..

s Ju. 11.7. digved in the days of Abraham su

33 And he called it 10 Shebah : his father; for the Philistines had

therefore the name of the city is stopped them after the death of

11 Beer-sheba unto this day.. Abraham: and he called their ( 8 seeing we | 34 T And Esau was forty years old names after the names by which saw. when he took to wife Judith the his father had called them.

Ju ch.21.23. daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and 19 And Isaac's servants digged in 9 if thou

Bashemath x the daughter of Elon the valley, and found there a well shalt, fc. the Hittite: of 4 springing water.

| 35 Which were 12 a grief of mind 20 And the herdmen of Gerar diduch.24.31. unto Isaac and to Rebekah. strive with Isaac's herdmen, say

- CHAPTER XXVII. ing, The water is ours: and he wch. 19.3. 11 Isaac sends Esau for venison. 6 called the name of the well 5 Esek ;

en Esek;! 31.54. Jacob instructed by Rebekah, obhecause they sirove with him.

tains the blessing. 21 And they digged another well,

10 i. e, an

HAND it came to pass, that when and strove for that also: and he oath.

Isaac was old, and his eyes were called the name of it 6 Sitnah. 11 ;. e. then

dim, u so that he could not see, he 22 And he removed from thence, well of the called Esau his eldest son, and salt and digged another well; and for oath. unto him, My son: And he saiu that they strove not: and he called

unto him, Behold, here am I. the name of it Rehoboth; and he tch1,30.2. 2 And he said, Behold, now I am said, For now the LORD hath made 12 bitterness old, I know not b the day of my room for us, and we shall be fruit of spirit. death: ful in the land.

3 Now therefore take, I pray thee, 23 And he went up from thence to (CHAP. 27.) thy weapons, thy quiver and thy Beer-sheba.

a ch.48,10. bow, and go out to the field, and 24 And the LORD appeared unto 1 Sam.3.2. Itake me some venison; him the same night, and said, I am c. 12.3. 4. And make me savoury meat, such the God of Abraham thy father ;

1 as I love, and bring it to me, that I fear not, p for I am with thee, and

it: may eat that my soul c may bless will bless thee, and multiply thy ee and multither 14.12.40.

thee before I die. seed for my servant Abrahani's


5 And Rebekah heard when Isaac sake. 25 And heg builded an altar there,

1 hunt. spake to Esau his son. And Esau and called upon the name of the c ver.25.

went to the field to hunt for veniLORD, and pitched his tent there:

ison, and to bring it. , and there Isaac's servants digued al

1.6 T And Rebekah spake unto Jacob We}}

49:20. Ther son, saving. Behold, I heard thy 24 9 Then Abimelech went to him


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Esau's hatred of Jacob. GENESIS, XXVIII. Jacob goeth to Haran. have I given to him for servants:B. C. 1760. 1 4 And give thee e the blessing of and with corn and wine have I

Abraham, to thee, and to thy seed 7 sustained him: and what shall I 7 or, sup with thee; that thou mayest indo now unto thee, my son?

ported. herit the land 2 wherein thou art a 38 And Esan said unto his father,

eric Is.65.14.

stranger, which God gave unto Hast thou but one blessing, my fa

Abraham. ther ? bless me, even me also, 0 or, of the 15 And Isaac sent away Jacob: and my father. And Esau lifted up fatness. he went to Padan-aram unto Laluis voice, and c wept.

d ch.25.23. ban, son of Bethuel the Syrian, the 39 And Isaac his father answered Ps. 60.9, 10. brother of Rebekah, Jacob's and and said unto him, Behold thy Ob.18-20. Esau's mother. dwelling shall he 8the fatness of e 2 Ki.s.20. 69 When Esau saw that Isaac had the earth, and of the dew of heaven 2 Chr.21.8. blessed f Jacob, and sent him away from above;

fch.4.5. to Padan-aram, to take him a wife 40 And by thy sword shalt thou 37.4,8. from thence; and that, as he blesslive, and d'shalt serve thy brother: lgch,50.3. ed him, he gave him a charge, say: and it shall come to pass when hch 39.6. ing, Thou shalt not take a wife of thou shalt have the dominion, that Ob, 10. the daughters of Canaan; thou e shalt break his yoke from :

\ 7 And that Jacob obeyed g his fa. off thy neck.

ther and his mother, and was gone

Ps.64.5. 41 And Esau f hated Jacob be

to Padan-aram; cause of the blessing wherewith

KR ch.11.31.

18 And Esau seeing that the daughesced him and Esaul1 ch25.35. ters of Canaan 3 pleased not Isaac said in his heart, The days of (CHAP. 28.) his father; mourning for my father are atach 94.3. 19 Then went Esau unto Ishmael, hand, then will I slay h my brother. Hos 19 19 and took unto the wives which he Jacob.

had 4 Mahalath the daughter of 42 And these words of Esau her c ch.25.20.

Ishmael Abraham's son, the sister elder son were told to Rebekah: a ch.24.29. of Nebajoth, to be his wife. and she sent and called Jacob her assembly 10 T And Jacob h went out from vounger son, and said unto him, of people. Beersheba, and went toward Behold, thy brother Esau, as touch-m m Haran. ing thee, doth i comfort himself,

on, e ch.12.2.

11 And he lighted upon a certain purposing to kill thee.

place, and tarried there all night, 43 Now therefore, my son, obey 1 nyo.. because the sun was set; and he my voice; and arise, flee thou tol

took of the stones of that place, Laban my brother, k to Haran: f ch.27.33.

and put them for his pillows, and 44 And tarry with him a few days, & ch.27.43. lay down in that place to sleep... until thy brother's fury turn away ; 13 were evil 12 And he i dreamed, and behold

45 Until thy brother's anger turn in the eyes. a ladder set up on the earth, and away from thee, and he forget that 4 ch.36.3. the top of it reached to heaven: which thou hast done to him: then is called and, k behold, the angels of God I will send, and fetch thee from Bashe ascending and descending on it. thence: why should I be deprivedl math. 13 And, behold, the LORD stood also of you both in one day?

Hos, 12, 12. above it: and said, I am the LORD 16 And Rebekah said to Isaac, I 5 called, God of Abraham thy father, I and am weary of my lifel because of Acts 1.2, the God of Isaac : the land wherethe daughters of Heth: if Jacob Charran. on thou liest, to thee will I give it, take a wife of the daughters of ich.41.1 and to thy seed; Heth, such as these which are of Num. 12.6. | 14 And thy seed m shall be as the the daughters of the land, what Job 4.13. dust of the earth, and thou shalt good shall my life do me?

o spread abroad to the west, and to CHAPTER XXVIII.

Heb, 1.14. the east, and to the north, and to 1 Jacob sent to Padan-aram: 11 his ch.06.94 (the south : and in thee and in thy vision : 20 his vow.

1 Ex.3.6.

seed n shall all the families of the AND Isaac called Jacob, and Mat. 22.32. earth be blessed. A blessed him, and charged him, Im ch.13.16 1 15 And, behold, I am with thee, o and said unto him, Thou shalt not

and will keep p thee in all places

6 break take a wife of the daughters of

whither thou goest, and will bring

neis forth. Canaan. &

thee again q into this land; for I

hench.18.18. 2 Arise, go to Padan-aram, 3 to the "c.

will not leave r thee, until I have house of Bethuel, c thy mother's

piso Jos. 1.5. done that which I have spoken to

Ju.6.16. father; and take thee a wife from

thee of. thence of the daughters of Laban, p Ps. 121.5-8. 16 T And Jacob awaked out of his dthy mother's brother.

a ch.35.6. sleep, and he said, surely the LORD 3 And God Almighty bless thee, Heb.13.5. is in sthis place, and I knew it not. and make thee fruitful, and multi-i & Ex.3.5. 17 And he was afraid, and said, r thee, that thou mayest be lal Jos.5.15. How dreadful is this place! this is titude of people;

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