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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
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
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
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
32 Therefore the children of Israel eat not of Shechem, which is in the land or Canaan, of the sinew which shrank, which is upon the when he came from Padan-arır, and pitcte hollow of the livigli, unto tiris dav: because ed liis lent before the city. he touched the liollow of Jacob's ihigle in the 19 And lie houghe a parcel of a fie!l, sinew the! siirank.
where he had sprend his tent, at the tali-) cof CHAP. XXXIII.
the children of Hamor, Sbechem's father AN
ND Jacob lifted up lois eyes, and looked, for an hundred pieces of money:
and, behold, Esau came, and wit! hiin 20 And lie erected there an allar, and call four hundred men. And he divided the ed it E!-elolie-Israel. children unto Leal, and unto Rachel, and
CHAP. XXXIV. tinto the two handinids. 2 And lie put tlic handmaids and their chil- AND Dinal lie dungister or Leali, wlsich
she lare muito Jacoh, went out to see dren foremost, and leal and her children the daughters of the land. after, ißel Rachel and Joseph hinderinusi. . And wlien Shechen the son of Humor
3 And lie passed over before thein, and the Hivite, prince of the country, saw ber, lie howed himself to the ground serea limes, look lier, and lay will; her, and defiled ber. until he came fear to his brother.
3 And his soul clave unto Diwali, Ilie 4 Avid Eguran :o meet hiin, und em- dangliter of Jacob ; and he loved the dain. braced him, and fell on his neck, and kissed sel, and spake kind!y unto the dainsel. hiin: and they wept.
4 1 And Shechiei spake unto bis father 5 And he lifielıp bis eyes, and saw the Hamor, saying, Geune vois damsel lu wile women, and the children, and said, "Who are 5 And Jacob beard that lie lied defiled th: re with thee? and lie said, "The children Dinah liis daughter; (now liis sons were ulich God halligraciously given thy servant. with his cattle in the field ;) and Jacob heid
6 Then the landmaidens caine wear. they lis peace until tey were come. and Vieir civildren, and they bowed them 6 And Hamor the father of Shiechem went selves :
out unto Jacob to commune with liin. 7 And Leah also with her children came 7 And the sons of Jacob came out of the near, and howed themselves; and after came field when : hey heard it : and the men were Josepil near a:d Rachel, and they bowed grieved, and they were very vrou, hec?use theniselves,
lie bal wrouglie folly in Israel, in virg with 8 And he saill, illa! mennest thou by a! Jacob's daugliter ; whicla thing ought not to Quie drove which I met And he said, These be done. are to finigraca in the sight of my lord. 8 And Hamor communed with them, say.
9 Ani Lsau sail, I have enough, my bro-ling, The soul of niy son Shechem longeih aber : kempivat toe biase unto thiysell. for your daugliter: I pray you give her him
10 And Jacob sail, Nav. I pray thee, ir to wite. now I have lisund grace in thy sjglit, then re. 9 And make ye marriages with us, ond Arive my present al my land for therefore I give your daugliters unto us, and take our Pare seen thyfice is though I had seen the daughters unto you. face of God, and thou ase pleased with me. 10 And ye shall dwell with.: and the
11 Take, I pray thee, my lilessing thai is land siiall be lefore you ; cuello nid wade ye brought othee; because God hath Jealt gra- therein, and get you posses-jenis herein. riously with me, and because I have cnougla. IL And Shecliein said unto he asher. and And lie urged him, and he took it.
unto her brelluren, Let me ting ice in your 12. And he said, Let us take our journey, eyes, and what ye shall suy lite ine I will And let us go, and I will go before thee. give.
13 And he said unto liiin, My lord know 1. Ask ve never so much cow? and gift, eth that the children are tener, and the am I will give according as ye sha lixoay unflocks and herds with young are willi ine; to ine : but give me the dum alio vile: and it' men should overdrive thein one day, 13 Ianu the sons of Jacob and Sbe. all the flock will die.
chem and Hamor his father deceitf "y, and 14 Let my lord, I pray thee, pass over be sail, (because he bad detiled Dio bi their fore his servr.n! ; and I will lead on softly, sister,) according as the cattle that goed before me 14 Alley said into them, We rinnor and the childreu be able to endure, until I do this thing, to give e ur sister to ow: tatja come unto my lord omto Seir.
uucircumcised : for that were a repr Bk ug15 and Esau said, Let me now leave with to us :
he said, What needeth it? let me find grace ir ye will be as we be, that every mule :n the siglit of my lord.
you be circuincised; 16 So Esvu réturued that day on his way 16 Then will we give our daughters urto unto Seir.
you, and we will take your diglicers to us; 17 1 And Jacoh journeyed to Succoth, and we will dwell withi you, and we will trea and built bim an liouse, and made booths for ruine one people. his catile: therefore the name of the place is 17 But il ve will not bearken unto us, called Succoth.
tu be circumcised : then will we take ou
18 and their words pleased Hainor, and gods which were in their hand, and all their Shechem Hamur's son.
ear-rings wlich were in their ears; and Ja. 19 And the young man deferred not to do cohuid them under the oak which wou by the thing, because he had deliglit in Jacob's Shechem. daughter: and he was more bvnourable than 5. And they journeyerl: and the terror of all the house of his father,
God was upon the cities that were round 20 $ And Hamer and Slecl:em luis son about them, and they did cot pursue afier came unto the gate of their city, and com- the sons of Jacob. muned with the men of their ciiy, saying, 6 So Jacob came to Luz, wliich is in
21 These men are peaceable widi us, the land of Canaan, (that is, Beth-el,) he therefore let them dwell in the land, and and all the people that were with him. trade therein; for the land, behold, it is large 7 And he built there an altar, and called. mnuugh for them : let us take their daughters the place El-beth-el ; because there God ap. to us for wives, and let us give them our peared unto him, when lip led from the face daughters.
of his broiler. Orly herein will the meu consent unto 8 l Bul Deborah, Redekah's nurse, died, us for to dwell with us, to be one prople, it and she was buried beneath Beth-el under every male among us be circumcised, as an oak: and the name of it was called Allonthey are circumcised.
bachuth. 3 Shall not their cattle, and their sub 9 ! And God appeareu unto Jacob again, stance, and every beast of theirs, be ours: when he came vul of l'udan arain, und Siesse on'y let us consent unto them, and diey will evlim. dwell with us.
10 And God said unto liim, Thy name is 24 And unto l'amor, and unto Shechein Jacob: ty name shall not be called any his son, bearkened all that went out of the more Jacobs, but Israel shall be thy naine : gate of his city; and every male was circum- and he called his name Israel. eised, all that went out of the gate of his city. 11 And God said unto him, I am God Al
251 And it came to pass on the third day, igley ; be fruitful and multiply: a nation, when tliey were
sore. that two of the sons of and a company of nations, shall be of lice, Jacob, Sineun and Levi, Dinah's brethren, and kings shall come out of thy loins : took each man lis sword, and came upon 12. And the land which I gave Abraham the city boldly, and slew all the males. and Isaac, to thee will I give it, and to tlay
26 And they siew Hamor and Shechem seed after thee will I give the land. b's son with the edge of the sword; and took 13 And God went up from him in the Dinah out of Shechem's house, and went out. place where he talked with him.
27 The sons of Jacob came upon the slain, 14 1 And Jacob set up a pillar in the place and spoiled the city, because they had de- wliere be talked with him, even 2. pillar of filed their sister.
stone; and he poured a drink-offering there28 They took their sheep, and their oxen, on, and be poured oil thereon. nnd their asses, and that which toas in the 15 Aud Jacob called the name of the place city, and that which was in the field. where God spake with him, Beth-ei.
Bo And all their wealth, and all their lilde 10 I And they journeyed from Beth-el; ones, and their wives took they captive, and and there was bui a little way to come to spoiled even all that was in the house. Ephrath : and Rachel travailed, and she had
SO I And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, hard labor. Ye have troubled me, to make me to stink 17 And it came to pass, when she was in among the inhabitants of the land, among hard labor, that the midwife said untu ber, the Canaanites and the Perizzites ; and 1 Fear not; ihou shalt lave tiis son also. being few in number, they shall gull.er thein 13 And it came io pass, as her soul was in selves together against me, and slay me; and departing, (for she died,) that she called bis I slull be destroyed, I and my house. name Ben-oni: but his father called him
31 and they said, Should he deal wide our Benjanin. sister as will ac harlot?
13 And Rachel died, and was buried in CHAP. XXXV.
the way to Ephrath, which is Beth-leliein. ND God said unto Jacob, Arise, go up 20 And Jacob set a pillor upou ler grave: dere an aliar unto God, that appeared unto day: Ujee when ibon fleddest from the face of 21 And Israel journeyed, and spread his Esu tby brother.
len! beyond the tower of E.dar. 2 Toen Jacob said unto his household, 29 And it cante lo pass, when Israel and to all that were with lin), Put away the dwelt in tha: land, that Reuben went and lay rrange gods that are among you, and be willi Bilbab liis father's concubine: and Israel clean, and change your garments :
heard it. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve. 3 And let us arise, and go up to Beth-el : 23 The sons of Lealı; Reuben, Jacob's and I will make there an altar unto God, first born, and Simcon, and Levi, and Juwho answered me in the day of my distress, dah, and Issachar, and Zebulun. and was with me in the way which I went. 24 The sons of Racbel : Joseph and Beg.