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Jacob ju'restleth

with an angel vanis and I have sent to tell my lord, 19 And so commanded be ule second, that I may find grace in thy sight. and the third, and all that followed the

6 | And the niessengers returned to droves, saying, On this manner sball Jacob, saying, We cance to thy brotberye speak unto Esau, when ye find him. Esau, and also becometh to meet thee, 20 And say ye moreover, Bebold, thy and four hundred men with lin. servant Jacob is behind us, For he

7 Then Jacob was greatly afraid, and said, I will appease him with tbe pres distressed: and be divided the people ent that goeil before me, and afterwat ivas with him, and the locks, ward I will see bis face; poradventure and herds, and the carnels, into two he will accept of me. bands;

21 So went the present orer before 8 And said, If Esau come to the one bim; and himsel lodged that night in company, and smite it, then the other the company, company which is lelt eball escape. 22 And he rose up that night, an

9 | And Jacob said, O God of my fa- took his two wives, and his two wo ther Abrabam, and God of my father men servants, and his eleven sons, and Isaac, the LORD which saidat untome, passed over the ford Jabbok. Return unto thy country, and to thy 23 And he took them, and sent them kindred, and I will deal well with over the brook, and sent over wat be

bad. 10 I am not worthy of the least or all 24 T And 'acob was left alone; and the mercies, and of all the truth, there wrestled a man with him until which thou hast elowed unto thy ser- the breaking of the day. vant: (or with my slall' I passed over 25 And when he saw ibat he prerail this Jordar, and now I am become ed not against him, he touched the two bands,

hollow of his thigh; and the hollow 11 Deliver me I pray tee, siom the of Jacow's thigh wais out of joint, as he band of my brother, from tbe hand of wrestler with him. Esau, for I fear him, lest he will| 26 And he said, Let me go, for the come and smite me, and the mother day breaketh. And he said, I will with the children.

not let thee go, except thou bless me. 12 And thou saidst, I will surely do 27 And he said unto him, What is thee good, and make thy' seed as the thy name? And he said, Jacob. sand of the sea, which cannot be oum- 28 And he said, Tliy name shall be bered for multitude.

called no more Jacob, but Israel: for 13 1 And he lodged there that same as a prince hast thou power with God night; and took of that which came and with men, and hast prevailed. to his hand a present for Esau bis 29 And Jacob asked him, and said, brother;

Tell me, I pray thee, thy name? And 14 Two hundred she-goats and twen- he said, Wherefore, is it that thou dost ly he-goats, two liundred ewes and ask after my name? And he blessed twenty rams,

him there. 15 Thirty inilch camels, with their 30 And Jacob called the name of the colts, forty kine and teo bulls, twevtyplace Peniel: for I have seen God face che-asses and ten foals.

to face, and my life is preserved. 16 And lie delivered them into the 31 And as he passed over Penuel, the hand of his servants, every drove by sun rose upon him, and he balted upon themselves; and said unto his servants, big thigh, Pass over before me, and put a space 32 Therefore the cbildren of Israel betwixt drove and drove.

eat not of the sinew which shrank, 17 And he commanled lhe foremost, which is upon the liollow of the thigli, gaying, When Esau my brother incel Junto this day; because he touched tho etli thee, and asketh thee, saying, hollow of Jacob's thigh in the sinew \Vhose art thou? and whither goest that shrank. Cliqu? and wliose are tliesc before thee


be servant Jacob's; it is a present gent ND Jacob lifted up his cyes, and

, , "into my lord Esaw; and, beüld also and with him four bundred men. And he is belini uş.

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Jacoli and Exau unto Rachel, and unto the two band- with thee some of the folk that an maids.

with me. And he said, What needetli 2 And he put the handmaids and it? let me find grace in the sight of my Uicir children foremost, and Leal and lord. liet children aster, aud Rachel and 16 So Esau returncd that day on his Joseph hindermost.

way unto Seir. 3 And he passed over before them, 1711 And Jacob journeyed to Succoth, and bowed himsell to the ground and built him a house and made booths seven times, until he came near to bis for his cattle : therefore the name of prother.

the place is called Succoth, 4 Aud Esau ran to meet him, and 18 | And Jacob came to Shalem, a embraced him, and fell on his neck, city of Shechem, which is in the land and kissed liim; and they wept. or Canaan, when he came from Padan

5 And he Mted up his eyes, and saw aram, and pitched his tent before the the women, and lbe children, and said, city. \Vho are those with thee? And he 19 and he bought a parcel of a field, silid, The children which God hath where he bad spread his tent, at the graciously given thy servant hand of the children of Hamor, She6 Then the landmaidens came near, chem's father, for a hundred pieces of they and their children, and they money. Lowed themselves.

20 Andlie erected there an altar, and 7 And Leali also with her children called it El-elone-Israel. came near, and borved themselves :

CHAP. XXXIV. and after came Joseph near and Ra- ND Dinah the daughter of Leah, chel, and they bowed theinselves.

which she bare unto Jacob, went 8 And be Biud, What incanest thou out to see the daughters of the laud. by all this drove which I met? And 2 And when Shechem the son of Habe snid, These are to find grace in the mor the Hivite, prince of the country, sight of my lord.

saw lier, he took her, and lay wiib y and Esau said, I have enougli, my her, and defiled her. brouier; keep that thou last unto thy- 3 And his soul clave unto Dinah the self.

daughter of Jacob; and lie loved the 10 And Jacob said, Nay, I pray thee, damsel, and spake kindly unto the is now I have found grace in tig sight, damsel. then receive my present at my hand: 1 And Shecbem spake unto his for therefore I have seen thy face, as father Hamor, saying, Get me this though I had seen the face of God, and damsel to wile. thou wast pleased with me.

SAM Jacob heard that he had defiled 11 Take, I pray thee, my blessing Dinah bis daughter; (now his song that is brouglit to thee; because God were with bis callle in the fiell,) and hath dealt graciously with me, and Jacob held his peace until they were because I have enough : and he urged come. him, and he took it,

6 And Hamor the father of Shechem 12 And he said, Let us take ourjour- went out unto Jacob to commune with ney, and let us go, and I will go belvre him, Whee.

7 And the sons or Jacob came out of 13 And he said unto him, My lord the lield when they ficard it: und the knoweth that the children are terider, men were grieved, and they were very and the locks and berds with young wro!l, because be had wrought folly are with me; and if men should over in Israel, in lying with Jacob'o dauglidrive them one day, all the llock will ter; which thiug ought not to be done. die.

8 And Hamor conununed with them, 11 Let my lord, I pray tliee, pass over saying, The soul of my son Shechiesa before his servant; and I will lead on longeth for your daughter: I pray you Honly, according as the cattle that give her lim to wife. goeth before me, and the children be 9 And make se marriages with us, alle to endure, until I come unto my and give your daughters unto us, and lord unto Scir.

take our daughters unto you. 15 And Esau said, Let me now leave) 10 And ye shall dwell with us; and

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The Shechemicez. the land sball be before you ; dwell, 25 | And it came to pass on the third and trade ye therein, and get you po. day, when liiey were sort, wiat zwo of sessions therein.

the sons of Jacob, Simeon and Levi, Il And Shechem said unto her father, Dinah's breuired, took ench man bis and unto her brethren, Let me lind sword, and came upon the city boldly, Erace in your eyes, and what ye shall and slew all the males. bay unto me I will give.

26 And wey slew Hamor and Shc12 Ask me never so much dowry and chen bis son with tbe edge of the gist, and I will give acording as je sword, and took Dinah out of She uhall say vnto me: but give me wie chem's house, and went out. damsel to wile.

27 The sons of Jacob came upon the 131 And the sons of Jacob answered slain, and spoiled the city, because Shechem and Hanxorbis father deceit- tiey had debied their sister. fully, and said, (because lie bad defled 28 They took their sheep, and their Dinah their sister,)

oxen, and their asses, and that which 14 And they said unto them, We can- was in the city, and that wbick wus rot do this thing, to give our sister to in the field, one that is uncircumcised ; lor wat 29 and all their wealth, and all their were a reproach unto us:

little ones, and their wives took they 15 But in ibis will we consent unto captives, and spoiled even all that was you: If ye will be as we be, that every in the house. male of you be circumcised;

30 1 And Jacob said to Simeon and 16 Then will we give our daughters Levi, Ye bare troubled ine, to make unto you, and we will take your daugh- me to stink among the übabitants of ters to us; and we will dwell with the land, among the Canaanites and you, and we will beconie one people. We Perizzites, and I being lew in

17 But if ye will not hearken unlous, number, they sball gather thenisclves to be circumcised; then will we take together against me, and slay ine; and our daughter, and we will be gone. 1 shall be destroyed, I and my house.

18 And their words pleased Hanior, 31 And they said, Should he deal will and Slechen, Hamor's sont.

our sister as with a hárlol? 19 And the young man durerred not

CHAP. XXXV. :n Jacob's daughter, and he was more


up to Belbel, and dwell there; honourable than all the house of his and make there an allar to God, father

that appeared unto thee when thou 20 s And Hamor and Shccuem bis fileddest from the face of Esau uy 600 came into the gate of their city, brother. and communed with the men of their 2 Tuen Jacob caud unto his bousecity, saying

lold, and to all wat w010 with bim, 21 These men are peaccable with us, Put away the suunge gods that are therefore let them dwell in the land, among you, and be clean, and change and trade therein; for the land, be your giuments: hold, it is large enough for them: let 3 And let us arise, and go up to us take their daughters to us for wives, Betn-el; and I will make there 211 and let us give them our daughters. allar unto God, who answered me in

22 Only herein will the nien consent the day of roy distress, and was with unto us for to dwell with us, to be one me in the way which I went. people, if every male among us be And they gave unto Jacob all the circunciscal, as they are circumcised. strange gods which roere in their band,

23 Shall not their calile, and their and all their car-rings whiclı irere in substance, and every beast of their's be their cars: aud Jacob hid them under ours? only let us consent unto Wiem, ile oak which was by Shecheni. and they will dwell with us.

5 And they journeyed: and the terror 24 And unto Hamor, and into She- or God was upon the cities that were chein his son, liearkened all that went round alsout them, and they did not out of the gate of his city : aud every pursue after the sons of Jacob. male was circumcised, all that weur 6 1 So Jacob came to Luz, which is out of the gate of his city.

in the land of Canaan, (tliat is, Belb


13 And God went up from bin in the NOW these are the generations of

Rachel dicth.


Esau's uirec wives. ci,) be, and all the people that were rand lay with Bihah his father's con with him.

cubiue: and Israel heard it. Now the
7 And he built there an allar, and sons of Jacob were twelve.
called the place El-betli-el; because 23 Thesons or Leal; Reuben, Jacob's
diere God appeared unto him, when first-born, and Simeon, and Levi, and
he fled from the face of his brother, Judah, and Issachar, and Zebulun.

8 | But Deboralı, Rebekah's nurse, 24 The song of Rachel; Joseph and
died, and she was buried beneath Benjamin.
Beth-el, under an oak: and the name 25 And the sons of Bilhal, Rachel's
of it was called Allon-baclull. handmaid; Dan and Naphtali.

9 1 And God appeared unto Jacob 26 And the sons of Zilpah, Leah's
again, when lie caine out of Padan-landınad; Gad And Asher. These
aram, and blessed him.

are the song of Jacob, which were 10 And God said unto him, Thy born to him in Padan-arain. name is Jacob: thy name shall not be 27 | And Jacob came unto Isaac his called any more Jacob, but larael shall Mather unlo Mamre, wito the city of be thy naine; and lie called his nune Arbah, (which is Hebron,) where Israel.

Abraham and Isaac sojourned. 11 And God said untoliin, I am God 28 1 And the days of Isaac were a Almighty: be fruitful and multiply ; hundred and lourscore years. a nation, and a company of nations, 29 And Islac gave up the ghost, and shall be of thee, and kings shall come died, and was gathered unto his peo ont of thy loins,

ple, being old and full of days: and his
12 And the land which I gave Abra- sous Esau and Jacob buried him.
ham and Isaac, to thee will l give it,

and to thy seed after thee vill l give
the land,

place where he talked with hiin. 2 Esau wok his wives of the daugh

14 And Jacob set up a pillar in the ters of Canaan ; Adalı, the daughter of
place where he talked with him, even Elon the Hittite, and Aholibamah, the
a pillar of slone; uid he poured a daughter of Anal, the daughter of
drink-ulering thereon, and be poured Zibeon the Hivite;
cil thereon.

3 And Basheinath, Ishmael's daugi:-
15 And Jacob called the naine of the luer, sister of Nebijoth.
place, where God spake with hin, 1 And Adab bare to snu, Eliphaz:

and Basheinath baue Reuel; 16 | And they journeyed from Beth- 5 And Aholibamah bare Jeush, and el; and there was but a liltle way to Jaalam,and Koralı: these are the sono come to Ephrath: and Rachel travail. or Esau, which were born unto him in ed, and she bad hard labour.

the land of Canaan. 17 Aud it canie lo pass, when she 6 1 And Esau took his wives, and his was in bard labour, that the midwile song, and bis daughters, and all the said unto her, Fear not; thou shall persons of bis house, and his cattle, bare this son also.

and all his beasts, and all his substance, 18 And it came to pass, as her soul which he had gol in the land of Cawas in departing, (for she dicu,) that mann; and went into the country liom slie called his name Ben-oni: but his the face of his brotlier Jacob. father called him Benjarnin.

7 For their riches were more than 19 And Rachel died, and was buried that they might dwell together; and in the way to Ephralb, which is Beth. the land wherein they were strangery lehein.

could not bear them, because of their 20 And Jacob set a pillar upon her cattle. grave : that is the pillar of Rachel's s Thuy dwelt Esqu in mount Seir: rive unto this day.

Lsau is Edom. 2111 And Israel journeyed,and spread 9 || And these are the generations of luis tent beyond the tower of Edar, Esau, the father of the Edomnites, in 22 And it came to pass, when Israel mount Seir. dwelt in that Lind, that Reuben went 10 These are the names of Esau's

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The Generations

of Esau. song; Eliphaz tlie son or Adah tles 25 And the children of Anal were wife of Esau; Reuel the son of Ba. these; Disbon, and Alolibamali the shemalh the wise of Esau.

daughter of Analia 11 And the sons of Elipbaz were 26 And these are the children of Toman, Omar, Zepho,and Gatam, and Dishon; Hendan, and Eshban, and Kenaz.

Ithran, and Cheran. 12 Ad Timna was concubine to 27 The children of Ezer (ve thesc; Eliphaz, Esau's son; and she bare to Bilhan, and Zaavan and Akan. Flipbaz, Ainalık: these were the sons 28 The children of Disban are these; of Adali, Esau's wife.

U%, and Aran. 13 And these are the song of Reuel ;) 29 These are the dukes that cance of Nabath, and Zeral, Shanmal, and the Horites; duke Lolai, duke Slobal, Nizzan: These were the sons of Ba- duke Zibeon, duke Anal, slenath, Esau's wife.

30 Duke. Dishon, duke Ezer, duke 14 And these were the sons or Aloli- Digban : these are the dukeschut came hamalı, the daughter of Anali, the of Hori, anong their duties in the land daughter of Zibeon, Esau's wife, and of Seir. she bare to Esau, Jeush, and Jaalam, 31 T And these are the kings that and Korali.

reigned in the land of Edonu, before 15 || These were dukes of the sons or there reigned any king over the chil Esau: the song of Eliphaz, the first-dren or Ismael. boru son of Esau; duke Teman, dukc. 32 And Bela the son of Beor reigoed Omar, duke Zepho, duke Kenaz, in Edom; and the name of his city 16 Duke Korah, duke Gatam, and was Divhabali. duke Amalek: these are the Jukes 33 And Bela died; and Jobab the that came of Eliphaz, in the land of son of Zerah of Bozral reigned in his Edon: these were the sons of Adah. stead.

17 And these are llie sons or Reuel, 34 And Jobab died; and Hushan or Esau's 2011; duke Nabath,duke Zeral, the land of Temani reigned in his duke Slammul, luke Mlizzah: these stead. are the dukes that caine of Reuel in 35 And Husha:n died; and Hadad the the land of Edom: these are the sons son of Bedad, (who smote Midian in of Bashemath, Esau's wise.

the field of Moab,)reigued in bis stead : 18 And these are the sons of Ahol and the nanie of his city was Avith. bamani, Esau's wife; duke Jeushi,duke 36 And Hidad died; and Sainlab of Jaalam, duke Koral: these were the Masrekalı reigned in his stead. dukes that came of Alolibamalı, the 37 And Sawlah died; and Saul of daughter of Allah, Esau's wife. Relioboth by the river reigned in bis

19 'These are the song of Esau,(who strad. es Edom,) and these are their dukes. 38 And Sixul died; and Baal-lanan

20 1 These are the sons of Seir the the son of Achbor reigned in his stead. Florite, who jóbabited the land; 39 And Raal-hanan the son ofAchbor Lotan, and Shobal, and Zibeon, and died; and Hadar reigned in his stead Anali,

and the name of his city 100$ Pau; 21 and Dishon,andEzer,audDishan : and his wife's name was Mchetabel, hese are the dukes of the Horiles, the daughter of Diatred, the daughter tle children of Seir in the land ofl of Nezalab, Elloin.

40 dn these are the names of the 22 And the children of Lotan were dukes that came or Esau according to Hori and Heman: and Lotan's sister their funilies, after their places, by ivas Tinna

their names; duke Timnali, duke 23 and the children or Slobal ucre Alvalı, duke Jellieth, these; Alvan, and Manalıatlı, and 41 Duke Aholibamalı, duke Elah, Ebal, Sheplio, auid Onam.

duke Pinon, 24 And they are the children of 12 Duke Kenaz, duke Teman, duke Libeon ; dot Ajall, and Anab : tlus Mibzar, ruas that Anal that found the mulcs 43 Duke Magdiel, duke Iram: these in the wilderness, as he fed the asses be the dukes of Edom, according to of Zibeon his father.

Dicir habitations in the land of their

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