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The present of Jacob to Esau.
B. C. 1739. 10 + I am not worthy of the least the hollow of his thigh; and y the B.C. 1739.
of all the mercies, and of all the hollow of Jacob's thigh was out of + Heb. I am
y See Matt.26. Tere than all. | truth, which thou hast shewed unto joint, as he wrestled with him.
thy servant; for with my staff I 26 And 2 he said, Let me go, for the 2 Cor. 12. 7. a ch. 24. 27. passed over this Jordan; and now I day breaketh. And he said, a I will ?
z See Luke 24. o Job 8. 7. am become two bands.
| not let thee go, except thou bless me. | a Hos. 12. 4. p Ps. 59. 1, 2, | 11 P Deliver me, I pray thee, from 27 And he said unto him, What is the hand of my brother, from the thy name? And he said, Jacob.
b ch.35.10. hand of Esau : for I fear him, lest 28 And he said, b Thy name shall 2 Kings 17:34. q Hos. 10. 14. he will come and smite me, and a the be called no more Jacob, but | Israel : | || That is, A
prince of | Heb. upon. mother † with the children.
for as a prince hast thou C power with
God. r ch. 28. 13, 14, 12 And rthou saidst, I will surely God and d with men, and hast pre- c Hos. 12. 3, 4. 15. do thee good, and make thy seed as | vailed.
d ch. 25. 31. &
27. 33. the sand of the sea, which cannot be 29 And Jacob asked him, and said, numbered for multitude.
Tell me, I pray thee, thy name. And 13 T And he lodged there that same he said, e Wherefore is it that thou e Judg. 13. 18.
night; and took of that which came dost ask after my name? And he ch.43. 11. to his hand sa present for Esau his blessed him there. Prov. 18. 16. brother;
30 And Jacob called the name of the 14 Two hundred she goats and place ll Peniel : for f I have seen God | That is, The
face of God. twenty he goats, two hundred ewes face to face, and my life is preserved.
f ch. 16. 13. and twenty rams, 31 And as he passed over Penuel Ex. 24. 11.
& 33. 20. 15 Thirty milch camels with their the sun rose upon him, and he halted
Deut. 5. 24. colts, forty kine and ten bulls, twenty upon his thigh.
Judg. 6. 22. &
13. 22. she asses and ten foals.
32 Therefore the children of Israel Is. 6.5. 16 And he delivered them into the eat not of the sinew which shrank, hand of his servants, every drove by which is upon the hollow of the themselves; and said unto his sery- thigh, unto this day ; because he ants, Pass over before me, and put touched the hollow of Jacob's thigh a space betwixt drove and drove. in the sinew that shrank.
17 And he commanded the foremost, saying, When Esau my brother meet
The kindness of Jacob and Esau at their meeting.
17 Jacob cometh to Succoth. 18 At Shalem he
AND Jacob lifted up his eyes, and
Leah, and unto Rachel, and unto the
42.6.& 43. 26. t Prov. 21. 14. he said, I will appease him with the seven times, until he came near to
present that goeth before me, and his brother.
+ Heb. my venture he will accept tof me.
embraced him, d and fell on his neck, a ch. 45. 14, 15. face, Job 42. 8, 9.
21 So went the present over before and kissed him: and they wept.
the women and the children, and
Ps. 127. 3. menservants, and his eleven sons, hath graciously given thy servant.
Is. 8. 18. u Deut. 3. 16. u and passed over the ford Jabbok. | 6 Then the handmaidens came near, + Heb. caused 23 And he took them, and tsent they and their children, and they
them over the brook, and sent over bowed themselves.
7 And Leah also with her children
* | there *wrestled a man with him until and after came Joseph near and Ra+ Heb.ascends the + breaking of the day.
chel, and they bowed themselves. fch. 32. 16. ing of the morning. 25 And when he saw that he pre-/ 8 And he said, + What meanest thou | | Heb.,,What
is all this vailed not against him, he touched by fall this drove which I met? And
band to thee?
The Shechemites slain.
Jacob sent to Beth-el.
B. C. 19 And the young man deferred not! AND God said unto Jacob, Arise, ' B. C. about 1732. to do the thing, because he had de- A go up to a Beth-el, and dwell about 1732. light in Jacob's daughter: and he was there : and make there an altar unto
a ch. 28. 19. 91 Chr. 4. 9. 9 more honourable than all the house God, that appeared unto thee when
b ch. 28. 13. of his father.
thou fleddest from the face of Esau ch. 27. 43. 20 I And Hamor and Shechem his thy brother. son came unto the gate of their city, 2 Then Jacob said unto his d house - | 0 ch. 18. 19. and communed with the men of their hold, and to all that were with him,
| Josh. 24. 15. city, saying, Put away e the strange gods that are e ch. 31. 19, 34.
Josh. 24. 2, 23. 21 These men are peaceable with us; among you, and be clean, and change 1 . 1 Sam. 7.3. therefore let them dwell in the land, your garments :
f Ex. 19. 10. and trade therein; for the land, be- ' 3 And let us arise, and go up to hold, it is large enough for them ; let Beth-el; and I will make there an us take their daughters to us for wives, altar unto God, who answered me 8 ch. 32. 7, 24. and let us give them our daughters. in the day of my distress, hand was
| Ps. 107.6.
h ch. 28. 20. &
23. Shall not their cattle and their their ears; and Jacob hid them under
1 Ex. 15. 16. them, and they will dwell with us. terror of God was upon the cities that
& 23. 27. & 34. 24 And unto Hamor and unto She- were round about them, and they did
Deut. 11. 25. rch. 23. 10. chem his son hearkened all that 'went not pursue after the sons of Jacob.
Josh. 2. 9. & out of the gate of his city; and every | 6 So Jacob came to m Luz which
1 Sam. 14. 15. male was circumcised, all that went is in the land of Canaan, that is, 2 Chr. 14. 14. out of the gate of his city. Beth-el, he and all the people that m ch. 28. 19,
22. 25 [ And it came to pass on the were with him.
third day, when they were sore, that 7 And he nbuilt there an altar, and Ecc. 5. 4. sch. 49.5, 6, 7. two of the sons of Jacob, Simeon called the place || El-beth-el; because || That is, The
God of Bethand Levi, Dinah's brethren, took each othere God appeared unto him, when man his sword, and came upon the he fled from the face of his brother. So ch. 28. 13. city boldly, and slew all the males. l 8 But PDeborah Rebekah's nurse p ch. 24. 59.
26 And they slew Hamor and She- died, and she was buried beneath † Heb. mouth. chem his son with the tedge of the Beth-el under an oak: and the name
sword, and took Dinah out of She of it was called Allon-bachuth. ll That is, The chem's house, and went out.
9 And God appeared unto Jacob
oak of weep
ing. 27 The sons of Jacob came upon the again, when he came out of Padan- , Hos. 12. 4. slain, and spoiled the city, because aram, and blessed him. they had defiled their sister.
10 And God said unto him, Thy 28 They took their sheep, and their name is Jacob : "thy name shall not rch. 17. 5. . oxen, and their asses, and that which be called any more Jacob, but Israel sch. 32. 28. was in the city, and that which was shall be thy name; and he called his in the field,
name Israel. 29 And all their wealth, and all their 11 And God said unto him, I am t ch. 17. 1. &
48. 3. 4. little ones, and their wives took they God Almighty: be fruitful and mul-|
Ex. 6. 3. captive, and spoiled even all that was tiply; "a nation and a company of u ch. 17.5, 6, in the house. nations shall be of thee, and kings
16. & 28. 3. &
48. 4. 30 And Jacob said to Simeon and shall come out of thy loins; tch. 49. 6. Levi, + Ye have u troubled me * to make 12 And the land which I gave w ch. 12. 7. & u Josh. 7. 25.
13.15. & 26.3, me to stink among the inhabitants of Abraham and Isaac, to thee I will x Ex. 5. 21.
4. & 28. 13. 1 Sam. 13. 4.
the land, among the Canaanites and give it, and to thy seed after thee
number, they shall gather themselves 13 And God *went up from him in x ch. 17. 22.
31 And they said, Should he deal the place where he talked with him,
a drink offering thereon, and he pour-
ed oil thereon.
15 And Jacob called the name of
z ch. 28. 19.
† Heb. a little min, and dieth in the way to Beth-lehem. 23 The sons
piece of of Jacob. 27 Jacob cometh to Isaac at Hebron. 28
ground, The age, death, and burial of Isaac,
el; and there was but ta little way | Ž King8 5. 19.