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beh. 20. 2.
& 15. 18.
kch. 12. 3 & 72. 18.
n . 23
och. 34. 16.
God instructeth and blesseth Isaac.
Abimclech covenanieth with unto Abimelech king of the Philistines days of Abraham his father; for the Phicit, 1804. unto Gerar.
listines had stopped them after the death 2 And the LORD appeared unto him, of Abraham: and he called their names and said, Go not down into Egypt; dwell after the names by which his father had in the land which I shall tell thee of: called them.
3 Sojourn in this land, and I will be 19 And Isaac's servants digged in the ilebr. 11.9. with thee, and 'will bless thee; for unto valley, and found there a well of + spring- titi ech. 78. 15. thee, and unto thy seed, I will give all ing water. ch. 13. is. these countries, and I will perform the 20 And the herdmen of Gerar? did strive 2 cl
oath which I sware unto Abraham thy with Isaac's herdmen, saying, The water is father;
our's: and he called the name of the well 4 And 'I will make thy seed to mul- | || Esek; because they strove with him. tiply as the stars of heaven, and will give 21 And they digged another well, and unto thy seed all these countries; * and strove for that also: and he called the in thy seed shall all the nations of the name of it || Sitnah. earth be blessed;
22 And he removed from thence, and ch, p. 16,
5 'Because that Abraham obeyed my digged another well; and for that they voice, and kept my charge, my command-strove not: and he called the name of it ments, my statutes, and my laws.
|| Rehoboth; and he said, For now the 11 6 | And Isaac dwelt in Gerar: LORD hath made room for us, and we shall
7. And the men of the place asked him be fruitful in the land. ch. 12. 13. of his wife; and he said, She is my 23 | And he went up from thence to Ex * 20. 2. 13. sister: for " he feared to say, She is my Beer-sheba.
wife; lest, said he, the men of the place 24 And the LORD appeared unto him should kill me for Rebekah; because she the same night, and said, I am the God is was fair to look upon.
of Abraham thy father:"fear not, for I am 8 And it came to pass, when he had with thee, and will bless thee, and multiply Ac been there a long time, that Abimelech thy seed for my servant Abraham's sake. king of the Philistines looked out at a 25 And he builded an altar there, window, and saw, and, behold, Isaac was and called upon the name of the LORD, & sporting with Rebekah his wife.
and pitched his tent there: and there 9 And Abimelech called Isaac, and Isaac's servants digged a well. said, Behold, of a surety she is thy wife: 26 Then Abimelech went to him from and how saidst thou, She is my sister? Gerar, and Ahuzzath one of his friends, And Isaac said unto him, Because I said, and Phichol the chief captain of his army, 8c Lest I die for her.
27 And Isaac said unto them, Where10 And Abimelech said, What is this fore come ye to me, seeing "ye hate me, hJ thou hast done unto us? one of the and have sent me away from you?
people might lightly have lien with thy 28 And they said, + We saw certainly pek. 20. 9. wife, and ”thou shouldest have brought that the LORD was with thee: and we ke guiltiness upon us.
said, Let there be now an oath betwixt 93. 11 And Abimelech charged all his peo- us, even betwixt us and thee, and let us 9 Pr. 105. 15. ple, saying, He that "toucheth this man make a covenant with thee;
or his wife shall surely be put to death. 29 +That thou wilt do us no hurt, as
12. Then Isaac sowed in that land, we have not touched thee, and as we have $e. and treceived in the same year "an hun- done unto thee nothing but good, and dredfold; and the LORD "blessed him: have sent thee away in peace: thou art !
13 And the man waxed great, and now the blessed of the LORD. ver. 3: ch. + went forward, and grew until he became 30 And he made them a feast, and m very great :
they did eat and drink. 14 For he had possession of flocks, and 31 And they rose up betimes in the The best come possession of herds, and great store of || ser morning, and "sware one to another: and nc
vants: and the Philistines "envied him. Isaac sent them away, and they departed
15 For all the wells which his father's from him in peace. bandry. 4 ch.37. 11. servants had digged in the days of Abra 32 And it came to pass the same day, Echem to ham his father, the Philistines had stop- that Isaac's servants came, and told him
ped them, and filled them with earth. concerning the well which they had digged,
16 And Abimelech said unto Isaac, Go and said unto him, We have found water. * Exod. 1.9 from us; for *thou art much mightier 33 And he called it || Shebah : 'there- IT than we.
fore the name of the city is || Beer-sheba 17 And Isaac departed thence, and unto this day. pitched his tent in the valley of Gerar, 34 | PAnd Esau was forty years old the and dwelt there.
when he took to wife Judith the daughter 18 1 And Isaac digged again the wells of Beeri the Hittite, and Bashemath the of water, which they had digged in the daughter of Elon the Hittite:
? Heb. found. Matt. 13.8 Mark 4.8.
Job 42. 12. tch. 34 35 1's. 112. 3.
CHRIST cir. 1760.
+ Het dit
Isaac sendeth Esax for venison.
CHAP. XXVII. Jacob by subtilty obtaineth the blessing.
I; who art thou, my son?
19 And Jacob said unto his father, I
20 And Isaac said unto his son, How eneth Jacob. 42 Rebekah disappointeth it.
is it that thou hast found it so quickly, A to the LORD
was old, and his eyes were dim, so thy God brought it fto me. I Sea 3* that he could not see, he called Esau his 21 And Isaac saidunto Jacob, Come near,
eldest son, and said unto him, My son: I pray thee, that I'may feel thee, my son, p ver. 19. and he said unto him, Behold, here am I. whether thou be my very son Esau or not.
2 And he said, Behold now, I am old, 22 And Jacob went near unto Isaac Prev. pen. I know not the day of my death : his father; and he felt him, and said,
3“Now therefore take, I pray thee, thy The voice is Jacob's voice, but the hands
weapons, thy quiver and thy bów, and go are the hands of Esau.
4 And make me savoury meat, such as his hands were hairy, as his brother 9 ver. 16.
5 And Rebekah heard when Isaac spake Esau? And he said, I am.
field to hunt for venison, and to bring it. and I will eat of my son's venison, 'that' ver. 4.
65 And Rebekah spake unto Jacob her my soul may bless thee. And he brought son, saying, Behold, I heard thy father it near to him, and he did eat: and he speak unto Esau thy brother, saying, brought him wine, and he drank.
7 Bring me venison, and make me sa 26 And his father Isaac said unto him, voury meat, that I may eat, and bless Come near now, and kiss me, my son. thee before the LORD before my death. 27 And he came near, and kissed him:
8 Now therefore, my son, Robey myvoice and he smelled the smell of his raiment, according to that which I command thee. and blessed him, and said, See, 'the smeli »Hos. 14. 6.
9 Go now to the flock, and fetch me of my son is as the smell of a field which from thence two good kids of the goats; the Lord hath blessed : and I will make them 'savoury meat for 28 Therefore God give thee of the Heb. 11. 20. thy father, such as he loveth:
dew of heaven, and the fatness of the 13, 28. Dam. 10 And thou shalt bring it to thy fa- earth, and plenty of corn and wine : ther, that he may eat, and that he may 29 'Let people serve thee, and nations * Deut. 33. bless thee before his death.
bow down to thee: be lord over thy breth11 And Jacob said to Rebekah his mo- ren, and let thy mother's sons bow down & 25. 23 bei. $ ther, Behold, "Esau my brother is a hairy to thee: cursed be every one that curseth a ch. 19. . man, and I am a smooth man:
thee, and blessed be he that blesseth thee. Nuinb. 249. 12 My father peradventure will "feel 30 And it came to pass, as soon as
me, and I shall seem to him as a deceiver; Isaac had made an end of blessing Jacob, che quest and I shall bring ka curse upon me, and and Jacob was yet scarce gone out from not a blessing
the presence of Isaac his father, that Esau 13 And his mother said unto him, his brother came in from his hunting. dos Upon me be thy curse, my son: only
31 And he also had made savoury obey my voice, and go fetch me them. meat, and brought it unto his father,
14 And he went, and fetched, and and said unto his father, Let my father
brought them to his mother: and his mo- arise, and eat of his son's venison, that b ver. 4. * ver. 68 ther ** made savoury meat, such as his fa- thy soul may bless me. ther loved.
32 And Isaac his father said unto him, 15 And Rebekah took + "goodly rai- Who art thou? And he said, I am thy ment of her eldest son Esau, which were son, thy firstborn Esau. with her in the house, and put them up 33 And Isaac † trembled very exceed- tilbehtremon Jacob her younger son:
ingly, and said, Who? where is he that great trem. 16 And she put the skins of the kids hath † taken venison, and brought it me, ly. of the goats upon his hands, and upon and I have eaten of all before thou camthe smooth of his neck :
est, and have blessed him ? yea, and he ch. 28.3.4: 17 And she gave the savoury meat shall be blessed. and the bread, which she had prepared, 54 | And when Esau heard the words into the hand of her son Jacob. of his father, he cried with a great and !!!ebr. 12. 18 And he came unto his father, and exceeding bitter cry, and said unto his
1. 21. wch. 45. 18
ch. 9. 25
d ch.25 m. e ch. 2. 23.
gave him a
k ver. 98. Hebr. 11. 20.
Esau by importunity obtaineth a blessing. GENESIS.
: The vision of Jacob's ladder. father, Bless me, even me also, O my father. 2 Arise, go to Padan-aram, to the c Before
35 And he said, Thy brother came with house of Bethuel thy mother's father; and subtilty, and
hath taken away thy blessing. take thee a wife from thence of the daugh- c Hoa. 12. 12 . ch.25 6. 36 And he said, "Is not he rightly ters of Laban thy mother's brother. Thanica named || Jacob? for he hath supplanted 3 6 And God Almighty bless thee, and 1 ch. 24. 29(28. 25-33me these two times : 'he took away my make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, that sch
. 17.1,6. birthright; and, behold, now he hath thou mayest be fa multitude of people; bine in taken away my blessing. And he said, 4 And give thee - the blessing of A- people. Hast thou not reserved a blessing for me? braham, to thee, and to thy seed with 6 ch. 12. 2.
37 And Isaac answered and said unto thee; that thou mayest inherit the land FulfilledEsau, 5 Behold, I have made him thy lord, wherein thou art a stranger, which in
and all his brethren have I given to him God gave unto Abraham.
Bethuel the Syrian, the brother of Re-
bless me, even me also, O my father. And blessed Jacob, and sent him away to Pai Hob 12.17. Esau lifted up his voice, 'and wept. dan-aram, to take him a wife from thence;
39 And Isaac his father answered and and that as he blessed him he
said unto him, Behold, "thy dwelling charge, saying, Thou shalt not take a 0r, of the shall be || the fatness of the earth, and of wife of the daughters of Canaan; the dew of heaven from above;
7 And that Jacob obeyed his father and 40 And by thy sword shalt thou live, his mother, and was gone to Padan-aram; Ich. 25-23. and 'shalt serve thy brother; and mit 8 And Esau seeing that the daughters kabi 20.a.s shall come to pass when thou shalt have of Canaan † pleased not Isaac his father; + Heb. were ni 2 Kings & the dominion, that thou shalt break his 9 Then went Esau unto Ishmael, and evil in the yoke from off thy neck.
took unto the wives which he had Maha- eir. 1560. nch. 37. 4, 8. 41 | And Esau " hated Jacob because lath the daughter of Ishmael Abraham's helisited
of the blessing wherewith his father bless- son,” the sister of Nebajoth, to be his wife. Bashemash. och. 50.304. ed him: and Esau said in his heart, The 1o And Jacob "went out from Beer- n Hos. 12.12.
days of mourning for my father are at hand; sheba, and went toward °Haran. p Obad. 10. Pthen will I slay my brother Jacob. 11 And he lighted upon a certain place, Charran.
42 And these words of Esau her and tarried there all night, cause the elder son were told to Rebekah: and she sun was set; and he took of the stones sent and called Jacob her younger son, of that place, and put them for his pil
and said unto him, Behold, thy brother lows, and lay down in that place to sleep. q Ps. 64.5 Esau, as touching thee, doth ? comfort 12 And he P dreamed, and behold a lad- 5.6*32. 13 himself, purposing to kill thee.
der set up on the earth, and the top of it 43 Now therefore, my son, obey my reached to heaven: and behold' the angels John 1:51.
voice; and arise, flee thou to Laban my of God ascending and descending on it. r ch. 11. 31. brother 'to Haran;
13 'And, behold, the LORD stood above I ch. 35. 1. 44 And tarry with him a few days, it, and said, 'I am the LORD God of Abra- ch. 2. 24. until thy brother's fury turn away; ham thy father, and the God of Isaac:
45 Until thy brother's anger turn away the land whereon thou liest, to thee from thee, and he forget that which thou will I give it, and to thy seed; hast done to him: then I will send, and 14 And "thy seed shall be as the dust fetch thee from thence: why should I be of the earth, and thou shalt tspread abroad Heb. break deprived also of you both in one day? to the west, and to the east, and to the wch. 13. 14.
46 And Rebekah said to Isaac, 'I am north, and to the south: and in thee and Deut. 12. 20.
weary of my life because of the daughters in thy seed shall all the families of the X ch.13 1 ch. 243. of Heth: 'if Jacob take a wife of the earth be blessed.
daughters of Heth, such as these which 15 And, behold, 'I am with thee, and will see ver. 20 are of the daughters of the land, what 'keep thee in all places whither thou goest, 2:31.3.2 good shall my life do me?
and will “ bring thee again into this
land; 2 ch. 1& 16. CHAP. XXVIII.
for bI will not leave thee, until I have
done that which I have spoken to thee of. Deut. 38. 6. 1 Isaac blesseth Jacob, and senlleth him to Padan-aram. 6 Esau marrieth Mahalath
16 | And Jacob awaked out of his Joshi the daughter of Ishmael. 12 The vision of sleep, and he said, Surely the Lord is in Hebr. 13. 5. Jacob's ladder. 18 The stone of Beth-cl. a this place; and I knew it not. 20 Jacob's vow.
17 And he was afraid, and said, How Exod. 3.5 ND Isaac called Jacob, and blessed dreadful is this place ! this is none other
but the house of God, and this is the
18 And Jacob rose up early in the
o Called, Arts 7. 2,
ch.13. 15& 35. 12.
uch. 13. 16.
sch. 26. 35 & 28. &.
& 18. 18. & 22. 18. & 26.
Ps. 121. 5.:,& a ch.35.6.
& 45. 14, 15.
4. & 35 14 fler & 9
& 19. 12, 13 + Heb.
9 Sam. 3.14
kas feet. a Numl. 23
Jacob cometh to the well of Haran. CHAP. XXIX.
Laban entertaineth him. morning, and took the stone that he had well's mouth, and watered the flock of Before
put for his pillows, and set it up for a Laban his mother's brother. d. 13 pillar,' and poured oil upon the top of it. 11 And Jacob "kissed Rachel, and ch.33.4.
19 And he called the name of that lifted up his voice, and wept. 11.12.Numă place || Beth-el: but the name of that 12 And Jacob told Rachel that he was l'aigres city was called Luz at the first.
f her father's brother, and that he was ? ch. 13. 8. 20 And Jacob vowed a vow, say- Rebekah's son: Band she ran and told her *24.14.16. Toats, ing, If God will be with me, and will father.
keep me in this way that I go, and will 13 And it came to pass, when Laban che 31.13 give me bread to eat, and raiment to heard the + tidings of Jacob his sister's ^ Heb. 2 Sam 13 put on,
son, that he ran to meet him, and em- I ch. 24.29. 21 So that 'I come again to my fa- braced him, and kissed him, and brought
ther's house in peace; "then shall the him to his house. And he told Laban saa. 19 Lord be my God:
all these things. 22 And this stone, which I have set for 14 And Laban said to him, 'Surely thou ch.2.98. asking a pillar, " shall be God's house: ° anđ of art my bone and my flesh. And he abode ser
all that thou shalt give me I will surely with him + the space of a month.
15 | And Laban said unto Jacob, Be- a month ago
cause thou art my brother, shouldest thou CHAP. XXIX.
therefore serve me for nought? tell me,
taketh acquaintance of Rachel. 13 Laban 16 And Laban had two daughters: the
18 And Jacob loved Rachel; and said, • Hea lint WHEN Jacob † went on his journey, I will serve thee seven years for Rachel keb. 31.41.
* and came into the land of the tpeo thy younger daughter. Hos. 12. ple of the east.
19 And Laban said, It is better that I 2 And he looked, and behold a well in give her to thee, than that I should give the field, and, lo, there were three flocks her to another man: abide with me. of sheep lying by it; for out of that well 20 And Jacob served seven years for 1 ch. 30. 26. they watered the Aocks: and a great Rachel; and they seemed unto him but Hos. 12. 12. stone was upon the well's mouth. a few days, for the love he had to her.
3 And thither were all the flocks ga 21 Ånd Jacob said unto Laban, Give thered: and they rolled the stone from me my wife, for my days are fulfilled, that the well's mouth, and watered the sheep, I may " go in unto her.
m Judg. 15. and put the stone again upon the well's 22 And Laban gathered together all mouth in his place.
the men of the place, and made a feast. Jude 14:
her to him; and he went in unto her.
25 And it came to pass, that in the
And they said, He is well: and, behold, Ra- to Laban, What is this thou hast done b. 17. chel his daughter cometh with the sheep. unto me? did not I serve with thee for
? And he said, Lo, f it is yet high day, Rachel? wherefore then hast thou be-
done in our + country, to give the younger + Heb. plece.
shalt serve with me yet seven other years. 9 ? And while he yet spake with them, 28 | And Jacob did so, and fulfilled Esode Rachel came with her father's sheep: her week: and he gave him Rachel his for she kept them.
daughter to wife also.
30 And he went in also unto Rachel, Ber: 20. 15 ban his mother's brother, that Jacob
went and he loved also Rachel more than Leah, q sh. so. a. near, and rolled the stone from the and served with himoyet seven other years. H: 12:12
Hello dhere peace
+ fle'a yet
Before CHRIST cir. 1749.
sch. 30. L
troop, or company.
That is hearing
See Numb. 18. 2
That is, praise. + Ileb. stood from beerIN
Rachel's grief for her barrenness.
She beareth Joseph. 31 | And when the LORD *saw that 11 And Leah said, A troop cometh:
Leah was hated, he opened her womb: and she called his name || Gad. Ps. 197.3. but Rachel was barren.
12 And Zilpah Leah's maid bare Ja- ! That is, a 32 And Leah conceived, and bare a cob a second son. That is, see son, and she called his name || Reuben: 13 And Leah said, † Happy am I, for Isai. Gs. 11.
for she said, Surely the LORD hath look- the daughters ” will call me blessed : and Heb. 20:31. 3. *. ed upon my affliction; now therefore my she called his name || Asher. P. 25 18. husband will love me.
14 1 And Reuben went in the days of m Prov. 31. 33 And she conceived again, and bare wheat harvest, and found mandrakes in 8. Luke i. a son; and said, Because the LORD hath the field, and brought them unto his mo- That is, heard that I was hated, he hath therefore ther Leah. Then Rachel said to Leah, cir. 1748. given me this son also: and she called his Give me, I pray thee, of thy son's man- + ch. 25. 30. name || Simeon.
drakes. 34 And she conceived again, and bare 15 And she said unto her, o Is it a : Numb. 16. a son: and said, Now this time will my small matter that thou hast taken my husband be joined unto me, because I husband ? and wouldest thou take away
have born him three sons: therefore was my son's mandrakes also ? And Rachel I That is, his name called || Levi.
said, Therefore he shall lie with thee to
LORD: therefore she called his name the evening, and Leah went out to meet - Matt. 1.2. ' || Judah; and + left bearing.
him, and said, Thou must come in unto CHAP. XXX.
me; for surely I have hired thee with my
son's mandrakes. And he lay with her
Bilhah her maid unto Jacob. 5 She'beareth that night.
17 And God hearkened unto Leah, cir. 1747.
18 And Leah said, God hath given me
to my husband : and she called his name
19 And Leah conceived again, and bare
her sister; and said unto Jacob, Give me me with a good dowry; now will my hus. c Job 5.2. children, or else I die.
band dwell with me, because I have born 2 And Jacob's anger was kindled against him six sons: and she called his name ch.16.2 Rachel : and he said, “ Am I in God's 11 P Zebulun.
stead, who hath withheld from thee the 21 And afterwards she bare a daugh- Called, fruit of the womb?
ter, and called her name || Dinah. 3 And she said, Behold ® my maid Bil 22 [ And God 'remembered Rachel, cir. 1745
That is, soby.502.23. hah, go in unto her; fand she shall bear and God hearkened to her, and 'opened 8 ch. 16. 2 upon my knees, that I may also thave her womb. children by her.
23 And she conceived, and bare a , ch. 29. 31. 4 And she gave him Bilhah her hand-son; and said, God hath taken away Smy cir. 1745ch. 16.3 maid nto wife: and Jacob went in unto' reproach: her.
24 And she called his name || Joseph; Luke 25ar. 1748.
5 $ And Bilhah conceived, and bare and said, “ The LORD shall add to me an- adding Jacob a son.
other son. 6 And Rachel said, God hath · judged 25 And it came to pass, when RaLam. 3. 5o. me, and hath also heard my voice, and chel had born Joseph, that Jacob said unto
hath given me a son: therefore called she Laban, “Send me away, that I may go unto That is, his name || Dan.
*mine own place, and to my country.
again, and bare Jacob a second son. ' for whom I have served thee, and let och 19. 20, wrestlings of
8 And Rachel said, With +great me go: for thou knowest my service God chox wrestlings have I wrestled with my sister, which I have done thee.
and I have prevailed: and she called his 27 And Laban said unto him, I pray That is, my name || Naphtali.
thee, if I have found favour in thine eyes, 99 When Leah saw that she had left tarry: for * I have learned by experience s ch. 39. 3, bearing, she took Zilpah her maid, and that the LORD hath blessed me for thy : See ch. 96. gave her Jacob to wife.
sake. 10 And Zilpah Leah's maid bare Ja 28 And he said, ÞAppoint me thy b ch. 29. 15.
wages, and I will give it.
I That is, an hire.
cir. 1743 a ch. 29. 31. bch. 37.11.
1 That is, dwelling.
1 Sam. 1.5
Mall. 4. 13,