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hathy, and he is become great : and he
Abrabams servants errand. Chap. XXV. He returnetb witb Rebeked. water to wash his feet, and the mens feet 52 And it came to pass, that when Abre. that were with him,
hamsiervant heard their words, be worthip33 And there was ret meat before him to ped the LORD bowing bimself to the earth. ezt ; but he said, I will not eat, untill have 53. And ti e lervant brougbi fosth jewels rold mine errand. And he said, Speak on. of lilver, and jewels of gold, & raiment, &
34 And he said, I am Abrahams fervidt. gave tbem to Rebekah : Hegave also to her 35 And the LORD fixth blessed my malier brother, and to her mother precious things.
54 And they did ext and drink, he & the given him Rocks, and herds, and fil. men that were with bim, and earned alt ver, and goid, and men-Servants, and night; and they rose up in the morning, niaid-servants, and camels, and a fles. and nie raid, Send me away unto my master.
35 And Saran my masters wife bare 3 55 And her brother and her mother said, son to my matter when the was old and Let the damsel abide with as a few days, unto him bath be given all that he hath,
at the least ien į a'ter tha: she ih all go. 37 And my mafter made me fwear, fay. 56 Andreiaid unto them, Hinder me not, ing, Thou shall not take a wife to my son seeing the LORD hath pro/pered my way of the daughters of the Canaanites in whole send me away, that I inay go to my matter. land I dwell.
57 And they said, We will call the dam38 But thou shalt go unto my fathers set and enquire at her mouth. Koule, and to my kindred, and take a wife 58 And ibey called Rebekah, and said tnto my son,
unto her, Wilt thou go with this man? 19 And I said unto my moster, Perad- and the laid, I will go : Penture the woman will oot follow me. 59 And they sent away Rebekah their
40 And be said unto me, The LORD be- filter, and her nurse, and Abrahams ferfore whom I walk, will send his angel with vant, and his men. Thes, and prosper thy way, and thou thait 60 And they blessed Rebekah,&laid unto take a wile for my son of my kindred, and her, Thou art our filter, be thou toe motber of my fathers house.
of thousands of millions, and let thy feed 41 Then thalt thou be clear from this pofsels the gate or those which hate them. my oath, when thou comelt to my kindred ; 61 11 And Rebekah arole, and her damand if they give not the one, thou thalt bé fels, and they rode upon the camels, and clear from y oath.
followed the map : and the servant took 41 Ad I came this day unto the well, and Rebekah, and went his way. said, O LORD Godof my maiter Abrahain, 62 And Ifaac came from way of $ well if now thou do prosper niy way which I go. Lahai-roi 1or he dwelt in thesouth country.
43 Behold, I'ítand by the well of water ; 63 And l'aac went out to meditate in and it fhall come to pass, that when the the field at the even-tide, and he lift up virgin comcth forth to draw water, and I his eyes, and law, and behold, the camels say to her, Give me, I pray thee, a little were coming. water of thy pitcher to drink :
64 And Rebekah lift up her eyes,& when 44 And the lay to me, Bo:h drink thou, the raw 1aac, fhelighted off the camel. and I will also draw for thy camels : let 65 For the had laid unto the servant, the same be the woman, whom the LORD what man is this that walketh in the field hath appointed out for my masters fon. to meet us? and the servant had said, liis
45 And before I had done speaking in my matter : there.ore the took a yail, and mine heart, Behold, Rebekah came forth covered her self. with her pitcher on her Thouider ; and the 66 And the servant told Isaac all thinge went down unto the well, and drew water : that he had done. & Ilaid unto her, let me drink, I pray thee, 67. And Isaac brought her into bis mother
46 And the made haste, and let down her Sarahs tent, and took Rebekab, and fhebepitcher from her shoulder, and said, Drink, came his wife, and he loved her : and Isaac and I will give thy camels drink also : So I was comforted after his mothers destb. drank, and The made the camels drink also.
CHAP. XXV. 49 And I asked her, and said, Whore it be fons of Abrabam by Keturab : 7 His daughter art thou? and ine laid,
The daugh. age and dealt : 24 Tbé birtb of Esmu and ter of Bethuel, Nahors son, whom Milcah 1 Acob. 29 Esau fellett bis birth rigét. bare T
'Hen 2g in Abraham took a wife, and her face, and the bracelets upon her hands. her name was Keturah.
48 And I bowed down my head, and 2 And the bare him Zimran, and Jokshan worshipped the LORD, and blessed the and Medan, & Midian,& Imbak, & Shuah. LORD God of my master Abraham, which 3 And Jokihan begat Sheba, and Dehad led me in the right way, to take my dan. And the fans of Dedan werc Ashurima matters brothers daughter unto his lon, and Lerushim, and Leummim,
49And now, if you will deal kindly & tru 4 And & fons of Midian ; Ephah, and Ely w my matter, tell me: and if not tell me, pher, and Hanoch,& Abidab, and Eldaah : ỳ I may turn to the right hand or to s left. 31 there were the children of Keturah. 50 Then Laban and Berhuel answered &
5.9 And Abraham gave all that he had Said, The thing procecdeth from LORD: unto Taac. we cannot speak unto thee bad or good. 6 But unto the Sons of the concubines, i
51 Behold, Rebekah is before thee, take Abraham had, Abraham gave gifts, & fenc ber, and go, and let her be thy malters sops them away from Isaac his son (while be wifs, the LORC hath [pokea.
Efau and Jacob. yet lived) catt-ward unto the caft-country, a cunning hunter, a man of the field; and
7 And there are the days of the years of Jacob was a plain man dwelling in tents. Abrahams life which he lived, an hundred 28 And Ifaac loved Elau because he did three core and fifteen years.
eat of bis venison : bat Rebekah loved 8. Then Abraham gave up the ghoft, and Jacob. died in a good old age, an old man, and full 29 9 And Jacob fod potrage : and Blau of years ; and was gathered to his people. came from the field, and he was faint.
9. And his sons Ifanc and Ishmael bu 30 And Elau said to Jacob, Feed me, I ried him in the cave of Machpelah, in the pray thee, with ý same red pottage, for I am field of Ephron the son of Zohar the Hit- faint : therefore was his name called Edom. tite, which is before Mamre ;
3! And Jacob said, Sell me this day thy 10 The field which Abraham purchaled birth-right. of the sons of Heth : there was Abrabam 32 And Esau raid, Behold, I am at the buried, and Sarah his wire.
point to dic': and what profit shall this 11 And it came to pass after the death birth-right do to me? of Abrahap, Ý God blessed his son laac: 33 And Jacob said, Swear to me this and Ifaac dwest by the well Lahai-roi. day. And he sware unto him ; and he sold
12 91 Now thele are the generations of his birth right unto Jacob.
and rose up, and went his way: thus Esau 13. And these are the names of the fons despised his birth-right. of íshmael, by their names, according to
ÇHA P. XXVI. their generations: The fift-born of inn- 1 Isane gostb to Gerar. 2 God blesetb bim. mael, Nebajoth, and Kedar, and Adbeel, 25 Abimelecbs covenant witb bim : 34 Eand Mibíam.
Sou' wives. 1 Hadar, and Tema, Jetur, Naphith,
A Nd there was a famine in the land, bc
fides the firit famine that was in the and Kedeman,
days of Abraham. And Isaac went unto A16. These are the sons of Ishmael, and bimelech king of $ Philistines, unto Gerar: there are their names, by their towns, and 2 And the LORD appeared unto him, by their cattles ; twelve princes according and said, Go not down into Egypt, dwell to their oations.
in the land which I shall tell thee of. 17 And there are the years of the life of Ihmael, an hundred thirty and leven with thee, and will bless thee : for unta
2. Sojourn in this land, and I will be years : and he gave up the gholt and died, thee and unto thy reed
I will give all these and was gathered unto his people. countries, and I will perform the oath
18 And they dwele_from Havilah unto which I fware unto Abraham thy father. Skur, that is before Egypt, as thou goeft 4.And I will make thy reed to multiply towards Affyria ; and he died in the pre- as the stars of heaven, & will give unto thy sence of all his brethren.
feed all these countries and in thy feed 19 | And thele art the generations of shall all the nations of the earth be blessed. Isaac Abrahams fon : Abraham begat Isaac. 5 Because that Abraham obeyed my voice,
20 And Ifaac was forty years old when and kept my charge, my commandments, he took Rebekab to wife, the daughter of my itatutes, and my laws. Bethuel the Syrian of Padan-aram, the 61 And 1f2xc dwelt in Gerar. fifter to Laban the Syrian.
7 And the men of the place asked bim of 21 And Iraae intreated the Lord for his wife ; & he said. She is my filter: for ne his wife, because she was barren : and the feared to say, Sbe is my wile; left, said be, LORD was intreated of him, and Rebekah the men of the
place should kill me for Rea his wife conceived.
bekah, because she wu fair to look upon : 22. And the children struggled together 8 And it came to pass when he had been within her, and she said, If it be so, why am there a long time, that Abimelech
king of I thus? And the went to enquire of į LORD. the Philistines looked out at a window,
23 And the LORD said unto her, Two and law, and behold, Isaac was sporting nations are in thy womb, and two man. with Rebekah his wise. per of people shall be separated from thy 9 And Abimelech called Ifaac,& said. Bebowels and tbe one people thall
be strong. hold, of a furety she is thy wife ; and bow er than the orber people; and the elder saidit thou. She is my lifter? And Isaac said Mall serve the younger,
unto him, Because I said, Left I die for her, 24-9 And when her days to be delivered 10 And Abimelech said, what is this thou were fulfilled, hebold, tbare were twins in haft done unto us ? one of the people might her womb.
lightly have lien with thy wife, and thod 25 And the first came out red, all over Thouldelt have brought guilciness upon us, like an hairy garment : and they called his 11 And Abimelech charged all, bis ped. Dame Esau
ple, saying, He that toucheth this man or 26. And after that came his brother out, his wife, shall lurcly he put to death, and his hand took hold on Eraus heel; and
12 Then Isaac roved in that land, and his name was called Jacob: and Isaic was received in the same year an hundred fold; threescore vears old wheo the bare them. and the LORD blessed him. 27 And the boys grew : and Efau was 13 And the man waxed great, & went for:
God blefetb Ifaac.
Chap. xxvij. Efau is fent.for venison. ward, and grew until he became very great, ning the well, which they had digged, and
14. For he had possession of Hocks, and said unto bim, we have found water. pofleflion of herds, and great store of ler 33 And he called it Sheba ; therefore the vants. And the Philistines envied him. game of $ city is Beer-sheba unto this day.
15. For all the wells which his fathers 34 | And Erau was torty years old when fervants had digged in the days of Abra- he took to wife Judith, the daughter of ham bis father, the Philistines had stopped Becri the Hittite, and Balhemath the them, and filled them with earth. daughter of Elon the Hittite:
16 And Abimelech said unto Isaac, Go 35 Which were a grief of miód onto from us : for thou art much mightier than Isaac and to Rebekah.
CHAP. XXVII. 17; 9. And Isaac departed thence, and i Ifase sendetb Efau for venison. 6 Facobina pitched his tent in the valley of Gerar, and structed by Rebekab, obtainetb tbe blessing. dwelt there.
41 Efau tbreatning bim, 42 is prevented. 18 And Ifaac digged again the wells of
Nd it came to pals that when Isaac water, which they bad digged in the days was old, and his eyes were dim, so that of
ham his father, for the Philiftines he could not see, he called Elau his eldelt had stopped them
after the death of Abra- fon, and said unto him, My son: And he ham: and he called their names after the said unto him, Behold, bere am 1. names by which his father had called them. 2 And he said, Behold now, I am old, I
19. And laacs servants digged in the know oot the day of my death. valley, and found there a well of spring. 3 Now therefore, take, I pray thee, thg ing water.
weapons, thy, quiver and thy bow, and go 20 And the herdmen of Gerar did strive out to the field, and take me some venison : with Isaacs herdmen, saying, The water 4 And make me lavoury meat, such as I is ours: and he called the name of the well love, and bring it to me, that I may eat ; Elek, because they ftrove with him. that my foul may bleis thee before I die.
21 And they digged another well, and 5 And Rebekah heard when Isaac Ipake strove for that allo: and he called the name to Erau his son, and Efau went to the field of it Sitoah.
to hunt for venifon, and to bring it. 22 And he removed from thence, and .6 11 And Rebekah (pake unto Jacob her digged another well, and for that they ron, Taying, Behold, I heard thy father Atrove not: and he called the name of it speak unto Esau thy brother, saying, Rehoboth ;' and he said, For now the 7 Bring me venison, and make me faLORD hath made room for us, and we voury meat, that I may ear, and bless thee Thall be fruitful in the land.
before the LORD, before my death, 23 And he went up from thence to 8 Now therefore my son obey my voice, Beer. Theba.
according to that which I command thee. 24. And the LORD appeared unto him 9 Go now to the flock, and ferch me the fame night, and said, I am the God of from thence two good kids of the goats ; Abraham thy father fear not, for I am and I will make them favoury meat for thy with thee, and will bless thee, and multiply father, such as he loveth. thy feed for my servant Abrahamsiake. 10 And thou shalt bring it to thy father,
25 And he builded an altar there, and that he may eat, and that he may bless called upon the name of the LORD, and thee before his death. pitched his tent there and there Iraacs Il And Jacob said to Rebekah his moservants digged a well :
ther, Behold, Erau my brother is a hairy 26 Then Abimelech went to him from man, and I am a smooth man. Gerar and Ahuzzath one of his friends, and 12 My father peradventure will feel me, Pbicol the chief captain of his army, and I shall seem to him as a deceiver, and
27 And Isaac said unto them, Wherefore I shall bring a curfe upon me, and not a come ye to' me, secing ye hate me, and blessing. have sent me away from you?
13 And his mother said onto him, Up28 And they said, We saw certainly on me be thy curse, my son, only obey my that the LORD was with thce : and we said, voice, and go and fetch me tbom. Let there be now an oath betwixt us, even 14 And he went, and fetched, and brought betwixt us and thee, and let us make a co- tbem to his mother : and his mother made venant with thee,
savoury meat, such as his father lovca. 29 That thou wilt do us no hart, as we 15 And Rebekah took goodly raiment have not touched thee, and as we have of her eldest son Esau, which were with her done unto thee nothing but good, and have in the house, and put them upon Jacob her sent thee away in peace : thou art now the younger son. blessed of the LORD.
16 And the put the skics of the kids of 30 And he made them a feast, and they the goats apon his hands, and upon the did eat and drink.
I'mooth of his neck, 31. And they rose up betimes in the 17. And he gave the savoury meat, and morning, and sware one to another : and the bread which she had prepared, into the Isaac sent them away, and they departed hand ot her son Jacob. from him in peace.
18 1 And he came unto his father, and 32 And it came to pass the same day, that said, My father: and he said, Here ami; Isaacs servants came, and told him concer. who art thou, my lon?
Ifaac blefeto facob.
Gooclrs. Esau tbreatnett Jacob. 19 And Jacob raid unto his father, I am and all his brethren have I given to him Erau thy fielt-born, I have done according for lervants; and with corn and wine have as thou badelt me: arise, I pray thee, fit & I fultained him: and what Mall I do now cat of my venilon, thy ou may pleis me. unt thee my on ?
20 And Ifaac fad unto his son, How is 38 And Efau laid unto his father ; Haft it that thou halt found it to quickly, my thou but one blessing, my father bless Ton? and he said, Because the LORD thy nie, even me allo, O my father. And Elau God brought it to me.
litt up his voice, and wept : 21 And Isaac said unto Jacob, Come near, 39 And Ifaac his father answered, and I pray thec, that I may feel thee, my fon, said unto him, Behold, thy dwelling Nail whether thou be my very len Elau, or not. be the fatness of the carth, and of the dew
22 And Jacob went near unto Isaac his of heaven from above. father, and he felt him, and said, The 40 And by thy swo:d Malt thou live, and voice is Jacobs voice, but the hands are thalt serve ihy brother : and it fall come the hands of Efau.
to pais when thou thalt have the domi23 And he discerned him not, because nion, that thou shalt break his yoke from his hands were hairy, as his brother Elaus off thy neck. hands : So he blessed him.
41. 1 And Efau bated Jacob, because of 24 And he laid, Art thou my very lon the blesing, wherewith his father blessed Erau ? and he said, I am.
him: and Erau said in his heart, 'l he days 25 And fie laid, Bring it pear to me, and of mourning for my father are at hand, I will eat of my sons venison, that my soul then will i nay my brother Jacob. may bless thee į and be brought it near to 42 And there words of Efau ber elder son him, and he did eat : and he brought him were tolaio Rebekah : & the sent & called wine, and he drank.
Jacob ber younger lon, and laid unto him, 26 And his father Ifaac said unto him, Behold, thy brother Erau, as touching thes, Come near now, and kiss me, my son. doth comfort himself purposing to kill thee.
27 And he came near, and killed him : 43 Now therefore, my lon, obey my and he smelled the smell of his raiment, voice : and arise, Alec thou to Laban my and blelled him, and laid, Sce, the smell brother to Haran, of my fon, is as the imell of a field, which 44 And carry with him a few days, the LORD hath blessed,
until thy brothers fury turn away ; 29 Therefore God give thee of the dew 45 Until thy brothers anger turn away of Deaven, and the fatness of the earth, from thee, and be forget that which theu and plenty of com and wine.
hait done to him: then I will send, and 29 Let people serve thee, and nations bow fetch thee from thence. Why should I be down to thee: be lord over thy brethren, deprived also of you both in one day? and let thy mothers fons bow down to thee: 46 And Rebekah laid tollaac, I am weary Curled be every one that carseth thee, and of my life, becaule of s daughters of Heth: blessed be he that bielTeth thee.
if Jacob take a wife of the daughters of 3091 And it came to país, afsoon as Isaac Heth, lịch as there we are of the daughters had made an end of blessing Jacob, and Ja- of F land, what good shall
my life do me? cob was yet scarce gone out from the pre
CHA P. XXVIII. sence of Isaac his father, that Esau his bro. 1 Jacob is blefjed, and sent to Padan-aram. ther came in from bis hunting,
12 His vifion. 18 T be hone of Betbel. 20 31 And he allo had made savoury meat, Ticobs vow. & brought it unto his father and said upto Na Isaac called Jacob, and blessed , A
him, and charged him, and said unto his fons venison, thy soul may bless me. him, Thou shalt not take a wife of the
32 And Ifaac his father said unto him, daughters of Canaan.
of Bethuel thy mothers father; and take
thou mayelt be a multitude of people : 34 And when Eiau heard the words of his 4 And give thee the bleiling of Abraham, father, he cried with a great and exceeding to thee, and to thy feed withee; that thou bitter cry, and said unto his father, Blela mayest inherit the land wherein thou art 2 me, even me also, O my father.
stranger, which God gave unto Abraham. 35 And he said, Thy brother came with 5 And Traic sent away Jacob, and he subtilty, and hath taken away thy blefling. went to Padao-aram unto Laban, son of
35 And he said, Is not he rightly named Bethuel the Syrian, the brother of RebeJacob? for pc bath fupplanted me these kah, Jacons and Eraus mother, (wormes : he took away my birth-right; 6_9 when Erzo faw that Ilaac had and behold, now he hath taken away my bleed Jacob, and sent bim away co Pablessing: and he Taid, Haft thou not re. dan-aram to take him a wife from thence ; served a blelling for me?
and that as he blessed him, he gave him a 37 And liaac answered and laid upto charge, saying Thou Malt not take a wise Esau, Behold, I have made bim thy lord, of the daughters of Canaan ;
He goerb to Laban. 7 And that Jacob obeyed his father, and 3. And thither were all the Hocks gehis mother, and was gone to Padar-aram; thered : and d.cy rolled tbe tone from the 8 And Efau seeing that the daughters of wells mouth, and watered the
sheep, and Canaan plealed not liaac his father : put the tone again upon the wells mouth in
9 Then went Eizu unto Ishmael ; and his place. cook unto the wives which he had, Maha- 4 And Jacob faid unto them, My breJath, the daughter of Ihmael Abrahams thren, whence be ye? And they said, of fon, the sister of Nebajoth, to be his wife. Haran are we.
10 11 And Jacob went out from Boor-the 5 And he said unto them, Know ye 1.2be, and went toward Haren.
ban the son of Nabor? And they said, we !! And he lighted upon a certain place, know him. and tarried there all night because the fun 6 And he said unto them, Is he well? and was set : and he took of the stones of that they laid, He is well : and behold, Rachael place, and put tbem for his pillows, and his daughter comen with the iheep. lay down in that place to deep.
7. And he said, Lo, It is yet high day, r2 And he dreamed, and behold, a ladder neither is it time that the caitle should be let upon the carth, and the top of it reach. gathered together : water ye the sacep, and ed to heaven : and bebold, the angels of go and teed them. God ascending and delcending on it. 8 And they said, We cannot, until all 13 And behold, the LORD stood above the Hocks be gathered together, and till it, and said, I am the LORD God of Abra- they roll the
tone from the wells mouth; ham, thy father, and the God of Ilanc : the then we water the sheep. land whercon thou lielt, to thce will I give 99 And while he yet spake with them, it, and to thy feed.
Ráchel came with her fathers Sheep, tot 14 And thy feed shall be as the dutt of the the kept them. earths and thou halt spread abroad to the 10 and it came to pass, when Jacob raw welt, and to the ealt, and to the north, and Rachel the daughter of Laban his mothers to s pouth: and in thee and in thy feed shall brother, and the sheepot Laban his mothers all the families of the earth be blessed. brother; that Jacob went near, and rolled
15 And behold, I am with thee, and will the tone from the wells mouth, and water. keep thee in all places, whither thou goest, ed the Hock of Laban his mothers brother. and will bring thee again unto this land : 11 And Jacob killed Rachel, and liteed for 1 will not leave thee, until I have up his voice, and wept: done tbot which I have spoken to thee of, 12 And Jacob told Rachel that be was
16 N And Jacob awaked out of his necp, her fathers brother, and that he was Rebeand be said, Surely the LORD is in this kabs (00: and the rap and cold her father. place, and I knew it not.
13. And it came to pals, when Laban 17 And he was afraid, and said, How heard the tidings of Jacob his fifters son, dreadful is this place ! this is none other that he ran to meet him, and embraced but the house of God, and this is the gate him and kissed him, and brought himn to his of heaven.
bouse : and he told Laban all theie things. 18 And Jacob rose up early in the more 14 And Laban said to him, Surely thou ping, and took the itone that he had pu for art my bone and my Heth: and he abode his pillows, and set it up for a pillar, and with him the space of a monih. pourcd oyl upon the top of it.
15.1 And Laban said unto Jacob, Becaure 19 And be called the name of that place thou art my brother, ihouldelt thou thereBech-el : but the name of that city was fore ferve me for noughc? tell me, what called Luz at the firit.
sball thy wages be? 20 And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If 15 And Laban had two daughters : the God will be with me, and will keep me in name of the elder was Leah, and the name this way that I go, and will give me bread of the younger was Rachel. to eat, and raiment to put on;
17 Léah was sender-eyed, bat Rachel 21 So y I come again to my fathers house was beautiful and well tavoured. in peace': then thalí the Lord be my God. 18 And Jacob loved Rachel, and said, 22 And this stone, which I have let for a I will serve thee leven years for Rachel Pillar, fhall be Gods house : and of all that thy younger daugbrer. thou shalt give me, I will surely give the 19 And Laban laid, It is better that I teoth unto thee.
give her to thee, than that I should give CHAP. XXIX.
her to another man: abide with me. 1 Jacob coming to the well of Haran, 13 is 20 And Jacob served seven years for
entertained by Laban; 18 covenantetb for Rachel ; and they seemed unto him but Recbel : 23 and is deceived witb Leab, 28 few days, for the love he had to her. but marrietb alfo Rastel,
21 91 And Jacob said unto Laban, Give THlemdacob went on bis journey, and me my wite (for my days are fulfilled) the east.
22 And Laban gathered together all the 2 And he looked, and behold, a well in men of the place, and made a calt. the field, and lo, there were three flocks of 23. And it came to pass in the evening, iheep lying, by it ; for out of that well that he took Leah his daugticer, and brought they watered the flocks : and a great itone her to him and he went in unto her. Has upon the wells mouth.
24 And Laban gave unto his daughter