brought forth, she sent to her father in law,
saying, By the man, whose these are, am I
with child: and she said, Discern, I pray
thee, whose are these, the signet, and
acknowledged them, and said, She hath
been more rig
unto Laban, son of Bethuel the Syrian, the brother of
Rebekah, Jacob's and Esau's mother. 6 When Esau saw that
Isaac had blessed Jacob, and sent him away to Padanaram, to take him a wife from thence; and that as he
blessed him he gave him a charge, saying
not be so done in our country, to give the
younger before the firstborn.
week, and we will give thee this also for
the service which thou shalt serve with me
yet seven other years.
And Jacob did so,
and fulfilled her week: and he gave him
And he set three days journey
betwixt himself and Jacob: and Jacob fed
the rest of Laban's flocks.
And Jacob took
him rods of green poplar, and of the hazel
and chesnut tree; and pilled white strakes
in them, and made the white appear which
and called Jacob her younger son, and said
unto him, Behold, thy brother Esau, as
purposing to kill thee.
Now therefore, my
son, obey my voice; and arise, flee thou to
Laban my brother to Haran;
enough for them; let us take their daughters to us for
wives, and let us give them our daughters. 22 Only herein
will the men consent unto us for to dwell with us, to be one
people, if every male among us be circumcised, as they are
circumcised. 23 Shall
name of it was called Allon-bachuth. 9 And God appeared
unto Jacob again, when he came out of Padan-aram, and
blessed him. 10 And God said unto him, Thy name is Jacob:
thy name shall not be called any more Jacob, but Israel
shall be thy name: and he calle
bread: and they did eat bread, and tarried
all night in the mount.
And early in the
morning Laban rose up, and kissed his sons
and his daughters, and blessed them: and
brethren, and said, The child is not; and I,
whither shall I go?
And they took Joseph's
coat, and killed a kid of the goats, and
dipped the coat in the blood;
sent the coat of many colours, and they
Perizzites: and I being few in number, they
shall gather themselves together against
me, and slay me; and I shall be destroyed, I
and my house.
And they said, Should he
deal with our sister as with an harlot?
And God said unto Jacob, Arise,
And Israel journeyed, and spread his tent
beyond the tower of Edar.
And it came to
pass, when Israel dwelt in that land, that
father's concubine: and Israel heard it. Now
the sons of Jacob were twelve:
families of the earth be blessed.
behold, I am with thee, and will keep thee
in all places whither thou goest, and will
bring thee again into this land; for I will not
leave thee, until I have done that which I