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CHAP. XXV

Abrakan dicin. lake iny master's brother's daughter, up bis eyes, and saw, and, behold, the uato bis son

camels were coming 49 And now, if ye will deal kindly 6+ And Rebekah lifted up hier eyes; and truly with my master, tell me: and when she saw Isaac, ulic lighted off ilod if pot, tell me; that I may turn the camel. lo Die right land, or to the lelt 65 For she had said unto the servant,

50 | Then Laban and Bethuel an. What man is this that walketh in the swered and said, The thing proceed field to incet us? And the servant had eth froin the LORD ; we cannot speak said, It is my master: tberefore she unto tbeebad or good.

took a reil, and covered hersell. 51 Behold, Rebekal is before thee, 66 And we servant cold Isaac al] lake her, and go, and let her be thy tbings that he had done. laaster's son's wile, as the LORD bath 67 And Isaac brought her into bis spoken.

mother Sarah's tent, and took Rebe62 And it came to pass, that, when kal, and she became bis wife; aod lie Abraham's servant beard their words, loved her: and Isaac was comforled he worshipped the Lond,bowing him after his mother's death. self to the earth.

CHAP. XXV. 53 And the servant brought foruı THEN again Abraliai took a wife, and rument, and gave them to Re: 2 And she bare him Zijoran, and ockalı: lie gave also to her brother and Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and to her mother precious things. Islıbak, and Shualı. 54 And they did eat wid drink, be 3 And Jokelan begnt Sheba a.id Deand the inca that were with him, and dan. 4od the sons of Dediun were As. carried all night: and they rose up in slıurim and Letusliiin,aud Leuminim. lie morning; and he sud, Sead me it and the sons of Midian; Eplan, away unto my inaster.

and Epler, and Hanoch, and Abidali, 55 Aud her brother and her mother and Eldaan. All these were the chi. said, Let the dainsel abide with us a dren of Keturah. few days, at the least, ten; after what 5 And Abrahan gave all that he

Lad unto Isaac. 66 And he said unto them, Hinder oBut unto the sons osthe concubinez, me not, seeing we Lord bath pros. whichi Abraham bad, Abraham gave pered my way; send me away, that I gifts, and sent them away fromí Isaac may go to my master.

his son (while le yet lived) eastward, 57 And they said, We will call the unto the east country, damsel, and inquire at her mouth. 71 And these ure the days of the

68. And they called Rebekah,udsaid years of Abrahbau's life which belived, anto lier, Wilt thou go with Uus man? la bundred threescore and filleen sentrs. And she said, I will go.

8 Tlien Abrilliam gave up the ghuse, 59 Aad tbcy sent away Rebekah their and died in a good od age, antolu mall, sister, and her ow'se, and Abrahain's and full of yours;

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to his people. 60 And Wiey blessed Rebekah, and 9 and his sons Isaac wld Ishmael said unto her, Thou art our sister; be buried him in the cave of Machpelali, thou the moiher of thousands of mil in the field of Epbron the son of Zolar lions, and let thy seed possess the gate the Hitute, whicb is before llamre; of diose which hate them.

10 The field wbich Aorahan pur 61 1 Aud Rebekah arose, and ber chased of the sons of Helli: dainsels, and they rode upon the can. Abraham buried, and Sarah his wife. cls, and followed we man; and the 11 | And it cane to pils, after the servant took Rebekah, and went his death of Abrahain, that God blessed way.

bis scn Laac; and Isaac dwellby tho 92 i And Isaic came from the way well Lahai-roi. of the well Lahai-roi: forle dwelt in 121 Now these are the generations of the south country.

Ishmael, Abraham's son, whom Hager 13 And Isaac went out to meditate in the Egyptian, Sarah's land:naid, have Wie lield at the even tide; and be listed unto Abiaham.

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Jacob anul Esin's bi. lh. GENESIS. Esau seileth his birth-ril 13 And these are the names of the did eat or his venison; out Rebekah sons of Ishmael, by their names, ac- loved Jacob. cording to their generations : The first 29 And Jacob sod pottage: ano born of Islimael, Ncbajoth; and Ke Esau came from the field, and lie was dar, and Abdeel, and Mlibsan,

saint, 14 And Misbia, and Durah, and 30 And Esau said to Jacob, Feed me, Nassa,

I pray thee, with that same red pot 15 Hadar, and Tema, Jutiu, Naphish, tage; for 1 am saint: therefore was and Kedemab:

his name called Edom. 16 These are the sons of Ishmael, 31 And Jacob said, Sell me this day and these are their names, by their thy birthright. towns, and by their castles; twelve 32 And Esau said, Beliold, I am at prmces according to Vieir nations. the point to die; and what prolit skal

17 And these are the years of the life this birthright do to me? of Ishmael, aliundred and thirty and 33 And Jacob said, Swear to ietbis seven years: and be gave up tieghost, day; and he sware unto him; and he sud died, and was gatbered uoto bis sold luis birthright unto Jacob. people.

34 Then Jacob gave Esau bread and 18 sud they dwell from Harilah unto pollage of lentiles; and lie did catanci Shur, that is belore Eurpt, as thou drink, and rose up, and went his way: goest toward Assyria: and he died in thus Esau despised his birthright. the presence of a his breturen.

CHAP. XXVI. 19 1. And these are the memberation of A Nesillere vers lit la raime in the land,

in the Jave of Abrabam. And Isaac 20 And Isaac was forty years olui when went unto uncl.ch king of the he took Relickair to wife, the daughter Philistines unto Gerar. of Bethuel llie Syrian or Padiu-aram, 2 And the Lord appeared unto him. the sister to Laban the Syrian. and said, Go not down into Egypt:

21 TAnd Isaac entreated the LORD dwell in the land which I glialiiell for his wife, because she wasbarren: thee of. and the Lord wis entrealed or linn, 3 Sojourn in this land; and I will be and Rebekah his wife conceiveu. with thee, and will bless thee: for

22 And the children struggled 10. unto thee, and wto thy sced, I will gether within ber: aud sbc said, If it give all these countries; and I will per beso, wly aml thus? And she went form Die Oith which I sware unto to inquire of the LOND.

Abraham thy latler: 23 And the LORD said unto her, Two 4 And I will make thy seed to multinationsare in thy womb,and twoman-ply as the stars of heaven, and will ner of people shall be separated from vive unto thy seed all these countrica: by bowels: and the one people shall and in tliy seed shall all the nations ol be stronger than the other people; wid the errth be blessed; Wie elder shall serve the younger.

6 Because that Abraham obeyed niy 24 1 And when ber daya to be de. voice, and kept my charge, ny comlisered were fulfilled, behold, there mandmenle, ny statutes, and my laws. wvcre twing in her wordb.

6 1 And Isaac dwell in Gerar. 25 And the first came out red, ollover And the men of the place asked Like a bairy garment; and they called him or his wile; and he said, She is his nanie Esau.

my sister: for be leared to say, She is 26 And alter that came his brother my wise; lest, said he, the men of the out, and his hand took bold on Esau's place should kill me for Rebekab; be

and his name was called Jacobs: jcause she was fair to look upon. and Isaac was threescore years old 8 And it came to pass, when he had when she bare them.

been there a long time, that Abimelech 27 | And the boys grew; and Esau king of the Philiszines looked out at a was a cunning hunter, a inau of the window, and saw, and, behold, Isaac field; and Jacob was a plain man, was sporting with Rebekalı his wise. dwelling in tents.

9 And Abimelech caled Isaac, and 28 And Isaac loved Esau, bccausc he said, Behold, of a surety she is thy

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CHAP. XXVII.

Priit's noires, wisc; and how saidyt tlou, She is my 24 And the LORD appeared unto hiin sister? And Isaac said unto him, Be the same night, and said, I am the God cause I anid, Lest I die for her. of Abraham thy fulber; leur not, for

10 And Abimelech saiil, What is this I am with thee, and will blees liiec, thou hast done unto us? one of the and multiply thy seed, for

my Serrani people might lightly lare lien with Abraham's sake. lywile, and thou shouldest lave 25 And he builded an altar uiere and brought guiltiness upon us.

called upon the name of the LORD, il And Abinelech charged all his und pitched luis tent there: and Userc people, saying, Hollat toucheth this Isaac's cervants digged a well inao, or his wile, shall surely be put lo 20 | Tlien Abimelech went to him leath.

from Gerar, and Aluzzalı oue of bis 12 1 Then Isaac sowed in that land, friende, and Phicuol the chief captain and received in the same year a lun. of his ariny. dred fold; and the Lord blessed him: 27 And Isaac said unto them, Wiliere.

13 And the inan waxed great, and fore coine ye to me,seeing ye hale ne, went forward, and rew, unul lie be- and liare sent me away from you? came very greill:

28 And they said, We saw certainly 14 For he bad possession or locks, that the Lord was with thee: and we and possession orbcrds, andyreat store said, Let there be now an oath bc. of serva:ils: ud the Philistines enviedliwixt us, even betwixt us and thee, and ໄນໂກນ. .

lei us inake a covenant with thee; 13 For all the wells which lis fa- 29 That thou wilt do us no liurt, as ther's servants lad dizzed in the days we have not touched thee, and is wo of Abrahain his father,ile Philistines have done unto thee nothing but good, had stopped them, and filled them and bare sent thee away in peace : with earth.

thou art now the blessed of the LORD. 16 And Abimelech said unto Isaac, 30 And he made them a least, and Go from us; for thou art inuch mighli- they did cat and drink. er van we.

31 And they rose up betines in this 17 And Isaac departed thence, and morning, and aware one to another; pitched listent in the valley of Gerah and Isaac sent them atvay, and they aud (weit there.

deputed from hiin in peace. 181 And Isaac úigged agnin the wells 32 And it came to pass tlıe same day, of water, which they had diuged in the that]saac's servants came and told him days of Abrahain his father; for the concerning the well which they bad Philistines had stopped them after the divged, and said unto lum, We have dcath of Abrahan: and he called their found water. names alter the names by which his 33 and he called it Sheba; there. fatlier had called tliem.

fore the name of the city is Beer-slie19 cod Isaac's servants digged in the ba unto this day. valley, and round there a well or 34 1 And Esau was forty years old springing water.

when he took to wire Judith the daugh. 20 And the lierdşinen of Gerar did tcrof Beeri te Hittile,and Bashemau strive with Isaac's Nerdsmen, saying, the daughter of Elon the Hiltile; The water is ours; and he called lie 35 Which were a grief of ruind unto name of the well Esek; because they Isaac and lo Rebekal. sirove with hiin.

CHAP. XXVIL. 21 And they digged another well, and semed lite sitnalso: and he called the Algae angels, and their plants where 22 lod he removed from thence, and din, so that he could not see, he called digued another well; and for that they Esitu his eldest son, and said unto biin, strore not: ind lie called the name of My son: and le said unto him,Behold, it Rehoboth; and he said, For now here am l. the Lord hath made room for us, and And he said, Behold now, I am old, we shall be fruitful in the land.

I know not the day of my death. 23 1 And lie went up froin duence lol 3 Now therefore take, I pray ulice, Boeriglioun.

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the blessing. uid go out to the field, and take me, 20 And Isaac sud unto luis son, How some venison;

lis it that thou hast found it so quickly, 1 And make me savoury meat, suchlmy son? And he said, Because the as I love, and bring it to me, that I LORD thy God brouglit it tone. may cat; that my soul may bless thee 21 and Isaac said unto Jacob, Coino before I die.

licar, I pray thee, that I may leel thee, ö And Rebekah heard when Isaac my soil, whellier thou be my very sua spake to Esau his son, And Esau went: Esau or not. to the held to bunt fur venison, anu 22 And Jacob went near unto Isiac to bring it.

his fatber; and he felt him, and said, Os And Rebckal spake unto Jacob The voice is Jacob's voice, but the hier son, saying, Behold, I heard thy hands are the buds of Esau. Ruther speak unto Esuu thy brother, 23 And he discerned bim qol, because Saying,

his lands were hairy, as his brotlıcı i Bring me venison, and make me Esau's hands : 80 be blessed inim. savoury meat, that I may eat, and bless 24 Andbe said, are thou my very son liee before the Lond,before my death. Esau? And he said, I un.

8 Now therefore, iny sou, obey my 25 And he said, Bringit near to me, l'oice, according to that which I com, and I will eat of my son's venison, l'iät mand thee.

niy soul may bless thee. And be 9 Go now to thic Rock, and fetch nie brought it near to him, and he did from thence two goodkids oftlie goats; eat; and he brought hun wine, and lic and I will make them savoury meat drauik. for thy father, such as he loveth. 20 And his fatherIsaacsaid unto him

10 Aud thou shalt bring it to thy Come near now, and kiss me, my son Palber, that he may eat, itud that hel 27 And he came near, and kisser may bless thee before his death.

lim; and he sinelled wie smell of lus 11 And Jacob said to Rebekah lus raiment, and blessed him, and said, mother, Behold, Esau my brotherisa See, the smell of my son is is the smeli hairy man, and I am a smooth an: of alield which the Lord hath blessed:

12 My father peradventure will feel 28 Thercfore God give thee of the ue, and I shall seem to him as a de dew of heaven, and the tàtuess withe ceiver; and I shall bring a curse upor: eartlı

, and plenty of corn and wine; me, and not a blessing.

29 Let people serve thee, and nation19 13 And his mother said unto him, bow down to thee: be lord over the Upon me bc thy curse, iny son: only brethren, and let thy mother's 3015 obey my voice, and go letch me thein.lbuw down to thee: cursed be every

14 And lie went, and fetclied, and one that curseth thee, und blessed belie brouglit them to bis mother: and his tal blessethi diee.

er made savoury meat, such as 30 And it caine to pass, 28 soon 15 his father loved.

Isaac bad made an end of blessing Jitu 15 And Rebekah took goodly raiment cob,and Jacob was yet scarceone oui of hier eldest son Esau, which were froin the presence of Isaac hislather, with her in llie house, and put them that Esau his brother came in froni upon Jacob her youngest son: his hunting

16 And she put the skins of the kids 31 And he also had made savoury of the goals upon his hands, and upon meat, and brought it unto his fatber, the smooth or his neck:

and said unto his Cather, Lrt my fitther 17 And she gave the savoury meat arise, and eat of bis son's venison,ibat and the bread, which she had pre-thy soul may bless me. pared, into the hand of her son Jacob. 32 And Isaac his father said unto him,

18 T And he came unto bis father, Who are thou? And he said, I am ily' and said, nly father. And he said, son, ty tirsi-born, Esau. Here aml; who url thou, niy 8001? 33 And Isaac treinbled very exceed.

19 And Jacob said unto his father, 1 ingly, and said, Who? where is be im Esau thy first-born; I have done that hath taken vesisoo, and brought according as thou badest me: arise, 1 ic me, and I have eaten of all before pray thec, sit and eat of any senison, thou cainest, and bave blessed him? Walthy solinay bless me.

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CHAP. XXVIII.

Jacob's vision. 34 And when Esau heard the words weary of my life because of the daugn of liis father, he cried with a great and ters of Heth: if Jacob take a wife of exceeding bitter cry, and said unto bis the daughters of Heth, such as these father, Bless me, even me also, O my which are of the daughters of the Gather!

land, what good slall my life do me? 35 And he said, Thy hrotici came

CHAP. XXVIIL with subtlety, and bats taken away Alim, and charged lum, and saiu thy blessing

36 And he said, Is not he rightly unto him, Thou shalt not take a wise named Jacob? for bc hath supplante of the daughters of Canaan. me these two times be look away my 2 Arise, go to Padan-aran, to the Wirthright ; anil, bchold, now he hath house of Bewuel thy mother's father, taken away my blessing. And he said, and take thee a wise from thence of Hast thou not reserved a blessing for the daughters of Laban thy mother's me?

brother. 37 And Isaac answered and said unto 3 And God Almighty bless thee, and 1310, Beliold, I have made him thy make thec fruitlul, and multiply thee, jord, and all his brethren hare I given that thou mayest be a multitude of lo him for servants; and willicorn and people: wine hare I sustained him: and what 4 And give tree the blessing of Abmshal! I do now unto thce, in; son? ham, to thee, and to thy seed with

38 And Esau said unto his father, lee; that thou mayest inherit the liuna Hasithou but one blessing, iny father' bercin thou art a siranger, which bless me, eurn me also, O my father God gave unto Abraham. And Esau listed up liis voice, und 5 And Isaac sent aivay Jacob: and wopt.

he went to Padan-aram unto Laban, 391 And Isnachis father answered, and sun of Bethuel the Syrian, ihe brother faid unto him, Behold, thy dwelling of Rebekah, Jacobud Esau's mother. shall be the fitness of the carth, and of 61 When Esau saw tlal Israi: haci the dew of heaven froin above; ileseed Jacob, and sent him away to

1) And by llig sword shalt thou live, Paclan-aram, to take him a wife from and shali serve Ury brother, and it Wence; and that, as he blessed liimshall come to pass, when thou shalt be gare him a charge, saying, Thou have une dominion, that thou shall shalt not take a wise of the daughters break his yoke from otlthy neck. of Ciunaan;

!111 And Esau hateid Jacob, because 7 And that Jacob obeyed his father of the blessing where with his father and his mother, and was gone to la blessed him: and Esau said in his dan amm; heart, The days of mourning for my 8 and Esau seeing that the daughtero Aber are al land; uien will I slay or Canaan pleased not Isaac hislatler; 111s brother Jacob.

9 Then went Esau unto Ishmael, anil -12 And these words of Esau her elder look unto the wires which he liad, 8011 were told to Rebekalı: and shc Mahalath the daughter of Ishmael sent and called Jacob her youngerson, Abraham's son, the sister of Nebajoth, ind said unto him, Bebold, thy brouier to be his wile. Esau, as touching thee, doth comfort 1011 And Jacob went out from Bee:limseli, purposing to kill thee. abeba, and went toward Hamu,

+3 Now therefore, my eon, obey my 1l And he lighted upon a certain . voice; and arise, llee !hou to Laban place, and tarried there ail night, bemy brother, to Haran;

cause the sun was set: and he took of 14 And tarry with him a few days, the etones of that place, and put them til thy brother's fury turn away; for his pillows, and lay down in that

-15 Until thy brother's inger luin place to sleep. away from thee, and he forget that! 12 And he dreamed, and, behold, & which thou hast done to lum: then I ladder set up on the carth and the top will send and fetch thec (rom thience. olit reached to heaven; and, beliold, Illy slould I be deprived also of you the angels of God ascending and de: both in one lay?

ecending on it. Hoi And Rebekiui snidlo Ish2r, 1 221 13 And Welcold, the Lordstnod nlove

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