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was out of joint, as he wrestled 5 And he lifted up his eyes, and with him.

saw the women and the children, d* 26 And he said, Let me go, for and said, Who are those with thee? the day breaketh: And he said, I And he said, The children which will not let thee go, except thou God hath graciously given thy ser: bless me.

vant. 27 And he said unto him, What f 6 Then the handmaidens came is thy name? And he said, Ja- near, they and their children, and cob.

they bowed themselves. n 28 And he said, Thy name shall 7 And Leah also with her chil. be called no more Jacob, but Is-dren came near, and bowed themrael: for as a prince hast thou selves ; and after came Joseph power with God, and with men, near and Rachel, and they bowed and hast prevailed.

themselves. 6 29 And Jacob asked him, and 8 And he said, What meanest said, Tell me, I pray thee, thy thou by all this drove which I met? name : And he said, Wherefore And he said, These are to find is it that thou dost ask after my grace in the sight of my lord. name? And he blessed him there. u 9 And Esau said, I have enough, n 30 And Jacob called the name my brother; keep that thou hast of the place Peniel: for I have unto thyself. seen God face to face, and my life 10 And Jacob said, Nay, I pray is preserved.

thee, if now I have found grace in f 31 And as he passed over Pe- thy sight, then receive my present nuel, the sun rose upon him, and at my hand: for therefore I have he halted upon his thigh.

seen thy face, as though I had 32 Therefore the children of seen the face of God, and thou Israel eat not of the sinew which wast pleased with me. shrank, which is upon the hollow c 11 Take, 1 pray thee, my blesse of the thigh, unto this day; be- ing that is brought to thee; be. cause he touched the hollow of Ja- cause God hath dealt graciously cob's thigh in the sinew that with me, and because I have shrank.

enough: and he urged him, and CHAP. XXXIII.

he took it. ND Jacob lifted up his eyes, f 12 And he said, Let us take our

and looked, and behold, journey, and let us go, and I will Esau came, and with him four go before thee. hundred men. And he divided 13 And he said unto him, My the children unto Leah, and unto lord knoweth that the children are Rachel, and unto the two hand tender, and the flocks and herds maids.

with young are with me, and if 2 And he put the handmaids and men should over-drive them one their children foremost, and Leah day, all the flock will die. and her children aster, and Rachel g 14 Let my lord, I pray thee, and Joseph hindermost.

pass over before his servant : and 3 And he passed over before I will lead on softly, according as them, and bowed himself to the the cattle that goeth before me ground seven times, until he came and the children be able to endure; near to his brother.

until I come unto my lord unto § 4 And Esau ran to meet him, Seir. and embraced him, and fell on his 15 And Esau said, Let me now neck, and kissed him: and they leave with thee some of the folk wept.

I that are with me: And he said,



What needeth it? Let me find them, saying, The soul of my son grace in the sight of my lord. Shechem longeth for your daughY 16 So Esau returned that day ter: I pray you give her him to on his way unto Seir.

wife. & 17 And Jacob journeyed to 9 And make ye marriages with Succoth, and built him a house, us, and give your daughters unto and made booths for his cattle: us, and take our daughters unto therefore the name of the place is you. called Succoth.

10 And ye shall dwell with us: $ 18 And Jacob came to Sha- and the land shall be before you; lem, a city of Shechem, which is dwell and trade ye therein, and get in the land of Canaan, when he you possessions therein. came from Padan-aram; and pitch- f 11 And Shechem said unto her ed his tent before the city, father, and unto her brethren, Let

19 And he bought a parcel of a me find grace in your eyes, and field, where he had spread his tent, what ye shall say unto me, I will at the hand of the children of Ha- give. mor, Shechem's father, for a hun- u 12 Ask me never so much dow. dred pieces of money.

ry and gift, and I will give accord, n 20' And he erected there an al- ing as ye shall say unto me: but tar, and called it El-elohe-Israelgive me the damsel to wife.

CHAP. XXXIV. f 13 And the sons of Jacob an

ND Dinah the daughter of swered Shechem and Hamor his Jacob, went out to see the daugh- cause he had defiled Dinah their ters of the land.

sister: 2 And when Shechem the son 14 And they said unto them, of Hamor the Hivite, prince of the We cannot do this thing, to give country, saw her, he took her, and our sister to one that is uncircumlay with her, and defiled her. cised: for that were a reproach un

3 And his soul clave unto Di. to us : nah the daughter of Jacob, and he f 15 But in this will we consent loved the damsel, and spake kind- unto you : If ye will be as we be, ly unto the damsel.

that every male of you be circumú 4 And Shechem spake unto his cised; father Hamor, saying, Get me this 16 Then will we give our danghdamsel to wife.

ters unto you, and we will take 5 And Jacob heard that he had your daughters to us, and we will defiled Dinah his daughter: now dwell with you, and we will be his sons were with his cattle in come one people. the field: and Jacob held his peace 17 But if ye will not hearken until they were come.

unto us, to be circumcised; then f 6 1 And Hamor the father of will we take our daughter, and we Shechem went out unto Jacob to will be gone. commune with him.

18 And their words pleased Ha. c7 And the sons of Jacob came mor, and Shechem, Hamor's son. out of the field when they heard u 19 And the young man deferred it: and the men were grieved, and not to do the thing, because he had they were very wroth, because he delight in Jacob's daughter: and had wrought folly in Israel, in ly. he was more honourable than all ing with Jacob's daughter; which the house of his father. thing ought not to be done. f 20 ( And Hamor and Shechem f 8 And Hamor communed with his son came unto the gate of their

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city, and communed with the men shall gather themselves together of their city, saying,

against me, and slay me, and I 21 These men are peaceable shall be destroyed, I and my house. with us, therefore let them dwell 31 And they said, Should he in the land, and trade therein: for deal with our sister as with a har.

a the land, behold, it is large enough lot? for them: let us take their daugh

CHAP. XXXV. ters to us for wives, and let usd ND God said unto Jacob, give them our daughters.

22 Only herein will the men dwell there: and make there an consent unto us for to dwell with altar unto God, that appeared unus, to be one people, if every male to thee when thou fleddest from among us be circumcised, as they the face of Esau thy brother. are circumcised.

p 2 Then Jacob said unto his k 23 Shall not their cattle, and household, and to all that were their substance, and every beast with him, Put away the strange of theirs be ours? only let us con- gods that are among you, and be sent unto them, and they will clean and change your garments : dwell with us.

c 3 And let us arise, and go up to 24 And unto Hamor, and unto Beth-el; and I will there make an Shechem his son, hearkened all altar unto God, who answered me that went out of the gate of his in the day of my distress, and was city: and every male was circum- with me in the way which I went. eised, all that went out of the gate 8 4 And they gave unto Jacob all of his city

the strange gods which were in 8 25 1 And it came to pass on the their hand, and all their ear-rings third day, when they were sore, which were in their ears; and Jathat two of the sons of Jacob, Si- cob hid them under the oak which meon and Levi, Dinah's brethren, was by Shechem. took each man his sword, and f 5 ånd they journeyed: and the came upon the city boldly, and terror of God was upon the cities slew all the males.

that were round about them, and f 26 And they slew Hamor and they did not pursue after the sons Shechem his son with the edge of of Jacob. the sword, and took Dinah out of 8 6 [ So Jacob came to Luz, Shechem's house, and went out. which is in the land of Canaan

27 The sons of Jacob came upon (that is Beth-el) he and all the the slain, and spoiled the city; be- people that were with him. cause they had defiled their sister. 7 And he built there an altar,

28 They took their sheep, and and called the place El-beth-el; their oxen, and their asses, and because there God appeared unto that which was in the city, and him, when he fled from the face that which was in the field. of his brother.

29 And all their wealth and all f 8 But Deborah, Rebekah's their little ones, and their wives nurse, died, and she was buried took they captive, and spoiled beneath Beth-el, under an oak : even all that was in the house. and the name of it was called Al. f 30 And Jacob said to Simeon lon-bachuth. and Levi, Ye have troubled me to g 9 [ And God appeared unto make me to stink among the inha. Jacob again when he came out of bitants of the land, among the Padan-aram; and blessed him. Canaanites, and the Perizzites: n 10 And God said unto him, Thy and I being few in number, they name is Jacob: thy name shall not


be called any more Jacob, but Is-Jacob's first-born, and Simeon, and rael shall be thy name; and he Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and called his name Ísrael.

Zebulun: t 11 And God said unto him, I am f 24 The sons of Rachel; Joseph, God Almighty: be fruitful and and Benjamin: multiply; a nation and a compa- f 25 And the sons of Bilhah, Rany of nations shall be of thee, and chel's bandmaid; Dan, and Naphkings shall come out of thy loins.

tali: 6 12 And the land which I gave f 26 And the sons of Zilpah, LeAbraham and Isaac, to thee I will ah's handmaid; Gad, and Asher. give it, and to thy seed after thee These are the sons of Jacob, wbich will I give the land.

were born to him in Padan-aram. f 13 And God went up from him, g 27 | And Jacob came unto in the place where he talked with Isaac his father unto Mamre, unto him.

the city of Arbah (which is He14 And Jacob set up a pillar in bron) where Abraham and Isaac the place where he talked with sojourned. him, even a pillar of stone: and he f 28 And the days of Isaac were poured a drink-offering thereon, a hundred and fourscore years. and he poured oil thereon.

29 And Isaac gave up the ghost n 15 And Jacob called the name and died, and was gathered unto of the place where God spake with his people, being old and full of him, Beth-el.

days; and his sons Esau and Jacob g 16 [ And they journeyed from buried him. Beth-el; and there was but a little

CHAP. XXXVI. way to come to Ephrath: and Ralf row these are the genera chel travailed, acd she had hard

tions of Esau, who is Elabour.

dom. f 17 And it came to pass when 2 Esau took his wives of the she was in hard labour, that the daughters of Canaan ; Adah the midwife said unto her, Fear not; daughter of Elon the Hittite, and thou shalt have this son also. Aholibamah the daughter of Anah n 18 And it came to pass as her the daughter of Zibeon the Hivite; soul was in departing, (for she 3 And Bashemath, Ishmael's died,) that she called his name daughter, sister of Nebajoth. Ben-oni: but his father called him f 4 And Adah bare to Esau, Eli. Benjamin.

phaz; and Bashemath bare Reuel; g 19 And Rachel died, and was f 5 And Aholibamah bare Jeush, buried in the way to Ephrath, and Jaalam, and Korah: These which is Beth-lehem

are the sons of Esau, which were § 20 And Jacob set a pillar upon born unto him in the land of Caher grave: that is the pillar of Ra- naan. chel's grave unto this day. 8 6 And Esau took his wives, and g 21 And Israel journeyed, and his sons, and his daughters, and spread his tent beyond the tower all the persons of his house, and of Edar.

his cattle, and all his beasts, and f 22 And it came to pass, when all his substance which he had got Ísrael dwelt in that land, that in the land of Canaan; and went Reuben went and lay with Bilhah into the country from the face of his father's concubine: and Israel bis brother Jacob. heard it. Now the sons of Jacob \f 7 For their riches were more were twelve:

than that they might dwell togef 23 The sons of Leah; Reuben, Ither : and the land wherein they

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were strangers, could not bear f 20 These are the sons of Seir them, because of their cattle. the Horite, who inhabited the g 8 Thus dwelt Esau in mount land; Lotan, and Shobal, and Zi. Seir: Esau is Edom.

beon, and Anah, f 9 [ And these are the genera- 21 And Dishon, and Ezer, and tions of Esau the father of the Dishan: these are the dukes of the Edomites, in mount Seir:

Horites, the children of Seir in the 10 These are the names of E- land of Edom. sau's sons; Eliphaz the son of Adah 22 And the children of Lotan the wife of Esau; Reuel the son of were Hori, and Heman: and Lo. Bashemath the wife of Esau. tan's sister was Timna.

11 And the sons of Eliphaz 23 And the children of Shobal were, Teman, Omar, Zepho, and were these ; Alvan, and Manahath, Gatam, and Kenaz.

and Ebal, Shepho, and Onam. 12 And Timna was concubine 24 And these are the children 10 Eliphaz, Esau's son; and she of Zibeon; both Ajah, and Anah: bare to Eliphaz, Amalek : these this was that Anah that found the were the sons of Adah, Esau's wife. mules in the wilderness, as he fed

13 And these are the sons of the asses of Zibeon his father. Reuel; Nahath, and Zerah, Sham. 25 And the children of Anah mah, and Mizzah: these were the were these: Dishon, and Aholiba. sons of Bashenjath, Esau's wife. mah the daughter of Anah.

14 | And these were the sons 26 And these are the children of Aholibamah, the daughter of of Dishon; Hemdan, and Eshban, Anah, the daughter of Zibeon, E. and Ithran, and Cheran. sau's wife: and she bare to Esau, 27 The children of Ezer are Jeush, and Jaalam, and Korah. these; Bilhan, and Zaavan, and f 15 | These were dukes of the Akan. sons of Esau: the sons of Eliphaz, 28 The cbildren of Dishan are the first-born son of Esau; duke these ; Uz, and Aran. Teman, duke Omar, duke Zepho, 29 These are the dukes that duke Kenaz,

came of the Horites; duke Lotan, 16 Duke Korah, duke Gatam, duke Shobal, duke Zibeon, duke and duke Amalek: these are the Anah, dukes that came of Eliphaz, in the 30 Duke Dishon, duke Ezer, land of Edom: these were the sons duke Dishan: these are the dukes of Adah.

that came of Hori, among their f 17 1 And these are the sons of dukes in the land of Seir. Reuel, Esau's son; duke Nahath, g 31 And these are the kings duke Zerah, duke Shammah, duke that reigned in the land of Edom, Mizzah: these are the dukes that before there reigned any king over came of Reuel, in the land of E- the children of Israel. dom: these are the sons of Bashe- 32 And Bela the son of Beor math, Esau's wife.

reigned in Edom: and the name of f 18 1 And these are the sons of his

city was Dinhabah. A holibamah, Esau's wife; duke g 33 And Bela died, and Jobab Jeush, duke Jaalam, duke Korah: the son of Zerah of Bozrab reignthese were the dukes that came of ed in his stead. Aholibamah the daughter of Anah, 34 And Jobab died, and HuEsau's wife.

sham of the land of Temani reign19 These are the sons of Esau ed in his stead. (who is Edom) and these are their & 35 And Husham died, and Hadukes.

dad the son of Bedad (who smote

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