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The servant's success.


Isaac meeteth Rebekah.

B. C. 1857. in mine heart, behold, Rebekah came | be thou the mother of thousands of B. C. 1857.
millions, and "let thy seed possess the
gate of those which hate them.

forth with her pitcher on her shoul-
der; and she went down unto the
well, and drew water: and I said unto
her, Let me drink, I pray thee.

46 And she made haste, and let down
her pitcher from her shoulder, and
said, Drink, and I will give thy camels
drink also: so I drank, and she made
the camels drink also.

61 T And Rebekah arose, and her damsels, and they rode upon the camels, and followed the man: and the servant took Rebekah, and went his way.

62 And Isaac came from the way of the well Lahai-roi; for he dwelt in ch. 16. 14. & the south country.

25. 11.

63 And Isaac went out P to medi-Or, to pray. tate in the field at the eventide and P Josh. 1. 8. he lifted up his eyes, and saw, and, behold, the camels were coming. 64 And Rebekah lifted up her eyes,

Ps. 1. 2. & 77. 12. & 119. 15. & 143. 5.

and when she saw Isaac, she lighted 4 Josh. 15. 18. off the camel.

47 And I asked her, and said, Whose daughter art thou? And she said, The daughter of Bethuel, Nahor's son, whom Milcah bare unto him: and I z Ez. 16.11, 12. put the earring upon her face, and the bracelets upon her hands.


48 And I bowed down my head, and worshipped the LORD, and blessed the LORD God of my master Abraham, which had led me in the right way to take my master's brother's daughter unto his son.

a ver. 26.

b ch. 22. 23.

c ch. 47. 29. Josh. 2. 14.

d Ps. 118. 23. Matt. 21. 42. Mark 12. 11. e ch. 31. 24.

f ch. 20. 15.

g ver. 26.

|| Or, a full year, or, ten

Judg. 14. 8.

1 ch. 35. 8.

65 For she had said unto the servant, What man is this that walketh in the field to meet us? And the servant had said, It is my master: therefore she took a vail, and covered herself.


66 And the servant told Isaac all
things that he had done.

49 And now, if ye will deal kindly
and truly with my master, tell me :
and if not, tell me; that I may turn
to the right hand, or to the left.
67 And Isaac brought her into his
50 Then Laban and Bethuel an- mother Sarah's tent, and took Rebek-
swered and said, "The thing proceed-ah, and she became his wife; and he
eth from the LORD: we cannot speak loved her: and Isaac 'was comforted
unto thee bad or good.
after his mother's death.


Heb. vessels.h jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, Ex. 3. 22. & and raiment, and gave them to Rebekah: he gave also to her brother and to i2 Chr. 21. 3. her mother precious things.

11. 2. & 12. 35.

Ezra 1. 6.

54 And they did eat and drink, he and the men that were with him, and tarried all night; and they rose up in k ver. 56. & 59. the morning, and he said, Send me


51 Behold, Rebekah 'is before thee;
take her, and go, and let her be thy
master's son's wife, as the LORD hath The sons of Abraham by Keturah. 5 The division of

his goods. 7 His age, and death. 9 His burial. 12
The generations of Ishmael. 17 His age, and death.
21 Isaac prayeth for Rebekah. 24 The birth of
Esau and Jacob. 27 Their difference of character.
29 Esau selleth his birthright.

52 And it came to pass, that, when Abraham's servant heard their words, he worshipped the LORD, bowing himself to the earth.

53 And the servant brought forth THEN again Abraham took a wife,

and her name was Keturah.

away unto my master.

55 And her brother and her mother said, Let the damsel abide with us few days, at the least ten; after that she shall go.



56 And he said unto them, Hinder me not, seeing the LORD hath prospered my way; send me away that I may go to my master.

57 And they said, We will call the damsel, and inquire at her mouth.

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58 And they called Rebekah, and said unto her, Wilt thou go with this man? And she said, I will go.

59 And they sent away Rebekah their sister, and 'her nurse, and Abraham's servant, and his men.

60 And they blessed Rebekah, and said unto her, Thou art our sister;

m ch. 17. 16. n ch. 22. 17.

r ch. 38. 12.

6 But unto the sons of the concubines, which Abraham had, Abraham gave gifts, and sent them away from Isaac his son, while he yet lived, eastward, unto the east country.

7 And these are the days of the years of Abraham's life which he lived, a hundred threescore and fifteen years. 8 Then Abraham gave up the ghost, and died in a good old age, an old man, and full of years; and 'was gathered to his people.


9 And his sons Isaac and Ishmael buried him in the cave of Machpelah,

about 1853.

2 And she bare him Zimran, and a 1 Chr. 1. 32. Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and Shuah.

3 And Jokshan begat Sheba, and Dedan. And the sons of Dedan were Asshurim, and Letushim, and Leummim.

4 And the sons of Midian; Ephah, and Epher, and Hanoch, and Abidah, and Eldaah. All these were the children of Keturah.

5 ¶ And Abraham gave all that he b ch. 24. 36. had unto Isaac.

c ch. 21. 14.

d Judg. 6. S.


e ch. 15. 15. & 49. 29.

f ch. 35. 29. &

49. 38.

g ch. 35, 29. & 50. 13.

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Or, Heded, 1 Car. 1. 30.

ch. 17. 20.


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P1 Sam. 15. 7.

↑ Heb. fell, P& 7864 4 ch. 16. 12

r Matt. 1. 2.

1957. ch. 22 23.

tch. 24. 29.


#1 Chr. 5. 20. 2 Car. 33. 13. Ezra 8. 23. Rom. 9. 10.

11 Sam. 9. 9 & 10. 22.

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ych 17. 16. & * 2 Sam. 8. 14.

a ch. 27. 29. Ma 1. 3. Rom. 2. 12. 1837.


bch. 27.11, 16,


12 ¶ Now these are the generations of Ishmael, Abraham's son, whom Hagar the Egyptian, Sarah's handmaid, bare unto Abraham :

13 And these are the names of the sons of Ishmael, by their names, according to their generations: the firstborn of Ishmael, Nebajoth; and Kedar, and Adbeel, and Mibsam,

14 And Mishma, and Dumah, and Massa,

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21 And Isaac entreated the LORD for his wife, because she was barren: "and the LORD was entreated of him, and Rebekah his wife conceived. 22 And the children struggled together within her; and she said, If it be so, why am I thus? And she went to inquire of the LORD.

23 And the LORD said unto her, Two nations are in thy womb, and two manner of people shall be separated from thy bowels; and the one people shall be stronger than the other people; and the elder shall serve the younger.

24 And when her days to be delivered were fulfilled, behold, there were twins in her womb.

Esau selleth his birthright.


18 PAnd they dwelt from Havilah unto Shur, that is before Egypt, as thou goest toward Assyria: and he Isaac because of famine goeth to Gerar. 2 God +died in the presence of all his brethren.

instructeth and blesseth him. 7 He is reproved by Abimelech for denying his wife. 12 He groweth rich. 18 He diggeth the wells Esek, Sitnah, and Rehoboth. 26 Abimelech maketh a covenant with him at Beersheba. 34 Esau's wives.

25 And the first came out red, all over like a hairy garment; and they called his name Esau.

26 And after that came his brother out, and his hand took hold on Esau's heel; and his name was called Jacob: and Isaac was threescore years old when she bare them.

27 And the boys grew and Esau was a cunning hunter, a man of the field; and Jacob was 'a plain man, dwelling in tents.

28 And Isaac loved Esau, because Heb. 11. 9. the did heat of his venison: but Re-Heb. venison bekah loved Jacob.

in his mouth.

about 1805.

29 And Jacob sod pottage: and Esau came from the field, and he was faint:

h ch. 27. 19, 25, 31.

i ch. 27. 6.

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ND there was a famine in the

Aland, beside the first famine that was in the days of Abraham. And Isaac went unto Abimelech b ch. 20. 2. king of the Philistines unto Gerar.

2 And the LORD appeared unto him, and said, Go not down into Egypt; dwell in the land which I shall tell thee of.


Ps. 39. 12.

Heb. 11. 9.

3 Sojourn in this land, and I will ch. 20. 1. be with thee, and 'will bless thee; for unto thee, and unto thy seed, I will give all these countries, and I will perform the oath which I sware unto Abraham thy father;

4 And I will make thy seed to multiply as the stars of heaven, and will give unto thy seed all these countries; and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed :

5 Because that Abraham obeyed |1 my voice, and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.

6 T And Isaac dwelt in Gerar. 7 And the men of the place asked him of his wife; and "he said, She is my sister for "he feared to say,



a ch. 12. 10.

c ch. 12. 1.

e ch. 28. 15.

ch. 12. 2.

8 ch. 13. 15. &

15. 18.

h ch. 22. 16.

Ps. 105. 9.

i ch. 15. 5. & 22. 17.

22. 18.

ch. 12. 3. & ch. 22. 16, 18.

m ch. 12. 13. & 20. 2, 13. Shea Prov. 29. 25.

Isaac is reproved by Abimelech.

B. C.

o ch. 24. 16.

is my wife; lest, said he, the men of about 1804. the place should kill me for Rebekah; because she was fair to look upon. 8 And it came to pass, when he had been there a long time, that Abimelech king of the Philistines looked out at a window, and saw, and, behold, Isaac was sporting with Rebekah his wife.

p ch. 20. 9.

q Ps. 105. 15.

Heb. found.
Matt. 13. 8.

Mark 4. 8. sver. 3. ch. 24. 1, 35. Job 42. 12.

11 And Abimelech charged all his people, saying, He that toucheth this man or his wife shall surely be put to death.

12 Then Isaac sowed in that land, and received in the same year a hundredfold: and the LORD blessed him.

13 And the man waxed great, and + went forward, and grew until he became very great:

14 For he had possession of flocks, Prov. 10. 22. and possession of herds, and great store of servants: and the Philistines " envied him.

|| Or, husbandry.

† Heb. went going.

tch. 24. 35. Ps. 112. 3.

u ch. 37. 11.

Ecc. 4. 4.

w ch. 21. 30.

x Ex. 1. 9.

y ch. 21. 31.

I That is, Contention.


9 And Abimelech called Isaac, and said, Behold, of a surety she is thy wife and how saidst thou, She is my sister? And Isaac said unto him, Because I said, Lest I die for her.

That is, Hatred.

10 And Abimelech said, What is this thou hast done unto us? one of the people might lightly have lain with thy wife, and thou shouldest have brought guiltiness upon us.

15 For all the wells which his father's servants had digged in the days of Abraham his father, the Philistines had stopped them, and filled them with earth.

16 And Abimelech said unto Isaac, Go from us; for thou art much mightier than we.

17 And Isaac departed thence, and pitched his tent in the valley of Gerar, and dwelt there.

19 And Isaac's servants digged in the valley, and found there a well of + Heb. living. † springing water.

2 ch. 21. 25.

20 And the herdmen of Gerar did strive with Isaac's herdmen, saying, The water is ours: and he called the name of the well Esek; because they strove with him.

18 And Isaac digged again the wells of water, which they had digged in the days of Abraham his father; for the Philistines had stopped them after the death of Abraham: and he called their names after the names by which his father had called them.

21 And they digged another well, and strove for that also: and he called the name of it Sitnah.

22 And he removed from thence, and digged another well; and for that they strove not: and he called the

Abimelech's covenant with Isaac.

B. C. about 1804.

name of it "Rehoboth; and he said, For now the LORD hath made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land.


23 And he went up from thence to Beer-sheba.



24 And the LORD appeared unto him the same night, and said, I am the b ch. 17. 7. & God of Abraham thy father: fear not, for I am with thee, and will bless thee, and multiply thy seed for my servant Abraham's sake.

24. 12. & 28. 13. Ex. 3. 6. Acts 7. 32.

e ch. 15. 1. d ver. 3, 4.

e ch. 12. 7. & 13. 18.

25 And he builded an altar there, and called upon the name of the Ps. 116. 17. LORD, and pitched his tent there: and there Isaac's servants digged a well. 26 Then Abimelech went to him from Gerar, and Ahuzzath one of his friends, and Phichol the chief cap- 8 ch. 21. 22. tain of his army.


27 And Isaac said unto them, Wherefore come ye to me, seeing ye hate me, and have sent me away from you?

28 And they said, † We saw certainly that the LORD was with thee: and we said, Let there be now an oath betwixt us, even betwixt us and thee, and let us make a covenant with thee;

That is, Room.

a ch. 17. 6. & 28. 3. & 41. 52. Ex. 1. 7.

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29 That thou wilt do us no hurt, as we have not touched thee, and as we have done unto thee nothing but good, and have sent thee away in peace: thou art now the blessed of ch. 24. 31. the LORD.

Ps. 115. 15.


m ch. 19. 3.

30 And he made them a feast, and they did eat and drink.

31 And they rose up betimes in the morning, and "sware one to another: and Isaac sent them away, and they departed from him in peace.

32 And it came to pass the same day, that Isaac's servants came, and told him concerning the well which they had digged, and said unto him, We have found water.


33 And he called it "Shebah: "there- That is, An fore the name of the city is Beersheba unto this day.

34 ¶ And Esau was forty years old when he took to wife Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Bashemath the daughter of Elon the Hittite:

Heb. If thou shalt, &c.

n ch. 21. 31.

q ch. 27. 46. & 28. 1, 8.

35 Which were a grief of mind Heb. bitterunto Isaac and to Rebekah.

ness of spirit.

That is, The well of the oa th. 1796. ch. 21. 31. p ch. 36. 2.

abont 1760.

a ch. 48, 10.

1 Sam. 3. 2.

Jacob deceiveth his father,

B. C.

he called Esau his eldest son, and about 1760 said unto him, My son: and he said unto him, Behold, here am I.

Jace 4. 14. ch. 25. 27.

2 And he said, Behold now, I am Prov. 21.1 old, I know not the day of my death: 3 Now therefore take, I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver and thy bow, Hebat and go out to the field, and take me some venison;

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4 And make me savoury as I love, and bring it to may eat; that my soul thee before I die.


meat, such
me, that I
may bless

5 And Rebekah heard when Isaac spake to Esau his son. And Esau went to the field to hunt for venison, and to bring it.

6¶ And Rebekah spake unto Jacob her son, saying, Behold, I heard thy father speak unto Esau thy brother, saying,

7 Bring me venison, and make me savoury meat, that I may eat, and bless thee before the LORD before my death.

8 Now therefore, my son, obey my voice according to that which I command thee.

9 Go now to the flock, and fetch me from thence two good kids of the goats; and I will make them 'savoury meat for thy father, such as he loveth:

10 And thou shalt bring it to thy
father, that he may eat, and that he
B may bless thee before his death.
11 And Jacob said to Rebekah his
mother, Behold, Esau my brother is
a hairy man, and I am a smooth man :
12 My father peradventure will feel
me, and I shall seem to him as a de-
ceiver; and I shall bring a curse
upon me, and not a blessing.

13 And his mother said unto him,
Upon me be thy curse, my son: only
obey my voice, and go fetch me them.
14 And he went, and fetched, and
brought them to his mother: and his
mother made savoury meat, such as
his father loved.


15 And Rebekah took goodly rai-
ment of her eldest son Esau, which
were with her in the house, and put
them upon Jacob her younger son:
16 And she put the skins of the kids
of the goats upon his hands, and upon
the smooth of his neck:

17 And she gave the savoury meat
and the bread, which she had prepared,
into the hand of her son Jacob.

18 And he came unto his father,
and said, My father and he said,
Here am I; who art thou, my son?
19 And Jacob said unto his father,
I am Esau thy firstborn; I have done

as thou badest me: arise, I

and obtaineth the blessing.

B. C. about 1760.

pray thee, sit and eat of my venison,
that thy soul may bless me.

20 And Isaac said unto his son, How
is it that thou hast found it so quick-
ly, my son? And he said, Because
the LORD thy God brought it to me.
21 And Isaac said unto Jacob, Come
near, I pray thee, that I may feel p ver. 12.
thee, my son, whether thou be my
very son Esau or not.

22 And Jacob went near unto Isaac his father; and he felt him, and said, The voice is Jacob's voice, but the hands are the hands of Esau.

o ver. 4.

+ Heb. before


23 And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy, as his 4 ver. 16. brother Esau's hands: so he blessed him.

24 And he said, Art thou my very son Esau? And he said, I am.


25 And he said, Bring it near to me, and I will eat of my son's venison, that my soul may bless thee. Andr ver. 4. he brought it near to him, and he did eat and he brought him wine, and he drank.

26 And his father Isaac said unto him, Come near now, and kiss me, my son.

27 And he came near, and kissed him: and he smelled the smell of his raiment, and blessed him, and said, See, the smell of my son is as the Hos. 14. 6. smell of a field which the LORD hath blessed:

u Deut. 33. 13,



2 Sam. 1. 21.

w ch. 45. 18.

28 Therefore God give thee of "thet Heb. 11. 20. dew of heaven, and the fatness of the earth, and plenty of corn and wine: 29 Let people serve thee, and nations bow down to thee: be lord over thy brethren, and let thy mother's ch. 9. 25. & sons bow down to thee: cursed be every one that curseth thee, and blessed be he that blesseth thee.

x Deut. 33. 28.


25. 23.

z ch. 49. 8.

a ch. 12. 3. Num. 24. 9.

30 And it came to pass, as soon as Isaac had made an end of blessing Jacob, and Jacob was yet scarce gone out from the presence of Isaac his father, that Esau his brother came in from his hunting.

31 And he also had made savoury meat, and brought it unto his father, and said unto his father, Let my father arise, and beat of his son's veni-bver. 4. son, that thy soul may bless me.

32 And Isaac his father said unto
him, Who art thou? And he said, I
am thy son, thy firstborn, Esau.

33 And Isaac + trembled very exceed-t,
ingly, and said, Who? where is he
that hath + taken venison, and brought
it me, and I have eaten of all before
thou camest, and have blessed him?
yea, and he shall be blessed.


34 And when Esau heard the words of his father, he cried with a great & Heb. 12. 17.

Heb. trem

bled with a great trem

bling great


+ Heb, hunted.

c ch. 28. 3. 4. Rom. 11. 29.

Esau threateneth Jacob.

B. C. about 1760.

e ch. 25. 26. That is, A supplanter. { ch. 25. 33.

h ver. 28.

Or, supported

ver. 29.

37 And Isaac answered and said 82 Sam. 8. 14. unto Esau, Behold, I have made him thy lord, and all his brethren have I given to him for servants; and h with corn and wine have I " sustained him and what shall I do now unto thee, my son?

38 And Esau said unto his father, Hast thou but one blessing, my father? bless me, even me also, O my father. And Esau lifted up his voice, and wept.

39 And Isaac his father answered and said unto him, Behold, thy dwelling shall be the fatness of the earth, and of the dew of heaven from above;

i Heb. 12. 17.

k ver. 28. Heb. 11. 20. Or, of the fatness.

1 ch. 25. 23. 2 Sam. 8. 14. Obad. 18, 19, 20.

m 2 Kings 8.


n ch. 37. 4, 8.

o ch. 50. 3, 4, 10.

P Obad. 10.

q Ps. 64. 5.

r ch. 11. 31.

sch. 26. 35. & 23.8.

t ch. 24. 3.


and exceeding bitter cry, and said unto his father, Bless me, even me also, O my father.

35 And he said, Thy brother came with subtilty, and hath taken away thy blessing.

36 And he said, Is not he rightly named Jacob? for he hath supplanted me these two times: 'he took away my birthright; and, behold, now he hath taken away my blessing. And he said, Hast thou not reserved a blessing for me?

40 And by thy sword shalt thou live, and shalt serve thy brother: and it shall come to pass when thou shalt have the dominion, that thou shalt break his yoke from off thy neck. 41 T And Esau "hated Jacob because of the blessing wherewith his father blessed him: and Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are at hand; then will I slay my brother Jacob.


42 And these words of Esau her elder son were told to Rebekah: and she sent and called Jacob her younger son, and said unto him, Behold, thy brother Esau, as touching thee, doth comfort himself, purposing to kill thee.

43 Now therefore, my son, obey my voice; and arise, flee thou to Laban my brother to Haran;

44 And tarry with him a few days, until thy brother's fury turn away; 45 Until thy brother's anger turn away from thee, and he forget that which thou hast done to him: then I will send, and fetch thee from thence why should I be deprived also of you both in one day? 46 And Rebekah said to Isaac, I am weary of my life because of the daughters of Heth: 'if Jacob take a wife of the daughters of Heth, such as these which are of the daughters of the land, what good shall my life do me?

Jacob sent to Padan-aram.


Isaac blesseth Jacob, and sendeth him to Padanaram. 6 Esau marrieth the daughter of Ishmael. 10 The vision of Jacob's ladder. 18 The stone of Beth-el. 20 Jacob's row.

AND Isaac called Jacob, and bless. ch. 27. 33.

ed him, and charged him, and

said unto him, Thou shalt not take b ch. 24. 3. a wife of the daughters of Canaan.

2 Arise, go to Padan-aram, to the house of Bethuel thy mother's father; and take thee a wife from thence of the daughters of Laban ch. 24. 29. thy mother's brother.

3 And God Almighty bless thee, and make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, that thou mayest be ta multitude of people;

4 And give thee the blessing of Abraham, to thee, and to thy seed with thee; that thou mayest inherit the land t'wherein thou art a stranger, Heb. of thy which God gave unto Abraham.

5 And Isaac sent away Jacob: and he went to Padan-aram unto Laban, son of Bethuel the Syrian, the brother of Rebekah, Jacob's and Esau's mother.

B. C. 1760.

6 When Esau saw that Isaac had blessed Jacob, and sent him away to Padan-aram, to take him a wife from thence; and that as he blessed him he gave him a charge, saying, Thou shalt not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan ;


e Hos. 12. 12.

d ch. 25. 20. e ch. 22. 23.

14 And "thy seed shall be as the dust of the earth; and thou shalt

ch. 17. 1, 6.

+ Heb. an as

sembly of people.

h ch. 12. 2.

7 And that Jacob obeyed his father and his mother, and was gone to Padan-aram ;


k ch. 24. 3. & 26. 35.

8 And Esau seeing that the daughters of Canaan † pleased not Isaac his + Heb. were father;

evil in the eyes, &c. 9 Then went Esau unto Ishmael about 1760. and took, unto the wives which he had, 'Mahalath the daughter of Ish-1 ch. 36. 3. mael Abraham's son, the sister of Nebajoth, to be his wife.


Bashema th. m ch. 25. 13.


10 And Jacob went out from Beer-sheba, and went toward Haran. 11 And he lighted upon a certain place, and tarried there all night, because the sun was set; and he took of the stones of that place, and put them for his pillows, and lay down in that place to sleep.

12 And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven and behold the angels of God ascending John 1. 51. and descending on it.

Heb. 1. 14.

sojournings. i ch. 17. 8.

n Hos. 12. 12. o Acts 7. 2, Charran

13 And, behold, the LORD stood above it, and said, 'I am the LORD God of Abraham thy father, and the God of Isaac: 'the land whereon thout ch. 13. 15. & liest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed;

35. 12.

p ch. 41. 1. Job 33. 15.

r ch. 35. 1. & 48. 3.

■ ch. 26. 24.

u ch. 13. 16.

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