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What needeth it? Let me find them, saying, The soul of my son grace in the sight of my lord. Shechem longeth for your daugh16 So Esau returned that day ter: I pray you give her him to on his way unto Seir. wife.

g 17 And Jacob journeyed to Succoth, and built him a house, and made booths for his cattle: therefore the name of the place is called Succoth.

9 And make ye marriages with us, and give your daughters unto us, and take our daughters unto you.

10 And ye shall dwell with us: and the land shall be before you; dwell and trade ye therein, and get you possessions therein.

g 18 And Jacob came to Shalem, a city of Shechem, which is in the land of Canaan, when he 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.

n 20 And he erected there an altar, and called it El-elohe-Israel. CHAP. XXXIV.

ND Dinah the daughter of

ry and gift, and I will give according as ye shall say unto me: but give me the damsel to wife.

13 And the sons of Jacob answered Shechem and Hamor his

A Leah, which she bare unto father deceitfully, and said, Be

Jacob, went out to see the daughters of the land.

2 And when Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, prince of the country, saw her, he took her, and lay with her, and defiled her.

3 And his soul clave unto Dinah the daughter of Jacob, and he loved the damsel, and spake kindly unto the damsel.

u 4 And Shechem spake unto his father Hamor, saying, Get me this damsel to wife.

5 And Jacob heard that he had defiled Dinah his daughter: now his sons were with his cattle in the field: and Jacob held his peace until they were come.

f6 And Hamor the father of Shechem went out unto Jacob to commune with him.

cause he had defiled Dinah their sister:

14 And they said unto them, We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to one that is uncircumcised: for that were a reproach unto us:

f 15 But in this will we consent unto you: If ye will be as we be, that every male of you be circumcised;

16 Then will we give our daughters unto you, and we will take your daughters to us, and we will dwell with you, and we will become one people.

17 But if ye will not hearken unto us, to be circumcised; then will we take our daughter, and we will be gone.

18 And their words pleased Hac 7 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.

f8 And Hamor communed with

f 20 And Hamor and Shechem his son came unto the gate of their

city, and communed with the men of their city, saying,

shall gather themselves together against me, and slay me, and I shall be destroyed, I and my house.

31 And they said, Should he deal with our sister as with a har lot?

21 These men are peaceable with us, therefore let them dwell in the land, and trade therein: for the land, behold, it is large enough for them: let us take their daughters to us for wives, and let us d 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.


ND God said unto Jacob, Arise, go up to Beth-el, and dwell there: and make there an altar unto God, that appeared unto thee when thou fleddest from the face of Esau thy brother. 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 of theirs be ours? only let us consent unto them, and they will dwell with us.

with him, Put away the strange gods that are among you, and be clean and change your garments: 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. cised, all that went out of the gate of his city.

g 4 And they gave unto Jacob all the strange gods which were in $25 ¶ 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 And 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 they did not pursue after the sons of Jacob.

f 26 And they slew Hamor and Shechem his son with the edge of the sword, and took Dinah out of g 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. d 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 their little ones, and their wives took they captive, and spoiled even all that was in the house.

f 8 But Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, died, and she was buried beneath Beth-el, under an oak: 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 İsrael. Zebulun:

# 11 And God said unto him, I am ƒ 24 The sons of Rachel; Joseph, God Almighty: be fruitful and and Benjamin:

multiply; a nation and a compa-ƒ 25 And the sons of Bilhab, Rany of nations shall be of thee, and chel's handmaid; Dan, and Naph kings shall come out of thy loins. tali: 12 And the land which I gave Abraham and Isaac, to thee I will give it, and to thy seed after thee will I give the land.

ƒ 26 And the sons of Zilpah, Leah's handmaid; Gad, and Asher. These are the sons of Jacob, which 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


14 And Jacob set up a pillar in the place where he talked with him, even a pillar of stone: and he poured a drink-offering thereon, and he poured oil thereon. n 15 And Jacob called the name of the place where God spake with him. Beth-el.

g 16 And they journeyed from Beth-el; and there was but a little way to come to Ephrath: and Ra

chel travailed, and she had hard

ƒ 17 And it came to pass when
she was in hard labour, that the
midwife said unto her, Fear not;
thou shalt have this son also.
n 18 And it came to pass as her
soul was in departing, (for she
died,) that she called his name
Ben-oni: but his father called him

g 19 And Rachel died, and was
buried in the way to Ephrath,
which is Beth-lehem.

f 20 And Jacob set a pillar upon
her grave: that is the pillar of Ra-
chel's grave unto this day.
g 21 ¶ And Israel journeyed, and
spread his tent beyond the tower
of Edar.

Isaac his father unto Mamre, unto the city of Arbah (which is Hebron) where Abraham and Isaac sojourned.

ƒ 28 And the days of Isaac were a hundred and fourscore years.

29 And Isaac gave up the ghost and died, and was gathered unto his people, being old and full of days; and his sons Esau and Jacob buried him.


TOW these are the genera

tions of Esau, who is E

2 Esau took his wives of the daughters of Canaan; Adah the daughter of Elon the Hittite, and Aholibamah the daughter of Anah the daughter of Zibeon the Hivite;

3 And Bashemath, Ishmael's daughter, sister of Nebajoth. ƒ 4 And Adah bare to Esau, Eliphaz; and Bashemath bare Reuel; ƒ 5 And Aholibamah bare Jeush, and Jaalam, and Korah: These are the sons of Esau, which were born unto him in the land of Canaan.

g 6 And Esau took his wives, and his sons, and his daughters, and all the persons of his house, and his cattle, and all his beasts, and f22 And it came to pass, when all his substance which he had got Israel 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 his brother Jacob. heard it. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve:

ƒ 23 The sons of Leah; Reuben,

f 7 For their riches were more than that they might dwell together: and the land wherein they

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 ZiSeir: Esau is Edom. beon, and Anah,

f 9 And these are the generations of Esau the father of the Edomites, in mount Seir:

10 These are the names of Esau's sons; Eliphaz the son of Adab the wife of Esau; Reuel the son of Bashemath the wife of Esau.

11 And the sons of Eliphaz were, Teman, Omar, Zepho, and Gatam, and Kenaz.

12 And Timna was concubine to Eliphaz, Esau's son; and she bare to Eliphaz, Amalek: these were the sons of Adah, Esau's wife.

13 And these are the sons of Reuel; Nahath, and Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah: these were the sons of Basheniath, Esau's wife.

14 And these were the sons of Aholibamah, the daughter of Anah, the daughter of Zibeon, Esau's wife: and she bare to Esau, Jeush, and Jaalam, and Korah. f 15 These were dukes of the sons of Esau: the sons of Eliphaz, the first-born son of Esau; duke Teman, duke Omar, duke Zepho, duke Kenaz,

16 Duke Korah, duke Gatam, and duke Amalek: these are the dukes that came of Eliphaz, in the land of Edom: these were the sons of Adah.

f 17 And these are the sons of Reuel, Esau's son; duke Nahath, duke Zerah, duke Shammah, duke Mizzah: these are the dukes that came of Reuel, in the land of Edom: these are the sons of Bashemath, Esau's wife.

f18 And these are the sons of Aholibamah, Esau's wife; duke Jeush, duke Jaalam, duke Korah: these were the dukes that came of Aholibamah the daughter of Anah, Esau's wife.

19 These are the sons of Esau (who is Edom) and these are their dukes.

21 And Dishon, and Ezer, and Dishan: these are the dukes of the Horites, the children of Seir in the land of Edom.

22 And the children of Lotan were Hori, and Heman: and Lotan's sister was Timna.

23 And the children of Shobal were these; Alvan, and Manahath, and Ebal, Shepho, and Onam.

24 And these are the children of Zibeon; both Ajah, and Anah: this was that Anah that found the mules in the wilderness, as he fed the asses of Zibeon his father.

25 And the children of Anah were these: Dishon, and Aholibamah the daughter of Anab.

26 And these are the children of Dishon; Hemdan, and Eshban, and Ithran, and Cheran.

27 The children of Ezer are these; Bilhan, and Zaavan, and Akan.

28 The children of Dishan are these; Uz, and Aran.

29 These are the dukes that came of the Horites; duke Lotan, duke Shobal, duke Zibeon, duke Anah,

30 Duke Dishon, duke Ezer, duke Dishan: these are the dukes that came of Hori, among their dukes in the land of Seir. g 31 ¶ And these are the kings that reigned in the land of Edom, before there reigned any king over the children of Israel.

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Midian in the field of Moab) f 5 And Joseph dreamed a
reigned in his stead: and the name dream, and he told it his brethren:
of his city was Avith.and they hated him yet the more.
6 And he said unto them, Hear,
g 36 And Hadad died, and Sam-
lah of Masrekah reigned in his I pray you, this dream which I
have dreamed:


that their father loved him more 15 T And a certain man found than all his brethren, they hated him, and behold, he was wanderhim, and could not speak peacea-ing in the field: and the man askled him, saying, What seekest thou?

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