Jacob and Other Poems

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World Supply and Publishing Company, 1907 - 357 pages
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Page 5 - And Jacob served seven years for Rachel ; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her.
Page 63 - And the LORD said unto Jacob, Return unto the land of thy fathers, and to thy kindred ; and I will be with thee.
Page 5 - And Jacob said unto his father, I am Esau thy firstborn; I have done according as thou badest me : arise, I pray thee, sit and eat of my venison, that thy soul may bless me.
Page 323 - As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round about his people from henceforth even for ever.
Page 102 - And Judah said unto his brethren, What profit is it if we slay our brother, and conceal his blood? Come, and let us sell him to the Ishmaelites, and let not our hand be upon him; for he is our brother and our flesh : and his brethren were content.
Page 124 - And Joseph made ready his chariot, and went up to meet Israel his father, to Goshen, and presented himself unto him ; and he fell on his neck, and wept on his neck a good while. And Israel said unto Joseph, Now let me die, since I have seen thy face, because thou art yet alive.
Page 5 - And he looked, and behold a well in the field, and, lo, there were three flocks of sheep lying by it; for out of that well they watered the flocks: and a great stone was upon the well's mouth. And...
Page 75 - And Jacob went on his way, and the angels of God met him. And when Jacob saw them, he said, "This is God's host": and he called the name of that place Mahanaim.
Page 110 - Slay my two sons, if I bring him not to thee: deliver him into my hand, and I will bring him to thee again. And he said, My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he is left alone: if mischief befall him by the way in the which ye go, then shall ye bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.
Page 100 - And he said to him, Go, I pray thee, see whether it be well with thy brethren, and well with the flocks; and bring me word again.

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