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Genesis 31:1
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Now [a]Jacob heard the words of Laban's sons, saying, "Jacob has taken away all that was our father's, and from what belonged to our father he has made all this [b]wealth."
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Genesis 31:2
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Jacob saw the [c]attitude of Laban, and behold, it was not friendly toward him as formerly.
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Genesis 31:3
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Then the Lord said to Jacob, "(a)Return to the land of your fathers and to your relatives, and (b)I will be with you."
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Genesis 31:4
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So Jacob sent and called Rachel and Leah to his flock in the field,
Genesis 31:5
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and said to them, "(c)I see your father's [d]attitude, that it is not friendly toward me as formerly, but (d)the God of my father has been with me.
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Genesis 31:6
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(e)You know that I have served your father with all my strength.
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Genesis 31:7
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Yet your father has (f)cheated me and (g)changed my wages ten times; however, (h)God did not allow him to hurt me.
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Genesis 31:8
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If (i)he spoke thus, ‘The speckled shall be your wages,' then all the flock brought forth speckled; and if he spoke thus, ‘The striped shall be your wages,' then all the flock brought forth striped.
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Genesis 31:9
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Thus God has (j)taken away your father's livestock and given them to me.
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Genesis 31:10
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And it came about at the time when the flock were [e]mating that I lifted up my eyes and saw in a dream, and behold, the male goats which were [f]mating were striped, speckled, and mottled.
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Genesis 31:11
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Then (k)the angel of God said to me in the dream, ‘Jacob,' and I said, ‘Here I am.'
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Genesis 31:12
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He said, ‘Lift up now your eyes and see that all the male goats which are [g]mating are striped, speckled, and mottled; for (l)I have seen all that Laban has been doing to you.
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Genesis 31:13
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I am (m)the God of Bethel, where you (n)anointed a pillar, where you made a vow to Me; now arise, [h]leave this land, and (o)return to the land of your birth.'"
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Genesis 31:14
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Rachel and Leah said to him, "Do we still have any portion or inheritance in our father's house?
Genesis 31:15
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Are we not reckoned by him as foreigners? For (p)he has sold us, and has also [i]entirely consumed [j]our purchase price.
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Genesis 31:16
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Surely all the wealth which God has taken away from our father belongs to us and our children; now then, do whatever God has said to you."
Genesis 31:17
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Then Jacob arose and put his children and his wives upon camels;
Genesis 31:18
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and he drove away all his livestock and all his property which he had gathered, his acquired livestock which he had gathered in Paddan-aram, (q)to go to the land of Canaan to his father Isaac.
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Genesis 31:19
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When Laban had gone to shear his flock, then Rachel stole the [k](r)household idols that were her father's.
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Genesis 31:20
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And Jacob [l]deceived Laban the Aramean by not telling him that he was fleeing.
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Genesis 31:21
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So he fled with all that he had; and he arose and crossed the Euphrates River, and set his face toward the hill country of (s)Gilead.
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