G E N E S I S
Jacob was a very honest good man, a man of great
devotion and integrity, yet he had more trouble and vexation than
any of the patriarchs. He left his father's house in a fright, went
to his uncle's in distress, very hard usage he met with there, and
now is going back surrounded with fears. Here is, I. His resolution
to return, ver. 1-16. II.
His clandestine departure, ver.
17-21. III. Laban's pursuit of him in displeasure,
ver. 22-25. IV. The hot
words that passed between them, ver. 26-42. V. Their amicable agreement at
last, ver. 43,