G E N E S I S
We have here Jacob still upon his journey towards
Canaan. Never did so many memorable things occur in any march as in
this of Jacob's little family. By the way he meets, I. With good
tidings from his God, ver. 1,
2. II. With bad tidings from his brother, to whom he
sent a message to notify his return, ver. 3-6. In his distress, 1. He divides his
company, ver. 7, 8. 2. He
makes his prayer to God, ver.
9-12. 3. He sends a present to his brother, ver. 13-23. 4. He wrestles with
the angel, ver.