Genesis 31:17
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New International Version
Then Jacob put his children and his wives on camels,

King James Bible
Then Jacob rose up, and set his sons and his wives upon camels;

Darby Bible Translation
And Jacob rose up, and set his sons and his wives upon camels,

World English Bible
Then Jacob rose up, and set his sons and his wives on the camels,

Young's Literal Translation
And Jacob riseth, and lifteth up his sons and his wives on the camels,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Are we not counted of him strangers? - Rachel and Leah, who well knew the disposition of their father, gave him here his true character. He has treated us as strangers - as slaves whom he had a right to dispose of as he pleased; in consequence, he hath sold us - disposed of us on the mere principle of gaining by the sale.

And hath quite devoured also our money - Has applied to his own use the profits of the sale, and has allowed us neither portion nor inheritance.

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upon camels.

Genesis 24:10,61 And the servant took ten camels of the camels of his master, and departed; for all the goods of his master were in his hand...

1 Samuel 30:17 And David smote them from the twilight even to the evening of the next day: and there escaped not a man of them...

Gen. xxxi. 11
Of no less importance and significance is the passage Gen. xxxi. 11 seq. According to ver. 11, the Angel of God, [Hebrew: mlaK halhiM] appears toJacob in a dream. In ver. 13, the same person calls himself the God of Bethel, with reference to the event recorded in chap. xxviii. 11-22. It cannot be supposed that in chap xxviii. the mediation of a common angel took place, who, however, had not been expressly mentioned; for Jehovah is there contrasted with the angels. In ver. 12, we read: "And behold
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

Epistle Xlix. To Anastasius, Bishop of Antioch .
To Anastasius, Bishop of Antioch [35] . Gregory to Anastasius, &c. I received the letters of thy Fraternity, rightly holding fast the profession of the faith; and I returned great thanks to Almighty God, who, when the shepherds of His flock are changed, still, even after such change, guards the faith which He once delivered to the holy Fathers. Now the excellent preacher says, Other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Christ Jesus (1 Cor. iii. 2). Whosoever, then, with love of
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

Cross References
Genesis 31:16
Surely all the wealth that God took away from our father belongs to us and our children. So do whatever God has told you."

Genesis 31:18
and he drove all his livestock ahead of him, along with all the goods he had accumulated in Paddan Aram, to go to his father Isaac in the land of Canaan.

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