Then Jacob rose up, and set his sons and his wives on camels;…
1. Providence ordereth tidings of His delivering His servants, to come to their enemies when they are not to be hindered by them (Job 5:12, 10).
2. Tidings of mercy to saints may come to the wicked soon enough to try them (ver. 22).
(G. Hughes, B. D. .)
Parallel VersesKJV: Then Jacob rose up, and set his sons and his wives upon camels;