And it was told Laban on the third day that Jacob was fled.…
1. The Almighty God appears seasonably to stop the rage of cruel oppressors against His saints.
2. Night apparitions in dreams God can make to terrify wicked enemies from their purposes.
3. God warns envious spirits, that they look to themselves, if they oppress His saints.
4. God curbs the spirits of wicked men sometimes, and charges them not to speak an evil word to His people (ver. 24).
(G Hughes, B. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And it was told Laban on the third day that Jacob was fled.