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conceive, that Jacob laid the rods before the eyes of the cattle in the
gutters, that they might conceive among the rods.
GEN 30:42 But when the cattle were feeble, he put them not in: so the
feebler were Laban's, and the stronger Jacob's.
GEN 30:43 And the man increased exceedingly, and had much cattle, and
maidservants, and menservants, and camels, and asses.
GEN 31:1 And he heard the words of Laban's sons, saying, Jacob hath
taken away all that was our father's; and of that which was our father's
hath he gotten all this glory.
GEN 31:2 And Jacob beheld the countenance of Laban, and, behold, it was
not toward him as before.
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