Commentary on Genesis 31

Last updated: October 14, 2009 English Translation (ESV) 1Now Jacob heard that the sons of Laban were saying, "Jacob has taken all that was our father’s, and from what was our father’s he has gained all this wealth." 2And Jacob saw that Laban did not regard him with favor as before. 3Then the LORD said …

Commentary on Genesis 29:31-30:24

Last updated: October 3, 2009 English Translation (ESV) 29:31When the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb, but Rachel was barren. 32And Leah conceived and bore a son, and she called his name Reuben, for she said, "Because the LORD has looked upon my affliction; for now my husband will love me." …

Commentary on Genesis 29:1-30

Last updated: September 29, 2009 English Translation (ESV) 1Then Jacob went on his journey and came to the land of the people of the east. 2As he looked, he saw a well in the field, and behold, three flocks of sheep lying beside it, for out of that well the flocks were watered. The stone …