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And the man increased exceedingly, and had much cattle, and maidservants, and menservants, and camels, and asses.
Indeed, you had little before I arrived, but now your possessions have increased many times over. The Lord has blessed you wherever I worked. But now, how long must it be before I do something for my own family too?"
(Now Abram was very wealthy in livestock, silver, and gold.)
"The Lord has richly blessed my master and he has become very wealthy. The Lord has given him sheep and cattle, silver and gold, male and female servants, and camels and donkeys.
The man became wealthy. His influence continued to grow until he became very prominent.
I am with you! I will protect you wherever you go and will bring you back to this land. I will not leave you until I have done what I promised you!"
but your father has humiliated me and changed my wages ten times. But God has not permitted him to do me any harm.
I am not worthy of all the faithful love you have shown your servant. With only my walking stick I crossed the Jordan, but now I have become two camps.
Please take my present that was brought to you, for God has been generous to me and I have all I need." When Jacob urged him, he took it.
because they had too many possessions to be able to stay together and the land where they had settled was not able to support them because of their livestock.
I purchased male and female slaves, and I owned slaves who were born in my house; I also possessed more livestock -- both herds and flocks -- than any of my predecessors in Jerusalem.
They will not need to take wood from the field or cut down trees from the forests, because they will make fires with the weapons. They will take the loot from those who looted them and seize the plunder of those who plundered them, declares the sovereign Lord.