But that the God of my father - The God of Abraham, and the Dread of Isaac - Proved to he mine, Surely even now, empty, hadst thou let me go? My humiliation and the wearying toil of my hands, God had seen, And therefore gave sentence last night!
So Leah conceived, and hare a son, and called his name Reuben, - for she said, Because, Yahweh hath looked upon my humiliation, For, now, will my husband love me.
It is in the power of my hand, to deal with thee for harm, - but the God of your father, last night, spake unto me, saying, Take heed to thyself that thou speak not with Jacob, either good or bad.
The Gods of Abraham and the Gods of Nahor judge betwixt us - the Gods of their fathers. And Jacob sware by the Dread of his father Isaac:
And God went in unto Laban the Syrian in a dream of the night, - and said to him Take heed to thyself that thou speak not with Jacob either good or bad.
Then said Yahweh, I have, seen, the humiliation of my people, who are in Egypt, - and their outcry, have I heard, by reason of their task-masters, for I know their pains;
And David went forth to meet them, and responded, and said to them, If, peaceably, ye are come unto me, to help me, I shall have towards you, a heart for unity, - but, if to betray me to mine adversaries, there being no violence in my hands, may the God of our fathers see and rebuke!
Yahweh of hosts, him, shall ye hallow, - And let, him, be your fear, and let, him inspire you with awe;
And Yahweh came down, to behold the city, and the tower, - which the sons of men had built.
And the messenger of Yahweh said to her, Behold thee! with child, and about bearing a son - and thou shalt call his name Ishmael for Yahweh hath hearkened unto thy humiliation.
And she called the name of Yahweh, who had spoken unto her, Thou GOD of vision! For she said. Do I even here, retain my vision after a vision?
Then did Isaac tremble with an exceeding great trembling, and said Who then was it that caught game and brought in to me and I did eat of all ere yet thou didst come in and I blessed him? Yea blessed, shall he remain!
and said to them, Beholding, am I the face of your father, that it is not towards me as aforetime, - nevertheless, the God of my father, hath been with me;
Then he said Lift, I pray thee, thine eyes and behold All, the he-goats that are leaping upon the flock are ring-straked, speckled, and dappled, - for I have seen all that Laban, has been doing to thee.
I will indeed exult and rejoice, in thy lovingkindness, - In that thou hast looked upon my humiliation, thou hast taken note that in distresses was my life;
Vow and pay, unto Yahweh your God, - Let, all who are round about him, bear along a gift unto him who is to be revered.
If it had not been, Yahweh, who was on our side, oh might Israel say:
Whereas, Michael, the chief-messenger, when, with the adversary, disputing, he was reasoning about the body of Moses, durst not impose on him a defamatory sentence, but said - The Lord rebuke thee!