Early in the morning, Laban rose up, and kissed his sons and his daughters, and blessed them. Laban departed and returned to his place.
Yahweh went his way, as soon as he had finished communing with Abraham, and Abraham returned to his place.
It happened, when Rachel had borne Joseph, that Jacob said to Laban, "Send me away, that I may go to my own place, and to my country.
They blessed Rebekah, and said to her, "Our sister, may you be the mother of thousands of ten thousands, and let your seed possess the gate of those who hate them."
Isaac called Jacob, blessed him, and commanded him, "You shall not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan.
Laban answered Jacob, "The daughters are my daughters, the children are my children, the flocks are my flocks, and all that you see is mine: and what can I do this day to these my daughters, or to their children whom they have borne?
Yahweh put a word in Balaam's mouth, and said, "Return to Balak, and thus you shall speak."
How shall I curse whom God has not cursed? How shall I defy whom Yahweh has not defied?
Balak said to Balaam, "What have you done to me? I took you to curse my enemies, and behold, you have blessed them altogether."
Balaam rose up, and went and returned to his place; and Balak also went his way.
Nevertheless Yahweh your God wouldn't listen to Balaam; but Yahweh your God turned the curse into a blessing to you, because Yahweh your God loved you.
For Yahweh will judge his people, and have compassion on his servants, when he sees that [their] power is gone, There is none [remaining], shut up or left at large.
They lifted up their voice, and wept again: and Orpah kissed her mother-in-law, but Ruth joined with her.
Surely the wrath of man praises you. The survivors of your wrath are restrained.
When the natives saw the creature hanging from his hand, they said one to another, "No doubt this man is a murderer, whom, though he has escaped from the sea, yet Justice has not allowed to live."