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  1. Genesis 33:5-11

    . Gen 33:5 . . Looking about, he saw the women and the children.
    Who, he asked: are these with you? He answered: The children with
    whom God has favored your servant.

    Because Jacob's response drew Esau's attention to the lads rather than the
    women, Jewish folklore proposes that Jacob did that so as to take Esau's
    mind off the wives. What an ugly thing to say. It implies that Esau was a
    barbaric cave man who stole wives from their husbands; yet there
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  2. JPPT1974's Thurs Thoughts 10/27/2016:

    And that
    Over in the
    Way that the
    Lord is calling
    For you and
    Me to show
    It in love.
    It is not easy
    To do that
    For people that
    Do not know us
    And vice versa.
  3. JPPT1974's Wed Thoughts 10/26/2016:

    But that
    It is how that
    We need to
    Show people
    In love even
    If they do
    Not return it
    Over in love.
    We are different
    As believers of Christ.
  4. Genesis 33:1-4

    . Gen 33:1-2 . . Looking up, Jacob saw Esau coming, accompanied
    by four hundred men. He divided the children among Leah, Rachel,
    and the two maids, putting the maids and their children first, Leah
    and her children next, and Rachel and Joseph last.

    Whether Rachel was expecting Benjamin at this time is difficult to ascertain;
    but if she was; then that would help explain why Jacob put her last in the

    . Gen 33:3a . . He himself
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  5. Genesis 32:26-33

    . Gen 32:26 . .When he saw that he had not prevailed against him,
    he wrenched Jacob's hip at its socket, so that the socket of his hip
    was strained as he wrestled with him.

    In spite of the injury, Jacob still hung on and refused to let go. The injury
    served a purpose. It wasn't to make Jacob let go; after all, the angel could
    just as easily broken both of Jacob's arms. The injury served to handicap
    Jacob, and force him to depend even more upon
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