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Genesis 31:40

Genesis 31:40

[Thus] I was
In such a situation, as well as in the following uncomfortable plight and condition: in the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night:
the violent heat in the daytime scorched him, and the severe frosts in the night pinched him: that is, in the different seasons of the year, the heat of the day in the summertime, and the cold of the night in the wintertime; for it cannot well be thought that there should be excessive heat in the day and sharp frosts in the night, in the same season of the year: it looks as if Laban did not allow Jacob the proper conveniencies of clothes, and of tents to secure him from the inclemency of the weather, which other shepherds usually had: and my sleep departed from mine eyes;
through diligent care and watchfulness of the flocks in the night season, which on some occasions were necessary; see ( Luke 2:8 ) .

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