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Genesis 31:10

Overview - Genesis 31
Jacob, displeased with the envy of Laban and his sons, departs secretly.
19 Rachel steals her father's images.
22 Laban pursues after him, and complains of the wrong.
34 Rachel's stratagem to hide the images.
36 Jacob's complaint of Laban.
43 The covenant of Laban and Jacob at Galeed.
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Genesis 31:10  (King James Version)
And it came to pass at the time that the cattle conceived, that I lifted up mine eyes, and saw in a dream, and, behold, the rams which leaped upon the cattle were ringstraked, speckled, and grisled.
 


a dream
24 ; 20:6 28:12 Numbers 12:6 ; Deuteronomy 13:1 ; 1 Kings 3:5

rams
or, he-goats. ringstraked.
30:39

grisled
The original word, {beroodim,} from {barad,} "hail" means marked with white spots like hail; to which our word grisled, from the old french {gresle,} now {grele,} hail, perfectly agrees; hence {gresle,} spotted with white on a dark ground.
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