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Genesis 31:34

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 31:34  (King James Version)
Now Rachel had taken the images, and put them in the camel's furniture, and sat upon them. And Laban searched all the tent, but found them not.
 


had taken
Genesis 31:17 Genesis 31:19

furniture
The word, {car,} rendered "furniture," properly denotes "a large round pannier," placed one on each side of a camel, for a person, especially women, to ride in. It is a hamper, like a cradle, having a back, head, and sides, like a great chair. Moryson describes them as "two long chairs like cradles, covered with red cloth, to hang on the two sides of the camel." Hanway calls them {kedgavays,} which "are a kind of covered chairs, which the Persians hang over their camels in the manner of {panniers,} and are big enough for one person to sit in." Thevenot, who calls then {counes,} says that they lay over them a cover, which keeps then both from the rain and sun; and Maillet describes them as covered cages, hanging on each side of a camel. The late Editor of Calmet has furnished a correct delineation of these cars, as seen on one side of a camel, copied from Dalton's Prints of Egyptian Figures.

searched
Hebrew felt.
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