Genesis 31:2-12 NIV

2 And Jacob noticed that Laban’s attitude toward him was not what it had been.

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3 Then the LORD said to Jacob, “Go back to the land of your fathers and to your relatives, and I will be with you.”

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4 So Jacob sent word to Rachel and Leah to come out to the fields where his flocks were.
5 He said to them, “I see that your father’s attitude toward me is not what it was before, but the God of my father has been with me.

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      6 You know that I’ve worked for your father with all my strength,

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      7 yet your father has cheated me by changing my wages ten times. However, God has not allowed him to harm me.

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          8 If he said, ‘The speckled ones will be your wages,’ then all the flocks gave birth to speckled young; and if he said, ‘The streaked ones will be your wages,’ then all the flocks bore streaked young.

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          9 So God has taken away your father’s livestock and has given them to me.

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          10 “In breeding season I once had a dream in which I looked up and saw that the male goats mating with the flock were streaked, speckled or spotted.

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          11 The angel of God said to me in the dream, ‘Jacob.’ I answered, ‘Here I am.’

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          12 And he said, ‘Look up and see that all the male goats mating with the flock are streaked, speckled or spotted, for I have seen all that Laban has been doing to you.

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