Genesis 31:5-15 NIV

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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          13 I am the God of Bethel, where you anointed a pillar and where you made a vow to me. Now leave this land at once and go back to your native land.’ ”

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          14 Then Rachel and Leah replied, “Do we still have any share in the inheritance of our father’s estate?

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          15 Does he not regard us as foreigners? Not only has he sold us, but he has used up what was paid for us.

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