But if you find anyone who has your gods, he shall not live.24 In the presence of our relatives, see for yourself whether there is anything of yours here with me; and if so, take it." Now Jacob did not know that Rachel had stolen the gods.25
If the God of my father,50 the God of Abraham51 and the Fear of Isaac,52 had not been with me,53 you would surely have sent me away empty-handed. But God has seen my hardship and the toil of my hands,54 and last night he rebuked you.55"
Laban answered Jacob, "The women are my daughters, the children are my children, and the flocks are my flocks.56 All you see is mine. Yet what can I do today about these daughters of mine, or about the children they have borne?