Are we not accounted of him strangers?
&c.] He had not treated them as children, nor even as
freeborn persons; but as if they were foreigners that he had
taken in war, or bought of others; or at least, that they were
born bondmaids in his house, and so had a right to sell them as
he had: for he hath sold us;
he had sold them to Jacob for fourteen years' service, as if they
had been his slaves, instead of giving dowries with them as his
children: and hath quite devoured also our
that which he got by the servitude of Jacob, instead of giving it
to them as their portion; he spent it on himself and his sons,
and there was nothing left for them.