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General Information:

The angel of the Lord continues to talk to Jacob. (See: Genesis 31:10)

Lift up your eyes

This is a way of saying "Look up." (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-idiom)

that are breeding with the flock

Here "flock" stands for only the female goats. AT: "that are breeding with the female goats of the flock" (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-synecdoche)

are striped, speckled, and spotted

"have stripes and spots"

where you anointed a pillar

Jacob poured oil on the pillar to dedicate it to God. (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/translate-symaction)

the land of your birth

"the land where you were born"


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  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/names/laban
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/god
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/names/bethel
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/anoint
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/other/pillar
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/vow