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27:45 I will send. Jacob was to be absent for twenty years (31:38); Rebekah never saw her son again (35:8 note).
bereft of you both in one day. Both would be lost if Jacob was killed by his brother Esau, and Esau then by an avenger of blood (9:6; Num. 35:19–21).