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31:42 If the God . . . on my side. See 28:15, 20 and notes.
the Fear of Isaac. Or, “the Awesome One of Isaac.” See v. 53 and note.
sent me away empty-handed. An allusion to one of Laban’s more conspicuous faults—his failure to pay workers their just wages (29:25; 31:7, 41).