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35:4 they gave to Jacob. Jacob recovered his spiritual leadership of the family (30:2 note; 34:1–31 note).
rings . . . ears. These were amulets associated with pagan worship (cf. v. 2).
terebinth tree . . . near Shechem. Probably the sacred tree associated with Abraham (12:6 and note).