Are we not counted of him strangers? for he hath sold us, and hath quite
devoured also our money.
"Are we not reckoned by him as foreigners? For he has sold us, and has also entirely
consumed our purchase price.
This twenty years
have I been with thee; thy ewes and thy she goats have not cast their young, and the rams of thy flock have I not eaten.
"These twenty years I have been with you; your ewes and your female goats have not miscarried, nor
have I eaten the rams of your flocks.
Thus I was; in the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep departed from mine eyes.
"Thus I was: by day the heat
consumed me and the frost by night, and my sleep fled from my eyes.
And Jacob said unto his brethren, Gather stones; and they took stones, and made an heap:
and they did eat there upon the heap.
Jacob said to his kinsmen, "Gather stones." So they took stones and made a heap,
and they ate there by the heap.
Then Jacob offered sacrifice upon the mount, and called his brethren
to eat bread: and they did eat bread, and tarried all night in the mount.
Then Jacob offered a sacrifice on the mountain, and called his kinsmen to the meal;
and they ate the meal and spent the night on the mountain.
Therefore the children of Israel
eat not of the sinew which shrank, which is upon the hollow of the thigh, unto this day: because he touched the hollow of Jacob's thigh in the sinew that shrank.
Therefore, to this day the sons of Israel
do not eat the sinew of the hip which is on the socket of the thigh, because he touched the socket of Jacob's thigh in the sinew of the hip.
Come now therefore, and let us slay him, and cast him into some pit, and we will say, Some evil beast
hath devoured him: and we shall see what will become of his dreams.
"Now then, come and let us kill him and throw him into one of the pits; and we will say, 'A wild beast
devoured him.' Then let us see what will become of his dreams!"
And they sat down
to eat bread: and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and, behold, a company of Ishmeelites came from Gilead with their camels bearing spicery and balm and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt.
Then they sat down
to eat a meal. And as they raised their eyes and looked, behold, a caravan of Ishmaelites was coming from Gilead, with their camels bearing aromatic gum and balm and myrrh, on their way to bring them down to Egypt.