Bless Carefully

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  • But her brother and mother said, “Let the girl stay with us for about 10 days.[a] Then she can go.” … They blessed Rebekah, saying to her: Our sister, may you become thousands upon ten thousands. May your offspring possess the gates of their enemiesGenesis 24:55-60 HCSB
COMMENT: Laban blessed Rebekah with a blessing that proved to be a snare for himself.


  • So God has taken away the livestock of your father and 1given them to me. Genesis 31:9 NKJV
  • For all these riches which God has taken from our father are really ours and our children’s; now then, whatever God has said to you, do it.” Gen 31:16 NKJV
COMMENT: GOD 1transferred Laban’s wealth to Jacob; just as Laban had blessed Rebekah.

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