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{Genesis 32:14} Two hundred 3967 she goats, 5795 and twenty 6242 he goats, 8495 two hundred 3967 ewes, 7353 and twenty 6242 rams, 352
This was a princely present. The "thirty milch camels" were particularly valuable; for among the Arabs they constitute a principal part of their riches; being every way so serviceable, that the providence of God appears peculiarly kind and wise in providing such animals for those countries, where no other animal could be of equal service. The she-camel gives milk continually, not ceasing even when with young; the milk of which, when mixed with three parts of water, affords the most pleasant and wholesome beverage. "And the man increased exceedingly, and had much cattle, and maidservants, and menservants, and camels, and asses." {Gen 30:43} + "Thus God hath taken away the cattle of your father, and given [them] to me." {Gen 31:9} + "For all the riches which God hath taken from our father, that [is] ours, and our children's: now then, whatsoever God hath said unto thee, do." {Gen 31:16} + "But thou shalt remember the LORD thy God: for [it is] he that giveth thee power to get wealth, that he may establish his covenant which he sware unto thy fathers, as [it is] this day." {Deu 8:18} + "And [there was] a man in Maon, whose possessions [were] in Carmel; and the man [was] very great, and he had three thousand sheep, and a thousand goats: and he was shearing his sheep in Carmel." {1Sm 25:2} + "His substance also was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she asses, and a very great household; so that this man was the greatest of all the men of the east." {Job 1:3} + "So the LORD blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning: for he had fourteen thousand sheep, and six thousand camels, and a thousand yoke of oxen, and a thousand she asses." {Job 42:12}

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