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Gen 30:41 (KJV) — And it came to pass, whensoever the stronger cattle did conceive, that Jacob laid the rods before the eyes of the cattle in the gutters, that they might conceive among the rods.
Gen 30:41 (NASB) — Moreover, whenever the *stronger of the flock *were mating, Jacob would place the rods in the sight of the flock in the gutters, so that they might *mate by the rods;
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|whensoever the stronger cattle did conceive
||As the means which Jacob used would not in general produce similar effects, nay, probably the experiment was never in any other instance tried with effect, it is more in harmony with Divine truth to suppose that he was directed by some Divine intimation; and rendered successful, if not by a direct miracle, yet at least by the LORD's giving a new and uncommon bias to the tendency of natural causes.|
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