And all their wealth, and all their little ones, and their wives took they captive, and spoiled even all that was in the house.
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George Leo Haydock
Captive. No doubt Jacob would force them to restore such ill-gotten goods. (Calmet)
They had acted without authority, and even contrary to the known disposition of their father. They rashly exposed him to destruction, which would inevitably have taken place, if God had not protected him, chap. xxxv. 5. (Haydock)