So shall my righteousness answer for me in time to come, when it shall come for my hire before thy face: every one that is not speckled and spotted among the goats, and brown among the sheep, that shall be counted stolen with me.
-- Gen. 30:33 (KJV)
This plan was devised by Jacob to swindle Laban out of most of his flocks. It was restitution for Jacob as he was not paid by Laban for 20 years.
Numerical Analysis: The numerical pattern for this verse is 3,6,9. (3) Follow the Holy Spirit so that others will see your righteousness. (6) Expose evil for restitution to be seen. (9) To overturn evil, choose to remain pure.