And he rose up that night, and took his two wives, and his two womenservants, and his eleven sons, and passed over the ford Jabbok.
-- Gen. 32:22 (KJV)
Moving that many people required plenty of planning. The risks of moving around at night in ancient times were very high. However, it would have been easier to move over a waterway when tides were low.
Numerical Analysis: The numerical pattern for this verse is 5,4,9,3,2. (5) To stay in God's presence, do not be lazy. (4) To stay in God's Word, stay out of polygamy. (9) To overturn evil, stay out of polygamy. (3) To stay in the Spirit, look to move your children forward. (2) Walk in God's kingdom so that you will be able to overcome.