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 Genesis 32:3 - 21
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   Book of Genesis
   Chapter 32  - Click for Chapter Audio
32:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then Jacob sent R955 messengers before him to his brother Esau in the land of Seir, R956 the country F617 of Edom. R957
 
32:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He also commanded them saying, "Thus you shall say to my lord Esau: `Thus says your servant Jacob, "I have sojourned with Laban, and stayed R958 until now;
 
32:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
I R959 have oxen and donkeys and flocks and male and female servants; and I have sent to tell my lord, that R960 I may find favor in your sight.""'
 
32:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The messengers returned to Jacob, saying, "We came to your brother Esau, and furthermore he R961 is coming to meet you, and four hundred men are with him."
 
32:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then Jacob was greatly R962 afraid and distressed; and he divided the people who were with him, and the flocks and the herds and the camels, into two companies;
 
32:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
for he said, "If Esau comes to the one company and attacks F618 it, then the company which is left will escape."
 
32:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Jacob said, "O God R963 of my father Abraham and God of my father Isaac, O LORD, who said to me, `Return R964 to your country and to your relatives, and I will prosper F619 you,'
 
32:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
I F620 am unworthy of R965 all the lovingkindness and of all the faithfulness F621 which You have shown to Your servant; for with my staff only I crossed this Jordan, and now I have become two companies.
 
32:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"Deliver R966 me, I pray, from R967 the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau; for I fear him, that he will come and attack F622 me and the mothers R968 with the children.
 
32:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"For You said, `I R969 will surely prosper F623 you and make R970 your descendants F624 as the sand of the sea, which is too great to be numbered.' "
 
32:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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So he spent the night there. Then he selected F625 from what he F626 had with him a present R971 for his brother Esau:
 
32:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
two hundred female goats and twenty male goats, two hundred ewes and twenty rams,
 
32:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
thirty milking camels and their colts, forty cows and ten bulls, twenty female donkeys and ten male donkeys.
 
32:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He delivered them into the hand of his servants, every drove by itself, and said to his servants, "Pass on before me, and put a space between droves."
 
32:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
He commanded the one F627 in front, saying, "When my brother Esau meets you and asks you, saying, `To whom do you belong, and where are you going, and to whom do these animals in front of you belong?'
 
32:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
then you shall say, `These belong to your servant Jacob; it is a present sent to my lord Esau. And behold, he also is behind us.' "
 
32:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then he commanded also the second and the third, and all those who followed the droves, saying, "After this manner you shall speak to Esau when you find him;
 
32:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
and you shall say, `Behold, your servant Jacob also is behind us.' " For he said, "I will appease him with the present that goes before me. Then afterward I will see his face; perhaps he will accept me."
 
32:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So the present passed on before him, while he himself spent that night in the camp.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F617 Lit field
F618 Lit smites
F619 Lit do good with you
F620 Lit I am less than all
F621 Or truth
F622 Lit smite
F623 Lit do good with
F624 Lit seed
F625 Lit took
F626 Lit had come to his hand
F627 Lit first

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R955 Genesis 27:41,42;
R956 Genesis 14:6;
R957 Genesis 25:30; 36:8,9
R958 Genesis 31:41
R959 Genesis 30:43
R960 Genesis 33:8
R961 Genesis 33:1
R962 Genesis 32:11
R963 Genesis 28:13;
R964 Genesis 28:15; 31:3,13
R965 Genesis 24:27
R966 Psalms 59:1,2
R967 Genesis 27:41,42;
R968 Hosea 10:14
R969 Genesis 28:14
R970 Genesis 22:17
R971 Genesis 43:11

 
 

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