Parallel Verses

Amplified

Jacob was boiling pottage (lentil stew) one day, when Esau came from the field and was faint [with hunger].

New American Standard Bible

When Jacob had cooked stew, Esau came in from the field and he was famished;

King James Version

And Jacob sod pottage: and Esau came from the field, and he was faint:

Holman Bible

Once when Jacob was cooking a stew, Esau came in from the field exhausted.

International Standard Version

One day, while Jacob was cooking some stew, Esau happened to come in from being outdoors, and he was feeling famished.

A Conservative Version

And Jacob boiled pottage. And Esau came in from the field, and he was faint.

American Standard Version

And Jacob boiled pottage. And Esau came in from the field, and he was faint.

Bible in Basic English

And one day Jacob was cooking some soup when Esau came in from the fields in great need of food;

Darby Translation

And Jacob had cooked a dish; and Esau came from the field, and he was faint.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Jacob boiled pottage; and Esau came from the field, and he was faint;

Julia Smith Translation

And Jacob will boil a boiling, and Esau will come from the country, and he faint

King James 2000

And Jacob boiled pottage: and Esau came from the field, and he was faint:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Once Jacob cooked a thick stew, and Esau came in from the field, and he was exhausted.

Modern King James verseion

And Jacob boiled soup. And Esau came from the field, and he was faint.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Jacob sod pottage, and Esau came from the field and was fainty,

NET Bible

Now Jacob cooked some stew, and when Esau came in from the open fields, he was famished.

New Heart English Bible

Jacob boiled stew. Esau came in from the field, and he was famished.

The Emphasized Bible

And Jacob had boiled pottage, - when Esau came in from the field, he, being famished.

Webster

And Jacob boiled pottage: and Esau came from the field, and he was faint.

World English Bible

Jacob boiled stew. Esau came in from the field, and he was famished.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jacob boileth pottage, and Esau cometh in from the field, and he is weary;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

sod
זיד זוּד 
Zuwd 
Usage: 10

נזיד 
Naziyd 
Usage: 6

and Esau
עשׂו 
`Esav 
Usage: 97


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

from the field
שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

References

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Esau Sells His Birthright

28 And Isaac loved [and was partial to] Esau, because he ate of Esau's game; but Rebekah loved Jacob. 29 Jacob was boiling pottage (lentil stew) one day, when Esau came from the field and was faint [with hunger]. 30 And Esau said to Jacob, I beg of you, let me have some of that red lentil stew to eat, for I am faint and famished! That is why his name was called Edom [red].



Cross References

Judges 8:4-5

And Gideon came to the Jordan and passed over, he and the 300 men with him, faint yet pursuing.

1 Samuel 14:28

Then one of the men told him, Your father strictly charged the men with an oath, saying, Cursed be the man who eats any food today. And the people were exhausted and faint.

1 Samuel 14:31

They smote the Philistines that day from Michmash to Aijalon. And the people were very faint.

Proverbs 13:25

The [uncompromisingly] righteous eats to his own satisfaction, but the stomach of the wicked is in want.

Isaiah 40:30-31

Even youths shall faint and be weary, and [selected] young men shall feebly stumble and fall exhausted;

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