Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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.

Amplified

Jacob had cooked [reddish-brown lentil] stew [one day], when Esau came from the field and was famished;

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.

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,

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 Isaac loved Esau because he had a taste for fresh game, but Rebekah loved Jacob. 29 Now Jacob cooked some stew, and when Esau came in from the open fields, he was famished. 30 So Esau said to Jacob, "Feed me some of the red stuff -- yes, this red stuff -- because I'm starving!" (That is why he was also called Edom.)



Cross References

Judges 8:4-5

Now Gideon and his three hundred men had crossed over the Jordan River, and even though they were exhausted, they were still chasing the Midianites.

1 Samuel 14:28

Then someone from the army informed him, "Your father put the army under a strict oath saying, 'Cursed be the man who eats food today!' That is why the army is tired."

1 Samuel 14:31

On that day the army struck down the Philistines from Micmash to Aijalon, and they became very tired.

Proverbs 13:25

The righteous has enough food to satisfy his appetite, but the belly of the wicked lacks food.

Isaiah 40:30-31

Even youths get tired and weary; even strong young men clumsily stumble.

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