Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

Please rescue me from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau, for I fear him, lest he come and attack mother and children [alike].

New American Standard Bible

Deliver me, I pray, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau; for I fear him, that he will come and attack me and the mothers with the children.

King James Version

Deliver me, I pray thee, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau: for I fear him, lest he will come and smite me, and the mother with the children.

Holman Bible

Please rescue me from the hand of my brother Esau, for I am afraid of him; otherwise, he may come and attack me, the mothers, and their children.

International Standard Version

Deliver me from my brother Esau's control, because I'm terrified of him, and I'm afraid that he's coming to attack me, the mothers, and their children.

A Conservative Version

Deliver me, I pray thee, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau. For I fear him, lest he comes and smites me, the mother with the sons.

American Standard Version

Deliver me, I pray thee, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau: for I fear him, lest he come and smite me, the mother with the children.

Amplified

Save me, please, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau; for I fear him, that he will come and attack me and the mothers with the children.

Bible in Basic English

Be my saviour from the hand of Esau, my brother: for my fear is that he will make an attack on me, putting to death mother and child.

Darby Translation

Deliver me, I pray thee, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau; for I fear him, lest he come and smite me, and the mother with the children.

Julia Smith Translation

Take me away now from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau, for I am afraid of him, lest he shall come and smite me, the mother upon the sons.

King James 2000

Deliver me, I pray you, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau: for I fear him, lest he will come and smite me, and the mother with the children.

Modern King James verseion

Deliver me, I pray You, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau. For I fear him, lest he come and strike me, from mother to sons.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Deliver me from the hands of my brother Esau, for I fear him: lest he will come and smite the mother with the children.

NET Bible

Rescue me, I pray, from the hand of my brother Esau, for I am afraid he will come and attack me, as well as the mothers with their children.

New Heart English Bible

Please deliver me from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau: for I fear him, lest he come and strike me, and the mothers with the children.

The Emphasized Bible

Deliver me I pray thee out of the hand of my brother out of the hand of Esau, for I, am afraid of him, lest he come in and smite mother as well as sons

Webster

Deliver me, I pray thee, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau: for I fear him, lest he shall come and smite me, and the mother with the children.

World English Bible

Please deliver me from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau: for I fear him, lest he come and strike me, and the mothers with the children.

Youngs Literal Translation

Deliver me, I pray Thee, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau: for I am fearing him, less he come and have smitten me -- mother beside sons;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Deliver me
נצל 
Natsal 
Usage: 213

I pray thee, from the hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

of my brother
אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

from the hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

of Esau
עשׂו 
`Esav 
Usage: 97

for I fear
ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 43

him, lest he will come

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

and smite me
נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

and the mother
אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

with

Usage: 0

References

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Hastings

Context Readings

Jacob Fears Esau

10 {I am not worthy} of all the loyal love and all the faithfulness that you have shown your servant, for with [only] my staff I crossed this Jordan, and now I have become two camps. 11 Please rescue me from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau, for I fear him, lest he come and attack mother and children [alike]. 12 Now you yourself said, 'I will surely deal well with you and make your offspring as the sand of the sea that cannot be counted for abundance.'"



Cross References

Psalm 59:1-2

Deliver me from my enemies, O my God. Protect me from those who rise up against me.

Proverbs 18:19

A brother who is offended [is worse] than a city of strength, and quarrels [are] like the bars of a fortification.

Hosea 10:14

The tumult of war will rise up against your people, and all your fortresses will be destroyed, as Shalman destroyed Beth-arbel; on the day of war mothers were dashed to pieces with [their] children.

Genesis 27:41

Then Esau held a grudge against Jacob on account of the blessing with which his father had blessed him. And Esau said in his heart, "The days of mourning for my father are coming, then I will kill Jacob my brother."

Deuteronomy 22:6

"If a bird's nest is found {before you} on the road in any tree or on the ground, [and there are] chicks or eggs, and the mother [is] lying down on the chicks or the eggs, you shall not take the mother along with the young;

1 Samuel 12:10

So they cried out to Yahweh and said, 'We have sinned, because we have forsaken Yahweh and have served the Baals and the Ashtoreths. But now deliver us from the hand of our enemies and we will serve you!'

1 Samuel 24:15

May Yahweh be [the] judge, and let him judge between me and you, and may he see and plead my case. {May he vindicate me against you}!"

Psalm 16:1

Protect me, O God, for I take refuge in you.

Psalm 25:20

Protect my life and deliver me. Let me not be put to shame, because I take shelter in you.

Psalm 31:2

Incline your ear to me. Quickly deliver me. Become my rock of refuge, {a fortified keep} to save me.

Psalm 43:1

Judge me, O God, and plead my case against an unfaithful nation. From a man of deceit and wickedness rescue me,

Psalm 119:134

Redeem me from [the] oppression of humankind, that I may heed your precepts.

Psalm 142:6

Attend to my cry, for I am brought very low. Deliver me from my pursuers, for they are stronger than I.

Daniel 3:17

{If it is so}, our God, whom we serve, is able to rescue us from the furnace of blazing fire. And from your hand, O king, let him rescue us.

Matthew 6:13

And do not bring us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.

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