Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Jacob spent the night there. Out of everything that he had brought with him, he chose a gift for his brother Esau

New American Standard Bible

So he spent the night there. Then he selected from what he had with him a present for his brother Esau:

King James Version

And he lodged there that same night; and took of that which came to his hand a present for Esau his brother;

Holman Bible

He spent the night there and took part of what he had brought with him as a gift for his brother Esau:

A Conservative Version

And he lodged there that night, and took of that which he had with him a present for Esau his brother:

American Standard Version

And he lodged there that night, and took of that which he had with him a present for Esau his brother:

Amplified

So Jacob spent the night there. Then he selected a present for his brother Esau from the livestock he had acquired:

Bible in Basic English

Then he put up his tent there for the night; and from among his goods he took, as an offering for his brother Esau,

Darby Translation

And he lodged there that night; and took of what came to his hand a gift for Esau his brother --

Julia Smith Translation

And he will pass the night them in that night, and he will take from what came into his hand, a gift to Esau his brother.

King James 2000

And he lodged there that same night; and took of that which came to his hand a present for Esau his brother;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he lodged there that night. Then he took {from what he had with him} a gift for Esau his brother:

Modern King James verseion

And he lodged there that night. And he took of that which came to his hand, a present for Esau his brother

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he tarried there that same night, and took of that which came to hand, a present, unto Esau his brother:

NET Bible

Jacob stayed there that night. Then he sent as a gift to his brother Esau

New Heart English Bible

He lodged there that night, and took from that which he had with him, a present for Esau, his brother:

The Emphasized Bible

And he tarried there that night, and took of that which came to his hand a present for Esau his brother:

Webster

And he lodged there that same night; and took of that which came to his hand a present for Esau, his brother;

World English Bible

He lodged there that night, and took from that which he had with him, a present for Esau, his brother:

Youngs Literal Translation

And he lodgeth there during that night, and taketh from that which is coming into his hand, a present for Esau his brother:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he lodged
לין לוּן 
Luwn 
Usage: 84

לילה ליל ליל 
Layil 
Usage: 233

and took
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966


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

to his hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

מנחה 
Minchah 
Usage: 211

עשׂו 
`Esav 
Usage: 97

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Jacob Fears Esau

12 Now, you promised me that "I'm certainly going to cause things to go well with you, and I'm going to make your offspring as numerous as the sand of the sea, which cannot be counted.'" 13 Jacob spent the night there. Out of everything that he had brought with him, he chose a gift for his brother Esau 14 200 female goats, 20 male goats, 200 ewes, 20 rams,



Cross References

Genesis 43:11

"If that's the way it has to be," their father Israel replied, "then do this: take some of the best produce of the land in your containers and take them to the man as a gift some resin ointment, some honey, fragrant resins, myrrh, pistachios, and almonds.

Proverbs 18:16

A person's gift opens doors for him, bringing him access to important people.

Genesis 43:26

When Joseph arrived at his palace, his brothers brought to him their gifts that they had carried with them and bowed to the ground in front of him.

Proverbs 17:8

A bribe works wonders in the eyes of its giver; wherever he turns he prospers.

Proverbs 19:6

Many curry favor of an official; everyone is a friend of the gift giver.

Proverbs 21:14

Privately given gifts pacify wrath, and payments made secretly appease great anger.

Genesis 18:2

he glanced up and saw three men standing there, not far from him. As soon as he noticed them, Abraham ran from the tent entrance to greet them and bowed low to the ground.

Genesis 32:20-21

You are to tell him, "Look! Your servant Jacob is coming along behind us.'"

Genesis 33:10

"Please," Jacob implored him, "don't refuse. If I'm to receive favor from you, then receive this gift from me, because seeing your face is like seeing the face of God, since you have favorably accepted me.

Genesis 42:6

Meanwhile, Joseph continued to be ruler over the land, in charge of selling to everyone in the land. Joseph's brothers appeared and bowed down to him, face down.

1 Samuel 25:8

Ask your young men and they'll tell you. Therefore let my young men find favor with you since we came on a special day. Please give whatever you have available to your servants and to your son David.'"

1 Samuel 25:27

Now let this present that your servant has brought to your majesty be given to the young men who follow your majesty.

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