Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

He entrusted them to his slaves as separate herds and said to them, “Go on ahead of me, and leave some distance between the herds.”

New American Standard Bible

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."

King James Version

And he delivered them into the hand of his servants, every drove by themselves; and said unto his servants, Pass over before me, and put a space betwixt drove and drove.

International Standard Version

He entrusted them into the care of his servants, one herd at a time. Then he told his servants, "Go in front of me, making sure there's plenty of space between herds."

A Conservative Version

And he delivered them into the hand of his servants, every herd by itself, and said to his servants, Pass over before me, and put a space between herd and herd.

American Standard Version

And he delivered them into the hand of his servants, every drove by itself, and said unto his servants, Pass over before me, and put a space betwixt drove and drove.

Amplified

And he put them into the charge of his servants, every drove by itself, and said to his servants, Pass over before me and put a space between drove and drove.

Bible in Basic English

These he gave to his servants, every herd by itself, and he said to his servants, Go on before me, and let there be a space between one herd and another.

Darby Translation

And he delivered them into the hand of his servants, every drove by itself; and he said to his servants, Go on before me, and put a space between drove and drove.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he delivered them into the hand of his slaves, every drove by themselves and said unto his slaves, Pass before me and put a space between drove and drove.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will give into the hand of his servants a flock, a flock itself alone; and he will say to his servants, Pass over before me, and ye shall put enlargement between flock and between flock.

King James 2000

And he delivered them into the hand of his servants, every drove by itself; and said unto his servants, Pass over before me, and put a space between drove and drove.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he put [them] under the hand of his servants, {herd by herd}, and said to his servants, "Cross on ahead before me, and put some distance {between herds}.

Modern King James verseion

And he delivered into the hands of his servants, every drove by themselves. And he said to his servants, Pass over in front of me and put a space between drove and drove.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and delivered them unto his servants, every drove by themselves, and said unto them, "Go forth before me, and put a space betwixt every drove."

NET Bible

He entrusted them to his servants, who divided them into herds. He told his servants, "Pass over before me, and keep some distance between one herd and the next."

New Heart English Bible

He delivered them into the hands of his servants, every herd by itself, and said to his servants, "Pass over before me, and put a space between herd and herd."

The Emphasized Bible

And he gave them into the hand of his Servants, each drove by itself, and said unto his servants - Pass over before me, and, a breathing-space, shall ye put betwixt drove and drove.

Webster

And he delivered them into the hand of his servants, every drove by themselves; and said to his servants, Pass over before me, and put a space betwixt drove and drove.

World English Bible

He delivered them into the hands of his servants, every herd by itself, and said to his servants, "Pass over before me, and put a space between herd and herd."

Youngs Literal Translation

and he giveth into the hand of his servants, every drove by itself, and saith unto his servants, 'Pass over before me, and a space ye do put between drove and drove.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

them into the hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

עדר 
`eder 
Usage: 39

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

עבר 
`abar 
over, pass, through, pass by, go, away, pass on,
Usage: 557

before me
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

and put
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

a space
רוח 
Revach 
Usage: 2

בּין 
Beyn 
Usage: 284

עדר 
`eder 
Usage: 39

and
בּין 
Beyn 
Usage: 284

Context Readings

Jacob Fears Esau

15 30 milk camels with their young, 40 cows, 10 bulls, 20 female donkeys, and 10 male donkeys. 16 He entrusted them to his slaves as separate herds and said to them, “Go on ahead of me, and leave some distance between the herds.” 17 And he told the first one: “When my brother Esau meets you and asks, ‘Who do you belong to? Where are you going? And whose animals are these ahead of you?’



Cross References

Genesis 32:20

You are also to say, ‘Look, your servant Jacob is right behind us.’” For he thought, “I want to appease Esau with the gift that is going ahead of me. After that, I can face him, and perhaps he will forgive me.”

Genesis 33:8-9

So Esau said, “What do you mean by this whole procession I met?”“To find favor with you, my lord,” he answered.

Psalm 112:5

Good will come to a man who lends generously
and conducts his business fairly.

Proverbs 2:11

Discretion will watch over you,
and understanding will guard you,

Isaiah 28:26

His God teaches him order;
He instructs him.

Matthew 10:16

“Look, I’m sending you out like sheep among wolves. Therefore be as shrewd as serpents and as harmless as doves.

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