Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then Jacob sent messengers before him to his brother Esau in the land of Seir, the country of Edom.

King James Version

And Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother unto the land of Seir, the country of Edom.

Holman Bible

Jacob sent messengers ahead of him to his brother Esau in the land of Seir, the country of Edom.

International Standard Version

Then Jacob sent messengers ahead of him into the land of Seir (that is, into the territory of Edom) to meet his brother Esau.

A Conservative Version

And Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother to the land of Seir, the field of Edom.

American Standard Version

And Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother unto the land of Seir, the field of Edom.

Amplified

And Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother in the land of Seir, the country of Edom.

Bible in Basic English

Now Jacob sent servants before him to Esau, his brother, in the land of Seir, the country of Edom;

Darby Translation

And Jacob sent messengers before his face to Esau his brother, into the land of Seir, the fields of Edom.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother unto the land of Seir, the country of Edom.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jacob will send messengers before his face to Esau his brother, to the land of Seir, the field of Adam.

King James 2000

And Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother unto the land of Seir, the country of Edom.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother, to the land of Seir, the territory of Edom.

Modern King James verseion

And Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother, to the land of Seir, the country of Edom.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother, unto the land of Seir and the field of Edom.

NET Bible

Jacob sent messengers on ahead to his brother Esau in the land of Seir, the region of Edom.

New Heart English Bible

Jacob sent messengers in front of him to Esau, his brother, to the land of Seir, the field of Edom.

The Emphasized Bible

Then did Jacob send messengers before him unto Esau his brother, to the land of Seir, the field of Edom.

Webster

And Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother, to the land of Seir, the country of Edom.

World English Bible

Jacob sent messengers in front of him to Esau, his brother, to the land of Seir, the field of Edom.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jacob sendeth messengers before him unto Esau his brother, towards the land of Seir, the field of Edom,

Interlinear

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

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

מלאך 
Mal'ak 
Usage: 213

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

to Esau
עשׂו 
`Esav 
Usage: 97

unto the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

of Seir
שׂעיר 
Se`iyr 
Usage: 39

the country
שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

Context Readings

Jacob Fears Esau

2 Jacob said when he saw them, "This is God's camp." So he named that place Mahanaim. 3 Then Jacob sent messengers before him to his brother Esau in the land of Seir, the country of Edom. 4 He also commanded them saying, "Thus you shall say to my lord Esau: 'Thus says your servant Jacob, "I have sojourned with Laban, and stayed until now;



Cross References

Genesis 25:30

and Esau said to Jacob, "Please let me have a swallow of that red stuff there, for I am famished." Therefore his name was called Edom.

Genesis 14:6

and the Horites in their Mount Seir, as far as El-paran, which is by the wilderness.

Genesis 33:14

"Please let my lord pass on before his servant, and I will proceed at my leisure, according to the pace of the cattle that are before me and according to the pace of the children, until I come to my lord at Seir."

Deuteronomy 2:5

do not provoke them, for I will not give you any of their land, even as little as a footstep because I have given Mount Seir to Esau as a possession.

Joshua 24:4

'To Isaac I gave Jacob and Esau, and to Esau I gave Mount Seir to possess it; but Jacob and his sons went down to Egypt.

Genesis 27:41-42

So Esau bore a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing with which his father had blessed him; and Esau said to himself, "The days of mourning for my father are near; then I will kill my brother Jacob."

Genesis 33:16

So Esau returned that day on his way to Seir.

Genesis 36:6-9

Then Esau took his wives and his sons and his daughters and all his household, and his livestock and all his cattle and all his goods which he had acquired in the land of Canaan, and went to another land away from his brother Jacob.

Deuteronomy 2:22

just as He did for the sons of Esau, who live in Seir, when He destroyed the Horites from before them; they dispossessed them and settled in their place even to this day.

Malachi 3:1

"Behold, I am going to send My messenger, and he will clear the way before Me And the Lord, whom you seek, will suddenly come to His temple; and the messenger of the covenant, in whom you delight, behold, He is coming," says the LORD of hosts.

Luke 9:52

and He sent messengers on ahead of Him, and they went and entered a village of the Samaritans to make arrangements for Him.

Luke 14:31-32

"Or what king, when he sets out to meet another king in battle, will not first sit down and consider whether he is strong enough with ten thousand men to encounter the one coming against him with twenty thousand?

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