Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

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

Then Jacob sent messengers ahead of him to his brother Esau 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.

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 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

References

Context Readings

Jacob Fears Esau

2 And when Jacob saw them he said, This is God's camp. And he called the name of that place Two Camps. 3 And Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother, to the land of Seir, the country of Edom. 4 And he commanded them, saying, So shall you speak to my lord Esau: Your servant Jacob says thus, I have lived with Laban and stayed until now.



Cross References

Genesis 25:30

And Esau said to Jacob, I beg you, Let me eat of the red, this red soup, for I am faint. Therefore his name was called Edom.

Genesis 14:6

and the Horites in their Mount Seir, as far as the oak of Paran, which is by the wilderness.

Genesis 33:14

Please let my lord pass over before his servant, and I will lead on softly, according as the flocks that go before me, and the boys, are able to endure, until I come to my lord to Seir.

Deuteronomy 2:5

Do not meddle with them, for I will not give you of their land, no, not so much as a foot breadth, because I have given Mount Seir to Esau for a possession.

Joshua 24:4

And I gave to Isaac Jacob and Esau. And I gave Esau Mount Seir for his own, but Jacob and his sons went down to Egypt.

Genesis 27:41-42

And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing with which his father had blessed him. And Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are at hand. Then I will kill my brother Jacob.

Genesis 33:16

And Esau returned that day on his way to Seir.

Genesis 36:6-9

And Esau took his wives and his sons and his daughters, and all the souls of his house, and his cattle, and all his beasts, and all his substance which he had gotten in the land of Canaan, and went into the country away from the face of his brother Jacob.

Deuteronomy 2:22

as He did to the sons of Esau who lived in Seir, when he destroyed the Horim from before them. And they expelled them and lived in their place even to this day.

Malachi 3:1

Behold, I will send My messenger, and He will clear the way before Me. And Jehovah, whom you seek, shall suddenly come to His temple, even the Angel of the Covenant, in whom you delight. Behold, He comes, says Jehovah of Hosts.

Luke 9:52

And He sent messengers before His face. And they went and entered into a village of the Samaritans to make ready for Him.

Luke 14:31-32

Or what king, going to make war against another king, does not first sit down and consult whether he is able with ten thousand to meet him who comes against him with twenty thousand?

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