Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The messengers returned to Jacob, saying, “We came to your brother Esau, and furthermore he is coming to meet you, and four hundred men are with him.”

King James Version

And the messengers returned to Jacob, saying, We came to thy brother Esau, and also he cometh to meet thee, and four hundred men with him.

Holman Bible

When the messengers returned to Jacob, they said, “We went to your brother Esau; he is coming to meet you—and he has 400 men with him.”

International Standard Version

Later, the messengers returned to Jacob and reported, "We went to your brother Esau. He's now coming to meet you and he has 400 men with him!"

A Conservative Version

And the messengers returned to Jacob, saying, We came to thy brother Esau, and moreover he comes to meet thee, and four hundred men with him.

American Standard Version

And the messengers returned to Jacob, saying, We came to thy brother Esau, and moreover he cometh to meet thee, and four hundred men with him.

Amplified

The messengers returned to Jacob, saying, “We went to your brother Esau, and now he is coming to meet you, and there are four hundred men with him.”

Bible in Basic English

When the servants came back they said, We have seen your brother Esau and he is coming out to you, and four hundred men with him.

Darby Translation

And the messengers returned to Jacob, saying, We came to thy brother, to Esau; and he also is coming to meet thee, and four hundred men with him.

Julia Smith Translation

And the messengers will turn back to Jacob, saying, We came to thy brother, to Esau, and also he came to thy meeting, and four hundred men with him.

King James 2000

And the messengers returned to Jacob, saying, We came to your brother Esau, and also he comes to meet you, and four hundred men with him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the messengers returned to Jacob [and] said, "We came to your brother, to Esau, and he is coming to meet you, and four hundred men [are] with him."

Modern King James verseion

And the messengers returned to Jacob saying, We came to your brother Esau, and also he comes to meet you, and four hundred men with him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the messengers came again to Jacob, saying, "We came unto thy brother Esau, and he cometh against thee; and four hundred men with him."

NET Bible

The messengers returned to Jacob and said, "We went to your brother Esau. He is coming to meet you and has four hundred men with him."

New Heart English Bible

The messengers returned to Jacob, saying, "We came to your brother Esau. Not only that, but he comes to meet you, and four hundred men with him."

The Emphasized Bible

And the messengers returned unto Jacob, saying, - We came in unto thy brother unto Esau, moreover also he is on his way to meet thee, and four hundred men with him.

Webster

And the messengers returned to Jacob, saying, We came to thy brother Esau, and also he is coming to meet thee, and four hundred men with him.

World English Bible

The messengers returned to Jacob, saying, "We came to your brother Esau. Not only that, but he comes to meet you, and four hundred men with him."

Youngs Literal Translation

And the messengers turn back unto Jacob, saying, 'We came in unto thy brother, unto Esau, and he also is coming to meet thee, and four hundred men with him;'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מלאך 
Mal'ak 
Usage: 213

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

to Jacob
יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

We came

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

אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

עשׂו 
`Esav 
Usage: 97

and also he cometh
הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

to meet thee
קראה 
Qir'ah 
Usage: 99

מאיה מאה 
me'ah 
Usage: 581

men
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Jacob Fears Esau

5 I have oxen and donkeys and flocks and male and female servants; and I have sent to tell my lord, that I may find favor in your sight.”’” 6 The messengers returned to Jacob, saying, “We came to your brother Esau, and furthermore he is coming to meet you, and four hundred men are with him.” 7 Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed; and he divided the people who were with him, and the flocks and the herds and the camels, into two companies;



Cross References

Genesis 33:1

Then Jacob lifted his eyes and looked, and behold, Esau was coming, and four hundred men with him. So he divided the children among Leah and Rachel and the two maids.

Genesis 27:40-41

“By your sword you shall live,
And your brother you shall serve;
But it shall come about when you become restless,
That you will break his yoke from your neck.”

Genesis 32:8

for he said, “If Esau comes to the one company and attacks it, then the company which is left will escape.”

Genesis 32:11

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.

Amos 5:19

As when a man flees from a lion
And a bear meets him,
Or goes home, leans his hand against the wall
And a snake bites him.

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