Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Jacob was very frightened and distressed. So he divided the people, flocks, cattle, and camels that [were] with him into two companies.

New American Standard Bible

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;

King James Version

Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed: and he divided the people that was with him, and the flocks, and herds, and the camels, into two bands;

Holman Bible

Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed; he divided the people with him into two camps, along with the flocks, cattle, and camels.

International Standard Version

Feeling mounting terror and distress, Jacob divided the people who were with him into two groups, doing the same with the flocks, the cattle, and the camels.

A Conservative Version

Then Jacob was greatly afraid and was distressed. And he divided the people that were with him, and the flocks, and the herds, and the camels, into two companies.

American Standard Version

Then Jacob was greatly afraid and was distressed: and he divided the people that were with him, and the flocks, and the herds, and the camels, into two companies;

Amplified

Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed; and he divided the people who were with him, and the flocks and herds and camels, into two groups,

Bible in Basic English

Then Jacob was in great fear and trouble of mind: and he put all the people and the flocks and the herds and the camels into two groups;

Darby Translation

Then Jacob was greatly afraid, and was distressed; and he divided the people that were with him, and the sheep and the cattle and the camels, into two troops.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed, and he divided the people that were with him, and the sheep and the cows and the camels, into two bands

Julia Smith Translation

And Jacob will be greatly afraid and it will press upon him: and he will divide the people which were with him, and the sheep and the oxen, and the camels, into two camps.

King James 2000

Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed: and he divided the people that were with him, and the flocks, and herds, and the camels, into two bands;

Modern King James verseion

Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed, and he divided the people with him, and the flocks and herds, and the camels, into two bands.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then was Jacob greatly afraid, and wist not which way to turn himself, and divided the people that was with him and the sheep, oxen and camels, into two companies,

NET Bible

Jacob was very afraid and upset. So he divided the people who were with him into two camps, as well as the flocks, herds, and camels.

New Heart English Bible

Then Jacob was greatly afraid and was distressed. He divided the people who were with him, and the flocks, and the herds, and the camels, into two companies;

The Emphasized Bible

Then was Jacob greatly afraid, and in distress. So he divided the people that were with him and the flocks and the herds and the camels into two camps,

Webster

Then Jacob was greatly afraid, and distressed: and he divided the people that were with him, and the flocks, and herds, and camels, into two bands;

World English Bible

Then Jacob was greatly afraid and was distressed. He divided the people who were with him, and the flocks, and the herds, and the camels, into two companies;

Youngs Literal Translation

and Jacob feareth exceedingly, and is distressed, and he divideth the people who are with him, and the flock, and the herd, and the camels, into two camps,

Interlinear

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

יצר 
Yatsar 
Usage: 8

and he divided
חצה 
Chatsah 
Usage: 15

the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

that was with him, and the flocks
צאון צאןo 
Tso'n 
Usage: 274

and herds
בּקר 
Baqar 
Usage: 183

and the camels
גּמל 
Gamal 
Usage: 54

שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

References

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Jacob Fears Esau

6 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." 7 Then Jacob was very frightened and distressed. So he divided the people, flocks, cattle, and camels that [were] with him into two companies. 8 And he thought, "If Esau comes to one company and destroys it, the remaining company will be [able] to escape."



Cross References

Genesis 35:3

Then let us make ready and let us go up to Bethel, so that I can make an altar there to the God who answered me in the day of my trouble, and who has been with me on the way that I have gone."

Genesis 32:11

Please rescue me from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau, for I fear him, lest he come and attack mother and children [alike].

Exodus 14:10

And Pharaoh approached, and the {Israelites} lifted their eyes, and there were the Egyptians traveling after them! And they were very afraid, and the {Israelites} cried out to Yahweh.

Psalm 18:4-5

The ropes of death encircled me, and streams of ruin overwhelmed me.

Psalm 31:13

For I hear [the] rumor of many, "Terror on every side!" When conspiring together against me, they have plotted to take my life.

Psalm 55:4-5

My heart trembles within me, and deathly terrors fall on me.

Psalm 61:2

From the end of the earth I call to you when my heart grows faint. You will lead me to a rock [that is] higher than I.

Psalm 107:6

Then they cried out to Yahweh in their trouble. He delivered them from their distresses

Psalm 112:5

[It goes] well [for] a man [who] is gracious and lends, [who] conducts his {business properly}.

Psalm 142:4

look to [my] right and see. There is no one looking out for me; there is no escape for me; no one cares for my soul.

Proverbs 2:11

Discretion will watch over you; understanding will protect you,

Isaiah 28:26

And his God instructs him about the prescription; he teaches him.

Matthew 8:26

And he said to them, "Why are you fearful, [you] of little faith?" Then he got up [and] rebuked the winds and the sea and there was a great calm.

Matthew 10:16

"Behold, I am sending you out like sheep in the midst of wolves. Therefore be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.

John 16:33

I have said these [things] to you so that in me you may have peace. In the world you have affliction, but have courage! I have conquered the world."

Acts 14:22

strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging [them] to continue in the faith and [saying], "Through many persecutions it is necessary [for] us to enter into the kingdom of God."

2 Corinthians 1:4

who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those [who are] in all affliction with the comfort with which [we] ourselves are comforted by God.

2 Corinthians 1:8-10

For we do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, concerning our affliction that happened in the [province of] Asia, that we were burdened to an extraordinary degree, beyond [our] strength, so that we were in despair even of living.

2 Timothy 3:12

And indeed, all those who want to live in a godly manner in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.

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