Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Do you, my lord, go on before your servant; I will come on slowly, at the rate at which the cattle and the children are able to go, till I come to my lord at Seir.

New American Standard Bible

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.”

King James Version

Let my lord, I pray thee, pass over before his servant: and I will lead on softly, according as the cattle that goeth before me and the children be able to endure, until I come unto my lord unto Seir.

Holman Bible

Let my lord go ahead of his servant. I will continue on slowly, at a pace suited to the livestock and the children, until I come to my lord at Seir.”

International Standard Version

So allow yourself to go ahead of your servant while I travel more slowly, letting the herds set their own pace with the children until I arrive to see my lord in Seir."

A Conservative Version

Let my lord, I pray thee, pass over before his servant, and I will lead on gently, 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 to Seir.

American Standard Version

Let my lord, I pray thee, pass over before his servant: and I will lead on gently, according to the pace of the cattle that are before me and according to the pace of the children, until I come unto my lord unto Seir.

Amplified

Please let my lord go on ahead of his servant, and I will move on slowly, governed by the pace of the livestock that are in front of me and according to the endurance of the children, until I come to my lord in Seir [in Edom].”

Darby Translation

Let my lord, I pray thee, pass on before his servant, and I will drive on at my ease according to the pace of the cattle that is before me, and according to the pace of the children, until I come to my lord, to Seir.

Julia Smith Translation

Now my lord, shall pass through before his servant, and I will drive out softly, according to the foot of the work before me and according to the foot of the children, till I shall come to my lord to Seir.

King James 2000

Let my lord, I pray you, pass over before his servant: and I will lead on slowly, according as the flocks that go before me and the children are able to endure, until I come unto my lord unto Seir.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let my lord pass on before his servant and I will move along slowly at the pace of the livestock that are ahead of me, and at the pace of the children until I come to my lord in Seir."

Modern King James verseion

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.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let my lord therefore go before his servant and I will drive fair and softly, according as the cattle that goeth before me and the children, be able to endure: until I come to my lord unto Seir."

NET Bible

Let my lord go on ahead of his servant. I will travel more slowly, at the pace of the herds and the children, until I come to my lord at Seir."

New Heart English Bible

Please let my lord pass over before his servant, and I will lead on gently, according to the pace of the livestock that are before me and according to the pace of the children, until I come to my lord to Seir."

The Emphasized Bible

Let my lord, I pray thee pass over before his servant, and let, me, lead on in my own easy way, at the pace of the cattle that are before me, and at the pace of the children, until that I come in unto my lord, towards Seir.

Webster

Let my lord, I pray thee, pass over before his servant: and I will lead on slowly, according as the cattle that go before me, and the children are able to endure; until I come to my lord to Seir.

World English Bible

Please let my lord pass over before his servant, and I will lead on gently, according to the pace of the livestock that are before me and according to the pace of the children, until I come to my lord to Seir."

Youngs Literal Translation

Let my lord, I pray thee, pass over before his servant, and I -- I lead on gently, according to the foot of the work which is before me, and to the foot of the children, until that I come unto my lord, to Seir.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Let my lord
אדן אדון 
'adown 
Usage: 335

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

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

and I will lead on
נהל 
Nahal 
Usage: 10

אט 
'at 
Usage: 6

רגל 
Regel 
Usage: 247

the cattle
מלאכה 
M@la'kah 
Usage: 167

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

and the children
ילד 
Yeled 
Usage: 89

be able to endure
רגל 
Regel 
Usage: 247


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

unto my lord
אדן אדון 
'adown 
Usage: 335

References

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Context Readings

Jacob Meets Esau And Settles At Shechem

13 But Jacob said, My lord may see that the children are only small, and there are young ones in my flocks and herds: one day's over-driving will be the destruction of all the flock. 14 Do you, my lord, go on before your servant; I will come on slowly, at the rate at which the cattle and the children are able to go, till I come to my lord at Seir. 15 And Esau said, Then keep some of my men with you. And he said, What need is there for that, if my lord is pleased with me?


Cross References

Genesis 32:3

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

Deuteronomy 2:1

Then we went back, journeying into the waste land by the way to the Red Sea, as the Lord had said to me: and we were a long time going round Mount Seir.

Judges 5:4

Lord, when you went out from Seir, moving like an army from the field of Edom, the earth was shaking and the heavens were troubled, and the clouds were dropping water.

2 Chronicles 20:10

And now, see, the children of Ammon and Moab and the people of Mount Seir, whom you kept Israel from attacking when they came out of Egypt, so that turning to one side they did not send destruction on them:

Isaiah 40:11

He will give food to his flock like a keeper of sheep; with his arm he will get it together, and will take up the lambs on his breast, gently guiding those which are with young.

Ezekiel 25:8

This is what the Lord has said: Because Moab and Seir are saying, See, the people of Judah are like all the nations;

Ezekiel 35:2-3

Son of man, let your face be turned to Mount Seir, and be a prophet against it,

Mark 4:33

And with a number of such stories he gave them his teaching, as they were able to take it:

Romans 15:1

We who are strong have to be a support to the feeble, and not give pleasure to ourselves.

1 Corinthians 3:2

I gave you milk and not meat, because you were, then, unable to take it, and even now you are not able;

1 Corinthians 9:19-22

For though I was free from all men, I made myself a servant to all, so that more might have salvation.

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