Parallel Verses

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."

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].”

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.

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.

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

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Context Readings

Jacob Meets Esau And Settles At Shechem

13 Jacob said to him, "My lord knows that the children are tender, and that the flocks and herds with me have their young, and if they overdrive them one day, all the flocks will die. 14 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." 15 Esau said, "Let me now leave with you some of the folk who are with me." He said, "Why? Let me find favor in the sight of my lord."


Cross References

Genesis 32:3

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

Deuteronomy 2:1

Then we turned, and took our journey into the wilderness by the way to the Red Sea, as Yahweh spoke to me; and we encircled Mount Seir many days.

Judges 5:4

"Yahweh, when you went forth out of Seir, when you marched out of the field of Edom, the earth trembled, the sky also dropped. Yes, the clouds dropped water.

2 Chronicles 20:10

Now, behold, the children of Ammon and Moab and Mount Seir, whom you would not let Israel invade, when they came out of the land of Egypt, but they turned aside from them, and didn't destroy them;

Isaiah 40:11

He will feed his flock like a shepherd. He will gather the lambs in his arm, and carry them in his bosom. He will gently lead those who have their young.

Ezekiel 25:8

Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Because Moab and Seir say, Behold, the house of Judah is like all the nations;

Ezekiel 35:2-3

Son of man, set your face against Mount Seir, and prophesy against it,

Mark 4:33

With many such parables he spoke the word to them, as they were able to hear it.

Romans 15:1

Now we who are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

1 Corinthians 3:2

I fed you with milk, not with meat; for you weren't yet ready. Indeed, not even now are you ready,

1 Corinthians 9:19-22

For though I was free from all, I brought myself under bondage to all, that I might gain the more.

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