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Bible in Basic English

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?

New American Standard Bible

Esau said, “Please let me leave with you some of the people who are with me.” But he said, “What need is there? Let me find favor in the sight of my lord.”

King James Version

And Esau said, Let me now leave with thee some of the folk that are with me. And he said, What needeth it? let me find grace in the sight of my lord.

Holman Bible

Esau said, “Let me leave some of my people with you.”

But he replied, “Why do that? Please indulge me, my lord.”

International Standard Version

Esau said, "Let me leave with you some of the people who are with me."

A Conservative Version

And Esau said, Let me now leave with thee some of the folks that are with me. And he said, What need is it? Let me find favor in the sight of my lord.

American Standard Version

And Esau said, Let me now leave with thee some of the folk that are with me. And he said, What needeth it? let me find favor in the sight of my lord.

Amplified

Then Esau said, “Please let me leave with you some of the people who are with me.” But Jacob said, “What need is there [for it]? Let me find favor in the sight of my lord.”

Darby Translation

And Esau said, Let me now leave with thee some of the people that are with me. And he said, What need? Let me find favour in the eyes of my lord.

Julia Smith Translation

And Esau will say, I will leave now with thee, from the people which are to me; and he will say, For what this? I shall find grace in the eyes of my lord.

King James 2000

And Esau said, Let me now leave with you some of the folk that are with me. And he said, What need is there? let me find grace in the sight of my lord.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Esau said, "Let me leave some of my people with you." But he said, "{What need is there}? Let me find favor in the eyes of my lord."

Modern King James verseion

And Esau said, Let me now leave with you some of the people with me. And he said, Why this? Let me find grace in the sight of my lord.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Esau said, "Let me yet leave some of my folk with thee." And he said, "What needeth it? Let me find grace in the sight of my lord."

NET Bible

So Esau said, "Let me leave some of my men with you." "Why do that?" Jacob replied. "My lord has already been kind enough to me."

New Heart English Bible

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."

The Emphasized Bible

Then said Esau: Let me leave, I pray thee, along with thee, some of the people who are with me! And he said - Why so? let me find favour in the eyes of my lord!

Webster

And Esau said, Let me now leave with thee some of the people that are with me: And he said, What needeth it? Let me find grace in the sight of my lord.

World English Bible

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."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Esau saith, 'Let me, I pray thee, place with thee some of the people who are with me;' and he said, 'Why is this? I find grace in the eyes of my lord.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עשׂו 
`Esav 
Usage: 97

יצג 
Yatsag 
Usage: 16

with thee some of the folk
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

that are with me. And he said

Usage: 0

מה מ־ מ־ מה מה 
Mah 
Usage: 751

needeth it let me find
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

in the sight
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

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Context Readings

Jacob Meets Esau And Settles At Shechem

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? 16 So Esau, turning back that day, went on his way to Seir.


Cross References

Ruth 2:13

Then she said, May I have grace in your eyes, my lord, for you have given me comfort, and you have said kind words to your servant, though I am not like one of your servants.

Genesis 34:11

And Shechem said to her father and her brothers, If you will give ear to my request, whatever you say I will give to you.

Genesis 47:25

And they said to him, Truly you have kept us from death; may we have grace in your eyes, and we will be Pharaoh's servants.

1 Samuel 25:8

If your young men are questioned they will say the same thing. So now, let my young men have grace in your eyes, for we are come at a good time; please give anything you may have by you to your servants and to your son David.

2 Samuel 16:4

Then the king said to Ziba, Truly everything which was Mephibosheth's is yours. And Ziba said, I give honour to my lord, may I have grace in your eyes, my lord, O king!

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