Parallel Verses

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."

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, Let me now 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.

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?

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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

References

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Context Readings

Jacob Meets Esau And Settles At Shechem

14 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." 15 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." 16 So Esau turned that day on his way to Seir.


Cross References

Ruth 2:13

And she said, "May I find favor in your eyes, my lord, for you have comforted me and have spoken {kindly to your servant}, and I am not one of your servants."

Genesis 34:11

Then Shechem said to her father and to her brothers, "Let me find favor in your eyes, and whatever you say to me I will do.

Genesis 47:25

And they said, "You have saved our lives. [If] we have found favor in the eyes of my lord, we will be servants to Pharaoh."

1 Samuel 25:8

Ask your servants and they will tell you! Let the young men find favor in your eyes because we have come on a feast day. Please give {whatever you have on hand} for your servants and for your son David."

2 Samuel 16:4

The king said to Ziba, "Look, all that [was] Mephibosheth's is yours." Ziba said, "I hereby do obeisance; may I find favor in your eyes, my lord the king."

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