Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But he himself passed on ahead of them and bowed down to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.

King James Version

And he passed over before them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.

Holman Bible

He himself went on ahead and bowed to the ground seven times until he approached his brother.

International Standard Version

Then he went out to meet Esau, passing in front of all of them, and bowed low to the ground seven times as he approached his brother.

A Conservative Version

And he himself passed over before them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.

American Standard Version

And he himself passed over before them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.

Amplified

Then Jacob went over [the stream] before them and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.

Bible in Basic English

And he himself, going before them, went down on his face to the earth seven times till he came near his brother.

Darby Translation

And he passed on before them, and bowed to the earth seven times, until he came near to his brother.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he passed over in front of them and bowed himself to the ground seven times until he came near to his brother.

Julia Smith Translation

And he passed through before them, and he will bow himself upon the earth seven times till he brought himself near to his brother.

King James 2000

And he passed over before them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he himself passed on before them and bowed down to the ground seven times until he came to his brother.

Modern King James verseion

And he passed over in front of them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he went before them and fell on the ground seven times, until he came unto his brother.

NET Bible

But Jacob himself went on ahead of them, and he bowed toward the ground seven times as he approached his brother.

New Heart English Bible

He himself passed over in front of them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.

The Emphasized Bible

but he himself, passed over before them, and bowed himself to the earth seven times, until he had come near unto his brother.

Webster

And he passed on before them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, till he came near to his brother.

World English Bible

He himself passed over in front of them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he himself passed over before them, and boweth himself to the earth seven times, until his drawing nigh unto his brother,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עבר 
`abar 
over, pass, through, pass by, go, away, pass on,
Usage: 557

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

שׁחה 
Shachah 
Usage: 171

to the ground
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

שׁבעה שׁבע 
Sheba` 
Usage: 395

פּעמה פּעם 
Pa`am 
Usage: 118

נגשׁ 
Nagash 
Usage: 125

References

Context Readings

Jacob Meets Esau And Settles At Shechem

2 He put the maids and their children in front, and Leah and her children next, and Rachel and Joseph last. 3 But he himself passed on ahead of them and bowed down to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother. 4 Then Esau ran to meet him and embraced him, and fell on his neck and kissed him, and they wept.


Cross References

Genesis 42:6

Now Joseph was the ruler over the land; he was the one who sold to all the people of the land And Joseph's brothers came and bowed down to him with their faces to the ground.

Genesis 18:2

When he lifted up his eyes and looked, behold, three men were standing opposite him; and when he saw them, he ran from the tent door to meet them and bowed himself to the earth,

Genesis 43:26

When Joseph came home, they brought into the house to him the present which was in their hand and bowed to the ground before him.

1 Samuel 2:5

"Those who were full hire themselves out for bread, But those who were hungry cease to hunger. Even the barren gives birth to seven, But she who has many children languishes.

Proverbs 6:3

Do this then, my son, and deliver yourself; Since you have come into the hand of your neighbor, Go, humble yourself, and importune your neighbor.

Ecclesiastes 10:4

If the ruler's temper rises against you, do not abandon your position, because composure allays great offenses.

Luke 14:11

"For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted."

John 10:4

"When he puts forth all his own, he goes ahead of them, and the sheep follow him because they know his voice.

John 10:11-12

"I am the good shepherd; the good shepherd lays down His life for the sheep.

John 10:15

even as the Father knows Me and I know the Father; and I lay down My life for the sheep.



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