Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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 crossed over [the stream] ahead of them and bowed himself to the ground seven times [bowing and moving forward each time], until he approached 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.

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

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Context Readings

Jacob Meets Esau And Settles At Shechem

2 and he put the maidservants and their children foremost, and Leah and her children after, and Rachel and Joseph hindmost. 3 And he passed on before them, and bowed to the earth seven times, until he came near to his brother. 4 And Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck, and kissed him; and they wept.


Cross References

Genesis 42:6

And Joseph, he was the governor over the land he it was that sold the corn to all the people of the land. And Joseph's brethren came and bowed down to him, the face to the earth.

Genesis 18:2

And he lifted up his eyes and saw, and behold, three men standing near him. And when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent-door, and bowed himself to the earth,

Genesis 43:26

When Joseph came home, they brought him the gift that was in their hand, into the house, and bowed themselves to him to the earth.

1 Samuel 2:5

They that were full have hired themselves out for bread; and the hungry are so no more: Even the barren beareth seven, and she that hath many children is waxed feeble.

Proverbs 6:3

Do this now, my son, and deliver thyself, since thou hast come into the hand of thy friend: go, humble thyself, and be urgent with thy friend.

Ecclesiastes 10:4

If the spirit of the ruler rise up against thee, leave not thy place; for quietness pacifieth great offences.

Luke 14:11

for every one that exalts himself shall be abased, and he that abases himself shall be exalted.

John 10:4

When he has put forth all his own, he goes before 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

as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for the sheep.

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