Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Darby Translation

And he passed on before them, and bowed to the earth 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.

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 put the handmaids and their children first, - and Leah and her children next, and Rachel and Joseph next; 3 but he himself, passed over before them, and bowed himself to the earth seven times, until he had come near unto his brother. 4 Then ran Esau to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck, - and they wept.


Cross References

Genesis 42:6

Now, Joseph - he, it was, that was in power over the land, he, it was that was selling corn to all the people of the land, - so Joseph's brethren came in, and bowed themselves down to him, with their faces to the earth.

Genesis 18:2

And he lifted up his eyes and looked, and lo! three men, standing over against him, - so he looked and ran to meet them from the opening of the tent, and bowed himself to the earth;

Genesis 43:26

So when Joseph came into the house, they brought in to him the present which was in their hand into the house, - and bowed themselves down to him to the earth.

1 Samuel 2:5

The sated, have, for bread, taken hire, But, the famished, have left off their toil, - So that, the barren, hath given birth unto seven, While, she that hath many sons, languisheth:

Proverbs 6:3

Do this then, my son, and deliver thyself, When thou hast come into the hand of thy neighbour, Go, haste thee, and urge thy neighbour;

Ecclesiastes 10:4

If, the spirit of a ruler, riseth up against thee, thy place, do not leave, for gentleness, pacifieth such as have greatly erred.

Luke 14:11

Because, everyone who exalteth himself, shall be abased; and, he that abaseth himself, shall be exalted?

John 10:4

As soon as, all his own, he hath put forth, before them, he moveth on, and, the sheep, follow him, because they know his voice;

John 10:11-12

I, am the good shepherd: The good shepherd, his life, layeth down, for the sheep.

John 10:15

Just as, the Father, knoweth me, and, I, know, the Father; and, my life, I lay down for the sheep.

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