Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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

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Context Readings

Jacob Meets Esau And Settles At Shechem

2 He put the female slaves and their children first, Leah and her children next, and Rachel and Joseph last. 3 He himself went on ahead and bowed to the ground seven times until he approached his brother. 4 But Esau ran to meet him, hugged him, threw his arms around him, and kissed him. Then they wept.


Cross References

Genesis 42:6

Joseph was in charge of the country; he sold grain to all its people. His brothers came and bowed down before him with their faces to the ground.

Genesis 18:2

He looked up, and he saw three men standing near him. When he saw them, he ran from the entrance of the tent to meet them and bowed to the ground.

Genesis 43:26

When Joseph came home, they brought him the gift they had carried into the house, and they bowed to the ground before him.

1 Samuel 2:5

Those who are full hire themselves out for food,
but those who are starving hunger no more.
The woman who is childless gives birth to seven,
but the woman with many sons pines away.

Proverbs 6:3

Do this, then, my son, and free yourself,
for you have put yourself in your neighbor’s power:
Go, humble yourself, and plead with your neighbor.

Ecclesiastes 10:4

If the ruler’s anger rises against you, don’t leave your place,
for calmness puts great offenses to rest.

Luke 14:11

For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and the one who humbles himself will be exalted.”

John 10:4

When he has brought all his own outside, he goes ahead of them. The sheep follow him because they recognize 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. I lay down My life for the sheep.

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