Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 handmaids and their children in front, Leah and her children after, and Rachel and Joseph at the rear. 3 He himself passed over in front of them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother. 4 Esau ran to meet him, embraced him, fell on his neck, kissed him, and they wept.


Cross References

Genesis 42:6

Joseph was the governor over the land. It was he who sold to all the people of the land. Joseph's brothers came, and bowed themselves down to him with their faces to the earth.

Genesis 18:2

He lifted up his eyes and looked, and saw that three men stood opposite him. 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 present which was in their hand into the house, and bowed themselves down to him to the earth.

1 Samuel 2:5

Those who were full have hired themselves out for bread. Those who were hungry have ceased [to hunger]. Yes, the barren has borne seven. She who has many children languishes.

Proverbs 6:3

Do this now, my son, and deliver yourself, since you have come into the hand of your neighbor. Go, humble yourself. Press your plea with your neighbor.

Ecclesiastes 10:4

If the spirit of the ruler rises up against you, don't leave your place; for gentleness lays great offenses to rest.

Luke 14:11

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

John 10:4

Whenever he brings out his own sheep, he goes before them, and the sheep follow him, for 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. I lay down my life for the sheep.

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