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Bible in Basic English

And he said, What were all those herds which I saw on the way? And Jacob said, They were an offering so that I might have grace in my lord's eyes.

New American Standard Bible

And he said, “What do you mean by all this company which I have met?” And he said, “To find favor in the sight of my lord.”

King James Version

And he said, What meanest thou by all this drove which I met? And he said, These are to find grace in the sight of my lord.

Holman Bible

So Esau said, “What do you mean by this whole procession I met?”

“To find favor with you, my lord,” he answered.

International Standard Version

Then Esau asked, "What are all these livestock for?" "To solicit favor from you, sir," Jacob answered.

A Conservative Version

And he said, What do thou mean by all this company which I met? And he said, To find favor in the sight of my lord.

American Standard Version

And he said, What meanest thou by all this company which I met? And he said, To find favor in the sight of my lord.

Amplified

Esau asked, “What do you mean by all this company which I have met?” And he answered, “[These are] to find favor in the sight of my lord.”

Darby Translation

And he said, What meanest thou by all the drove which I met? And he said, To find favour in the eyes of my lord.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say, What to thee all this camp which I met? and he will say, To find grace in thine eyes, my lord.

King James 2000

And he said, What mean you by all this drove which I met? And he said, These are to find grace in the sight of my lord.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said, "{What do you mean by} all this company that I have met?" Then he said, "To find favor in the eyes of my lord."

Modern King James verseion

He asked, Whose is all this camp which I met? And he said, To find grace in the sight of my lord.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said, "What meanest thou with all the droves which I met?" And he answered, "To find grace in the sight of my lord."

NET Bible

Esau then asked, "What did you intend by sending all these herds to meet me?" Jacob replied, "To find favor in your sight, my lord."

New Heart English Bible

Esau said, "What do you mean by all this company which I met?" Jacob said, "To find favor in the sight of my lord."

The Emphasized Bible

Then said he, What to thee is all this camp, which I have fallen in with? And he said, - To find favour in the eyes of my lord.

Webster

And he said, What meanest thou by all this drove which I met? And he said, these are to find grace in the sight of my lord.

World English Bible

Esau said, "What do you mean by all this company which I met?" Jacob said, "To find favor in the sight of my lord."

Youngs Literal Translation

And he saith, 'What to thee is all this camp which I have met?' and he saith, 'To find grace in the eyes of my lord.'

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English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מחנה 
Machaneh 
Usage: 216

פּגשׁ 
Pagash 
Usage: 14

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

in the sight
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

References

Watsons

Context Readings

Jacob Meets Esau And Settles At Shechem

7 And Leah came near with her children, and then Joseph and Rachel, and they did the same. 8 And he said, What were all those herds which I saw on the way? And Jacob said, They were an offering so that I might have grace in my lord's eyes. 9 But Esau said, I have enough; keep what is yours, my brother, for yourself.


Cross References

Genesis 32:5

And I have oxen and asses and flocks and men-servants and women-servants: and I have sent to give my lord news of these things so that I may have grace in his eyes.

Genesis 32:13-20

Then he put up his tent there for the night; and from among his goods he took, as an offering for his brother Esau,

Genesis 39:5

And from the time when he made him overseer and gave him control of all his property, the blessing of the Lord was with the Egyptian, because of Joseph; the blessing of the Lord was on all he had, in the house and in the field.

Esther 2:17

And Esther was more pleasing to the king than all the women, and to his eyes she was fairer and more full of grace than all the other virgins: so he put his crown on her head and made her queen in place of Vashti.

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