Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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

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.

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.”

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.

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.'

Topics

Interlinear

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 Leah and her children also approached and bowed down, and then Joseph and Rachel approached and bowed down. 8 So Esau said, “What do you mean by this whole procession I met?”

“To find favor with you, my lord,” he answered. 9 “I have enough, my brother,” Esau replied. “Keep what you have.”


Cross References

Genesis 32:5

I have oxen, donkeys, flocks, male and female slaves. I have sent this message to inform my lord, in order to seek your favor.’”

Genesis 32:13-20

He spent the night there and took part of what he had brought with him as a gift for his brother Esau:

Genesis 39:5

From the time that he put him in charge of his household and of all that he owned, the Lord blessed the Egyptian’s house because of Joseph. The Lord’s blessing was on all that he owned, in his house and in his fields.

Esther 2:17

The king loved Esther more than all the other women. She won more favor and approval from him than did any of the other young women. He placed the royal crown on her head and made her queen in place of Vashti.

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