Parallel Verses

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.'

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.”

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."

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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 also draweth nigh, and her children, and they bow themselves; and afterwards Joseph hath drawn nigh with Rachel, and they bow themselves. 8 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.' 9 And Esau saith, 'I have abundance, my brother, let it be to thyself that which thou hast.'


Cross References

Genesis 32:5

and I have ox, and ass, flock, and man-servant, and maid-servant, and I send to declare to my lord, to find grace in his eyes.'

Genesis 32:13-20

And he lodgeth there during that night, and taketh from that which is coming into his hand, a present for Esau his brother:

Genesis 39:5

And it cometh to pass from the time that he hath appointed him over his house, and over all that he hath, that Jehovah blesseth the house of the Egyptian for Joseph's sake, and the blessing of Jehovah is on all that he hath, in the house, and in the field;

Esther 2:17

and the king loveth Esther above all the women, and she receiveth grace and kindness before him above all the virgins, and he setteth a royal crown on her head, and causeth her to reign instead of Vashti,

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