Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Yea he strove against a Messenger, and prevailed, he wept, and made supplication unto him, - At Bethel, he found him, and, there, he spake with us;

New American Standard Bible

Yes, he wrestled with the angel and prevailed;
He wept and sought His favor.
He found Him at Bethel
And there He spoke with us,

King James Version

Yea, he had power over the angel, and prevailed: he wept, and made supplication unto him: he found him in Bethel, and there he spake with us;

Holman Bible

Jacob struggled with the Angel and prevailed;
he wept and sought His favor.
He found him at Bethel,
and there He spoke with him.

International Standard Version

He even fought the angel and won; he cried and prayed to him. Then at Bethel he found him, and there he spoke with us

A Conservative Version

Yea, he had strength over the [heavenly] agent, and prevailed, [as] he wept, and made supplication to him. He found him at Bethel, and there he spoke with us.

American Standard Version

yea, he had power over the angel, and prevailed; he wept, and made supplication unto him: he found him at Beth-el, and there he spake with us,

Amplified


He wrestled with the angel and prevailed;
He wept [in repentance] and sought His favor.
He met Him at Bethel
And there God spoke with [him and through him with] us—

Bible in Basic English

He had a fight with the angel and overcame him; he made request for grace to him with weeping; he came face to face with him in Beth-el and there his words came to him;

Darby Translation

Yea, he wrestled with the Angel, and prevailed; he wept, and made supplication unto him: he found him in Bethel, and there he spoke with us,

Julia Smith Translation

And he will be a leader to the messenger, and he will prevail: he wept, and he will make supplication to him: in the house of God he will find him, and there he will speak with him.

King James 2000

Yea, he had power over the angel, and prevailed: he wept, and made supplication unto him: he found him in Bethel, and there he spoke with us;

Lexham Expanded Bible

He struggled with [the] angel and prevailed; he pleaded for his mercy. He met him at Bethel, and there he spoke with him.

Modern King James verseion

Yes, he wept and cried to Him, and he had power over the Angel and overcame. He found him in Bethel, and there He spoke with us,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He strove with the angel, and gat the victory: so that he prayed and desired him. He found him at Bethel, and there he talked with us.

NET Bible

He struggled with an angel and prevailed; he wept and begged for his favor. He found God at Bethel, and there he spoke with him!

New Heart English Bible

Indeed, he struggled with the angel, and prevailed; he wept, and made supplication to him. He found him at Bethel, and there he spoke with us,

Webster

Yes, he had power over the angel, and prevailed: he wept, and made supplication to him: he found him in Beth-el, and there he spoke with us;

World English Bible

Indeed, he struggled with the angel, and prevailed; he wept, and made supplication to him. He found him at Bethel, and there he spoke with us,

Youngs Literal Translation

Yea, he is a prince unto the Messenger, And he overcometh by weeping, And he maketh supplication to Him, At Bethel He doth find him, And there He doth speak with us,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Yea, he had power
שׂוּר 
Suwr 
Usage: 1

over the angel
מלאך 
Mal'ak 
Usage: 213

and prevailed
יכול יכל 
Yakol 
Usage: 194

he wept
בּכה 
Bakah 
Usage: 114

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

him in Beth–el
בּית־אל 
Beyth-'El 
Usage: 71

and there he spake
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

References

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

God's Case Against Jacob's Heirs

3 In the womb, took he his brother by the heel; and, in his manly vigour, strove he with God: 4 Yea he strove against a Messenger, and prevailed, he wept, and made supplication unto him, - At Bethel, he found him, and, there, he spake with us; 5 And, Yahweh, is God of host, - Yahweh, is his memorial.



Cross References

Genesis 35:15

And Jacob called the name of the place where God had spoken with him, Beth-el.

Genesis 28:11-19

And he lighted on a place, and tarried the night there, because the sun had gone in, - and he took of the stones of the place, and put for his pillow, and lay down in that place,

Genesis 32:9-12

And Jacob said, God of my father Abraham, and God of my father Isaac, - Yahweh, who wast saying unto me, - Return to thy land and to thy kindred that I may deal well with thee:

Genesis 32:29

Then asked Jacob and said, Do, I pray thee, tell me thy name! And he said - Wherefore now, shouldest thou ask for my name? And he blessed him there,

Genesis 35:9-10

And God appeared unto Jacob again, when he came in from Padan-aram, - and blessed him.

Genesis 48:15

Thus blessed he Joseph, and said, - God himself - before whom walked my fathers. Abraham and Isaac, God himself - who hath been my shepherd, since I came into being until this day; -

Exodus 3:2-5

Then appeared the messenger of Yahweh unto him, in a flame of fire from the midst of the thorn-bush, - so he looked and lo! the thorn-bush burning with fire and yet the thorn-bush, was not consumed.

Psalm 66:6

He turned the sea into dry land, Through the stream, crossed they over on foot, There did we rejoice in him:

Isaiah 63:9

In all their affliction, he, was afflicted And the messenger of his presence saved them, In his love and in his pity, he, redeemed them, - And then lifted them up and carried them all the days of the age-past time.

Malachi 3:1

Behold me! sending my messenger, who will prepare a way before me, - and, suddenly, shall come to his temple The Lord whom ye are seeking, even the messenger of the covenant in whom ye are delighting, Lo! he cometh! saith Yahweh of hosts.

Acts 7:30-35

And, when forty years were fulfilled, there appeared unto him, in the desert of Mount Sinai, a messenger, in a flame of fire, in a bush.

1 Thessalonians 4:17

After that, we, the living who are left, together with them, shall be caught away, in clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: - and, thus, evermore, with the Lord, shall we be!

Hebrews 5:7

Who, in the days of his flesh, having offered up, both supplications and entreaties unto him that was able to save him out of death, with mighty outcries and tears, and been hearkened to by reason of his devoutness,

Hebrews 6:13-18

For, when to Abraham God made promise, seeing he had no one greater by whom to swear, He sware, by himself, -

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