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Genesis 33 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:1 - And Jacob lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, Esau was coming, and four hundred men with him. So he divided the children among Leah and Rachel and the two maids.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:2 - And he put the maids with their children in front, then Leah with her children, and Rachel and Joseph last of all.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:3 - He himself went on before them, bowing himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:4 - But Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck and kissed him, and they wept.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:5 - And when Esau raised his eyes and saw the women and children, he said, "Who are these with you?" Jacob said, "The children whom God has graciously given your servant."

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:6 - Then the maids drew near, they and their children, and bowed down;

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:7 - Leah likewise and her children drew near and bowed down; and last Joseph and Rachel drew near, and they bowed down.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:8 - Esau said, "What do you mean by all this company which I met?" Jacob answered, "To find favor in the sight of my lord."

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:9 - But Esau said, "I have enough, my brother; keep what you have for yourself."

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:10 - Jacob said, "No, I pray you, if I have found favor in your sight, then accept my present from my hand; for truly to see your face is like seeing the face of God, with such favor have you received me.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:11 - Accept, I pray you, my gift that is brought to you, because God has dealt graciously with me, and because I have enough." Thus he urged him, and he took it.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:12 - Then Esau said, "Let us journey on our way, and I will go before you."

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:13 - But Jacob said to him, "My lord knows that the children are frail, and that the flocks and herds giving suck are a care to me; and if they are overdriven for one day, all the flocks will die.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:14 - Let my lord pass on before his servant, and I will lead on slowly, according to the pace of the cattle which are before me and according to the pace of the children, until I come to my lord in Se'ir."

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:15 - So Esau said, "Let me leave with you some of the men who are with me." But he said, "What need is there? Let me find favor in the sight of my lord."

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:16 - So Esau returned that day on his way to Se'ir.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:17 - But Jacob journeyed to Succoth, and built himself a house, and made booths for his cattle; therefore the name of the place is called Succoth.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:18 - And Jacob came safely to the city of Shechem, which is in the land of Canaan, on his way from Paddan-aram; and he camped before the city.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:19 - And from the sons of Hamor, Shechem's father, he bought for a hundred pieces of money the piece of land on which he had pitched his tent.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:20 - There he erected an altar and called it El-El'ohe-Israel.
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

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