Genesis 33 Updates

Genesis 33:1

KJV:1 And Jacob lifted up his eyes, and looked, and, behold, Esau came, and with him four hundred men. And he divided the children unto Leah, and unto Rachel, and unto the two handmaids.

KJVu: 1 Jacob lifted up his eyes, and looked, and, saw Esau coming, and with him four hundred men. So he divided the children to Leah, Rachel, and the two handmaids.


Genesis 33:2

KJV:2 And he put the handmaids and their children foremost, and Leah and her children after, and Rachel and Joseph hindermost.

KJVu: 2 He put the handmaids and their children first, and Leah and her children after them, and Rachel and Joseph last.

Notes: "Hindermost" highlighted in the KJV verse is Strong’s H314 with a Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance definition of "afterward, to come, following, hinder last, latter, reward -|- Or (shortened);acharon {akh-ar-one'}; from 'achar; hinder; generally, late or last; specifically (as facing the east) western — after (-ward), to come, following, hind(-er, -ermost, -most), last, latter, rereward, ut(ter)most.."


Genesis 33:3

KJV:3 And he passed over before them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.

KJVu: 3 And he passed over in front of them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.


Genesis 33:4

KJV:4 And Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck, and kissed him : and they wept.

KJVu: 4 Then Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck, and kissed him , and they wept.


Genesis 33:5

KJV:5 And he lifted up his eyes, and saw the women and the children ; and said, Who are those with thee? And he said, The children which God hath graciously given thy servant.

KJVu: 5 Esau lifted up his eyes, and saw the women and the children , and said, "Who are those with you?" And he said, "The children whom God has graciously given your servant. "


Genesis 33:6

KJV:6 Then the handmaidens came near, they and their children, and they bowed themselves.

KJVu: 6 Then the handmaids came near, they and their children, and they bowed themselves.


Genesis 33:7

KJV:7 And Leah also with her children came near, and bowed themselves : and after came Joseph near and Rachel, and they bowed themselves.

KJVu: 7 Then Leah also came near with her children, and bowed themselves , and after that Joseph and Rachel came near, and they bowed themselves.


Genesis 33:8

KJV:8 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.

KJVu: 8 Easu said, "What did you mean by all these beasts which I met?" And Jacob said, "These are to find grace in the sight of my lord."

Notes: "Drove" highlighted in the KJV verse is Strong’s H4264 with a Brown-Driver-Briggs' definition of "company, body of people; people and beasts Genesis 32:8; Genesis 32:9 (twice in verse); Genesis 32:11; Genesis 33:8."


Genesis 33:9

KJV:9 And Esau said, I have enough, my brother ; keep that thou hast unto thyself.

KJVu: 9 And Esau said, "I have enough, my brother , keep what you have for yourself."


Genesis 33:10

KJV:10 And Jacob said, Nay, I pray thee, if now I have found grace in thy sight, then receive my present at my hand : for therefore I have seen thy face, as though I had seen the face of God, and thou wast pleased with me.

KJVu: 10 And Jacob said, "No, please, if I have now found grace in your sight, then receive my present from my hand , for indeed I have seen your face, as though I had seen the face of God, and you were pleased with me.

Notes: "Nay" highlighted in the KJV verse is defined by the Webster’s 1828 Dictionary as "1. No; a word that expresses negation. I tell you nay but except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish. Luke 13:3. 2. It expresses also refusal. He that will not when he may, When he would he shall have nay [In these senses it is now rarely used; no being substituted.] 3. Not only so; not this alone; intimating that something is to be added y way of amplification. He requested an answer; nay he urged it."


Genesis 33:11

KJV:11 Take, I pray thee, my blessing that is brought to thee; because God hath dealt graciously with me, and because I have enough. And he urged him, and he took it.

KJVu: 11 Please, take my blessing that is brought to you, because God has dealt graciously with me, and because I have enough. " And he urged him, and he took it.


Genesis 33:12

KJV:12 And he said, Let us take our journey, and let us go, and I will go before thee.

KJVu: 12 Then Esau said, "Let us take our journey, and let us go, and I will go before you."


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  • "xxx" highlighted in the KJV verse is Strong’s Hxxx with a Strong’s definition of "."

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