My Study Bible

Genesis Chapter 33

Search just this page

Meeting of Jacob and Esau

33:1 And Jacob (also named Israel) (/ˈdʒeɪkəb/; Hebrew: יַעֲקֹב‎, Modern: Yaʿaqōv (help·info), Tiberian: Yaʿăqōḇ; Arabic: يَعْقُوب, romanized: Yaʿqūb; Greek: Ἰακώβ, romanized: Iakṓb) the name Yaʿaqōv יעקב is derived from ʿaqev עָקֵב “heel”, as Jacob was born grasping the heel of his twin brother Esau. for more info click here lifted up his eyes, and looked, and, behold, Esau came, and with him four hundred men. And he divided the children to Leah, and to Rachel, and to the two handmaids.

33:2 And he put the handmaids and their children first, and Leah and her children after, and Rachel and Joseph Hebrew Yosef (יוֹסֵף‎) Meaning: Jehovah shall add, God will add, taken away or praise, fame taken away. For more info click here last.
33:3 And he passed over in front them, and bowed
himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.
33:4 And Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck, and kissed him and they wept.
33:5 And he lifted up his eyes, and saw the women and the children ; and said, Who [are] those with you? And he said, The children which Elohim(Hebrew: אֱלֹהִים, romanized: ʾĔlōhīm: [(ʔ)eloˈ(h)im]), the plural of אֱלוֹהַּ‎ (ʾĔlōah), is a Hebrew word meaning “gods”. Although the word is plural, in the Hebrew Bible it most often takes singular verbal or pronominal agreement and refers to a single deity particularly the God of Israel In other verses it refers to the singular gods of other nations or to deities in the plural A name for GOD — God The Creator
has graciously given your servant.
33:6 Then the handmaidens came near, they and their children, and they bowed themselves.
33:7 And Leah also with her children came near, and bowed themselves and after came Joseph Hebrew Yosef (יוֹסֵף‎) Meaning: Jehovah shall add, God will add, taken away or praise, fame taken away. For more info click here near and Rachel, and they bowed themselves.
33:8 And he said, Who [is] all
this camp which I met ? And he said, [These are] to find favor in the sight of my lord.
33:9 And Esau said, I have enough, my brother ; keep that you have to yourself.
33:10 And Jacob (also named Israel) (/ˈdʒeɪkəb/; Hebrew: יַעֲקֹב‎, Modern: Yaʿaqōv (help·info), Tiberian: Yaʿăqōḇ; Arabic: يَعْقُوب, romanized: Yaʿqūb; Greek: Ἰακώβ, romanized: Iakṓb) the name Yaʿaqōv יעקב is derived from ʿaqev עָקֵב “heel”, as Jacob was born grasping the heel of his twin brother Esau. for more info click here said, No, please, if now I have found favor in your eyes, then receive my present at my hands. For I have seen your face, as though I had seen the face of Elohim (Hebrew: אֱלֹהִים, romanized: ʾĔlōhīm: [(ʔ)eloˈ(h)im]), the plural of אֱלוֹהַּ‎ (ʾĔlōah), is a Hebrew word meaning “gods”. Although the word is plural, in the Hebrew Bible it most often takes singular verbal or pronominal agreement and refers to a single deity particularly the God of Israel In other verses it refers to the singular gods of other nations or to deities in the plural A name for GOD — God The Creator
, and you were pleased with me.
33:11 Please take, my blessing that is brought to you; because Elohim(Hebrew: אֱלֹהִים, romanized: ʾĔlōhīm: [(ʔ)eloˈ(h)im]), the plural of אֱלוֹהַּ‎ (ʾĔlōah), is a Hebrew word meaning “gods”. Although the word is plural, in the Hebrew Bible it most often takes singular verbal or pronominal agreement and refers to a single deity particularly the God of Israel In other verses it refers to the singular gods of other nations or to deities in the plural A name for GOD — God The Creator
has favored me, and because I have enough. And he urged him, and he took [it].
33:12 And he said, Let us take our journey, and let us go, and I will go with you.
33:13 And he said to him, My lord knows that the children [are] tender, and the flocks and herds with young [are] with me and if men should overdrive them one day, all the flock will die.
33:14 Please let my lord go before his servant and I will move on by stages at my ease, according to the pace of the stock that goes before me, and according to the pace of the children, until I come to my lord to Seir.
33:15 And Esau said, Please let me now leave with you [some] of the people that [are] with me. And he said, Why, then? Let me find favor in the eyes of my lord.
33:16 So Esau returned that day on his way toward Seir.

Jacob settles at Succoth


33:17 And Jacob (also named Israel) (/ˈdʒeɪkəb/; Hebrew: יַעֲקֹב‎, Modern: Yaʿaqōv (help·info), Tiberian: Yaʿăqōḇ; Arabic: يَعْقُوب, romanized: Yaʿqūb; Greek: Ἰακώβ, romanized: Iakṓb) the name Yaʿaqōv יעקב is derived from ʿaqev עָקֵב “heel”, as Jacob was born grasping the heel of his twin brother Esau. for more info click here traveled to Succoth, and built himself a house, and made boothsסֻכָּה
çukkâh, sook-kaw’; feminine. booth (rude or temporary shelter) For more info on the festival click here
for his livestock. For that reason the name of the place is called Succoth.
33:18 And Jacob (also named Israel) (/ˈdʒeɪkəb/; Hebrew: יַעֲקֹב‎, Modern: Yaʿaqōv (help·info), Tiberian: Yaʿăqōḇ; Arabic: يَعْقُوب, romanized: Yaʿqūb; Greek: Ἰακώβ, romanized: Iakṓb) the name Yaʿaqōv יעקב is derived from ʿaqev עָקֵב “heel”, as Jacob was born grasping the heel of his twin brother Esau. for more info click here came in peace to the city of Shechem, which [is] in the land of Canaan, when he came from Padan-aram ; and camped in front of the city.
33:19 And he bought a part of the field, where he had spread his tent, from the hand of the children of Hamor, Shechem’s father, for an hundred kesitah.
33:20 And he erected there an altar, and called it El-elohe-Isra-el.

3 Responses

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Categories
    • Judgement on the wicked Blessing on the good Elijah's coming
    • A messenger to prepare the way The Coming of Yahweh Infidelity of the people Promise of blessing
    • Priests to Be Disciplined 2:1 And now, O ya’ll priestsכֹּהֲנִיםkôhên, ko-hane’ Kohenim = priests, Plural principal officers or chief rulers For more info click here, this commandment is on you.2:2 If ya’ll don’t listen, and if ya’ll don’t take [it] to heart, to give honor to My Name, says YAHWEH יְהֹוָה‎Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of […]
    • Malachi complains about Israel's ingratitude Irreligion and profanity charged against Israel
    • Destruction of Jerusalem Jerusalem's reestablishment All nations to worship Yahweh of hosts
    • Jerusalem's spring of cleansing from idolatry and false prophecy A sword turned against enemies
    • Jerusalem a door of trembling Restoration of Judah Jerusalem's repentance
    • A day of visitation Destruction of Jerusalem The staffs of Kindness and Sorrow broken The foolish shepherd
    • God to be sought out God visits for sin yet he will save
    • Prophecies against neighboring nations Zion is urged to rejoice for the coming of Messiah Victory is promised
    • Jerusalem's restoration Encouragement to build Favors to Judah
    • An inquiry about fasting Zechariah tells the real reason for captivity
    • Vision of four chariots Joshua's crown Zemah and the Temple
    • Flying Scrolls the curse of thieves and false swearers Babylon's ruin
    • The golden menroah Zerubbabel's foundation Olive trees and anointed men
    • Protection against the Satan
    • Measurement of Jerusalem Redemption Of Zion God's presence promised
    • Zechariah’s exhortation Vision of the horses Promises to Jerusalem A vision of horns and carpenters
    • Haggai encourages the people Greater glory of the second temple A promise to Zerubbabel
    • Time of Haggai Haggai reproves the people’s indifference Haggai urges the people to build the house God’s Assistance promised