Hosea 12:3
Good News Translation
Their ancestor Jacob struggled with his twin brother Esau while the two of them were still in their mother's womb; when Jacob grew up, he fought against God--

Contemporary English Version
Even before Jacob was born, he cheated his brother, and when he grew up, he fought against God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
In the womb he supplanted his brother: and by his strength he had success with an angel.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

In the womb he supplanted his brother: and by his strength he had success with an angel.

took.

Genesis 25:26 Isaac was threescore years old when the children were born unto him.

Romans 9:11 For when the children were not yet born, nor had done any good or evil (that the purpose of God according to election might stand):

had, etc.

Genesis 32:24-28 He remained alone; and behold, a man wrestled with him till morning. . . .

James 5:16-18 Confess therefore your sins one to another: and pray one for another, that you may be saved. For the continual prayer of a just man availeth much. . . .

Context
A Reproof of Ephraim, Judah, Jacob
2Therefore there is a judgment of the Lord with Juda, and a visitation for Jacob: he will render to him according to his ways, and according to his devices. 3In the womb he supplanted his brother: and by his strength he had success with an angel.4And he prevailed over the angel, and was strengthened: he wept, and made supplication to him: he found him in Bethel, and there he spoke with us.…
Cross References
Genesis 25:26
Isaac was threescore years old when the children were born unto him.

Genesis 32:24
He remained alone; and behold, a man wrestled with him till morning.

Genesis 32:28
But he said: Thy name shall not be called Jacob, but Israel; for if thou hast been strong against God, how much more shalt thou prevail against men?

Additional Translations
In the womb he grasped his brother’s heel, and in his vigor he wrestled with God.He took his brother by the heel in the womb, and by his strength he had power with God:

In the womb he took his brother by the heel; and in his manhood he had power with God:

He took his brother by the heel in the womb, and in his labours he had power with God.

He took his brother by the heel in the womb, and in his strength he wrestled with God.

In the womb he took his brother by the heel; and in his manhood he had power with God:

He took his brother by the heel in the womb, and by his strength he had power with God:

In the womb he took his brother by the heel; and in his manhood he contended with God.

In the womb he took his brother by the heel, And by his strength he was a prince with God,
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