Genesis 33:13
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English Standard Version
But Jacob said to him, “My lord knows that the children are frail, and that the nursing flocks and herds are a care to me. If they are driven hard for one day, all the flocks will die.

King James Bible
And he said unto him, My lord knoweth 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.

American Standard Version
And he said unto him, My lord knoweth that the children are tender, and that the flocks and herds with me have their young: and if they overdrive them one day, all the flocks will die.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Jacob said: My lord, thou knowest that I have with me tender children, and sheep, and kine with young: which if I should cause to be overdriven, in one day all the flocks will die.

English Revised Version
And he said unto him, My lord knoweth that the children are tender, and that the flocks and herds with me give suck: and if they overdrive them one day, all the flocks will die.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he said to him, My lord knoweth that the children are tender, and the flocks and herds with young are with me, and if men should over-drive them one day, all the flock will die.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

When his eyes fell upon the women and children, he inquired respecting them, "Whom hast thou here?" And Jacob replied, "The children with whom Elohim hath favoured me." Upon this, the mothers and their children approached in order, making reverential obeisance. חנן with double acc. "graciously to present." Elohim: "to avoid reminding Esau of the blessing of Jehovah, which had occasioned his absence" (Del.).

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the children.

1 Chronicles 22:5 And David said, Solomon my son is young and tender, and the house that is to be built for the LORD must be exceeding magnificent...

Proverbs 12:10 A righteous man regards the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

Isaiah 40:11 He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom...

Ezekiel 34:15,16,23-25 I will feed my flock, and I will cause them to lie down, said the Lord GOD...

John 21:15-17 So when they had dined, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, love you me more than these? He said to him, Yes...

Cross References
Genesis 33:12
Then Esau said, "Let us journey on our way, and I will go ahead of you."

Genesis 33:14
Let my lord pass on ahead of his servant, and I will lead on slowly, at the pace of the livestock that are ahead of me and at the pace of the children, until I come to my lord in Seir."

1 Samuel 6:10
The men did so, and took two milk cows and yoked them to the cart and shut up their calves at home.

Psalm 78:71
from following the nursing ewes he brought him to shepherd Jacob his people, Israel his inheritance.

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