Genesis 32:13
New International Version
He spent the night there, and from what he had with him he selected a gift for his brother Esau:

New Living Translation
Jacob stayed where he was for the night. Then he selected these gifts from his possessions to present to his brother, Esau:

English Standard Version
So he stayed there that night, and from what he had with him he took a present for his brother Esau,

Berean Study Bible
Jacob spent the night there, and from what he had brought with him, he selected a gift for his brother Esau:

New American Standard Bible
So he spent the night there. Then he selected from what he had with him a present for his brother Esau:

King James Bible
And he lodged there that same night; and took of that which came to his hand a present for Esau his brother;

Christian Standard Bible
He spent the night there and took part of what he had brought with him as a gift for his brother Esau:

Contemporary English Version
After Jacob had spent the night there, he chose some animals as gifts for Esau:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He spent the night there and took part of what he had brought with him as a gift for his brother Esau:

International Standard Version
Jacob spent the night there. Out of everything that he had brought with him, he chose a gift for his brother Esau—

NET Bible
Jacob stayed there that night. Then he sent as a gift to his brother Esau

New Heart English Bible
He lodged there that night, and took from that which he had with him, a present for Esau, his brother:

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He stayed there that night. Then he prepared a gift for his brother Esau from what he had brought with him:

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he lodged there that night; and took of that which he had with him a present for Esau his brother:

New American Standard 1977
So he spent the night there. Then he selected from what he had with him a present for his brother Esau:

Jubilee Bible 2000
And he lodged there that same night and took of that which came to his hand as a present for Esau his brother:

King James 2000 Bible
And he lodged there that same night; and took of that which came to his hand a present for Esau his brother;

American King James Version
And he lodged there that same night; and took of that which came to his hand a present for Esau his brother;

American Standard Version
And he lodged there that night, and took of that which he had with him a present for Esau his brother:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he slept there that night, and took of the gifts which he carried with him, and sent out to Esau his brother,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when he had slept there that night, he set apart, of the things which he had, presents for his brother Esau.

Darby Bible Translation
And he lodged there that night; and took of what came to his hand a gift for Esau his brother --

English Revised Version
And he lodged there that night; and took of that which he had with him a present for Esau his brother;

Webster's Bible Translation
And he lodged there that same night; and took of that which came to his hand a present for Esau, his brother;

World English Bible
He lodged there that night, and took from that which he had with him, a present for Esau, his brother:

Young's Literal Translation
And he lodgeth there during that night, and taketh from that which is coming into his hand, a present for Esau his brother:
Study Bible
Jacob's Fear of Esau
12But You have said, ‘I will surely make you prosper, and I will make your offspring like the sand of the sea, too numerous to count.’” 13Jacob spent the night there, and from what he had brought with him, he selected a gift for his brother Esau: 14200 female goats, 20 male goats, 200 ewes, 20 rams,…
Cross References
Genesis 32:14
200 female goats, 20 male goats, 200 ewes, 20 rams,

Genesis 33:8
"What do you mean by sending this whole company to meet me?" asked Esau. "To find favor in your sight, my lord," Jacob answered.

Genesis 43:11
Then their father Israel said to them, "If it must be so, then do this: Put some of the best products of the land in your packs and carry them down as a gift for the man--a little balm and a little honey, spices and myrrh, pistachios and almonds.

Treasury of Scripture

And he lodged there that same night; and took of that which came to his hand a present for Esau his brother;

which.

1 Samuel 25:8
Ask thy young men, and they will shew thee. Wherefore let the young men find favour in thine eyes: for we come in a good day: give, I pray thee, whatsoever cometh to thine hand unto thy servants, and to thy son David.

to his hand.

a present.

Genesis 32:20,21
And say ye moreover, Behold, thy servant Jacob is behind us. For he said, I will appease him with the present that goeth before me, and afterward I will see his face; peradventure he will accept of me…

Genesis 18:2
And he lift up his eyes and looked, and, lo, three men stood by him: and when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door, and bowed himself toward the ground,

Genesis 33:10
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.







Lexicon
[Jacob] spent
וַיָּ֥לֶן (way·yā·len)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3885: To stop, to stay permanently, to be obstinate

the
הַה֑וּא (ha·hū)
Article | Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

night
בַּלַּ֣יְלָה (bal·lay·lāh)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3915: A twist, night, adversity

there,
שָׁ֖ם (šām)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 8033: There, then, thither

and from what he had brought
הַבָּ֧א (hab·bā)
Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go

with him,
בְיָד֛וֹ (ḇə·yā·ḏōw)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3027: A hand

he selected
וַיִּקַּ֞ח (way·yiq·qaḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3947: To take

a gift
מִנְחָ֖ה (min·ḥāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4503: A donation, tribute, a sacrificial offering

for his brother
אָחִֽיו׃ (’ā·ḥîw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 251: A brother, )

Esau:
לְעֵשָׂ֥ו (lə·‘ê·śāw)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6215: Esau -- oldest son of Isaac
(13) He lodged there.--That is, at Mahanaim. On the first news of Esau's approach in so hostile a manner, Jacob had divided his possessions into two main divisions, in the hope of saving at least one. He now, quieted by his prayer, makes more exact arrangements, selects a present for Esau of five hundred and fifty head of cattle, sends them forward with intervals between, that repeated impressions might soften his brother's fierce mood, sees all his followers safely across the Jabbok, and remains alone behind to pray. As he thus placed everything in Esau's power, faith seems to have regained the ascendancy over his fears, though he still takes every prudent measure for the safety of those whom he loved.

Of that which came to his hand.--Heb., of that which came in his hand. Some Jewish interpreters take the phrase literally, and suppose that it was precious stones; more truly it means "what he possessed," or what he had with him. The phrase "which came to his hand" would imply that he made no selection, but took what came first in his way.

Verse 13. - And he lodged there that same night; and took - not by random, but after careful selection; separavit (Vulgate) - of that which came to his hand - not of those things which were in his hand, ω΅ν ἔφερεν (LXX.), such as he had (Ainsworth), quae in mann erant (Rosenmüller), but of such things as had come into his hand, i.e. as he had acquired (Keil, Alford, 'Speaker's Commentary,' Inglis) - a present (Minchah; used in Genesis 4:3, 4, 5, as a sacrifice to Jehovah, q.v.) for Esau his brother. 32:9-23 Times of fear should be times of prayer: whatever causes fear, should drive us to our knees, to our God. Jacob had lately seen his guards of angels, but in this distress he applied to God, not to them; he knew they were his fellow-servants, Re 22:9. There cannot be a better pattern for true prayer than this. Here is a thankful acknowledgement of former undeserved favours; a humble confession of unworthiness; a plain statement of his fears and distress; a full reference of the whole affair to the Lord, and resting all his hopes on him. The best we can say to God in prayer, is what he has said to us. Thus he made the name of the Lord his strong tower, and could not but be safe. Jacob's fear did not make him sink into despair, nor did his prayer make him presume upon God's mercy, without the use of means. God answers prayers by teaching us to order our affairs aright. To pacify Esau, Jacob sent him a present. We must not despair of reconciling ourselves to those most angry against us.
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