Genesis 32:22
New International Version
That night Jacob got up and took his two wives, his two female servants and his eleven sons and crossed the ford of the Jabbok.

New Living Translation
During the night Jacob got up and took his two wives, his two servant wives, and his eleven sons and crossed the Jabbok River with them.

English Standard Version
The same night he arose and took his two wives, his two female servants, and his eleven children, and crossed the ford of the Jabbok.

Berean Study Bible
During the night Jacob got up and took his two wives, his two maidservants, and his eleven sons, and crossed the ford of the Jabbok.

King James Bible
And he rose up that night, and took his two wives, and his two womenservants, and his eleven sons, and passed over the ford Jabbok.

New King James Version
And he arose that night and took his two wives, his two female servants, and his eleven sons, and crossed over the ford of Jabbok.

New American Standard Bible
Now he got up that same night and took his two wives, his two female slaves, and his eleven children, and crossed the shallow place of the Jabbok.

NASB 1995
Now he arose that same night and took his two wives and his two maids and his eleven children, and crossed the ford of the Jabbok.

NASB 1977
Now he arose that same night and took his two wives and his two maids and his eleven children, and crossed the ford of the Jabbok.

Amplified Bible
But he got up that same night and took his two wives, his two female servants, and his eleven children, and waded over the ford of the Jabbok.

Christian Standard Bible
During the night Jacob got up and took his two wives, his two slave women, and his eleven sons, and crossed the ford of Jabbok.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
During the night Jacob got up and took his two wives, his two female slaves, and his 11 sons, and crossed the ford of Jabbok.

American Standard Version
And he rose up that night, and took his two wives, and his two handmaids, and his eleven children, and passed over the ford of the Jabbok.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he arose in the night and he took his two wives and his two handmaids and his eleven children and made them pass into the wilderness of Yabaq.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he rose up in that night, and took his two wives and his two servant-maids, and his eleven children, and crossed over the ford of Jaboch.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And rising early he took his two wives, and his two handmaids, with his eleven sons, and passed over the ford of Jaboc.

English Revised Version
And he rose up that night, and took his two wives, and his two handmaids, and his eleven children, and passed over the ford of Jabbok.

Good News Translation
That same night Jacob got up, took his two wives, his two concubines, and his eleven children, and crossed the Jabbok River.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
During that night he got up and gathered his two wives, his two slaves and his eleven children and crossed at the shallow part of the Jabbok River.

International Standard Version
Later that night, he woke up, quickly took his two wives, his two women servants, and his eleven children, and forded the river at Jabbok.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he rose up that night, and took his two wives, and his two handmaids, and his eleven children, and passed over the ford of the Jabbok.

Literal Standard Version
And he rises in that night, and takes his two wives, and his two maidservants, and his eleven children, and passes over the passage of Jabbok;

NET Bible
During the night Jacob quickly took his two wives, his two female servants, and his eleven sons and crossed the ford of the Jabbok.

New Heart English Bible
He got up that night and took his two wives, and his two female servants, and his eleven sons and crossed over the ford of the Jabbok.

World English Bible
He rose up that night, and took his two wives, and his two handmaids, and his eleven sons, and passed over the ford of the Jabbok.

Young's Literal Translation
And he riseth in that night, and taketh his two wives, and his two maid-servants, and his eleven children, and passeth over the passage of Jabbok;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jacob Wrestles with God
22During the night Jacob got up and took his two wives, his two maidservants, and his eleven sons, and crossed the ford of the Jabbok. 23He took them and sent them across the stream, along with all his possessions.…

Cross References
Genesis 32:21
So Jacob's gifts went on before him, while he spent the night in the camp.

Genesis 32:23
He took them and sent them across the stream, along with all his possessions.

Deuteronomy 2:37
But you did not go near the land of the Ammonites, or the land along the banks of the Jabbok River, or the cities of the hill country, or any place that the LORD our God had forbidden.

Deuteronomy 3:16
and to the Reubenites and Gadites I gave the territory from Gilead to the Arnon Valley (the middle of the valley was the border) and up to the Jabbok River, the border of the Ammonites.

Joshua 12:2
Sihon king of the Amorites, who lived in Heshbon. He ruled from Aroer on the rim of the Arnon Valley, along the middle of the valley, up to the Jabbok River (the border of the Ammonites), that is, half of Gilead,

Judges 11:13
The king of the Ammonites answered Jephthah's messengers, "When Israel came up out of Egypt, they seized my land, from the Arnon to the Jabbok and all the way to the Jordan. Now, therefore, restore it peaceably."


Treasury of Scripture

And he rose up that night, and took his two wives, and his two womenservants, and his eleven sons, and passed over the ford Jabbok.

his two wives.

Genesis 29:21-35
And Jacob said unto Laban, Give me my wife, for my days are fulfilled, that I may go in unto her…

Genesis 30:1-24
And when Rachel saw that she bare Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister; and said unto Jacob, Give me children, or else I die…

Genesis 35:18,22-26
And it came to pass, as her soul was in departing, (for she died) that she called his name Benoni: but his father called him Benjamin…

the ford Jabbok.

Deuteronomy 2:37
Only unto the land of the children of Ammon thou camest not, nor unto any place of the river Jabbok, nor unto the cities in the mountains, nor unto whatsoever the LORD our God forbad us.

Deuteronomy 3:16
And unto the Reubenites and unto the Gadites I gave from Gilead even unto the river Arnon half the valley, and the border even unto the river Jabbok, which is the border of the children of Ammon;

Joshua 12:2
Sihon king of the Amorites, who dwelt in Heshbon, and ruled from Aroer, which is upon the bank of the river Arnon, and from the middle of the river, and from half Gilead, even unto the river Jabbok, which is the border of the children of Ammon;









(22) The ford Jabbok.--Heb., the ford of the Jabbok. This river, now called the Wady Zerba or Blue Torrent, formed afterwards the boundary between the tribes of Manasseh and Gad. It flows through a deep ravine, with so rapid a current as to make the crossing of it a matter of difficulty. Dr. Tristram (Land of Israel, p. 558) says that the water reached his horse's girths when he rode through the ford.



Parallel Commentaries ...


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

Jacob got up
וַיָּ֣קָם ׀ (way·yā·qām)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6965: To arise, stand up, stand

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

his two
שְׁתֵּ֤י (šə·tê)
Number - fdc
Strong's 8147: Two (a cardinal number)

wives,
נָשָׁיו֙ (nā·šāw)
Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 802: Woman, wife, female

his two
שְׁתֵּ֣י (šə·tê)
Number - fdc
Strong's 8147: Two (a cardinal number)

maidservants,
שִׁפְחֹתָ֔יו (šip̄·ḥō·ṯāw)
Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 8198: Maid, maidservant

and his eleven
אַחַ֥ד (’a·ḥaḏ)
Number - masculine singular construct
Strong's 259: United, one, first

sons,
יְלָדָ֑יו (yə·lā·ḏāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3206: Something born, a lad, offspring

and crossed
וַֽיַּעֲבֹ֔ר (way·ya·‘ă·ḇōr)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5674: To pass over, through, or by, pass on

the ford
מַעֲבַ֥ר (ma·‘ă·ḇar)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4569: A crossing-place, a transit, overwhelming

of Jabbok.
יַבֹּֽק׃ (yab·bōq)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 2999: Jabbok -- a river East of the Jordan


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