Genesis 33:2
New International Version
He put the female servants and their children in front, Leah and her children next, and Rachel and Joseph in the rear.

New Living Translation
He put the servant wives and their children at the front, Leah and her children next, and Rachel and Joseph last.

English Standard Version
And he put the servants with their children in front, then Leah with her children, and Rachel and Joseph last of all.

Berean Study Bible
He put the maidservants and their children in front, Leah and her children next, and Rachel and Joseph at the rear.

King James Bible
And he put the handmaids and their children foremost, and Leah and her children after, and Rachel and Joseph hindermost.

New King James Version
And he put the maidservants and their children in front, Leah and her children behind, and Rachel and Joseph last.

New American Standard Bible
He put the slave women and their children in front, and Leah and her children next, and Rachel and Joseph last.

NASB 1995
He put the maids and their children in front, and Leah and her children next, and Rachel and Joseph last.

NASB 1977
And he put the maids and their children in front, and Leah and her children next, and Rachel and Joseph last.

Amplified Bible
He put the maids and their children in front, Leah and her children after them, and Rachel and Joseph last of all.

Christian Standard Bible
He put the slaves and their children first, Leah and her children next, and Rachel and Joseph last.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He put the female slaves and their children first, Leah and her children next, and Rachel and Joseph last.

American Standard Version
And he put the handmaids and their children foremost, and Leah and her children after, and Rachel and Joseph hindermost.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he made the Maidservants and their children first and Leah and her children after them and Rakhyl and Yoseph last.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he put the two handmaidens and their children with the first, and Lea and her children behind, and Rachel and Joseph last.

Contemporary English Version
The two servant women, Zilpah and Bilhah, together with their children went first, followed by Leah and her children, then by Rachel and Joseph.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he put both the handmaids and their children foremost: and Lia and her children in the second place: and Rachel and Joseph last.

English Revised Version
And he put the handmaids and their children foremost, and Leah and her children after, and Rachel and Joseph hindermost.

Good News Translation
He put the concubines and their children first, then Leah and her children, and finally Rachel and Joseph at the rear.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He put the slaves and their children in front, Leah and her children after them, and Rachel and Joseph last.

International Standard Version
Then he positioned the women servants and their children first, then Leah and her children next, and then Rachel and Joseph after them.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he put the handmaids and their children foremost, and Leah and her children after, and Rachel and Joseph hindermost.

Literal Standard Version
and he sets the maidservants and their children first, and Leah and her children behind, and Rachel and Joseph last.

NET Bible
He put the servants and their children in front, with Leah and her children behind them, and Rachel and Joseph behind them.

New Heart English Bible
He put the female servants and their children in front, Leah and her children after, and Rachel and Joseph last.

World English Bible
He put the handmaids and their children in front, Leah and her children after, and Rachel and Joseph at the rear.

Young's Literal Translation
and he setteth the maid-servants and their children first, and Leah and her children behind, and Rachel and Joseph last.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jacob Meets Esau
1Now Jacob looked up and saw Esau coming toward him with four hundred men. So he divided the children among Leah, Rachel, and the two maidservants. 2He put the maidservants and their children in front, Leah and her children next, and Rachel and Joseph at the rear. 3But Jacob himself went on ahead and bowed to the ground seven times as he approached his brother.…

Cross References
Genesis 33:1
Now Jacob looked up and saw Esau coming toward him with four hundred men. So he divided the children among Leah, Rachel, and the two maidservants.

Genesis 33:3
But Jacob himself went on ahead and bowed to the ground seven times as he approached his brother.

Jeremiah 50:12
your mother will be greatly ashamed; she who bore you will be disgraced. Behold, she will be the least of the nations, a wilderness, a dry land, and a desert.


Treasury of Scripture

And he put the handmaids and their children foremost, and Leah and her children after, and Rachel and Joseph last.

Rachel.

Genesis 29:30
And he went in also unto Rachel, and he loved also Rachel more than Leah, and served with him yet seven other years.

Genesis 30:22-24
And God remembered Rachel, and God hearkened to her, and opened her womb…

Genesis 37:3
Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age: and he made him a coat of many colours.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He put
וַיָּ֧שֶׂם (way·yā·śem)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7760: Put -- to put, place, set

the maidservants
הַשְּׁפָח֛וֹת (haš·šə·p̄ā·ḥō·wṯ)
Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 8198: Maid, maidservant

and their
וְאֶת־ (wə·’eṯ-)
Conjunctive waw | Direct object marker
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

children
יַלְדֵיהֶ֖ן (yal·ḏê·hen)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person feminine plural
Strong's 3206: Something born, a lad, offspring

in front,
רִֽאשֹׁנָ֑ה (ri·šō·nāh)
Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's 7223: First, in place, time, rank

Leah
לֵאָ֤ה (lê·’āh)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3812: Leah -- 'weary', a wife of Jacob

and her children
וִֽילָדֶ֙יהָ֙ (wî·lā·ḏe·hā)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 3206: Something born, a lad, offspring

next,
אַחֲרֹנִ֔ים (’a·ḥă·rō·nîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 314: Hinder, late, last, western

and Rachel
רָחֵ֥ל (rā·ḥêl)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 7354: Rachel -- a wife of Jacob

and Joseph
יוֹסֵ֖ף (yō·w·sêp̄)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3130: Joseph -- 'he increases', a son of Jacob, also the name of several Israelites

at the rear.
אַחֲרֹנִֽים׃ (’a·ḥă·rō·nîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 314: Hinder, late, last, western


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