King James Version
And Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck, and kissed him: and they wept.
Darby Bible Translation
And Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck, and kissed him; and they wept.
World English Bible
Esau ran to meet him, embraced him, fell on his neck, kissed him, and they wept.
Young's Literal Translation
and Esau runneth to meet him, and embraceth him, and falleth on his neck, and kisseth him, and they weep;
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
And Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck, and kissed him: and they wept.Genesis 33:4 Parallel Commentaries
The Old Testament opens very impressively. In measured and dignified language it introduces the story of Israel's origin and settlement upon the land of Canaan (Gen.--Josh.) by the story of creation, i.-ii. 4a, and thus suggests, at the very beginning, the far-reaching purpose and the world-wide significance of the people and religion of Israel. The narrative has not travelled far till it becomes apparent that its dominant interests are to be religious and moral; for, after a pictorial sketch of …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
And Jacob kissed Rachel, and lifted up his voice, and wept.
And it came to pass, when Laban heard the tidings of Jacob his sister's son, that he ran to meet him, and embraced him, and kissed him, and brought him to his house. And he told Laban all these things.
Deliver me, I pray thee, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau: for I fear him, lest he will come and smite me, and the mother with the children.
And he fell upon his brother Benjamin's neck, and wept; and Benjamin wept upon his neck.
Moreover he kissed all his brethren, and wept upon them: and after that his brethren talked with him.
2 Samuel 14:33
So Joab came to the king, and told him: and when he had called for Absalom, he came to the king, and bowed himself on his face to the ground before the king: and the king kissed Absalom.
When a man's ways please the LORD, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.
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