New International Version
He spent the night there, and from what he had with him he selected a gift 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;
Darby Bible Translation
And he lodged there that night; and took of what came to his hand a gift 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:
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And took of that which came to his hand - הבא בידו habba beyado, which came under his hand, i.e., what, in the course of God's providence, came under his power.
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to his hand. Or, 'under his hand' or power; i.e., what Providence had put in his power or possession.
LibraryMahanaim: the Two Camps
And Jacob went on his way, and the angels of God met him. And when Jacob saw them, he said, This is God's host: and he called the name of that place Mahanaim' (i.e. Two camps).--GENESIS xxxii. 1, 2. This vision came at a crisis in Jacob's life. He has just left the house of Laban, his father-in-law, where he had lived for many years, and in company with a long caravan, consisting of wives, children, servants, and all his wealth turned into cattle, is journeying back again to Palestine. His road …
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two hundred female goats and twenty male goats, two hundred ewes and twenty rams,
Esau asked, "What's the meaning of all these flocks and herds I met?" "To find favor in your eyes, my lord," he said.
Then their father Israel said to them, "If it must be, then do this: Put some of the best products of the land in your bags and take them down to the man as a gift--a little balm and a little honey, some spices and myrrh, some pistachio nuts and almonds.
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