New Living Translation
Then Jacob went on ahead. As he approached his brother, he bowed to the ground seven times before him.
King James Bible
And he passed over before them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.
Darby Bible Translation
And he passed on before them, and bowed to the earth seven times, until he came near to his brother.
World English Bible
He himself passed over in front of them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.
Young's Literal Translation
And he himself passed over before them, and boweth himself to the earth seven times, until his drawing nigh unto his brother,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
33:3 He bowed - Though he feared Esau as an enemy, yet he did obeisance to him as an elder brother.
He put the servant wives and their children at the front, Leah and her children next, and Rachel and Joseph last.
Since Joseph was governor of all Egypt and in charge of selling grain to all the people, it was to him that his brothers came. When they arrived, they bowed before him with their faces to the ground.
When Joseph came home, they gave him the gifts they had brought him, then bowed low to the ground before him.
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