Genesis 32:20
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַאֲמַרְתֶּ֕ם
wa-’ă-mar-tem
And sayConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-2mp
1571 [e]גַּ֗ם
gam,
alsoConj
2009 [e]הִנֵּ֛ה
hin-nêh
beholdInterjection
5650 [e]עַבְדְּךָ֥
‘aḇ-də-ḵā
your servantN-msc | 2ms
3290 [e]יַעֲקֹ֖ב
ya-‘ă-qōḇ
Jacob [is]N-proper-ms
310 [e]אַחֲרֵ֑ינוּ
’a-ḥă-rê-nū;
behind usPrep | 1cp
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
kî-
ForConj
559 [e]אָמַ֞ר
’ā-mar
he saidV-Qal-Perf-3ms
3722 [e]אֲכַפְּרָ֣ה
’ă-ḵap-pə-rāh
I will appeaseV-Piel-Imperf.Cohort-1cs
6440 [e]פָנָ֗יו
p̄ā-nāw,
himN-cpc | 3ms
4503 [e]בַּמִּנְחָה֙
bam-min-ḥāh
with the presentPrep-b, Art | N-fs
1980 [e]הַהֹלֶ֣כֶת
ha-hō-le-ḵeṯ
that goesArt | V-Qal-Prtcpl-fs
6440 [e]לְפָנָ֔י
lə-p̄ā-nāy,
before mePrep-l | N-mpc | 1cs
310 [e]וְאַחֲרֵי־
wə-’a-ḥă-rê-
andConj-w | Prep
3651 [e]כֵן֙
ḵên
afterwardAdv
7200 [e]אֶרְאֶ֣ה
’er-’eh
I will seeV-Qal-Imperf-1cs
6440 [e]פָנָ֔יו
p̄ā-nāw,
his faceN-cpc | 3ms
194 [e]אוּלַ֖י
’ū-lay
perhapsAdv
5375 [e]יִשָּׂ֥א
yiś-śā
he will acceptV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
6440 [e]פָנָֽי׃
p̄ā-nāy.
meN-mpc | 1cs









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 32:20 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַאֲמַרְתֶּ֕ם גַּ֗ם הִנֵּ֛ה עַבְדְּךָ֥ יַעֲקֹ֖ב אַחֲרֵ֑ינוּ כִּֽי־אָמַ֞ר אֲכַפְּרָ֣ה פָנָ֗יו בַּמִּנְחָה֙ הַהֹלֶ֣כֶת לְפָנָ֔י וְאַחֲרֵי־כֵן֙ אֶרְאֶ֣ה פָנָ֔יו אוּלַ֖י יִשָּׂ֥א פָנָֽי׃

בראשית 32:20 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ואמרתם גם הנה עבדך יעקב אחרינו כי־אמר אכפרה פניו במנחה ההלכת לפני ואחרי־כן אראה פניו אולי ישא פני׃

בראשית 32:20 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ואמרתם גם הנה עבדך יעקב אחרינו כי־אמר אכפרה פניו במנחה ההלכת לפני ואחרי־כן אראה פניו אולי ישא פני׃

בראשית 32:20 Hebrew Bible
ואמרתם גם הנה עבדך יעקב אחרינו כי אמר אכפרה פניו במנחה ההלכת לפני ואחרי כן אראה פניו אולי ישא פני׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
and you shall say, 'Behold, your servant Jacob also is behind us.'" For he said, "I will appease him with the present that goes before me. Then afterward I will see his face; perhaps he will accept me."

King James Bible
And say ye moreover, Behold, thy servant Jacob is behind us. For he said, I will appease him with the present that goeth before me, and afterward I will see his face; peradventure he will accept of me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You are also to say, 'Look, your servant Jacob is right behind us.'" For he thought, "I want to appease Esau with the gift that is going ahead of me. After that, I can face him, and perhaps he will forgive me."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I will appease.

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Proverbs 16:14 The wrath of a king is as messengers of death: but a wise man will pacify it.

Proverbs 21:14 A gift in secret pacifies anger: and a reward in the bosom strong wrath.

peradventure.

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Jonah 3:9 Who can tell if God will turn and repent, and turn away from his …

2 Timothy 2:25 In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure …

of me. Heb. my face.

Job 42:8,9 Therefore take to you now seven bullocks and seven rams, and go to …

Proverbs 6:35 He will not regard any ransom; neither will he rest content, though …

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