Genesis 33:12

“And he said, Let us take our journey, and let us go, and I will go before thee.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Genesis 33:12

And he said, Let vs take our iourney, and let vs goe, and I will goe before thee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then Esau said, "Let us take our journey and go, and I will go before you."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he said, Let us take our journey, and let us go, and I will go before thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said, Let us go on our journey together, and I will go in front.
- Basic English Bible

And he said, Let us take our journey, and go on, and I will go before thee.
- Darby Bible

And he said, Let us take our journey, and let us go, and I will go before thee.
- Webster's Bible

Esau said, "Let us take our journey, and let us go, and I will go before you."
- World English Bible

and saith, `Let us journey and go on, and I go on before thee.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he said: 'Let us take our journey, and let us go, and I will go before thee.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Genesis 33:12

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 33:12


33:12 Esau offers himself to be his guide and companion, in token of sincere reconciliation. We never find that Jacob and Esau were so loving with one another as they were now. God made Esau not only not an enemy, but a friend. Esau is become fond of Jacob's company, courts him to mount Seir: let us never despair of any, nor distrust God, in whose hands all hearts are. Yet Jacob saw cause modestly to refute this offer, wherein he shews a tender concern for his own family and flocks, like a good shepherd and a good father. He must consider the children, and the flocks with young, and not lead the one or drive the other too fast. Jacob intimates to him, that it was his design to come to him to mount Seir; and we may presume he did so, after he had settled his concerns elsewhere, though that visit be not recorded.


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