Jacob Prepares to Meet Esau

1 Jacob also went on his way, and the angels of God met him.

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2 When Jacob saw them, he said, “This is the camp of God!” So he named that place Mahanaim.a

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    • ð 32:2 - "Mahanaim" means "two camps."
      3 Jacob sent messengers ahead of him to his brother Esau in the land of Seir, the country of Edom.

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      4 He instructed them: “This is what you are to say to my lord Esau: ‘Your servant Jacob says, I have been staying with Laban and have remained there till now.

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      5 I have cattle and donkeys, sheep and goats, male and female servants. Now I am sending this message to my lord, that I may find favor in your eyes.’ ”

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