Genesis 33:1-6 NIV

Jacob Meets Esau

1 Jacob looked up and there was Esau, coming with his four hundred men;1 so he divided the children among Leah, Rachel and the two maidservants.2

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2 He put the maidservants and their children3 in front, Leah and her children next, and Rachel and Joseph4 in the rear.

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3 He himself went on ahead and bowed down to the ground5 seven times6 as he approached his brother.

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4 But Esau7 ran to meet Jacob and embraced him; he threw his arms around his neck and kissed him.8 And they wept.9

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5 Then Esau looked up and saw the women and children. "Who are these with you?" he asked. Jacob answered, "They are the children God has graciously given your servant.10"

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6 Then the maidservants and their children11 approached and bowed down.12

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