Parallel Bible results for Genesis 32:1-5

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Genesis 32:1-5

NKJV 1 So Jacob went on his way, and the angels of God met him. NIV 1 Jacob also went on his way, and the angels of God met him. NKJV 2 When Jacob saw them, he said, "This is God's camp." And he called the name of that place Mahanaim. NIV 2 When Jacob saw them, he said, "This is the camp of God!" So he named that place Mahanaim. NKJV 3 Then Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother in the land of Seir, the country of Edom. NIV 3 Jacob sent messengers ahead of him to his brother Esau in the land of Seir, the country of Edom. NKJV 4 And he commanded them, saying, "Speak thus to my lord Esau, 'Thus your servant Jacob says: "I have dwelt with Laban and stayed there until now. NIV 4 He instructed them: "This is what you are to say to my master Esau: 'Your servant Jacob says, I have been staying with Laban and have remained there till now. NKJV 5 I have oxen, donkeys, flocks, and male and female servants; and I have sent to tell my lord, that I may find favor in your sight." ' " NIV 5 I have cattle and donkeys, sheep and goats, menservants and maidservants. Now I am sending this message to my lord, that I may find favor in your eyes.' "