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Genesis 32:7-17

NIV 7 In great fear and distress Jacob divided the people who were with him into two groups, and the flocks and herds and camels as well. NIV 7 In great fear and distress Jacob divided the people who were with him into two groups, and the flocks and herds and camels as well. NIV 8 He thought, "If Esau comes and attacks one group, the group that is left may escape." NIV 8 He thought, "If Esau comes and attacks one group, the group that is left may escape." NIV 9 Then Jacob prayed, "O God of my father Abraham, God of my father Isaac, O LORD, who said to me, 'Go back to your country and your relatives, and I will make you prosper,' NIV 9 Then Jacob prayed, "O God of my father Abraham, God of my father Isaac, O LORD, who said to me, 'Go back to your country and your relatives, and I will make you prosper,' NIV 10 I am unworthy of all the kindness and faithfulness you have shown your servant. I had only my staff when I crossed this Jordan, but now I have become two groups. NIV 10 I am unworthy of all the kindness and faithfulness you have shown your servant. I had only my staff when I crossed this Jordan, but now I have become two groups. NIV 11 Save me, I pray, from the hand of my brother Esau, for I am afraid he will come and attack me, and also the mothers with their children. NIV 11 Save me, I pray, from the hand of my brother Esau, for I am afraid he will come and attack me, and also the mothers with their children. NIV 12 But you have said, 'I will surely make you prosper and will make your descendants like the sand of the sea, which cannot be counted.' " NIV 12 But you have said, 'I will surely make you prosper and will make your descendants like the sand of the sea, which cannot be counted.' " NIV 13 He spent the night there, and from what he had with him he selected a gift for his brother Esau: NIV 13 He spent the night there, and from what he had with him he selected a gift for his brother Esau: NIV 14 two hundred female goats and twenty male goats, two hundred ewes and twenty rams, NIV 14 two hundred female goats and twenty male goats, two hundred ewes and twenty rams, NIV 15 thirty female camels with their young, forty cows and ten bulls, and twenty female donkeys and ten male donkeys. NIV 15 thirty female camels with their young, forty cows and ten bulls, and twenty female donkeys and ten male donkeys. NIV 16 He put them in the care of his servants, each herd by itself, and said to his servants, "Go ahead of me, and keep some space between the herds." NIV 16 He put them in the care of his servants, each herd by itself, and said to his servants, "Go ahead of me, and keep some space between the herds." NIV 17 He instructed the one in the lead: "When my brother Esau meets you and asks, 'To whom do you belong, and where are you going, and who owns all these animals in front of you?' NIV 17 He instructed the one in the lead: "When my brother Esau meets you and asks, 'To whom do you belong, and where are you going, and who owns all these animals in front of you?'