thirty milk camels with their colts, forty cows and ten bulls, twenty she asses, and ten foals.
And he delivered them into the hand of his slaves, every drove by themselves and said unto his slaves, Pass before me and put a space between drove and drove.
And he commanded the foremost, saying, When Esau, my brother, meets thee and asks thee, saying, Whose art thou? And where goest thou? And for whom are these before thee?
Then thou shalt say, They are thy slave Jacob’s; it is a present sent unto my lord Esau; and, behold, also he is behind us.
And so commanded he the second and the third and all that followed those droves, saying, On this manner shall ye speak unto Esau when ye find him.
And ye shall also say, Behold, thy slave Jacob is behind us. For he said, I will reconcile his wrath with the present that goes before me, and afterward I will see his face; peradventure he will accept me.
So the present went over before him, and he lodged that night in the company.
And he rose up that night and took his two wives and his two womenservants and his eleven sons and passed over the ford Jabbok.
And he took them and sent them over the brook and sent over all that he had.
And Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until the breaking of the day.
And when the man saw that he did not prevail against him, he touched the hollow of his thigh; and the hollow of Jacob’s thigh was disjointed as he wrestled with him.