Genesis 33:6
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King James Version
Then the handmaidens came near, they and their children, and they bowed themselves.

Darby Bible Translation
And the maidservants drew near, they and their children, and they bowed.

World English Bible
Then the handmaids came near with their children, and they bowed themselves.

Young's Literal Translation
And the maid-servants draw nigh, they and their children, and bow themselves;

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Geneva Study Bible

Then the handmaidens came near, they and their children, and they {c} bowed themselves.

(c) Jacob and his family are the image of the Church under the yoke of tyrants who out of fear are brought to subjection.Genesis 33:6 Parallel Commentaries

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The Old Testament opens very impressively. In measured and dignified language it introduces the story of Israel's origin and settlement upon the land of Canaan (Gen.--Josh.) by the story of creation, i.-ii. 4a, and thus suggests, at the very beginning, the far-reaching purpose and the world-wide significance of the people and religion of Israel. The narrative has not travelled far till it becomes apparent that its dominant interests are to be religious and moral; for, after a pictorial sketch of
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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Genesis 33:5
And he lifted up his eyes, and saw the women and the children; and said, Who are those with thee? And he said, The children which God hath graciously given thy servant.

Genesis 33:7
And Leah also with her children came near, and bowed themselves: and after came Joseph near and Rachel, and they bowed themselves.

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