New American Standard Bible
He put the maids and their children in front, and Leah and her children next, and Rachel and Joseph last.
King James Bible
And he put the handmaids and their children foremost, and Leah and her children after, and Rachel and Joseph hindermost.
Darby Bible Translation
and he put the maidservants and their children foremost, and Leah and her children after, and Rachel and Joseph hindmost.
World English Bible
He put the handmaids and their children in front, Leah and her children after, and Rachel and Joseph at the rear.
Young's Literal Translation
and he setteth the maid-servants and their children first, and Leah and her children behind, and Rachel and Joseph last.
Genesis 33:2 Parallel
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
Then Jacob lifted his eyes and looked, and behold, Esau was coming, and four hundred men with him. So he divided the children among Leah and Rachel and the two maids.
But he himself passed on ahead of them and bowed down to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.
Your mother will be greatly ashamed, She who gave you birth will be humiliated. Behold, she will be the least of the nations, A wilderness, a parched land and a desert.
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