New Living Translation
He thought, "If Esau meets one group and attacks it, perhaps the other group can escape."
King James Bible
And said, If Esau come to the one company, and smite it, then the other company which is left shall escape.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said, If Esau come to the one troop and smite it, then the other troop which is left shall escape.
World English Bible
and he said, "If Esau comes to the one company, and strikes it, then the company which is left will escape."
Young's Literal Translation
and saith, 'If Esau come in unto the one camp, and have smitten it -- then the camp which is left hath been for an escape.'
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LibraryThe Great Shepherd
He shall feed his flock like a shepherd; He shall gather the lambs with His arm, and carry them in His bosom, and shall gently lead those that are with young. I t is not easy for those, whose habits of life are insensibly formed by the customs of modern times, to conceive any adequate idea of the pastoral life, as obtained in the eastern countries, before that simplicity of manners, which characterized the early ages, was corrupted, by the artificial and false refinements of luxury. Wealth, in those …
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 1
The Time of Trouble
Explanatory and Biographical
Jacob was terrified at the news. He divided his household, along with the flocks and herds and camels, into two groups.
Then Jacob prayed, "O God of my grandfather Abraham, and God of my father, Isaac--O LORD, you told me, 'Return to your own land and to your relatives.' And you promised me, 'I will treat you kindly.'
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