New Living Translation
But Jacob replied, "You can see, my lord, that some of the children are very young, and the flocks and herds have their young, too. If they are driven too hard, even for one day, all the animals could die.
King James Bible
And he said unto him, My lord knoweth that the children are tender, and the flocks and herds with young are with me: and if men should overdrive them one day, all the flock will die.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said to him, My lord knows that the children are tender, and the suckling sheep and kine are with me; and if they should overdrive them only one day, all the flock would die.
World English Bible
Jacob said to him, "My lord knows that the children are tender, and that the flocks and herds with me have their young, and if they overdrive them one day, all the flocks will die.
Young's Literal Translation
And he saith unto him, 'My lord knoweth that the children are tender, and the suckling flock and the herd are with me; when they have beaten them one day, then hath all the flock died.
Genesis 33:13 Parallel
CommentaryGenesis 33:13 Parallel Commentaries
"Well," Esau said, "let's be going. I will lead the way."
Please, my lord, go ahead of your servant. We will follow slowly, at a pace that is comfortable for the livestock and the children. I will meet you at Seir."
1 Samuel 6:10
So these instructions were carried out. Two cows were hitched to the cart, and their newborn calves were shut up in a pen.
He took David from tending the ewes and lambs and made him the shepherd of Jacob's descendants--God's own people, Israel.
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