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32:2 
And when Jacob saw them, he said, This is God's host: and he called the name of that place Mahanaim.
32:3 
And Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother unto the land of Seir, the country of Edom.
32:4 
And he commanded them, saying, Thus shall ye speak unto my lord Esau; Thy servant Jacob saith thus, I have sojourned with Laban, and stayed there until now:
 
32:5 
And I have oxen, and asses, flocks, and menservants, and womenservants: and I have sent to tell my lord, that I may find grace in thy sight.
 
32:6 
And the messengers returned to Jacob, saying, We came to thy brother Esau, and also he cometh to meet thee, and four hundred men with him.
 
32:7 
Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed: and he divided the people that was with him, and the flocks, and herds, and the camels, into two bands;
 
32:8 
And said, If Esau come to the one company, and smite it, then the other company which is left shall escape.
 
32:9 
And Jacob said, O God of my father Abraham, and God of my father Isaac, the LORD which saidst unto me, Return unto thy country, and to thy kindred, and I will deal well with thee:
 
32:10 
I am not worthy of the least of all the mercies, and of all the truth, which thou hast shewed unto thy servant; for with my staff I passed over this Jordan; and now I am become two bands.
32:11 
Deliver me, I pray thee, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau: for I fear him, lest he will come and smite me, and the mother with the children.
 
32:12 
And thou saidst, I will surely do thee good, and make thy seed as the sand of the sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude.
 
32:13 
And he lodged there that same night; and took of that which came to his hand a present for Esau his brother;
 
32:14 
Two hundred she goats, and twenty he goats, two hundred ewes, and twenty rams,
 
32:15 
Thirty milch camels with their colts, forty kine, and ten bulls, twenty she asses, and ten foals.
 
32:16 
And he delivered them into the hand of his servants, every drove by themselves; and said unto his servants, Pass over before me, and put a space betwixt drove and drove.
 
32:17 
And he commanded the foremost, saying, When Esau my brother meeteth thee, and asketh thee, saying, Whose art thou? and whither goest thou? and whose are these before thee?
 
32:18 
Then thou shalt say, They be thy servant Jacob's; it is a present sent unto my lord Esau: and, behold, also he is behind us.
 
32:19 
And so commanded he the second, and the third, and all that followed the droves, saying, On this manner shall ye speak unto Esau, when ye find him.
 
32:20 
And say ye moreover, Behold, thy servant Jacob is behind us. For he said, I will appease him with the present that goeth before me, and afterward I will see his face; peradventure he will accept of me.
 
32:21 
So went the present over before him: and himself lodged that night in the company.
 

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