Comparison of Pentateuch:
Jewish Publication Society 1917
Targums Onkelos,
Jonathan Ben Uzziel/Palestinian,
Jerusalem Fragments

 

Genesis
Chapter 33

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Genesis 32 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targums TOC Genesis 34
GENESIS 33:1
JPS 33:1 And Jacob lifted up his eyes and looked, and, behold, Esau came, and with him four hundred men. And he divided the children unto Leah, and unto Rachel, and unto the two handmaids.
ONK 33:1 And Jakob lifted up his eyes, and saw, and, behold, Esau came, and with him four hundred men; and he divided the children with Leah, and with Rahel, and with the two concubines.
PAL 33:1 And Jakob lifted up his eyes and looked, and, behold, Esau came, and with him four hundred men of war. And he divided the children unto Leah, and to Rahel, and to the two concubines,
 
GENESIS 33:2
JPS 33:2 And he put the handmaids and their children foremost, and Leah and her children after, and Rachel and Joseph hindermost.
ONK 33:2 And he set the concubines and their children first, and Leah and her children after, and Rahel and Joseph after them.
PAL 33:2 and placed the concubines and their sons foremost; for he said, If Esau come to destroy the children and abuse the women, he will do it with them, and meantime we will arise and encounter him in fight; and Leah and her children after, and Rahel and Joseph after them.
 
GENESIS 33:3
JPS 33:3 And he himself passed over before them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.
ONK 33:3 And he passed over before them, and bowed to the earth seven times, until he came nigh to his brother.
PAL 33:3 And he himself went over before them, praying and asking mercy before the Lord; and he bowed upon the earth seven times, until he met with his brother.
 
GENESIS 33:4
JPS 33:4 And Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck, and kissed him; and they wept.
ONK 33:4 And Esau ran to meet him,(161) and embraced him, and fell upon his neck, and kissed him; and they wept.
PAL 33:4 And Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell upon his neck and kissed him, and they wept. Esau wept on account of the pain of his teeth which were shaken; but Jakob wept because of the pain of his neck.
JER 33:4 And Esau ran to meet him, and hugged him, and fell upon his neck and kissed him. Esau wept for the crushing of his teeth, and Jakob wept for the tenderness of his neck.(83)
 
GENESIS 33:5
JPS 33:5 And he lifted up his eyes, and saw the women and the children; and said: 'Who are these with thee?' And he said: 'The children whom God hath graciously given thy servant.'
ONK 33:5 And he lifted up his eyes, and saw the women and the children, and said, What are these to thee? And he said, The children whom the Lord hath given to thy servant.
PAL 33:5 And he lifted up his eyes and saw the wives and the children, and said, Who are these with thee? And he said, They are the sons which have been given to me through mercy from before the Lord upon thy servant.
 
GENESIS 33:6
JPS 33:6 Then the handmaids came near, they and their children, and they bowed down.
ONK 33:6 And the concubines approached, they and their children, and bowed.
PAL 33:6 And the concubines came near, they and their children, and bowed themselves;
 
GENESIS 33:7
JPS 33:7 And Leah also and her children came near, and bowed down; and after came Joseph near and Rachel, and they bowed down.
ONK 33:7 And Leah also approached and her children, and bowed; and afterward Joseph and Rahel approached, and bowed.
PAL 33:7 and Leah also approached, and her children, and bowed; and afterward Joseph came near and stood before Rahel, and hid her by his stature, and they bowed.
 
GENESIS 33:8
JPS 33:8 And he said: 'What meanest thou by all this camp which I met?' And he said: 'To find favour in the sight of my lord.'
ONK 33:8 And he said, What to thee is all this troop which I have met? And he said, To find mercy in the eyes of my lord.
PAL 33:8 And he said, What to thee is all this troop that I have met? And he said, It is a present I have sent to find mercy in the eyes of my lord.
 
GENESIS 33:9
JPS 33:9 And Esau said: 'I have enough; my brother, let that which thou hast be thine.'
ONK 33:9 And Esau said, I have much, my brother; let what is thine own profit thee.(162)
PAL 33:9 And Esau said, I have much substance, my brother; let what thou hast be confirmed to thee.
 
GENESIS 33:10
JPS 33:10 And Jacob said: 'Nay, I pray thee, if now I have found favour in thy sight, then receive my present at my hand; forasmuch as I have seen thy face, as one seeth the face of God, and thou wast pleased with me.
ONK 33:10 And Jakob said, I pray thee, if I have now found mercy in thine eyes, that thou wouldst accept the present from my hand, because I have now seen thy face as the vision of the face of the Great, and thou art pleased with me.
PAL 33:10 And Jakob said, Say not so, I beseech thee. If now I have found favour in thy eyes, accept my present from my hand; because I have seen the look of thy face, and it is to me as the vision of the face of thy angel; for, lo, thou art propitious to me.
 
GENESIS 33:11
JPS 33:11 Take, I pray thee, my gift that is brought to thee; because God hath dealt graciously with me, and because I have enough.' And he urged him, and he took it.
ONK 33:11 Receive, I pray, my offering which is brought to thee, because the Lord hath been merciful to me, and because I have all. And he was urgent on him, and he took it.
PAL 33:11 Receive now the present which is brought to thee, because it hath been given me through mercy from before the Lord, and because I have much substance. And he urged upon him, and he received.
 
GENESIS 33:12
JPS 33:12 And he said: 'Let us take our journey, and let us go, and I will go before thee.'
ONK 33:12 And he said, Let us journey and go, and I will go along with thee.
PAL 33:12 And he said, Let us journey and proceed, and I will go along with thee, till thou come to the house of thy habitation.
 
GENESIS 33:13
JPS 33:13 And he said unto him: 'My lord knoweth that the children are tender, and that the flocks and herds giving suck are a care to me; and if they overdrive them one day, all the flocks will die.
ONK 33:13 And he said, My lord knoweth that the little ones are tender, and the sheep and kine giving milk are with me; and if they overdrive them one day, all the flock may die.
PAL 33:13 And he said to him, My lord knoweth that the children are tender, and the flocks and kine giving milk are with me; and if I overdrive them one day, all the flock may die.
JER 33:13 That the children are tender.
 
GENESIS 33:14
JPS 33:14 Let my lord, I pray thee, pass over before his servant; and I will journey on gently, according to the pace of the cattle that are before me and according to the pace of the children, until I come unto my lord unto Seir.'
ONK 33:14 Let my lord pass on before his servant, and I will lead on quietly, according to the foot of the little ones, according to the foot of the work that is before me, and according to the foot of the sucklings, until I come to my lord at Seir.(163)
PAL 33:14 Let me beseech my lord to pass over and journey before thy servant, and I will lead on quietly alone, according to the foot of the work which is before me, and according to the foot of the instruction of the children; until the time that I come to my lord at Gabla.
 
GENESIS 33:15
JPS 33:15 And Esau said: 'Let me now leave with thee some of the folk that are with me.' And he said: 'What needeth it? let me find favour in the sight of my lord.'
ONK 33:15 And Esau said, Let me leave with thee of the people who are with me. And he said, Why should this be? Let me find grace in the eyes of my lord.
PAL 33:15 And Esau said, Let me now leave with thee some of the soldiers who are with me. But he said, Why this? Let me find favour before thee, my lord.
 
GENESIS 33:16
JPS 33:16 So Esau returned that day on his way unto Seir.
ONK 33:16 And Esau returned that day on his way to Seir.(164)
PAL 33:16 And a miracle was wrought for Jakob, and that day Esau returned on his way to Gabla.
 
GENESIS 33:17
JPS 33:17 And Jacob journeyed to Succoth, and built him a house, and made booths for his cattle. Therefore the name of the place is called Succoth.
ONK 33:17 And Jakob journeyed to Succoth, and builded him an house, and made tabernacles for his cattle; therefore he called the name of the place Succoth.(165)
PAL 33:17 And Jakob journeyed to Succoth, and sojourned there the twelve months of the year; and he builded in it a midrasha,(84) and for his flocks he made booths; therefore he called the name of the place Succoth.
 
GENESIS 33:18
JPS 33:18 And Jacob came in peace to the city of Shechem, which is in the land of Canaan, when he came from Paddan-aram; and encamped before the city.
ONK 33:18 And Jakob came in peace to the city of Shekem, which is in the land of Kenaan, in his coming from Padan Aram, and he abode near the face of the city.
PAL 33:18 Then came Jakob in peace with all that he had to the city of Shekem, in the land of Kenaan, in his coming from Padan Aram; and he dwelt near the city,
 
GENESIS 33:19
JPS 33:19 And he bought the parcel of ground, where he had spread his tent, at the hand of the children of Hamor, Shechem's father, for a hundred pieces of money.
ONK 33:19 And he bought the possession of the field where he had spread his tent, of the hand of the sons of Hamor, the father of Shekem, for a hundred lambs.
PAL 33:19 and bought the possession of a field where he spread his tent from the hand of the sons of Hamor father of Shekem, for a hundred pearls.(85)
 
GENESIS 33:20
JPS 33:20 And he erected there an altar, and called it El-elohe-Israel.
ONK 33:20 And he raised there an altar, and offered service upon it before God, the God of Israel.
PAL 33:20 And he raised there an altar, and there he gave the tithes which he had set apart of all that he had before God, the God of Israel.
 
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