Genesis 331And Jacob lifted up his eyes and beheld, and lo, Esau his brother was coming, and four hundred men with him. And Jacob divided the children to Leah and to Rachel, and the two maidservants. 2And he put the two maidservants and their children with the first, and Leah and her children behind, and Rachel and Joseph last. 3But he advanced himself before them, and bowed himself to the ground seven times, until he drew near to his brother. 4And Esau ran on to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck, and kissed him; and they both wept. 5And Esau looked up and saw the women and the children, and said, What are these to you? And he said, The children with which God has mercifully blessed your servant. 6And the maidservants and their children drew near and bowed down. 7And Leah and her children drew near and bowed down; and after Rachel and Joseph drew near, and bowed down. 8And he said, What are these things to you, all these companies that I have met? And he said, That your servant might find grace in your sight, my lord. 9And Esau said, I have much, my brother; keep your own. 10And Jacob said, If I have found grace in your sight, receive the gifts through my hands; therefore have I seen your face, as if anyone should see the face of God, and you shall be well-pleased with me. 11Receive my blessings, which I have brought you, because God has had mercy on me, and I have all things; and he urged him, and he took them. 12And he said, Let us depart, and proceed onward. 13And he said to him, My lord knows, that the children are very tender, and the flocks and the herds with me are with young; if then I shall drive them hard one day, all the cattle will die. 14Let my lord go on before his servant, and I shall have strength on the road according to the ease of the journey before me, and according to the strength of the children, until I come to my lord to Seir. 15And Esau said, I will leave with you some of the people who are with me. And he said, Why so? It is enough that I have found favor before you, my lord. 16And Esau returned on that day on his journey to Seir. 17And Jacob departed to his tents; and he made for himself a house there, and for his cattle he made booths; therefore he called the name of that place, Succoth. 18And Jacob came to Salem, a city of Shechem, which is in the land of Canaan, when he departed out of Mesopotamia of Syria, and took up a position in front of the city. 19And he bought the portion of the field, where he pitched his tent, of Hamor the father of Shechem, for a hundred lambs. 20And he set up an altar there, and called on the God of Israel.
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