CLV(i) 1 And lifting is Jacob his eyes and seeing, and behold! Esau, his brother, is coming, and with him four hundred men. And dividing is Jacob the children to Leah and to Rachel and to the two maids. 2 And placing is he the maids and their children first, and Leah and her children after them, and Rachel and Joseph last. 3 And he passes before them and is prostrating himself to the earth seven times till he is close to his brother. 4 And running is Esau to meet him. And embracing him is he, and falling on his neck and kissing him, and they are weeping. 5 And lifting is he his eyes and seeing the women and the children. And saying is he, "What are these to you?And saying is he, "The children which the Elohim graciously gives your servant. 6 And close are coming the maids, they and their children, and they are prostrating themselves. 7 And, moreover, close are coming Leah and her children, and prostrating themselves. And, afterward, close come Joseph and Rachel, and they are prostrating themselves. 8 And saying is he, "What is all this camp to you which I encountered?And saying is he, "To find grace for your servant in the eyes of my lord. 9 And saying is Esau, "Forsooth, mine is much, my brother. Be yours what is yours. 10 And saying is Jacob, "You must not, pray. Pray, if I find grace in your eyes, then take my present offering from my hand, for therefore I see your face, as if seeing the face of the Elohim, and accepting me are you. 11 Take, pray, my blessing which I bring to you, for gracious to me is the Elohim in that it, forsooth, is all mine.And urging it on him is he, and he is taking it. 12 And saying is he, "Journey will we and go, and I will go in front of you. 13 And saying is he to him, "My lord knows that the children are tender, and the flock and the herd with unweaned are dependent on me, and, if I trot them one day, then die will all the small cattle. 14 Pray, pass will my lord before his servant, and I will conduct them carefully, according to the pace of the work which is before me, and to the pace of the children, till I come to my lord to Seir. 15 And saying is Esau, "Pray, I will put with you some of the people who are with me.And saying is he, "Why this? Enough is it that I am finding grace in the eyes of my lord. 16 And returning is Esau on that day on his way to Seir. 17 And Jacob journeys to Succoth. And building is he for himself a house there. And for his cattle he makes booths. Therefore he calls the name of the place Succoth. 18 And coming is Jacob in peace to the city of Shechem, which is in the land of Canaan, at his coming from Padan, Syria. And camping is he before the city. 19 And acquiring is he a portion of the field where his tent is stretched out, from the hand of the sons of Hamor, the father of Shechem, for a hundred coins, sterling. 20 And setting up is he there an altar, and calling on El-Elohim-Ishral.