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Genesis 33:15

Context
NETBible

So Esau said, “Let me leave some of my men with you.” 1  “Why do that?” Jacob replied. 2  “My lord has already been kind enough to me.” 3 

XREF

Ge 34:11; Ge 47:25; Ru 2:13; 1Sa 25:8; 2Sa 16:4

NET © Notes

tn The cohortative verbal form here indicates a polite offer of help.

tn Heb “and he said, ‘Why this?’” The referent of the pronoun “he” (Jacob) has been specified for clarity, and the order of the introductory clause and the direct discourse has been rearranged in the translation for stylistic reasons.

tn Heb “I am finding favor in the eyes of my lord.”



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