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Bible Commentaries
Genesis 33

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Introduction

Overview

Genesis 33:1, Jacob and Esau’s meeting; and Esau’s departure; Genesis 33:17, Jacob comes to Succoth; Genesis 33:18, At Shalem he buys a field, and builds an altar, called El-elohe-Israel.

Verse 1

Esau came: Genesis 27:41, Genesis 27:42, Genesis 32:6

And he: Genesis 32:7, Genesis 32:16

Reciprocal: Genesis 32:8 - General Genesis 38:1 - it came Genesis 42:4 - Lest Joshua 5:13 - he lifted

Verse 2

Rachel: Genesis 29:30, Genesis 30:22-24, Genesis 37:3, Malachi 3:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 29:16 - was Leah Genesis 30:4 - to wife Genesis 35:23 - General Genesis 42:4 - Lest 1 Kings 11:7 - the hill

Verse 3

passed: John 10:4, John 10:11, John 10:12, John 10:15

bowed: Genesis 18:2, Genesis 42:6, Genesis 43:26, Proverbs 6:3, Ecclesiastes 10:4, Luke 14:11

seven times: 1 Samuel 2:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 25:23 - two manner Genesis 32:17 - Whose art Genesis 48:12 - he bowed himself Exodus 18:7 - did obeisance 2 Samuel 9:6 - he fell Matthew 5:25 - with

Verse 4

embraced: Genesis 32:28, Genesis 43:30, Genesis 43:34, Genesis 45:2, Genesis 45:15, Job 2:12, Nehemiah 1:11, Psalms 34:4, Proverbs 16:7, Proverbs 21:1

fell on: Genesis 45:14, Genesis 45:15, Genesis 46:29, Luke 15:20, Acts 20:37

Reciprocal: Genesis 29:11 - kissed Genesis 31:55 - and kissed Exodus 18:7 - kissed 1 Samuel 24:16 - Saul lifted 2 Samuel 14:33 - kissed Absalom Luke 7:45 - gavest

Verse 5

with: Heb. to

children: Genesis 30:2, Genesis 48:9, Ruth 4:13, 1 Samuel 1:27, 1 Chronicles 28:5, Psalms 127:3, Isaiah 8:18, Hebrews 2:13

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:28 - General Joshua 5:13 - he lifted 1 Kings 5:7 - which hath 1 Chronicles 25:5 - God gave Ecclesiastes 6:3 - a man

Verse 8

What meanest thou by all this drove: Heb. What is all this band to thee, Genesis 32:13-20

to find: Genesis 32:5, Genesis 39:5, Esther 2:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 21:29 - General Genesis 32:4 - my lord Genesis 32:16 - space Genesis 39:4 - Joseph Ruth 2:13 - Let me find 1 Samuel 1:18 - Let thine 2 Samuel 16:2 - What meanest

Verse 9

have enough: Genesis 27:39, Proverbs 30:15, Ecclesiastes 4:8

my brother: Genesis 4:9, Genesis 27:41, Judges 20:23, Proverbs 16:7, Acts 9:17, Acts 21:20, Philemon 1:7, Philemon 1:16

keep that thou hast unto thyself: Heb. be that to thee that is thine

Reciprocal: Genesis 32:16 - space Genesis 33:11 - and because Proverbs 14:16 - feareth Proverbs 17:8 - whithersoever Acts 7:16 - the sepulchre

Verse 10

if now: Genesis 19:19, Genesis 47:29, Genesis 50:4, Exodus 33:12, Exodus 33:13, Ruth 2:10, 1 Samuel 20:3, Jeremiah 31:2

receive: To accept a present from an inferior was a customary pledge of friendship; but returning it implied disaffection. It was on this ground that Jacob was so urgent with Esau to receive his present.

I have seen: Genesis 32:30, Genesis 43:3, 2 Samuel 3:13, 2 Samuel 14:24, 2 Samuel 14:28, 2 Samuel 14:32, Job 33:26, Psalms 41:11, Matthew 18:10, Revelation 22:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 18:5 - are ye come Genesis 32:13 - a present Genesis 39:4 - Joseph Genesis 43:11 - carry down Ruth 2:13 - Let me find Proverbs 18:16 - General 2 Corinthians 8:4 - that

Verse 11

my blessing: Genesis 32:13-20, Joshua 15:19, Judges 1:15, 1 Samuel 25:27, 1 Samuel 30:26, 2 Kings 5:15, 2 Corinthians 9:5, 2 Corinthians 9:6

and because: Genesis 33:9, Philippians 4:11, Philippians 4:12, Philippians 4:18

enough: Heb. all things, Romans 8:31, Romans 8:32, 1 Corinthians 3:21, 2 Corinthians 6:10, Philippians 4:12, Philippians 4:18, 1 Timothy 4:8

urged him: 2 Kings 2:17, 2 Kings 5:16, 2 Kings 5:23, Luke 14:23

Reciprocal: Genesis 30:43 - General Genesis 32:5 - have oxen 2 Kings 18:31 - Make an agreement with me Isaiah 36:16 - Make an agreement with me by a present Joel 2:26 - that Acts 16:15 - And she 1 Corinthians 16:2 - as God 2 Corinthians 8:4 - that

Verse 13

the children: 1 Chronicles 22:5, Proverbs 12:10, Isaiah 40:11, Ezekiel 34:15, Ezekiel 34:16, Ezekiel 34:23-25, John 21:15-17

Reciprocal: Genesis 24:11 - kneel Psalms 78:71 - ewes Proverbs 27:23 - diligent Zechariah 11:16 - neither 1 Thessalonians 2:7 - we

Verse 14

according as: etc. Heb. according to the foot of the work, etc.; and according to the foot of the children.

be able: Isaiah 40:11, Mark 4:33, Romans 15:1, 1 Corinthians 3:2, 1 Corinthians 9:19-22

unto Seir: Genesis 32:3, Deuteronomy 2:1, Judges 5:4, 2 Chronicles 20:10, Ezekiel 25:8, Ezekiel 35:2, Ezekiel 35:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 24:11 - kneel Proverbs 12:10 - righteous Matthew 9:16 - for 1 Thessalonians 2:7 - we

Verse 15

leave: Heb. set, or place, What needeth it? Heb. Wherefore is this?

find grace: Genesis 34:11, Genesis 47:25, Ruth 2:13, 1 Samuel 25:8, 2 Samuel 16:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 30:27 - favour Genesis 32:5 - may find 1 Samuel 1:18 - Let thine

Verse 16

Reciprocal: Genesis 32:3 - Seir Judges 16:5 - we will

Verse 17

Succoth: Joshua 13:27, Judges 8:5, Judges 8:8, Judges 8:16, 1 Kings 7:46, Psalms 60:6, not, Exodus 12:37, Exodus 13:20

Succoth: i.e. Booths, Succoth was on the east of Jordan, between the brook Jabbok and that river, about 40 miles from Jerusalem, and consequently near Penuel; where a city was afterwards built, which Joshua assigned to the tribe of Gad. Jerome says, that Succoth was in the district of Scythopolis; and the Jews inform us, that the name of Darala was sometime after applied to it.

Reciprocal: Leviticus 23:42 - General Numbers 32:16 - General Nehemiah 8:14 - booths Psalms 108:7 - the valley

Verse 18

Shalem: The word Shalem in the Samaritan Shalom, should probably be rendered "in peace," or "in safety;" as it is translated by the Chaldee, Arabic, Coverdale, and Matthewes. John 3:23, John 4:5, Acts 7:16

a city of Shechem: Or, rather, "the city Shechem," which was situated in a narrow valley, abounding with springs, between Mounts Ebal and Gerizim, having the former on the north, and the latter on the south; 10 miles from Shiloh, and 34 from Jerusalem. It became the capital of Samaria, after the ruin of the city of that name. Joshua 24:1, Judges 9:1, John 4:5, Sychar, Acts 7:16, Sychem, Padan-aram, Genesis 25:20, Genesis 28:6, Genesis 28:7, Genesis 35:9, Genesis 46:15

Reciprocal: Genesis 12:6 - Sichem Genesis 31:25 - General Genesis 37:12 - in Shechem Joshua 20:7 - Shechem 1 Samuel 9:4 - Shalim 1 Kings 12:1 - Shechem 1 Chronicles 6:67 - Shechem Jeremiah 41:5 - Shechem John 4:20 - fathers

Verse 19

bought: Genesis 23:17-20, Genesis 49:30-32, Joshua 24:32, John 4:5, Acts 7:16

Hamor: Genesis 34:2-31, Acts 7:16, Emmor

pieces of money: or, lambs

Reciprocal: Genesis 48:22 - given Joshua 20:7 - Shechem Joshua 21:21 - Shechem Joshua 24:1 - Shechem 1 Kings 12:1 - Shechem

Verse 20

altar: Genesis 8:20, Genesis 12:7, Genesis 12:8, Genesis 13:18, Genesis 21:33

Elelohe-Israel: i.e. God, the God of Israel, Genesis 32:28, Genesis 35:7

Reciprocal: Genesis 26:25 - builded Genesis 28:22 - God's Genesis 46:1 - and offered Exodus 17:15 - Jehovahnissi Exodus 34:23 - the God Judges 6:24 - built 1 Samuel 7:17 - he built 2 Samuel 23:3 - God 1 Kings 8:23 - Lord God 1 Kings 18:31 - saying 2 Kings 17:34 - whom he named Israel 2 Kings 19:15 - O Lord God 1 Chronicles 4:10 - the God 1 Chronicles 16:4 - the Lord God 1 Chronicles 29:10 - Lord God 2 Chronicles 6:14 - O Lord God Psalms 59:5 - the God Matthew 15:31 - God Mark 12:26 - I am

Bibliographical Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Genesis 33". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/genesis-33.html.
 
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