GENESIS 27:44

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And tarry with him a few days, until thy brother's fury turn away;”

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Genesis 27:44 Translation & Meaning

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And tarry וְיָֽשַׁבְתָּ֥ Properly, to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry tarry
with עִמּ֖וֹ Adverb or preposition, with (i.e., in conjunction with), in varied applications; specifically, equally with; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English) with
him a few אֲחָדִ֑ים Properly, united, i.e., one; or (as an ordinal) first few
days, יָמִ֣ים A day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb) days
until אֲשֶׁר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc until
thy brother's אָחִֽיךָ׃ A brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance [like H0001]) brothers
fury חֲמַ֥ת Heat; figuratively, anger, poison (from its fever) fury
turn away; תָּשׁ֖וּב To turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting point); generally to retreat; often adverbial, again turn away

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  • 42  And these words of Esau her elder son were told to Rebekah: and she sent and called Jacob her younger son, and said unto him, Behold, thy brother Esau, as touching thee, doth comfort himself, purposing to kill thee.

  • 43  Now therefore, my son, obey my voice; and arise, flee thou to Laban my brother to Haran;

  • 44  And tarry with him a few days, until thy brother's fury turn away;

  • 45  Until thy brother's anger turn away from thee, and he forget that which thou hast done to him: then I will send, and fetch thee from thence: why should I be deprived also of you both in one day?

  • 46  And Rebekah said to Isaac, I am weary of my life because of the daughters of Heth: if Jacob take a wife of the daughters of Heth, such as these which are of the daughters of the land, what good shall my life do me?




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