Genesis 32:4 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]Genesis 32:4, NIV: "He instructed them: 'This is what you are to say to my lord Esau: 'Your servant Jacob says, I have been staying with Laban and have remained there till now."
Genesis 32:4, ESV: "instructing them, “Thus you shall say to my lord Esau: Thus says your servant Jacob, ‘I have sojourned with Laban and stayed until now."
Genesis 32:4, KJV: "And he commanded them, saying, Thus shall ye speak unto my lord Esau; Thy servant Jacob saith thus, I have sojourned with Laban, and stayed there until now:"
Genesis 32:4, NASB: "He commanded them, saying, 'This is what you shall say to my lord Esau: ‘Your servant Jacob says the following: 'I have resided with Laban, and stayed until now;"
Genesis 32:4, NLT: "He told them, 'Give this message to my master Esau: 'Humble greetings from your servant Jacob. Until now I have been living with Uncle Laban,"
Genesis 32:4, CSB: "He commanded them, "You are to say to my lord Esau, 'This is what your servant Jacob says. I have been staying with Laban and have been delayed until now."