Jacob Meets Esau
Jacob separates the women, children and servants and placed Rachel and Joseph in the rear.
Jacob bows down to his brother seven times.
Esau runs to meet Jacob and embraced him; he threw his arms around him and wept.
Esau said, “What’s the meaning of all these flocks and herd?
Jacob said to find favor in your eyes, my lord.
Esau said he had plenty and to keep his flock.
Jacob insisted and Esau accepted all the flock as a gift.
Esau tried to help Jacob with all his possessions but Jacob humbly refused.
Jacob was to meet Esau in Seir but Jacob decided to go to a place named Sukkoth.
Jacob arrived safely at the city of Shechem and bought it for 100 pieces of silver.
Jacob pitched his tent there.
Jacob built an altar and called this place, El Elohe Israel. “Mighty is the God of Israel.”