Genesis 33

Jacob lifted his eyes and saw Esau approaching, and with him were four hundred men.
He divided the children among Leah, Rachel, and also the two handmaidens.
He put the handmaidens and their children first, with Leah and her children right behind,
And Rachel and Joseph behind them, while Jacob himself went to the head of the line.
He bowed low to the ground seven times, until he neared his brother. Esau came to meet him,
And then Esau embraced Jacob, flinging himself around his neck, and kissed him to greet him.
They both wept. Esau lifted his eyes and saw all of the women and children and said,
“Who are these with you?” He said, “Children with whom your servant has by God been favored.”
Then the maids came close, they and their children bowed low. Leah and her children did the same.
Then Joseph and Rachel came close and bowed low. Esau said, “What do you mean by this game?”
Jacob said, “To find favor in my lord’s eyes.” Esau said, “My brother, I have enough.
Let what is yours remain yours.” But Jacob said, “Please, if I’ve found favor, accept this stuff.
Take these gifts from my hand, for I have, after all, seen your face as one sees that of God,
You’ve been gracious to me. Take this gift I bring you, for God’s favor shown me leaves me awed.
I have more than enough.” And he pressed him, so he took it. Then Esau said, “Let us go.
Let us travel onwards, I shall go at your side.” But Jacob said to him, “My lord knows
That the children are frail, and the flocks and herds in my care are still nursing, and weak.
If we were to push them hard for one single day, they would die. So now heed what I speak:
Pray let my lord cross on ahead of his servant, while I travel slowly, in the rear,
At the pace of the cattle before me, and the children, ‘til I reach my lord in Seir.”
Esau said, “Let me leave with you some of my men.” Jacob said, “That is unnecessary.
I wish only to find favor with you.” So Esau left that same day, and did not tarry.
He started back to Seir, while Jacob went to Succot, and built himself a house and home.
And he built sheds for his livestock, therefore since then as “Succot” (”Sheds”) that place has been known.

Jacob came home in peace to the city of Shechem, which is in the land of Canaan,
He encamped facing the city after his homecoming from the country of Aram.
Then he purchased the parcel of land where he pitched his tent, from the children of Hamor.
Hamor (or “Donkey”) was the father of Shechem, who shared the name that the city bore.
And the price of purchase was one hundred kesitahs, worth one hundred lambs, as the deal.
There he set up an altar and called it “El Elohe Yisrael” (”God, God of Israel”)

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