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Genesis 32:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Then Jacob was greatly afraid and was distressed: and he divided the people that were with him, and the flocks, and the herds, and the camels, into two companies;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed: and he divided the people that [was] with him, and the flocks, and herds, and the camels, into two bands;
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed; and he divided the people who were with him, and the flocks and the herds and the camels, into two companies;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Then Jacob was greatly afraid, and distressed: and he divided the people that [were] with him, and the flocks, and herds, and camels, into two bands;
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Then Jacob was greatly afraid, and was distressed; and he divided the people that were with him, and the sheep and the cattle and the camels, into two troops.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Then was Jacob greatly afraid, and in distress. So he divided the people that were with him, and the flocks and the herds and the camels, into two camps.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and Jacob feareth exceedingly, and is distressed, and he divideth the people who [are] with him, and the flock, and the herd, and the camels, into two camps,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Then Jacob was greatly afraid; and in his fear divided the people that was with him, and the flocks, and the sheep, and the oxen, and the camels, into two companies,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Then Iacob was greatly afraid, and distressed, and he diuided the people that [was] with him, and the flockes, and herdes, and the camels into two bands,
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And Jacob was greatly terrified, and was perplexed; and he divided the people that was with him, and the cows, and the camels, and the sheep, into two camps.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Then Yaaqov was greatly afraid and distressed: and he divided the people that [was] with him, and the flocks, and herds, and the camels, into two bands;

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Then Ya`áköv יַעֲקֹב 3290
{3290} Prime
יַעֲקֹב
Ya`aqob
{yah-ak-obe'}
From H6117; heel catcher (that is, supplanter); Jaakob, the Israelitish patriarch.
was greatly y3966
[3966] Standard
מְאֹד
m@`od
{meh-ode'}
From the same as H0181; properly vehemence, that is, (with or without preposition) vehemently; by implication wholly, speedily, etc. (often with other words as an intensive or superlative; especially when repeated).
afraid 3372
{3372} Prime
יָרֵא
yare'
{yaw-ray'}
A primitive root; to fear; morally to revere; causatively to frighten.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
x3966
(3966) Complement
מְאֹד
m@`od
{meh-ode'}
From the same as H0181; properly vehemence, that is, (with or without preposition) vehemently; by implication wholly, speedily, etc. (often with other words as an intensive or superlative; especially when repeated).
and distressed: 3334
{3334} Prime
יָצַר
yatsar
{yaw-tsar'}
A primitive root; to press (intransitively), that is, be narrow; figuratively be in distress.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
and he divided 2673
{2673} Prime
חָצָה
chatsah
{khaw-tsaw'}
A primitive root (compare H2686); to cut or split in two; to halve.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
the people 5971
{5971} Prime
עַם
`am
{am}
From H6004; a people (as a congregated unit); specifically a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively a flock.
that x834
(0834) Complement
אֲשֶׁר
'asher
{ash-er'}
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as adverb and conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.
[was] with x854
(0854) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Probably from H0579; properly nearness (used only as a preposition or adverb), near; hence generally with, by, at, among, etc.
him, and the flocks, 6629
{6629} Prime
צֹאן
tso'n
{tsone}
From an unused root meaning to migrate; a collective name for a flock (of sheep or goats); also figuratively (of men).
and herds, 1241
{1241} Prime
בָּקָר
baqar
{baw-kawr'}
From H1239; a beeve or animal of the ox kind of either gender (as used for ploughing); collectively a herd.
and the camels, 1581
{1581} Prime
גָּמָל
gamal
{gaw-mawl'}
Apparently from H1580 (in the sense of labor or burden bearing).
into two 8147
{8147} Prime
שְׁתַּיִם
sh@nayim
{shen-ah'-yim}
(The first form being dual of H8145; the second form being feminine); two; also (as ordinal) twofold.
bands; 4264
{4264} Prime
מַחֲנֶה
machaneh
{makh-an-eh'}
From H2583; an encampment (of travellers or troops); hence an army, whether literally (of soldiers) or figuratively (of dancers, angels, cattle, locusts, stars; or even the sacred courts).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 32:3-8.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Genesis 32:7

Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed — A lively apprehension of danger, may very well consist with a humble confidence in God's power and promise.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Genesis 32:7

Then Jacob was (c) greatly afraid and distressed: and he divided the people that [was] with him, and the flocks, and herds, and the camels, into two bands;

(c) Though he was comforted by the angels, yet the infirmity of the flesh appears.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
greatly:

Exodus 14:10 And when Pharaoh drew nigh, the children of Israel lifted up their eyes, and, behold, the Egyptians marched after them; and they were sore afraid: and the children of Israel cried out unto the LORD.
Psalms 18:4-5 The sorrows of death compassed me, and the floods of ungodly men made me afraid. ... The sorrows of hell compassed me about: the snares of death prevented me.
Psalms 31:13 For I have heard the slander of many: fear [was] on every side: while they took counsel together against me, they devised to take away my life.
Psalms 55:4-5 My heart is sore pained within me: and the terrors of death are fallen upon me. ... Fearfulness and trembling are come upon me, and horror hath overwhelmed me.
Psalms 61:2 From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock [that] is higher than I.
Psalms 142:4 I looked on [my] right hand, and beheld, but [there was] no man that would know me: refuge failed me; no man cared for my soul.
Matthew 8:26 And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm.
John 16:33 These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
Acts 14:22 Confirming the souls of the disciples, [and] exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.
2 Corinthians 1:4 Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.
2 Corinthians 1:8-10 For we would not, brethren, have you ignorant of our trouble which came to us in Asia, that we were pressed out of measure, above strength, insomuch that we despaired even of life: ... Who delivered us from so great a death, and doth deliver: in whom we trust that he will yet deliver [us];
2 Timothy 3:12 Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.

distressed:

Genesis 35:3 And let us arise, and go up to Bethel; and I will make there an altar unto God, who answered me in the day of my distress, and was with me in the way which I went.
Psalms 107:6 Then they cried unto the LORD in their trouble, [and] he delivered them out of their distresses.

and he:

Psalms 112:5 A good man sheweth favour, and lendeth: he will guide his affairs with discretion.
Proverbs 2:11 Discretion shall preserve thee, understanding shall keep thee:
Isaiah 28:26 For his God doth instruct him to discretion, [and] doth teach him.
Matthew 10:16 Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.
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Gn 35:3. Ex 14:10. Ps 18:4; 31:13; 55:4; 61:2; 107:6; 112:5; 142:4. Pv 2:11. Is 28:26. Mt 8:26; 10:16. Jn 16:33. Ac 14:22. 2Co 1:4, 8. 2Ti 3:12.

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