Ge 33:1
33:1 And Jacob lifted up his eyes, and looked, and, behold, Esau
     came, and with him four hundred men. And he {a} divided the
     children unto Leah, and unto Rachel, and unto the two

     (a) That if the one part were assailed, the other might

Ge 33:3
33:3 And he passed over before them, and {b} bowed himself to
     the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.

     (b) By this gesture he partly revered his brother and
         partly prayed to God to appease Esau's wrath.

Ge 33:6
33:6 Then the handmaidens came near, they and their children,
     and they {c} bowed themselves.

     (c) Jacob and his family are the image of the Church under
         the yoke of tyrants who out of fear are brought to

Ge 33:10
33:10 And Jacob said, Nay, I pray thee, if now I have found
      grace in thy sight, then receive my present at my hand:
      for therefore {d} I have seen thy face, as though I had
      seen the face of God, and thou wast pleased with me.

      (d) In that his brother embraced him so lovingly, contrary
          to his expectation, he accepted it as a clear sign of
          God's presence.

Ge 33:14
33:14 Let my lord, I pray thee, pass over before his servant:
      and I will lead on softly, according as the cattle that
      goeth before me and the children be able to endure, until
      {f} I come unto my lord unto Seir.

      (f) He promised that which (as it would seem) he did not
          plan to do.

Ge 33:20
33:20 And he erected there an altar, and called {g} it

      (g) He calls the sign, the thing which it signifies, in
          token that God had mightily delivered him.

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