||Iacob quoque abiit itinere quo coeperat fueruntque ei obviam angeli Dei
Jacob also went on the journey he had begun: and the angels of God met him.
||quos cum vidisset ait castra Dei sunt haec et appellavit nomen loci illius Manaim id est Castra
And when he saw them, he said: These are the camps of God, and he called the name of that place Mahanaim, that is, Camps.
||misit autem et nuntios ante se ad Esau fratrem suum in terram Seir regionis Edom
And he sent messengers before him to Esau his brother to the land of Seir to the country of Edom:
||praecepitque eis dicens sic loquimini domino meo Esau haec dicit frater tuus Iacob apud Laban peregrinatus sum et fui usque in praesentem diem
And he commanded them, saying: Thus shall ye speak to my lord Esau: Thus saith thy brother Jacob: I have sojourned with Laban, and have been with him until this day.
||habeo boves et asinos oves et servos atque ancillas mittoque nunc legationem ad dominum meum ut inveniam gratiam in conspectu tuo
I have oxen, and asses, and sheep, and menservants, and womenservants: and now I send a message to my lord, that I may find favor in thy sight.
||reversi sunt nuntii ad Iacob dicentes venimus ad Esau fratrem tuum et ecce properat in occursum tibi cum quadringentis viris
And the messengers returned to Jacob, saying: We came to Esau thy brother, and behold he cometh with speed to meet thee with four hundred men.
||timuit Iacob valde et perterritus divisit populum qui secum erat greges quoque et oves et boves et camelos in duas turmas
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,
||dicens si venerit Esau ad unam turmam et percusserit eam alia turma quae reliqua est salvabitur
Saying: If Esau come to one company and destroy it, the other company that is left shall escape.
||dixitque Iacob Deus patris mei Abraham et Deus patris mei Isaac Domine qui dixisti mihi revertere in terram tuam et in locum nativitatis tuae et benefaciam tibi
And Jacob said: O God of my father Abraham, and God of my father Isaac, O Lord, who saidst to me: Return to thy land and to the place of thy birth, and I will do well for thee,
||minor sum cunctis miserationibus et veritate quam explesti servo tuo in baculo meo transivi Iordanem istum et nunc cum duabus turmis regredior
I am not worthy of the least of all thy mercies, and of thy truth which thou hast fulfilled to thy servant. With my staff I passed over this Jordan; and now I return with two companies.
||erue me de manu fratris mei de manu Esau quia valde eum timeo ne forte veniens percutiat matrem cum filiis
Deliver me from the hand of my brother Esau, for I am greatly afraid of him: lest perhaps he come, and kill the mother with the children.
||tu locutus es quod bene mihi faceres et dilatares semen meum sicut harenam maris quae prae multitudine numerari non potest
Thou didst say that thou wouldst do well by me, and multiply my seed like the sand of the sea, which cannot be numbered for the multitude.
||cumque dormisset ibi nocte illa separavit de his quae habebat munera Esau fratri suo
And when he had slept there that night, he set apart, of the things which he had, presents for his brother Esau.
||capras ducentas hircos viginti oves ducentas arietes viginti
Two hundred she goats, twenty he goats, two hundred ewes, and twenty rams,
||camelos fetas cum pullis suis triginta vaccas quadraginta et tauros viginti asinas viginti et pullos earum decem
Thirty milch camels with their colts, forty kine, and twenty bulls, twenty she asses, and ten of their foals.
||et misit per manus servorum suorum singulos seorsum greges dixitque pueris suis antecedite me et sit spatium inter gregem et gregem
And he sent them by the hands of his servants, every drove by itself, and he said to his servants: Go before me, and let there be a space between drove and drove.
||et praecepit priori dicens si obvium habueris Esau fratrem meum et interrogaverit te cuius es et quo vadis et cuius sunt ista quae sequeris
And he commanded the first, saying: If thou meet my brother Esau, and he ask thee: Whose art thou? or whither goest thou? or whose are these before thee?
||respondebis servi tui Iacob munera misit domino meo Esau ipse quoque post nos venit
Thou shalt answer: Thy servant Jacob's: he hath sent them as a present to my lord Esau: and he cometh after us.
||similiter mandata dedit secundo ac tertio et cunctis qui sequebantur greges dicens hisdem verbis loquimini ad Esau cum inveneritis eum
In like manner he commanded the second and the third, and all that followed with the droves, saying: Speak ye the same words to Esau, when ye find him.
||et addetis ipse quoque servus tuus Iacob iter nostrum insequitur dixit enim placabo illum muneribus quae praecedunt et postea videbo forsitan propitiabitur mihi
And ye shall add: thy servant Jacob himself also followeth after us: for he said: I will appease him with the presents that go before, and afterwards I will see him, perhaps he will be gracious to me.
||praecesserunt itaque munera ante eum ipse vero mansit nocte illa in Castris
So the presents went before him, but himself lodged that night in the camp.
||cumque mature surrexisset tulit duas uxores suas et totidem famulas cum undecim filiis et transivit vadum Iaboc
And rising early he took his two wives, and his two handmaids, with his eleven sons, and passed over the ford of Jaboc.
||transductisque omnibus quae ad se pertinebant
And when all things were brought over that belonged to him,
||remansit solus et ecce vir luctabatur cum eo usque mane
He remained alone: and behold a man wrestled with him till morning.
||qui cum videret quod eum superare non posset tetigit nervum femoris eius et statim emarcuit
And when he saw that he could not overcome him, he touched the sinew of his thigh, and forthwith it shrank.
||dixitque ad eum dimitte me iam enim ascendit aurora respondit non dimittam te nisi benedixeris mihi
And he said to him: Let me go, for it is break of day. He answered: I will not let thee go except thou bless me.
||ait ergo quod nomen est tibi respondit Iacob
And he said: What is thy name? He answered: Jacob.
||at ille nequaquam inquit Iacob appellabitur nomen tuum sed Israhel quoniam si contra Deum fortis fuisti quanto magis contra homines praevalebis
But he said: Thy name shall not be called Jacob, but Israel: for if thou hast been strong against God, how much more shalt thou prevail against men?
||interrogavit eum Iacob dic mihi quo appellaris nomine respondit cur quaeris nomen meum et benedixit ei in eodem loco
Jacob asked him, Tell me by what name art thou called? He answered: Why dost thou ask my name? And he blessed him in the same place.
||vocavitque Iacob nomen loci illius Phanuhel dicens vidi Deum facie ad faciem et salva facta est anima mea
And Jacob called the name of the place Phanuel, saying: I have seen God face to face, and my soul has been saved.
||ortusque est ei statim sol postquam transgressus est Phanuhel ipse vero claudicabat pede
And immediately the sun rose upon him, after he was past Phanuel; but he halted on his foot.
||quam ob causam non comedunt filii Israhel nervum qui emarcuit in femore Iacob usque in praesentem diem eo quod tetigerit nervum femoris eius et obstipuerit
Therefore the children of Israel, unto this day, eat not the sinew, that shrank in Jacob's thigh: because he touched the sinew of his thigh and it shrank.