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Genesis 46:2

    Genesis 46:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And God spake unto Israel in the visions of the night, and said, Jacob, Jacob. And he said, Here am I.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And God spoke to Israel in the visions of the night, and said, Jacob, Jacob. And he said, Here am I.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And God spake unto Israel in the visions of the night, and said, Jacob, Jacob. And he said, Here am I.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And God said to Israel in a night-vision, Jacob, Jacob. And he said, Here am I.

    Webster's Revision

    And God spake unto Israel in the visions of the night, and said, Jacob, Jacob. And he said, Here am I.

    World English Bible

    God spoke to Israel in the visions of the night, and said, "Jacob, Jacob!" He said, "Here I am."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And God spake unto Israel in the visions of the night, and said, Jacob, Jacob. And he said, Here am I.

    Wesley's Notes on Genesis 46:2

    46:2 And God spake unto Israel in the visions of the night - (Probably the next night after he had offered his sacrifices.) Those who desire to keep up communion with God, shall find that it never fails on his side. If we speak to him as we ought, he will not fail to speak to us. God called him by his name, by his old name, Jacob, Jacob, to mind him of his low estate. Jacob, like one well acquainted with the visions of the Almighty, answers, Here am I - Ready to receive orders. And what has God to say to him?