Jacob had left home and a very angry brother 20 years earlier. Now his brother, Esau, was coming to meet Jacob with 400 armed soldiers. Jacob was probably expecting a final (!) good bye but not the "hello!' Esau gave him!
Introduction: Jacob had left his home and family about 20 years before this event. Esau, his twin brother, was so upset at the time that he wanted to kill Jacob! Now that Jacob was returning to his home area, he sent messengers to Esau. The reply? “Esau is coming to meet you, and he’s bringing 400