Genesis 27

Gen 27:1 And it happened when Isaac was old and his eyes were dim for seeing, he called his elder son Esau and said to him, My son! And he said to him, Behold me.
Gen 27:2 And he said, Behold! Now, I am old; I do not know the day of my death.
Gen 27:3 And now please lift up your weapons, your quiver and your bow, and go to the field and hunt game for me.
Gen 27:4 And make for me delicious things, such as I love, and bring to me, and I will eat; so that my soul may bless you before I die.
Gen 27:5 And Rebekah heard when Isaac spoke to his son Esau. And Esau went to the field to hunt game, to bring it in.
Gen 27:6 And Rebekah spoke to her son Jacob, saying, Behold, I heard your father speaking to your brother Esau saying,
Gen 27:7 Bring game to me and make delicious things that I may eat, that I may bless you before Jehovah before my death.
Gen 27:8 And now my son hear my voice, that which I command you.
Gen 27:9 Go now to the flock and bring me from there two good kids of the goats. And I will make them into delicious things for your father which he loves;
Gen 27:10 and you shall bring it to your father and let him eat, so that he may bless you before his death.
Gen 27:11 And Jacob said to his mother Rebekah, Behold, my brother Esau is a hairy man, and I a smooth man.
Gen 27:12 Perhaps my father will feel me, and I shall be like a deceiver in his eyes, and I shall bring a curse on me, and not blessing.
Gen 27:13 And his mother said to him, Your curse be on me, my son; only listen to my voice and go, take for me.
Gen 27:14 And he went and took and came to his mother. And his mother made delicious things, such as his father loved.
Gen 27:15 And Rebekah took the clothing of her elder son Esau, the costly ones which were with her in the house. And she dressed her younger son Jacob;
Gen 27:16 and she put the skins of the kids of the goats on his hands, and on the smoothness of his neck.
Gen 27:17 And she put the delicious things and the bread which she had made in the hand of her son Jacob.
Gen 27:18 And he went in to his father and said, My father. And he said, Behold me. Who are you, my son?
Gen 27:19 And Jacob said to his father, I am your first-born, Esau. I have done as you said to me. Rise up now, sit and eat of my game, so that your soul may bless me.
Gen 27:20 And Isaac said to his son, How then have you quickly found it, my son? And he said, Because Jehovah your God made it come to me.
Gen 27:21 And Isaac said to Jacob, Come near now and let me feel you, whether then you are my son Esau, or not.
Gen 27:22 And Jacob came near to his father Isaac. And he felt him, and he said, The voice is the voice of Jacob and the hands are Esau’s hands.
Gen 27:23 And he did not know him, because his hands were like the hairy hands of his brother Esau. And he blessed him.
Gen 27:24 And he said, Are you then my son Esau? And he said, I am.
Gen 27:25 And he said, Bring to me and let me eat of my son’s game, so that my soul may bless you. And he came near to him; and he took and he ate. And he came to him, and he drank wine.
Gen 27:26 And his father Isaac said to him, Now come and kiss me, my son.
Gen 27:27 And he came near and kissed him. And he smelled the smell of his clothes. And he blessed him, and said, See, the smell of my son is as the smell of a field which Jehovah has blessed.
Gen 27:28 And may God give you of the dew of the heavens, and of the fatness of the earth, and much grain and wine.
Gen 27:29 May the nations serve you and peoples bow to you; be a ruler to your brothers, and may your mother’s sons bow to you, and cursed be those who curse you, and blessed be those who bless you.
Gen 27:30 And it happened that when Isaac had made an end of blessing Jacob, then it came about that Jacob had hardly gone out from the face of his father Isaac, and his brother Esau came in from his hunting.
Gen 27:31 And he also made delicious things and came to his father. And he said to his father, Let my father rise and eat from the game of his son, so that your soul may bless me.
Gen 27:32 And his father Isaac said to him, Who are you? And he said, I am your son, your first-born, Esau.
Gen 27:33 And Isaac was terrified with a very great anxiety. And he said, Who then was the one who hunted game and came to me; and I ate from it all before you came; and I blessed him? Yea, he shall be blessed.
Gen 27:34 When Esau heard the words of his father he cried out a great and very bitter cry. And he said to his father, Bless me, me also, my father.
Gen 27:35 And he said, Your brother came with deceit and took your blessing.
Gen 27:36 And he said, It is because his name is called Jacob, and this twice he took me by the heel; he took my birthright and, behold, now he has taken my blessing. And he said, Have you not reserved a blessing for me?
Gen 27:37 And Isaac answered and said to Esau, Behold, I have set him over you as a ruler, and I have given him all his brothers for servants; I have girded him with grain and wine. And what then can I do for you, my son?
Gen 27:38 And Esau said to his father, Is one blessing left to you, my father? Bless me, me also, my father. And Esau lifted up his voice and wept.
Gen 27:39 And his father Isaac answered and said to him, Behold, your dwelling shall be from the fat of the earth and from the dew of the heavens above;
Gen 27:40 and you shall live by your sword, and you shall serve your brother; and when it shall be that you are restless, you shall break his yoke from your neck.
Gen 27:41 And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing with which his father had blessed him. And Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are near; then I will kill my brother Jacob.
Gen 27:42 And the words of her older son Esau were told to Rebekah. And she sent and called her younger son Jacob. And she said to him, Behold! Your brother Esau is going to ease himself on you, to kill you.
Gen 27:43 And now, my son, listen to my voice, and rise, flee for yourself to my brother Laban, to Haran.
Gen 27:44 And stay with him some days until your brother’s fury turns away,
Gen 27:45 until your brother’s anger turns back from you, and he forgets what you have done to him. And I will send and take you from there. Why should I also be bereaved of two of you in one day?
Gen 27:46 And Rebekah said to Isaac, I am weary of my life from the daughters of Heth. If Jacob takes a wife from the daughters of Heth, like these from the daughters of the land, what is my life to me?

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