So Esau1bore a grudgeagainstJacobbecause of the blessing with which his father had blessed him; and Esausaidato himself, "2The days of mourning for my father are near; then I will kill my brotherJacob."
Now when the words of her eldersonEsau were reported to Rebekah, she sent and called her youngersonJacob, and said to him, "Behold your brotherEsau is consoling himself concerning you by planning to kill you.
43"Now therefore, my son, 3obey my voice, and arise, bflee to 4Haran, to my brother5Laban!
44"Stay with him 6a fewdays, until your brother'sfurycsubsides,
45until your brother'sangerdagainst you subsides and he forgets7what you did to him. Then I will send and get you from there. Why should I be bereaved of you both in oneday?"