Genesis 27:39

Overview - Genesis 27
Isaac sends Esau for venison.
Rebekah instructs Jacob to obtain the blessing.
14 Jacob, feigning to be Esau, obtains it.
30 Esau brings venison.
33 Isaac trembles.
34 Esau complains, and by importunity obtains a blessing.
41 He threatens Jacob's life.
42 Rebekah disappoints him, by sending Jacob away.
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Genesis 27:39  (King James Version)
And Isaac his father answered and said unto him, Behold, thy dwelling shall be the fatness of the earth, and of the dew of heaven from above;
 


Behold
36:6-8 Joshua 24:4 ; Hebrews 11:20

the fatness
or, of the fatness.
27:28
It is here foretold, says Bp. Newton, that as to temporal advantages, the two brothers should be much alike
(See ver. 28.) Esau had cattle, beasts, and substance in abundance, and
he went to dwell in Mount Seir of his own accord. When the Israelites desired leave to pass through the territories of Edom, the country abounded with fruitful fields and vineyards. ( Numbers 20:17 .)
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