Genesis 27:6-17 NIV

6 Rebekah said to her son Jacob,1 "Look, I overheard your father say to your brother Esau,

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7 'Bring me some game and prepare me some tasty food to eat, so that I may give you my blessing in the presence of the LORD before I die.'2

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      8 Now, my son, listen carefully and do what I tell you:3

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          9 Go out to the flock and bring me two choice young goats,4 so I can prepare some tasty food for your father, just the way he likes it.5

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          10 Then take it to your father to eat, so that he may give you his blessing6 before he dies."

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              11 Jacob said to Rebekah his mother, "But my brother Esau is a hairy man,7 and I'm a man with smooth skin.

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              12 What if my father touches me?8 I would appear to be tricking him and would bring down a curse9 on myself rather than a blessing."

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                  13 His mother said to him, "My son, let the curse fall on me.10 Just do what I say;11 go and get them for me."

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                      14 So he went and got them and brought them to his mother, and she prepared some tasty food, just the way his father liked it.12

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                      15 Then Rebekah took the best clothes13 of Esau her older son,14 which she had in the house, and put them on her younger son Jacob.

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                      16 She also covered his hands and the smooth part of his neck with the goatskins.15

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                          17 Then she handed to her son Jacob the tasty food and the bread she had made.