Esau hated Jacob, because his father had given Jacob the blessing. He thought, "The time to mourn my father's death is near; then I will kill Jacob."
But when Rebecca heard about Esau's plan, she sent for Jacob and said, "Listen, your brother Esau is planning to get even with you and kill you. 1
References for Genesis 27:42
+227.42 Ws 10.10.
Now, son, do what I say. Go at once to my brother Laban in Haran,
and stay with him for a while, until your brother's anger cools down
and he forgets what you have done to him. Then I will send someone to bring you back. Why should I lose both of my sons on the same day?"
Rebecca said to Isaac, "I am sick and tired of Esau's foreign wives. If Jacob also marries one of these Hittites, I might as well die."