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Genesis 27:1-4 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 When Isaac was old and his eyes were dim so that he could not see, he called Esau his older son, and said to him, "My son"; and he answered, "Here I am." 1 When Isaac was old and his eyes were so weak that he could no longer see, he called for Esau his older son and said to him, "My son." "Here I am," he answered.
2 He said, "Behold, I am old; I do not know the day of my death. 2 Isaac said, "I am now an old man and don't know the day of my death.
3 Now then, take your weapons, your quiver and your bow, and go out to the field, and hunt game for me, 3 Now then, get your weapons--your quiver and bow--and go out to the open country to hunt some wild game for me.
4 and prepare for me savory food, such as I love, and bring it to me that I may eat; that I may bless you before I die." 4 Prepare me the kind of tasty food I like and bring it to me to eat, so that I may give you my blessing before I die."