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Genesis 27

TNIV 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. NIV 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. TNIV 2 Isaac said, "I am now an old man and don't know the day of my death. NIV 2 Isaac said, "I am now an old man and don't know the day of my death. TNIV 3 Now then, get your equipment--your quiver and bow--and go out to the open country to hunt some wild game for me. NIV 3 Now then, get your weapons--your quiver and bow--and go out to the open country to hunt some wild game for me. TNIV 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." NIV 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." TNIV 5 Now Rebekah was listening as Isaac spoke to his son Esau. When Esau left for the open country to hunt game and bring it back, NIV 5 Now Rebekah was listening as Isaac spoke to his son Esau. When Esau left for the open country to hunt game and bring it back, TNIV 6 Rebekah said to her son Jacob, "Look, I overheard your father say to your brother Esau, NIV 6 Rebekah said to her son Jacob, "Look, I overheard your father say to your brother Esau, TNIV 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.' NIV 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.' TNIV 8 Now, my son, listen carefully and do what I tell you: NIV 8 Now, my son, listen carefully and do what I tell you: TNIV 9 Go out to the flock and bring me two choice young goats, so I can prepare some tasty food for your father, just the way he likes it. NIV 9 Go out to the flock and bring me two choice young goats, so I can prepare some tasty food for your father, just the way he likes it. TNIV 10 Then take it to your father to eat, so that he may give you his blessing before he dies." NIV 10 Then take it to your father to eat, so that he may give you his blessing before he dies." TNIV 11 Jacob said to Rebekah his mother, "But my brother Esau is a hairy man while I have smooth skin. NIV 11 Jacob said to Rebekah his mother, "But my brother Esau is a hairy man, and I'm a man with smooth skin. TNIV 12 What if my father touches me? I would appear to be tricking him and would bring down a curse on myself rather than a blessing." NIV 12 What if my father touches me? I would appear to be tricking him and would bring down a curse on myself rather than a blessing." TNIV 13 His mother said to him, "My son, let the curse fall on me. Just do what I say; go and get them for me." NIV 13 His mother said to him, "My son, let the curse fall on me. Just do what I say; go and get them for me." TNIV 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. NIV 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. TNIV 15 Then Rebekah took the best clothes of Esau her older son, which she had in the house, and put them on her younger son Jacob. NIV 15 Then Rebekah took the best clothes of Esau her older son, which she had in the house, and put them on her younger son Jacob. TNIV 16 She also covered his hands and the smooth part of his neck with the goatskins. NIV 16 She also covered his hands and the smooth part of his neck with the goatskins. TNIV 17 Then she handed to her son Jacob the tasty food and the bread she had made. NIV 17 Then she handed to her son Jacob the tasty food and the bread she had made. TNIV 18 He went to his father and said, "My father." "Yes, my son," he answered. "Who is it?" NIV 18 He went to his father and said, "My father." "Yes, my son," he answered. "Who is it?" TNIV 19 Jacob said to his father, "I am Esau your firstborn. I have done as you told me. Please sit up and eat some of my game, so that you may give me your blessing." NIV 19 Jacob said to his father, "I am Esau your firstborn. I have done as you told me. Please sit up and eat some of my game so that you may give me your blessing." TNIV 20 Isaac asked his son, "How did you find it so quickly, my son?" "The LORD your God gave me success," he replied. NIV 20 Isaac asked his son, "How did you find it so quickly, my son?" "The LORD your God gave me success," he replied. TNIV 21 Then Isaac said to Jacob, "Come near so I can touch you, my son, to know whether you really are my son Esau or not." NIV 21 Then Isaac said to Jacob, "Come near so I can touch you, my son, to know whether you really are my son Esau or not." TNIV 22 Jacob went close to his father Isaac, who touched him and said, "The voice is the voice of Jacob, but the hands are the hands of Esau." NIV 22 Jacob went close to his father Isaac, who touched him and said, "The voice is the voice of Jacob, but the hands are the hands of Esau." TNIV 23 He did not recognize him, for his hands were hairy like those of his brother Esau; so he proceeded to bless him. NIV 23 He did not recognize him, for his hands were hairy like those of his brother Esau; so he blessed him. TNIV 24 "Are you really my son Esau?" he asked. "I am," he replied. NIV 24 "Are you really my son Esau?" he asked. "I am," he replied. TNIV 25 Then he said, "My son, bring me some of your game to eat, so that I may give you my blessing." Jacob brought it to him and he ate; and he brought some wine and he drank. NIV 25 Then he said, "My son, bring me some of your game to eat, so that I may give you my blessing." Jacob brought it to him and he ate; and he brought some wine and he drank. TNIV 26 Then his father Isaac said to him, "Come here, my son, and kiss me." NIV 26 Then his father Isaac said to him, "Come here, my son, and kiss me." TNIV 27 So he went to him and kissed him. When Isaac caught the smell of his clothes, he blessed him and said, "Ah, the smell of my son is like the smell of a field that the LORD has blessed. NIV 27 So he went to him and kissed him. When Isaac caught the smell of his clothes, he blessed him and said, "Ah, the smell of my son is like the smell of a field that the LORD has blessed. TNIV 28 May God give you of heaven's dew and of earth's richness-- an abundance of grain and new wine. NIV 28 May God give you of heaven's dew and of earth's richness-- an abundance of grain and new wine. TNIV 29 May nations serve you and peoples bow down to you. Be lord over your brothers, and may the sons of your mother bow down to you. May those who curse you be cursed and those who bless you be blessed." NIV 29 May nations serve you and peoples bow down to you. Be lord over your brothers, and may the sons of your mother bow down to you. May those who curse you be cursed and those who bless you be blessed." TNIV 30 After Isaac finished blessing him, and Jacob had scarcely left his father's presence, his brother Esau came in from hunting. NIV 30 After Isaac finished blessing him and Jacob had scarcely left his father's presence, his brother Esau came in from hunting. TNIV 31 He too prepared some tasty food and brought it to his father. Then he said to him, "My father, please sit up and eat some of my game, so that you may give me your blessing." NIV 31 He too prepared some tasty food and brought it to his father. Then he said to him, "My father, sit up and eat some of my game, so that you may give me your blessing." TNIV 32 His father Isaac asked him, "Who are you?" "I am your son," he answered, "your firstborn, Esau." NIV 32 His father Isaac asked him, "Who are you?" "I am your son," he answered, "your firstborn, Esau." TNIV 33 Isaac trembled violently and said, "Who was it, then, that hunted game and brought it to me? I ate it just before you came and I blessed him--and indeed he will be blessed!" NIV 33 Isaac trembled violently and said, "Who was it, then, that hunted game and brought it to me? I ate it just before you came and I blessed him--and indeed he will be blessed!" TNIV 34 When Esau heard his father's words, he burst out with a loud and bitter cry and said to his father, "Bless me--me too, my father!" NIV 34 When Esau heard his father's words, he burst out with a loud and bitter cry and said to his father, "Bless me--me too, my father!" TNIV 35 But he said, "Your brother came deceitfully and took your blessing." NIV 35 But he said, "Your brother came deceitfully and took your blessing." TNIV 36 Esau said, "Isn't he rightly named Jacob ? This is the second time he has taken advantage of me: He took my birthright, and now he's taken my blessing!" Then he asked, "Haven't you reserved any blessing for me?" NIV 36 Esau said, "Isn't he rightly named Jacob ? He has deceived me these two times: He took my birthright, and now he's taken my blessing!" Then he asked, "Haven't you reserved any blessing for me?" TNIV 37 Isaac answered Esau, "I have made him lord over you and have made all his relatives his servants, and I have sustained him with grain and new wine. So what can I possibly do for you, my son?" NIV 37 Isaac answered Esau, "I have made him lord over you and have made all his relatives his servants, and I have sustained him with grain and new wine. So what can I possibly do for you, my son?" TNIV 38 Esau said to his father, "Do you have only one blessing, my father? Bless me too, my father!" Then Esau wept aloud. NIV 38 Esau said to his father, "Do you have only one blessing, my father? Bless me too, my father!" Then Esau wept aloud. TNIV 39 His father Isaac answered him, "Your dwelling will be away from the earth's richness, away from the dew of heaven above. NIV 39 His father Isaac answered him, "Your dwelling will be away from the earth's richness, away from the dew of heaven above. TNIV 40 You will live by the sword and you will serve your brother. But when you grow restless, you will throw his yoke from off your neck." NIV 40 You will live by the sword and you will serve your brother. But when you grow restless, you will throw his yoke from off your neck." TNIV 41 Esau held a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing his father had given him. He said to himself, "The days of mourning for my father are near; then I will kill my brother Jacob." NIV 41 Esau held a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing his father had given him. He said to himself, "The days of mourning for my father are near; then I will kill my brother Jacob." TNIV 42 When Rebekah was told what her older son Esau had said, she sent for her younger son Jacob and said to him, "Your brother Esau is planning to avenge himself by killing you. NIV 42 When Rebekah was told what her older son Esau had said, she sent for her younger son Jacob and said to him, "Your brother Esau is consoling himself with the thought of killing you. TNIV 43 Now then, my son, do what I say: Flee at once to my brother Laban in Harran. NIV 43 Now then, my son, do what I say: Flee at once to my brother Laban in Haran. TNIV 44 Stay with him for a while until your brother's fury subsides. NIV 44 Stay with him for a while until your brother's fury subsides. TNIV 45 When your brother is no longer angry with you and forgets what you did to him, I'll send word for you to come back from there. Why should I lose both of you in one day?" NIV 45 When your brother is no longer angry with you and forgets what you did to him, I'll send word for you to come back from there. Why should I lose both of you in one day?" TNIV 46 Then Rebekah said to Isaac, "I'm disgusted with living because of these Hittite women. If Jacob takes a wife from among the women of this land, from Hittite women like these, my life will not be worth living." NIV 46 Then Rebekah said to Isaac, "I'm disgusted with living because of these Hittite women. If Jacob takes a wife from among the women of this land, from Hittite women like these, my life will not be worth living."