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Genesis 27:1-27

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. 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. NIV 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. 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. 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. 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." 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." 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, 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, NIV 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, 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.' 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.' NIV 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: 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. 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. NIV 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." NIV 11 Jacob said to Rebekah his mother, "But my brother Esau is a hairy man, and I'm a man with 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. 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." 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." 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." 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." 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. 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. 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. 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. NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 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?" 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." 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." NIV 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. 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." 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." 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." 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." NIV 23 He did not recognize him, for his hands were hairy like those of his brother Esau; so he blessed him. NIV 23 He did not recognize him, for his hands were hairy like those of his brother Esau; so he blessed him. NIV 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. 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. 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. NIV 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." 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. 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.