Now therefore, my son, obey my voice
Hearken to what I am about to say, and do according to that
which I command thee, in every particular;
she required of him filial obedience to all that she enjoined
him; which, though not difficult to be performed, she was aware
Jacob would make objections to, as he did; and therefore she is
so pressing and peremptory in her injunctions, as well knowing it
was respecting an affair of the greatest moment and importance.