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Genesis 27 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:1 - It happened, that when Yitzchak was old, and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called Esav his elder son, and said to him, "My son?" He said to him, "Here I am."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:2 - He said, "See now, I am old. I don't know the day of my death.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:3 - Now therefore, please take your weapons, your quiver and your bow, and go out to the field, and take me venison.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:4 - Make me savory food, such as I love, and bring it to me, that I may eat, and that my soul may bless you before I die.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:5 - Rivka heard when Yitzchak spoke to Esav his son. Esav went to the field to hunt for venison, and to bring it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:6 - Rivka spoke to Ya`akov her son, saying, "Behold, I heard your father speak to Esav your brother, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:7 - 'Bring me venison, and make me savory food, that I may eat, and bless you before the LORD before my death.'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:8 - Now therefore, my son, obey my voice according to that which I command you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:9 - Go now to the flock, and get me from there two good kids of the goats. I will make them savory food for your father, such as he loves.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:10 - You shall bring it to your father, that he may eat, so that he may bless you before his death."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:11 - Ya`akov said to Rivka his mother, "Behold, Esav my brother is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:12 - What if my father touches me? I will seem to him as a deceiver, and I would bring a curse on myself, and not a blessing."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:13 - His mother said to him, "Let your curse be on me, my son. Only obey my voice, and go get them for me."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:14 - He went, and got them, and brought them to his mother. His mother made savory food, such as his father loved.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:15 - Rivka took the good clothes of Esav, her elder son, which were with her in the house, and put them on Ya`akov, her younger son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:16 - She put the skins of the kids of the goats on his hands, and on the smooth of his neck.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:17 - She gave the savory food and the bread, which she had prepared, into the hand of her son Ya`akov.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:18 - He came to his father, and said, "My father?" He said, "Here I am. Who are you, my son?"
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:19 - Ya`akov said to his father, "I am Esav your firstborn. I have done what you asked me to do. Please arise, sit and eat of my venison, that your soul may bless me."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:20 - Yitzchak said to his son, "How is it that you have found it so quickly, my son?" He said, "Because the LORD your God gave me success."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:21 - Yitzchak said to Ya`akov, "Please come near, that I may feel you, my son, whether you are really my son Esav or not."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:22 - Ya`akov went near to Yitzchak his father. He felt him, and said, "The voice is Ya`akov's voice, but the hands are the hands of Esav."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:23 - He didn't recognize him, because his hands were hairy, like his brother, Esav's hands. So he blessed him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:24 - He said, "Are you really my son Esav?" He said, "I am."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:25 - He said, "Bring it near to me, and I will eat of my son's venison, that my soul may bless you." He brought it near to him, and he ate. He brought him wine, and he drank.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:26 - His father Yitzchak said to him, "Come near now, and kiss me, my son."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:27 - He came near, and kissed him. He smelled the smell of his clothing, and blessed him, and said, "Behold, the smell of my son Is as the smell of a field which the LORD has blessed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:28 - God give you of the dew of the sky, of the fatness of the eretz, and plenty of grain and new wine.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:29 - Let peoples serve you, Nations bow down to you. Be lord over your brothers, Let your mother's sons bow down to you. Cursed be everyone who curses you, Blessed be everyone who blesses you."

The Stolen Blessing

(Heb 12:17 )
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:30 - It happened, as soon as Yitzchak had made an end of blessing Ya`akov, and Ya`akov had just gone out from the presence of Yitzchak his father, that Esav his brother came in from his hunting.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:31 - He also made savory food, and brought it to his father. He said to his father, "Let my father arise, and eat of his son's venison, that your soul may bless me."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:32 - Yitzchak his father said to him, "Who are you?" He said, "I am your son, your firstborn, Esav."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:33 - Yitzchak trembled violently, and said, "Who, then, is he who has taken venison, and brought it me, and I have eaten of all before you came, and have blessed him? Yes, he will be blessed."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:34 - When Esav heard the words of his father, he cried with an exceeding great and bitter cry, and said to his father, "Bless me, even me also, my father."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:35 - He said, "Your brother came with deceit, and has taken away your blessing."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:36 - He said, "Isn't he rightly named Ya`akov? For he has supplanted me these two times. He took away my birthright. See, now he has taken away my blessing." He said, "Haven't you reserved a blessing for me?"
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:37 - Yitzchak answered Esav, "Behold, I have made him your lord, and all his brothers have I given to him for servants. With grain and new wine have I sustained him. What then will I do for you, my son?"
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:38 - Esav said to his father, "Have you but one blessing, my father? Bless me, even me also, my father." Esav lifted up his voice, and wept.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:39 - Yitzchak his father answered him, "Behold, of the fatness of the eretz will be your dwelling, and of the dew of the sky from above.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:40 - By your sword will you live, and you will serve your brother. It will happen, when you will break loose, That you shall shake his yoke from off your neck."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:41 - Esav hated Ya`akov because of the blessing with which his father blessed him. Esav said in his heart, "The days of mourning for my father are at hand. Then I will kill my brother Ya`akov."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:42 - The words of Esav, her elder son, were told to Rivka. She sent and called Ya`akov her younger son, and said to him, "Behold, your brother Esav comforts himself about you by planning to kill you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:43 - Now therefore, my son, obey my voice. Arise, flee to Lavan, my brother, in Haran.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:44 - Stay with him a few days, until your brother's fury turns away;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:45 - until your brother's anger turn away from you, and he forgets what you have done to him. Then I will send, and get you from there. Why should I be bereaved of you both in one day?"
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:46 - Rivka said to Yitzchak, "I am weary of my life because of the daughters of Het. If Ya`akov takes a wife of the daughters of Het, such as these, of the daughters of the land, what good will my life do me?"

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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