Bible: Gen 27:33-41

27:33 Isaac began to shake violently 1  and asked, “Then who else hunted game and brought it to me? I ate all of it just before you arrived, and I blessed him. 2  He will indeed be blessed!

27:34 When Esau heard 3  his father’s words, he wailed loudly and bitterly. 4  He said to his father, “Bless me too, my father! 27:35 But Isaac 5  replied, “Your brother came in here deceitfully and took away 6  your blessing.” 27:36 Esau exclaimed, “‘Jacobis the right name for him! 7  He has tripped me up 8  two times! He took away my birthright, and now, look, he has taken away my blessing!” Then he asked, “Have you not kept back a blessing for me?

27:37 Isaac replied to Esau, “Look! I have made him lord over you. I have made all his relatives his servants and provided him with grain and new wine. What is left that I can do for you, my son? 27:38 Esau said to his father, “Do you have only that one blessing, my father? Bless me too!” 9  Then Esau wept loudly. 10 

27:39 So his father Isaac said to him,

Indeed, 11  your home will be

away from the richness 12  of the earth,

and away from the dew of the sky above.

27:40 You will live by your sword

but you will serve your brother.

When you grow restless,

you will tear off his yoke

from your neck.” 13 

27:41 So Esau hated 14  Jacob because of the blessing his father had given to his brother. 15  Esau said privately, 16 The time 17  of mourning for my father is near; then I will kill 18  my brother Jacob!

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