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39 His father Isaac said in response:

“See, far from the fertile earth
    will be your dwelling;
    far from the dew of the heavens above!(A)
40 By your sword you will live,
    and your brother you will serve;
But when you become restless,
    you will throw off his yoke from your neck.”(B)

41 Esau bore a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing his father had given him. Esau said to himself, “Let the time of mourning for my father come, so that I may kill my brother Jacob.”(C)

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39 His father Isaac answered him,(A)

“Your dwelling will be
    away from the earth’s richness,
    away from the dew(B) of heaven above.(C)
40 You will live by the sword
    and you will serve(D) your brother.(E)
But when you grow restless,
    you will throw his yoke
    from off your neck.(F)

41 Esau held a grudge(G) against Jacob(H) because of the blessing his father had given him. He said to himself, “The days of mourning(I) for my father are near; then I will kill(J) my brother Jacob.”(K)

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