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39 Then Isaac his father answered and said to him,

“Your home shall be from[a] the fatness of the land,
    and from the dew of heaven above.
40 But by your sword you shall live,
    and you shall serve your brother.
But it shall be that when free yourself
    you shall tear off his yoke from your neck.

41 Then Esau held a grudge against Jacob on account of the blessing with which his father had blessed him. And Esau said in his heart,[b] “The days of mourning for my father are coming, then I will kill Jacob my brother.”

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 27:39 Or “away from”
  2. Genesis 27:41 That is, “to himself”

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