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39 Then Isaac his father answered and said to him:

“Behold, (A)your dwelling shall be of the [a]fatness of the earth,
And of the dew of heaven from above.
40 By your sword you shall live,
And (B)you shall serve your brother;
And (C)it shall come to pass, when you become restless,
That you shall break his yoke from your neck.”

Jacob Escapes from Esau

41 So Esau (D)hated Jacob because of the blessing with which his father blessed him, and Esau said in his heart, (E)“The days of mourning for my father [b]are at hand; (F)then I will kill my brother Jacob.”

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 27:39 fertility
  2. Genesis 27:41 are soon here

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