23 The Lord said to her,

“Two nations(A) are in your womb,
    and two peoples from within you will be separated;
one people will be stronger than the other,
    and the older will serve the younger.(B)

Read full chapter

29 May nations serve you
    and peoples bow down to you.(A)
Be lord over your brothers,
    and may the sons of your mother bow down to you.(B)
May those who curse you be cursed
    and those who bless you be blessed.(C)

Read full chapter

37 Isaac answered Esau, “I have made him lord over you and have made all his relatives his servants, and I have sustained him with grain and new wine.(A) So what can I possibly do for you, my son?”

Read full chapter

40 You will live by the sword
    and you will serve(A) your brother.(B)
But when you grow restless,
    you will throw his yoke
    from off your neck.(C)

Read full chapter

10 When he told his father as well as his brothers,(A) his father rebuked(B) him and said, “What is this dream you had? Will your mother and I and your brothers actually come and bow down to the ground before you?”(C)

Read full chapter

“Judah,[a](A) your brothers will praise you;
    your hand will be on the neck(B) of your enemies;
    your father’s sons will bow down to you.(C)

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Genesis 49:8 Judah sounds like and may be derived from the Hebrew for praise.

18 Edom(A) will be conquered;
    Seir,(B) his enemy, will be conquered,(C)
    but Israel(D) will grow strong.

Read full chapter

23 You are now under a curse:(A) You will never be released from service as woodcutters and water carriers for the house of my God.”

Read full chapter

Bible Gateway Recommends

The Story Bible, NIV
The Story Bible, NIV
Retail: $19.99
Our Price: $5.00
Save: $14.99 (75%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
NIV Life Application Study Bible 2nd Edition, Hardcover
NIV Life Application Study Bible 2nd Edition, Hardcover
Retail: $39.99
Our Price: $26.49
Save: $13.50 (34%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Hardcover
NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Hardcover
Retail: $49.99
Our Price: $29.99
Save: $20.00 (40%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
NIV Adventure Bible, Hardcover, Jacketed
NIV Adventure Bible, Hardcover, Jacketed
Retail: $32.99
Our Price: $15.99
Save: $17.00 (52%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
NIV Value Outreach Bible, Paperback
NIV Value Outreach Bible, Paperback
Retail: $3.99
Our Price: $2.29
Save: $1.70 (43%)
4.0 of 5.0 stars
The Pursuit of God Bible, NIV
The Pursuit of God Bible, NIV
Retail: $39.95
Our Price: $13.99
Save: $25.96 (65%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars

Bible Gateway Sponsors