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)

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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?”

38 Esau said to his father, “Do you have only one blessing, my father? Bless me too, my father!” Then Esau wept aloud.(B)

39 His father Isaac answered him,(C)

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

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