36 Esau said, “Isn’t he rightly named Jacob[a]?(A) This is the second time he has taken advantage of(B) me: He took my birthright,(C) and now he’s taken my blessing!”(D) Then he asked, “Haven’t you reserved any blessing for me?”

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 27:36 Jacob means he grasps the heel, a Hebrew idiom for he takes advantage of or he deceives.
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So when Ahijah heard the sound of her footsteps at the door, he said, “Come in, wife of Jeroboam. Why this pretense?(A) I have been sent to you with bad news.

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