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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27 The man asked him, “What is your name?”

“Jacob,”(A) he answered.

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Do not despise an Edomite,(A) for the Edomites are related to you.(B) Do not despise an Egyptian, because you resided as foreigners in their country.(C)

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and to Isaac I gave Jacob and Esau.(A) I assigned the hill country of Seir(B) to Esau, but Jacob and his family went down to Egypt.(C)

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10 Because of the violence(A) against your brother Jacob,(B)
    you will be covered with shame;
    you will be destroyed forever.(C)

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12 You should not gloat(A) over your brother
    in the day of his misfortune,(B)
nor rejoice(C) over the people of Judah
    in the day of their destruction,(D)
nor boast(E) so much
    in the day of their trouble.(F)

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