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Commentaries for Genesis Chapter 27

Isaac sends Esau for venison.

The promises of the Messiah, and of the land of Canaan, had come down to Isaac...
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Rebekah teaches Jacob to obtain the blessing.

Rebekah knew that the blessing was intended for Jacob, and expected he would have it...
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Jacob, pretending to be Esau, obtains the blessing.

Jacob, with some difficulty, gained his point, and got the blessing...
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Isaac's fear, Esau's importunity.

When Esau understood that Jacob had got the blessing, he cried with a great and exceeding bitter cry...
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Esau threatens Jacob's life, Rebekah sends Jacob away.

Esau bore malice to Jacob on account of the blessing he had obtained...
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