39 Then (A)his father Isaac answered and said to him,

“Behold, [a](B)away from the [b]fertility of the earth shall be your dwelling,
And [c]away from the dew of heaven from above.
40 And by your sword you shall live,
And (C)you shall serve your brother;
But it shall come about (D)when you become restless,
That you will [d]break his yoke from your neck.”

41 So Esau (E)held a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing with which his father had blessed him; and Esau said [e]to himself, “(F)The days of mourning for my father are near; then I will kill my brother Jacob.”

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  1. Genesis 27:39 Or of
  2. Genesis 27:39 Lit fatness
  3. Genesis 27:39 Or of
  4. Genesis 27:40 Lit tear off
  5. Genesis 27:41 Lit in his heart

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