Genesis 27:35-41New American Standard Bible (NASB)
35 And he said, “Your brother came deceitfully and has taken away your blessing.”36 Then he said, “[a]Is he not rightly named Jacob, for he has supplanted me these two times? He took away my birthright, and behold, now he has taken away my blessing.” And he said, “Have you not reserved a blessing for me?”37 But Isaac replied to Esau, “Behold, I have made him your master, and all his [b]relatives I have given to him [c]as servants; and with grain and new wine I have sustained him. Now as for you then, what can I do, my son?”38 Esau said to his father, “Do you have only one blessing, my father? Bless me, even me also, O my father.” So Esau lifted his voice and wept.
39 Then Isaac his father answered and said to him,
“Behold, [d]away from the [e]fertility of the earth shall be your dwelling, And [f]away from the dew of heaven from above. 40 “By your sword you shall live, And your brother you shall serve; But it shall come about when you become restless, That you will [g]break his yoke from your neck.”
41 So Esau bore a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing with which his father had blessed him; and Esau said [h]to himself, “The days of mourning for my father are near; then I will kill my brother Jacob.”
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