10 Listen, daughter,(A) and pay careful attention:(B)
    Forget your people(C) and your father’s house.
11 Let the king be enthralled by your beauty;(D)
    honor(E) him, for he is your lord.(F)
12 The city of Tyre(G) will come with a gift,[a](H)
    people of wealth will seek your favor.
13 All glorious(I) is the princess within her chamber;
    her gown is interwoven with gold.(J)
14 In embroidered garments(K) she is led to the king;(L)
    her virgin companions(M) follow her—
    those brought to be with her.
15 Led in with joy and gladness,(N)
    they enter the palace of the king.

16 Your sons will take the place of your fathers;
    you will make them princes(O) throughout the land.

17 I will perpetuate your memory through all generations;(P)
    therefore the nations will praise you(Q) for ever and ever.(R)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 45:12 Or A Tyrian robe is among the gifts

18 He went to his father and said, “My father.”

“Yes, my son,” he answered. “Who is it?”(A)

19 Jacob said to his father, “I am Esau your firstborn.(B) I have done as you told me. Please sit up and eat some of my game,(C) so that you may give me your blessing.”(D)

20 Isaac asked his son, “How did you find it so quickly, my son?”

“The Lord your God gave me success,(E)” he replied.

21 Then Isaac said to Jacob, “Come near so I can touch you,(F) my son, to know whether you really are my son Esau or not.”

22 Jacob went close to his father Isaac,(G) who touched(H) him and said, “The voice is the voice of Jacob, but the hands are the hands of Esau.” 23 He did not recognize him, for his hands were hairy like those of his brother Esau;(I) so he proceeded to bless him. 24 “Are you really my son Esau?” he asked.

“I am,” he replied.

25 Then he said, “My son, bring me some of your game to eat, so that I may give you my blessing.”(J)

Jacob brought it to him and he ate; and he brought some wine and he drank. 26 Then his father Isaac said to him, “Come here, my son, and kiss me.”

27 So he went to him and kissed(K) him(L). When Isaac caught the smell of his clothes,(M) he blessed him and said,

“Ah, the smell of my son
    is like the smell of a field
    that the Lord has blessed.(N)
28 May God give you heaven’s dew(O)
    and earth’s richness(P)
    an abundance of grain(Q) and new wine.(R)
29 May nations serve you
    and peoples bow down to you.(S)
Be lord over your brothers,
    and may the sons of your mother bow down to you.(T)
May those who curse you be cursed
    and those who bless you be blessed.(U)

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21 At that time Jesus, full of joy through the Holy Spirit, said, “I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children.(A) Yes, Father, for this is what you were pleased to do.

22 “All things have been committed to me by my Father.(B) No one knows who the Son is except the Father, and no one knows who the Father is except the Son and those to whom the Son chooses to reveal him.”(C)

23 Then he turned to his disciples and said privately, “Blessed are the eyes that see what you see. 24 For I tell you that many prophets and kings wanted to see what you see but did not see it, and to hear what you hear but did not hear it.”(D)

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