28 So Isaac called Jacob and blessed him and charged him, and said to him, “You shall not take a wife from the daughters of Canaan.2 Arise, go to Paddan-aram, to the house of Bethuel your mother’s father; and from there take to yourself a wife from the daughters of Laban your mother’s brother.3 May [a]God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and multiply you, that you may become a company of peoples.4 May He also give you the blessing of Abraham, to you and to your [b]descendants with you, that you may possess the land of your sojournings, which God gave to Abraham.”5 Then Isaac sent Jacob away, and he went to Paddan-aram to Laban, son of Bethuel the Aramean, the brother of Rebekah, the mother of Jacob and Esau.
6 Now Esau saw that Isaac had blessed Jacob and sent him away to Paddan-aram to take to himself a wife from there, and that when he blessed him he charged him, saying, “You shall not take a wife from the daughters of Canaan,”7 and that Jacob had obeyed his father and his mother and had gone to Paddan-aram.8 So Esau saw that the daughters of Canaan displeased [c]his father Isaac;9 and Esau went to Ishmael, and [d]married, besides the wives that he had, Mahalath the daughter of Ishmael, Abraham’s son, the sister of Nebaioth.
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