Genesis 25:28
Good News Translation
Isaac preferred Esau, because he enjoyed eating the animals Esau killed, but Rebecca preferred Jacob.

Contemporary English Version
Esau would take the meat of wild animals to his father Isaac, so Isaac loved him more, but Jacob was his mother's favorite son.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Isaac loved Esau, because he ate of his hunting: and Rebecca loved Jacob.

New American Bible
Isaac preferred Esau, because he was fond of game; but Rebekah preferred Jacob.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Isaac loved Esau, because he ate of his hunting: and Rebecca loved Jacob.

he did eat of his venison.

Genesis 27:4,19,25,31 Make me a savoury meat thereof, as thou knowest I like, and bring it that I may eat: and my soul may bless thee, before I die. . . .

Rebekah.

Genesis 27:6 She said to her son Jacob: I heard thy father talking with Esau, thy brother, and saying to him:

Context
Jacob and Esau
27And when they were grown up, Esau became a skilful hunter, and a husbandman: but Jacob, a plain man, dwelt in tents. 28Isaac loved Esau, because he ate of his hunting: and Rebecca loved Jacob.
Cross References
Genesis 27:3
Take thy arms, thy quiver, and bow, and go abroad; and when thou hast taken something by hunting,

Genesis 27:6
She said to her son Jacob: I heard thy father talking with Esau, thy brother, and saying to him:

Genesis 27:19
And Jacob said: I am Esau, thy firstborn: I have done as thou didst command me: arise, sit and eat of my venison, that thy soul may bless me.

Additional Translations
Because Isaac had a taste for wild game, he loved Esau; but Rebekah loved Jacob.And Isaac loved Esau, because he did eat of his venison: but Rebekah loved Jacob.

Now Isaac loved Esau, because he did eat of his venison. And Rebekah loved Jacob.

And Isaac loved Esau, because his venison was his food, but Rebecca loved Jacob.

And Isaac loved Esau, because venison was to his taste; and Rebecca loved Jacob.

Now Isaac loved Esau, because he did eat of his venison: and Rebekah loved Jacob.

And Isaac loved Esau, because he ate of his venison: but Rebekah loved Jacob.

Now Isaac loved Esau, because he ate his venison. Rebekah loved Jacob.

and Isaac loveth Esau, for his hunting is in his mouth; and Rebekah is loving Jacob.
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