Isaac did not recognize him, because his hands were hairy like those of his brother Esau; so he blessed him.
Cross ReferencesGenesis 27:16
She also put the skins of the young goats on his hands and on the smooth part of his neck.
So Jacob came close to his father Isaac, who touched him and said, "The voice is the voice of Jacob, but the hands are the hands of Esau."
Again he asked, "Are you really my son Esau?" And he replied, "I am."
Chapter Outline1. Isaac sends Esau for venison.
6. Rebekah instructs Jacob to obtain the blessing.
14. Jacob, feigning to be Esau, obtains it.
30. Esau brings venison.
33. Isaac trembles.
34. Esau complains, and by importunity obtains a blessing.
41. He threatens Jacob's life.
42. Rebekah disappoints him, by sending Jacob away.
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