King James Version
And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands: so he blessed him.
Darby Bible Translation
And he did not discern him, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands; and he blessed him.
World English Bible
He didn't recognize him, because his hands were hairy, like his brother, Esau's hands. So he blessed him.
Young's Literal Translation
And he hath not discerned him, for his hands have been hairy, as the hands of Esau his brother, and he blesseth him,
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands: so he blessed him.Genesis 27:23 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryThe Blessing of Jacob Upon Judah. (Gen. Xlix. 8-10. )
Ver. 8. "Judah, thou, thy brethren shall praise thee; thy hand shall be on the neck of thine enemies; before thee shall bow down the sons of thy father. Ver. 9. A lion's whelp is Judah; from the prey, my son, thou goest up; he stoopeth down, he coucheth as a lion, and as a full-grown lion, who shall rouse him up? Ver. 10. The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come, and unto Him the people shall adhere." Thus does dying Jacob, in announcing …
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament
Letter xxxv. From Pope Damasus.
Touching Jacob, However, that which He did at his Mother's Bidding...
And she put the skins of the kids of the goats upon his hands, and upon the smooth of his neck:
And Jacob went near unto Isaac his father; and he felt him, and said, The voice is Jacob's voice, but the hands are the hands of Esau.
And he said, Art thou my very son Esau? And he said, I am.
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