New International Version
Then Rebekah took the best clothes of Esau her older son, which she had in the house, and put them on her younger son Jacob.
King James Bible
And Rebekah took goodly raiment of her eldest son Esau, which were with her in the house, and put them upon Jacob her younger son:
Darby Bible Translation
And Rebecca took the clothes of her elder son Esau, the costly ones which were with her in the house, and put them on Jacob her younger son;
World English Bible
Rebekah took the good clothes of Esau, her elder son, which were with her in the house, and put them on Jacob, her younger son.
Young's Literal Translation
and Rebekah taketh the desirable garments of Esau her elder son, which are with her in the house, and doth put on Jacob her younger son;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Goodly raiment - Mr. Ainsworth has a sensible note on this place. "The priest in the law had holy garments to minister in, Exodus 28:2-4, which the Septuagint there and in this place term την στολην, The robe, and στολην ἁγιαν, the holy robe. Whether the first-born, before the law, had such to minister in is not certain, but it is probable by this example; for had they been common garments, why did not Esau himself, or his wives, keep them? But being, in all likelihood, holy robes, received from their ancestors, the mother of the family kept them in sweet chests from moths and the like, whereupon it is said, Genesis 27:27, Isaac smelled the smell of his garments." The opinion of Ainsworth is followed by many critics.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
goodly raiment. Heb. desirable.
The Septuagint translates it 'a goodly robe,' which was a long garment that great men used to wear, (Lu.
15:22.) The priest afterwards in the law had 'holy garments' to minister in, (Ex.
.) Whether the first-born before the law had such to minister in is not certain: for, had they been common garments, why did not Esau himself or his wives keep them? But being, in likelihood, holy robes, received from their ancestors, the mother of the family kept them in sweet chests, from moths and the like; whereupon it is said, (ver.
27,) 'Isaac smelled the smell of his garments.'
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So he went and got them and brought them to his mother, and she prepared some tasty food, just the way his father liked it.
She also covered his hands and the smooth part of his neck with the goatskins.
So he went to him and kissed him. When Isaac caught the smell of his clothes, he blessed him and said, "Ah, the smell of my son is like the smell of a field that the LORD has blessed.
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