New International Version
"Are you really my son Esau?" he asked. "I am," he replied.
King James Bible
And he said, Art thou my very son Esau? And he said, I am.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said, Art thou really my son Esau? And he said, It is I.
World English Bible
He said, "Are you really my son Esau?" He said, "I am."
Young's Literal Translation
and saith, 'Thou art he -- my son Esau?' and he saith, 'I am.'
Genesis 27:24 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy - From this circumstance we may learn that Isaac's sense of feeling was much impaired by his present malady. When he could not discern the skin of a kid from the flesh of his son, we see that he was, through his infirmity, in a fit state to be imposed on by the deceit of his wife, and the cunning of his younger son.
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LibraryThere is a Great Question About Lying, which Often Arises in the Midst Of...
1. There is a great question about Lying, which often arises in the midst of our every day business, and gives us much trouble, that we may not either rashly call that a lie which is not such, or decide that it is sometimes right to tell a lie, that is, a kind of honest, well-meant, charitable lie. This question we will painfully discuss by seeking with them that seek: whether to any good purpose, we need not take upon ourselves to affirm, for the attentive reader will sufficiently gather from the …
St. Augustine—On Lying
Letter xxxv. From Pope Damasus.
He did not recognize him, for his hands were hairy like those of his brother Esau; so he proceeded to bless him.
Then he said, "My son, bring me some of your game to eat, so that I may give you my blessing." Jacob brought it to him and he ate; and he brought some wine and he drank.
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