Genesis 27:38
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New International Version
Esau said to his father, "Do you have only one blessing, my father? Bless me too, my father!" Then Esau wept aloud.

King James Bible
And Esau said unto his father, Hast thou but one blessing, my father? bless me, even me also, O my father. And Esau lifted up his voice, and wept.

Darby Bible Translation
And Esau said to his father, Hast thou then but one blessing, my father? bless me -- me also, my father! And Esau lifted up his voice and wept.

World English Bible
Esau said to his father, "Have you but one blessing, my father? Bless me, even me also, my father." Esau lifted up his voice, and wept.

Young's Literal Translation
And Esau saith unto his father, 'One blessing hast thou my father? bless me, me also, O my father;' and Esau lifteth up his voice, and weepeth.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

I have made him thy lord - See note on Genesis 27:28.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Genesis 27:34,36 And when Esau heard the words of his father, he cried with a great and exceeding bitter cry, and said to his father, Bless me...

Genesis 49:28 All these are the twelve tribes of Israel: and this is it that their father spoke to them, and blessed them...

Proverbs 1:24-26 Because I have called, and you refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded...

Isaiah 32:10-12 Many days and years shall you be troubled, you careless women: for the vintage shall fail, the gathering shall not come...

Isaiah 65:14 Behold, my servants shall sing for joy of heart, but you shall cry for sorrow of heart, and shall howl for vexation of spirit.

Hebrews 12:17 For you know how that afterward, when he would have inherited the blessing, he was rejected: for he found no place of repentance...

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There 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.
Damasus addresses five questions to Jerome with a request for information concerning them. They are: 1. What is the meaning of the words "Whosoever slayeth Cain vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold"? (Gen. iv. 5.) 2. If God has made all things good, how comes it that He gives charge to Noah concerning unclean animals, and says to Peter, "What God hath cleansed that call not thou common"? (Acts x. 15.) 3. How is Gen. xv. 16, "in the fourth generation they shall come hither again," to be reconciled
St. Jerome—The Principal Works of St. Jerome

Cross References
Hebrews 12:17
Afterward, as you know, when he wanted to inherit this blessing, he was rejected. Even though he sought the blessing with tears, he could not change what he had done.

1 Samuel 11:4
When the messengers came to Gibeah of Saul and reported these terms to the people, they all wept aloud.

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