Genesis 27:39
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His father Isaac answered him, "Your dwelling will be away from the earth's richness, away from the dew of heaven above.

King James Bible
And Isaac his father answered and said unto him, Behold, thy dwelling shall be the fatness of the earth, and of the dew of heaven from above;

Darby Bible Translation
And Isaac his father answered and said to him, Behold, thy dwelling shall be of the fatness of the earth, And of the dew of heaven from above;

World English Bible
Isaac his father answered him, "Behold, of the fatness of the earth will be your dwelling, and of the dew of the sky from above.

Young's Literal Translation
And Isaac his father answereth and saith unto him, 'Lo, of the fatness of the earth is thy dwelling, and of the dew of the heavens from above;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

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

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Behold.

Genesis 36:6-8 And Esau took his wives, and his sons, and his daughters, and all the persons of his house, and his cattle, and all his beasts...

Joshua 24:4 And I gave to Isaac Jacob and Esau: and I gave to Esau mount Seir, to possess it; but Jacob and his children went down into Egypt.

Hebrews 11:20 By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau concerning things to come.

the fatness. or, of the fatness.

Genesis 27:28 Therefore God give you of the dew of heaven, and the fatness of the earth, and plenty of corn and wine:

It is here foretold, says Bp. Newton, that as to temporal advantages, the two brothers should be much alike. (See ver.

Genesis 27:28 Therefore God give you of the dew of heaven, and the fatness of the earth, and plenty of corn and wine:

.) Esau had cattle, beasts, and substance in abundance, and he went to dwell in Mount Seir of his own accord. When the Israelites desired leave to pass through the territories of Edom, the country abounded with fruitful fields and vineyards. (Nu.

Genesis 20:17 So Abraham prayed to God: and God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and his maidservants; and they bore children.

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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
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Cross References
Hebrews 11:20
By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau in regard to their future.

Genesis 27:28
May God give you heaven's dew and earth's richness-- an abundance of grain and new wine.

Genesis 33:9
But Esau said, "I already have plenty, my brother. Keep what you have for yourself."

Deuteronomy 33:13
About Joseph he said: "May the LORD bless his land with the precious dew from heaven above and with the deep waters that lie below;

Deuteronomy 33:28
So Israel will live in safety; Jacob will dwell secure in a land of grain and new wine, where the heavens drop dew.

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