New Living Translation
Isaac loved Esau because he enjoyed eating the wild game Esau brought home, but Rebekah loved Jacob.
King James Bible
And Isaac loved Esau, because he did eat of his venison: but Rebekah loved Jacob.
Darby Bible Translation
And Isaac loved Esau, because venison was to his taste; and Rebecca loved Jacob.
World English Bible
Now Isaac loved Esau, because he ate his venison. Rebekah loved Jacob.
Young's Literal Translation
and Isaac loveth Esau, for his hunting is in his mouth; and Rebekah is loving Jacob.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
25:28 And Isaac loved Esau - Isaac though he was not a stirring man himself, yet he loved to have his son active. Esau knew how to please him, and shewed a great respect for him, by treating him often with venison, which won upon him more than one would have thought. But Rebekah loved him whom God loved.
"Therefore let us also, seeing we are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus the Author and Perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the Cross, despising shame, and hath sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider Him that hath endured such gainsaying of sinners against themselves, that ye …
Thomas Charles Edwards—The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews
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Take your bow and a quiver full of arrows, and go out into the open country to hunt some wild game for me.
she said to her son Jacob, "Listen. I overheard your father say to Esau,
Jacob replied, "It's Esau, your firstborn son. I've done as you told me. Here is the wild game. Now sit up and eat it so you can give me your blessing."
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