New Living Translation
What if my father touches me? He'll see that I'm trying to trick him, and then he'll curse me instead of blessing me."
King James Bible
My father peradventure will feel me, and I shall seem to him as a deceiver; and I shall bring a curse upon me, and not a blessing.
Darby Bible Translation
My father perhaps will feel me, and I shall be in his sight as one who mocks him, and I shall bring a curse on me, and not a blessing.
World English Bible
What if my father touches me? I will seem to him as a deceiver, and I would bring a curse on myself, and not a blessing."
Young's Literal Translation
it may be my father doth feel me, and I have been in his eyes as a deceiver, and have brought upon me disesteem, and not a blessing;'
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LibraryFirst Withdrawal from Herod's Territory and Return.
(Spring, a.d. 29.) Subdivision C. The Twelve Try to Row Back. Jesus Walks Upon the Water. ^A Matt. XIV. 22-36; ^B Mark VI. 45-56; ^D John VI. 15-21. ^d 15 Jesus therefore perceiving that they were about to come and take him by force, to make him king, withdrew again into the mountain himself alone. [Jesus had descended to the plain to feed the multitude, but, perceiving this mistaken desire of the people, he frustrated it by dismissing his disciples and retiring by himself into the mountain.] ^a …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
Then Isaac said to Jacob, "Come closer so I can touch you and make sure that you really are Esau."
So Jacob went closer to his father, and Isaac touched him. "The voice is Jacob's, but the hands are Esau's," Isaac said.
When he calms down and forgets what you have done to him, I will send for you to come back. Why should I lose both of you in one day?"
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