Genesis 27:23
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New Living Translation
But he did not recognize Jacob, because Jacob's hands felt hairy just like Esau's. So Isaac prepared to bless Jacob.

King James Bible
And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands: so he blessed him.

Darby Bible Translation
And he did not discern him, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands; and he blessed him.

World English Bible
He didn't recognize him, because his hands were hairy, like his brother, Esau's hands. So he blessed him.

Young's Literal Translation
And he hath not discerned him, for his hands have been hairy, as the hands of Esau his brother, and he blesseth him,

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First 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

The Old Testament opens very impressively. In measured and dignified language it introduces the story of Israel's origin and settlement upon the land of Canaan (Gen.--Josh.) by the story of creation, i.-ii. 4a, and thus suggests, at the very beginning, the far-reaching purpose and the world-wide significance of the people and religion of Israel. The narrative has not travelled far till it becomes apparent that its dominant interests are to be religious and moral; for, after a pictorial sketch of
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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Genesis 27:16
She covered his arms and the smooth part of his neck with the skin of the young goats.

Genesis 27:22
So Jacob went closer to his father, and Isaac touched him. "The voice is Jacob's, but the hands are Esau's," Isaac said.

Genesis 27:24
"But are you really my son Esau?" he asked. "Yes, I am," Jacob replied.

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