Genesis 27:23
Modern Translations
New International Version
He did not recognize him, for his hands were hairy like those of his brother Esau; so he proceeded to bless him.

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.

English Standard Version
And he did not recognize him, because his hands were hairy like his brother Esau’s hands. So he blessed him.

Berean Study Bible
Isaac did not recognize him, because his hands were hairy like those of his brother Esau; so he blessed him.

New American Standard Bible
And he did not recognize him, because his hands were hairy like his brother Esau’s hands; so he blessed him.

NASB 1995
He did not recognize him, because his hands were hairy like his brother Esau's hands; so he blessed him.

NASB 1977
And he did not recognize him, because his hands were hairy like his brother Esau’s hands; so he blessed him.

Amplified Bible
He could not recognize him [as Jacob], because his hands were hairy like his brother Esau’s hands; so he blessed him.

Christian Standard Bible
He did not recognize him, because his hands were hairy like those of his brother Esau; so he blessed him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He did not recognize him, because his hands were hairy like those of his brother Esau; so he blessed him.

Contemporary English Version
And so Isaac blessed Jacob, thinking he was Esau.

Good News Translation
He did not recognize Jacob, because his arms were hairy like Esau's. He was about to give him his blessing,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He didn't recognize Jacob, because his hands were hairy like his brother Esau's hands. So he blessed him.

International Standard Version
He didn't recognize Jacob, because his hands were hairy like those of his brother Esau, so Isaac blessed him.

NET Bible
He did not recognize him because his hands were hairy, like his brother Esau's hands. So Isaac blessed Jacob.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands: so he blessed him.

New King James Version
And he did not recognize him, because his hands were hairy like his brother Esau’s hands; so he blessed him.

King James 2000 Bible
And he recognized him not, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands: so he blessed him.

New Heart English Bible
He did not recognize him, because his hands were hairy like those of his brother Esau. So 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.

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

American Standard Version
And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands. So he blessed him.

A Faithful Version
And he did not recognize him, for his hands were hairy like his brother Esau's hands. And 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.

English Revised Version
And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands: so he blessed him.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands: So he blessed him.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
(For he knewe him not, because his hands were rough as his brother Esaus hands: wherefore he blessed him)

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And he knewe him not, because his handes were heary as his brother Esaus handes: and so he blessed hym.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And he knew him not, for his handes were rough like as ye handes of his brother Esau. And he blessed him.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
And he knewe him not because his handes were rough as his brother Esaus handes: And so he blessed him.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And he has not discerned him, for his hands have been hairy, as the hands of his brother Esau, and he blesses 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,

Smith's Literal Translation
And he knew him not, for his hands were as the hands of Esau, his brother of hair: and he will praise him.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible


Catholic Public Domain Version
And he did not recognize him, because his hairy hands made him seem similar to the elder one. Therefore, blessing him,

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And he did not recognize him because his hands were like the hands of Esau his hairy brother, and he blessed him.

Lamsa Bible
But he did not recognize him, because his hands were hairy, like his brother Esau's hands; so he blessed him.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands; so he blessed him.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he knew him not, for his hands were as the hands of his brother Esau, hairy; and he blessed him,








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