And his mother said to him, On me be your curse, my son: only obey my voice, and go fetch me them.
1. Faith pursueth God's oracle through the worst of difficulties and fears.
2. Fleshly passion may mix with faith in its strongest operations.
3. Affection may make mothers adventure to bear a curse for their sons.
4. Natural affection may be instant to have things done irregularly upon a ground of faith.
(G. Hughes, B. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And his mother said unto him, Upon me be thy curse, my son: only obey my voice, and go fetch me them.