And Isaac called Jacob, and blessed him, and charged him, and said to him, You shall not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan.…
1. Providence makes parents willing to part with dearest children in order to accomplish His will.
2. Providence ordereth children's hearts in readiness to obey the father's charge to execute God's purpose.
3. Providence sometimes sends out creatures naked and helpless the more to glorify Himself (ver. 5). He keeps them while they believe on His promises.
(G. Hughes, B. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And Isaac called Jacob, and blessed him, and charged him, and said unto him, Thou shalt not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan.