Genesis 27:16
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New International Version
She also covered his hands and the smooth part of his neck with the goatskins.

New Living Translation
She covered his arms and the smooth part of his neck with the skin of the young goats.

English Standard Version
And the skins of the young goats she put on his hands and on the smooth part of his neck.

New American Standard Bible
And she put the skins of the young goats on his hands and on the smooth part of his neck.

King James Bible
And she put the skins of the kids of the goats upon his hands, and upon the smooth of his neck:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
She put the skins of the young goats on his hands and the smooth part of his neck.

International Standard Version
She put some goat skins over his hands and on the smooth part of his neck.

NET Bible
She put the skins of the young goats on his hands and the smooth part of his neck.

New Heart English Bible
She put the skins of the kids of the goats on his hands, and on the smooth of his neck.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
She put the skins from the young goats on his hands and on the back of his neck.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And she put the skins of the kids of the goats upon his hands, and upon the smooth of his neck.

New American Standard 1977
And she put the skins of the kids on his hands and on the smooth part of his neck.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And she put the skins of the kids of the goats upon his hands and upon the smooth of his neck,

King James 2000 Bible
And she put the skins of the kids of the goats upon his hands, and upon the smooth of his neck:

American King James Version
And she put the skins of the kids of the goats on his hands, and on the smooth of his neck:

American Standard Version
And she put the skins of the kids of the goats upon his hands, and upon the smooth of his neck.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the little skins of the kids she put about his hands, and covered the bare of his neck.

Darby Bible Translation
and she put the skins of the kids of the goats on his hands, and on the smooth of his neck;

English Revised Version
and she put the skins of the kids of the goats upon his hands, and upon the smooth of his neck:

Webster's Bible Translation
And she put the skins of the kids of the goats on his hands, and on the smooth part of his neck:

World English Bible
She put the skins of the young goats on his hands, and on the smooth of his neck.

Young's Literal Translation
and the skins of the kids of the goats she hath put on his hands, and on the smooth of his neck,
Study Bible
Jacob's Deception
15Then Rebekah took the best garments of Esau her elder son, which were with her in the house, and put them on Jacob her younger son. 16And she put the skins of the young goats on his hands and on the smooth part of his neck. 17She also gave the savory food and the bread, which she had made, to her son Jacob.…
Cross References
Genesis 27:15
Then Rebekah took the best garments of Esau her elder son, which were with her in the house, and put them on Jacob her younger son.

Genesis 27:17
She also gave the savory food and the bread, which she had made, to her son Jacob.

Genesis 27:23
He did not recognize him, because his hands were hairy like his brother Esau's hands; so he blessed him.
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And she put the skins of the kids of the goats on his hands, and on the smooth of his neck:

skins. Travellers inform us, that the Eastern goats have long, fine, and beautiful hair, of the most delicate silky softness; indeed the animals generally in those hot countries are not covered with so thick a coat of hair as they are in more northerly regions; so that Isaac might easily be deceived, when his eyes were dim, and his feeling no less impaired than his sight.

(16) The skins of the kids.--In hot countries the coats of animals are far less thick and coarse than in cold climates, and some species of Oriental goats are famous for their soft, silky wool. But in those cases in which men have their bodies covered with hair, it is by no means of a delicate texture. In Song of Solomon 4:1 Solomon's hair is compared to that of a flock of goats.

Verse 16. - And she put the skins of the kids of the goats - not European, but Oriental camel-goats, whose wool is black, silky, of a much finer texture than that of the former, and sometimes used as a substitute for human hair (cf. Song of Solomon 4:1); vide on this subject Rosenmüller's 'Scholia,' and commentaries generally - upon his hands, and upon the smooth of his neck - thus cautiously providing against detection, in case, anything occurring to arouse the old man's suspicions, he should seek, as in reality he did, to test the accuracy of his now dim sight and dull hearing by the sense of touch. And she put the skins of the kids of the goats upon his hands,.... Upon both his hands, and the whole of them that was bare, that he might appear to be like Esau:

and upon the smooth of his neck; which in Esau was covered with hair as his hands; and Hiscuni, a Jewish writer (s), observes, that the skins of goats are rough, and like the skin of a hairy man; and so Bochart (t) remarks, that goats' hair in the eastern countries is not much unlike human hair; see 1 Samuel 19:13.

(s) Apud Drusium in loc. (t) Hierozoic. par. 1. l. 2. c. 51. col. 626. 27:6-17 Rebekah knew that the blessing was intended for Jacob, and expected he would have it. But she wronged Isaac by putting a cheat on him; she wronged Jacob by tempting him to wickedness. She put a stumbling-block in Esau's way, and gave him a pretext for hatred to Jacob and to religion. All were to be blamed. It was one of those crooked measures often adopted to further the Divine promises; as if the end would justify, or excuse wrong means. Thus many have acted wrong, under the idea of being useful in promoting the cause of Christ. The answer to all such things is that which God addressed to Abraham, I am God Almighty; walk before me and be thou perfect. And it was a very rash speech of Rebekah, Upon me be thy curse, my son. Christ has borne the curse of the law for all who take upon them the yoke of the command, the command of the gospel. But it is too daring for any creature to say, Upon me be thy curse.
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