Genesis 27:1
Good News Translation
Isaac was now old and had become blind. He sent for his older son Esau and said to him, "Son!" "Yes," he answered.

Contemporary English Version
Isaac was old and almost blind, when he called in his first-born son Esau, who asked him, "Father, what can I do for you?"

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, and he could not see: and he called Esau, his elder son, and said to him: My son? And he answered: Here I am.

New American Bible
When Isaac was so old that his eyesight had failed him, he called his older son Esau and said to him, “My son!” “Here I am!” he replied.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Now Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, and he could not see: and he called Esau, his elder son, and said to him: My son? And he answered: Here I am.

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Genesis 48:10 For Israel's eyes were dim by reason of his great age, and he could not see clearly. And when they were brought to him, he kissed and embraced them,

1 Samuel 3:2 And it came to pass one day when Heli lay in his place, and his eyes were grown dim, that he could not see:

Ecclesiastes 12:3 When the keepers of the house shall tremble, and the strong men shall stagger, and the grinders shall be idle in a small number, and they that look through the holes shall be darkened:

John 9:3 Jesus answered: Neither hath this man sinned, nor his parents; but that the works of God should be made manifest in him.

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Genesis 25:23-25 And he answering, said: Two nations are in thy womb, and two peoples shall be divided out of thy womb, and one people shall overcome the other, and the elder shall serve the younger. . . .

Context
Jacob's Deception
1Now Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, and he could not see: and he called Esau, his elder son, and said to him: My son? And he answered: Here I am.2And his father said to him, Thou seest that I am old, and know not the day of my death.…
Cross References
Genesis 25:25
He that came forth first was red, and hairy like a skin: and his name was called Esau. Immediately the other coming forth, held his brother's foot in his hand: and therefore he was called Jacob.

Genesis 25:33
Jacob said: Swear therefore to me. Esau swore to him, and sold his first birthright.

Genesis 48:10
For Israel's eyes were dim by reason of his great age, and he could not see clearly. And when they were brought to him, he kissed and embraced them,

Deuteronomy 34:7
Moses was a hundred and twenty years old when he died: his eye was not dim, neither were his teeth moved.

1 Samuel 3:2
And it came to pass one day when Heli lay in his place, and his eyes were grown dim, that he could not see:

Ecclesiastes 12:3
When the keepers of the house shall tremble, and the strong men shall stagger, and the grinders shall be idle in a small number, and they that look through the holes shall be darkened:

Additional Translations
When Isaac was old and his eyes were so weak that he could no longer see, he called his older son Esau and said to him, “My son.” “Here I am,” Esau replied.And it came to pass, that when Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called Esau his oldest son, and said to him, My son: and he said to him, Behold, here am I.

And it came to pass, that when Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called Esau his elder son, and said unto him, My son. And he said unto him, Here am I.

And it came to pass after Isaac was old, that his eyes were dimmed so that he could not see; and he called Esau, his elder son, and said to him, My son; and he said, Behold, I am here.

And it came to pass when Isaac had become old, and his eyes were dim so that he could not see, that he called Esau his elder son, and said to him, My son! And he said to him, Here am I.

And it came to pass, that when Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called Esau his elder son, and said unto him, My son: and he said unto him, Here am I.

And it came to pass, that when Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called Esau his eldest son, and said to him, My son: and he said to him, Behold, here am I.

It happened, that when Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called Esau his elder son, and said to him, "My son?" He said to him, "Here I am."

And it cometh to pass that Isaac is aged, and his eyes are too dim for seeing, and he calleth Esau his elder son, and saith unto him, 'My son;' and he saith unto him, 'Here am I.'
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