Genesis 28:8
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English Standard Version
So when Esau saw that the Canaanite women did not please Isaac his father,

King James Bible
And Esau seeing that the daughters of Canaan pleased not Isaac his father;

American Standard Version
And Esau saw that the daughters of Canaan pleased not Isaac his father.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Experiencing also that his father was not well pleased with the daughters of Chanaan:

English Revised Version
and Esau saw that the daughters of Canaan pleased not Isaac his father;

Webster's Bible Translation
And Esau seeing that the daughters of Canaan pleased not Isaac his father;

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Jacob's Departure from his Parents' House. - Rebekah's complaint reminded Isaac of his own call, and his consequent duty to provide for Jacob's marriage in a manner corresponding to the divine counsels of salvation.

Genesis 28:1-5

He called Jacob, therefore, and sent him to Padan-Aram to his mother's relations, with instructions to seek a wife there, and not among the daughters of Canaan, giving him at the same time the "blessing of Abraham," i.e., the blessing of promise, which Abraham had repeatedly received from the Lord, but which is more especially recorded in Genesis 17:2., and Genesis 22:16-18.

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the daughters.

Genesis 28:1 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.

Genesis 24:3 And I will make you swear by the LORD, the God of heaven, and the God of the earth...

Genesis 26:34,35 And Esau was forty years old when he took to wife Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite...

pleased not. Heb. were evil in the eyes.

1 Samuel 8:6 But the thing displeased Samuel, when they said, Give us a king to judge us. And Samuel prayed to the LORD.

Cross References
Genesis 24:3
that I may make you swear by the LORD, the God of heaven and God of the earth, that you will not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I dwell,

Genesis 26:34
When Esau was forty years old, he took Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite to be his wife, and Basemath the daughter of Elon the Hittite,

Genesis 26:35
and they made life bitter for Isaac and Rebekah.

Genesis 27:46
Then Rebekah said to Isaac, "I loathe my life because of the Hittite women. If Jacob marries one of the Hittite women like these, one of the women of the land, what good will my life be to me?"

Genesis 28:7
and that Jacob had obeyed his father and his mother and gone to Paddan-aram.

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