Genesis 27:25
New International Version
Then he said, "My son, bring me some of your game to eat, so that I may give you my blessing." Jacob brought it to him and he ate; and he brought some wine and he drank.

New Living Translation
Then Isaac said, “Now, my son, bring me the wild game. Let me eat it, and then I will give you my blessing.” So Jacob took the food to his father, and Isaac ate it. He also drank the wine that Jacob served him.

English Standard Version
Then he said, “Bring it near to me, that I may eat of my son’s game and bless you.” So he brought it near to him, and he ate; and he brought him wine, and he drank.

Berean Study Bible
“Serve me,” said Isaac, “and let me eat some of my son’s game, so that I may bless you.” Jacob brought it to him, and he ate; then he brought him wine, and he drank.

King James Bible
And he said, Bring it near to me, and I will eat of my son's venison, that my soul may bless thee. And he brought it near to him, and he did eat: and he brought him wine, and he drank.

New King James Version
He said, “Bring it near to me, and I will eat of my son’s game, so that my soul may bless you.” So he brought it near to him, and he ate; and he brought him wine, and he drank.

New American Standard Bible
So he said, “Bring it to me, and I will eat of my son’s game, that I may bless you.” And he brought it to him, and he ate; he also brought him wine and he drank.

NASB 1995
So he said, "Bring it to me, and I will eat of my son's game, that I may bless you." And he brought it to him, and he ate; he also brought him wine and he drank.

NASB 1977
So he said, “Bring it to me, and I will eat of my son’s game, that I may bless you.” And he brought it to him, and he ate; he also brought him wine and he drank.

Amplified Bible
Then Isaac said, “Bring the food to me, and I will eat some of my son’s game, so that I may bless you.” He brought it to him, and he ate; and he brought him wine and he drank.

Christian Standard Bible
Then he said, “Bring it closer to me, and let me eat some of my son’s game so that I can bless you.” Jacob brought it closer to him, and he ate; he brought him wine, and he drank.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then he said, "Serve me, and let me eat some of my son's game so that I can bless you." Jacob brought it to him, and he ate; he brought him wine, and he drank.

American Standard Version
And he said, Bring it near to me, and I will eat of my son's venison, that my soul may bless thee. And he brought it near to him, and he did eat. And he brought him wine, and he drank.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he said to him, “Come to me; I shall eat of the game of my son, so my soul will bless you”, and he came to him and he ate and he brought wine to him and he drank.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he said, Bring hither, and I will eat of thy venison, son, that my soul may bless thee; and he brought it near to him, and he ate, and he brought him wine, and he drank.

Contemporary English Version
So Isaac told him, "Serve me the wild meat, and I can give you my blessing." Jacob gave him some meat, and he ate it. He also gave him some wine, and he drank it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then he said: Bring me the meats of thy hunting, my son, that my soul may bless thee. And when they were brought, and he had eaten, he offered him wine also, which after he had drunk,

English Revised Version
And he said, Bring it near to me, and I will eat of my son's venison, that my soul may bless thee. And he brought it near to him, and he did eat: and he brought him wine, and he drank.

Good News Translation
Isaac said, "Bring me some of the meat. After I eat it, I will give you my blessing." Jacob brought it to him, and he also brought him some wine to drink.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Isaac said, "Bring me some of the game, and I will eat it, Son, so that I will bless you." Jacob brought it to Isaac, and he ate it. Jacob also brought him wine, and he drank it.

International Standard Version
"Come closer to me," Isaac replied, "so I can eat some of the game, my son, and then bless you." So Jacob came closer, and Isaac ate. Jacob also brought wine so his father could drink.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he said: 'Bring it near to me, and I will eat of my son's venison, that my soul may bless thee.' And he brought it near to him, and he did eat; and he brought him wine, and he drank.

Literal Standard Version
And he says, “Bring [it] near to me, and I eat of my son’s game, so that my soul blesses you”; and he brings [it] near to him, and he eats; and he brings wine to him, and he drinks.

NET Bible
Isaac said, "Bring some of the wild game for me to eat, my son. Then I will bless you." So Jacob brought it to him, and he ate it. He also brought him wine, and Isaac drank.

New Heart English Bible
He said, "Bring it near to me, and I will eat of what my son hunted so that I can bless you." He brought it near to him, and he ate. He brought him wine, and he drank.

World English Bible
He said, "Bring it near to me, and I will eat of my son's venison, that my soul may bless you." He brought it near to him, and he ate. He brought him wine, and he drank.

Young's Literal Translation
And he saith, 'Bring nigh to me, and I do eat of my son's provision, so that my soul doth bless thee;' and he bringeth nigh to him, and he eateth; and he bringeth to him wine, and he drinketh.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Isaac Blesses Jacob
24Again he asked, “Are you really my son Esau?” And he replied, “I am.” 25“Serve me,” said Isaac, “and let me eat some of my son’s game, so that I may bless you.” Jacob brought it to him, and he ate; then he brought him wine, and he drank. 26Then his father Isaac said to him, “Please come near and kiss me, my son.”…

Cross References
Genesis 27:4
Then prepare a tasty dish that I love and bring it to me to eat, so that I may bless you before I die."

Genesis 27:24
Again he asked, "Are you really my son Esau?" And he replied, "I am."

Genesis 27:26
Then his father Isaac said to him, "Please come near and kiss me, my son."


Treasury of Scripture

And he said, Bring it near to me, and I will eat of my son's venison, that my soul may bless you. And he brought it near to him, and he did eat: and he brought him wine and he drank.

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Genesis 27:4
And make me savoury meat, such as I love, and bring it to me, that I may eat; that my soul may bless thee before I die.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
“Serve me,”
הַגִּ֤שָׁה (hag·gi·šāh)
Verb - Hifil - Imperative - masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 5066: To draw near, approach

said [Isaac],
וַיֹּ֗אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

“and let me eat
וְאֹֽכְלָה֙ (wə·’ō·ḵə·lāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect Cohortative - first person common singular
Strong's 398: To eat

some of my son’s
בְּנִ֔י (bə·nî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 1121: A son

game,
מִצֵּ֣יד (miṣ·ṣêḏ)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6718: The chase, game, lunch

so that
לְמַ֥עַן (lə·ma·‘an)
Conjunction
Strong's 4616: Purpose -- intent

I
נַפְשִׁ֑י (nap̄·šî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 5315: A soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion

may bless you.”
תְּבָֽרֶכְךָ֖ (tə·ḇā·reḵ·ḵā)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - third person feminine singular | second person masculine singular
Strong's 1288: To kneel, to bless God, man, to curse

Jacob brought it to him,
וַיַּגֶּשׁ־ (way·yag·geš-)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5066: To draw near, approach

and he ate;
וַיֹּאכַ֔ל (way·yō·ḵal)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 398: To eat

then he brought
וַיָּ֧בֵא (way·yā·ḇê)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

him
ל֦וֹ (lōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

wine,
יַ֖יִן (ya·yin)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3196: Wine, intoxication

and he drank.
וַיֵּֽשְׁתְּ׃ (way·yê·šət)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 8354: To imbibe


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