Genesis 27:17
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New International Version
Then she handed to her son Jacob the tasty food and the bread she had made.

King James Bible
And she gave the savoury meat and the bread, which she had prepared, into the hand of her son Jacob.

Darby Bible Translation
and she gave the savoury dishes and the bread that she had prepared into the hand of her son Jacob.

World English Bible
She gave the savory food and the bread, which she had prepared, into the hand of her son Jacob.

Young's Literal Translation
and she giveth the tasteful things, and the bread which she hath made, into the hand of Jacob her son.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Goodly raiment - Mr. Ainsworth has a sensible note on this place. "The priest in the law had holy garments to minister in, Exodus 28:2-4, which the Septuagint there and in this place term την στολην, The robe, and στολην ἁγιαν, the holy robe. Whether the first-born, before the law, had such to minister in is not certain, but it is probable by this example; for had they been common garments, why did not Esau himself, or his wives, keep them? But being, in all likelihood, holy robes, received from their ancestors, the mother of the family kept them in sweet chests from moths and the like, whereupon it is said, Genesis 27:27, Isaac smelled the smell of his garments." The opinion of Ainsworth is followed by many critics.

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Genesis 27:16 And she put the skins of the young goats on his hands and on the smooth part of his neck.

Genesis 27:18 Then he came to his father and said, "My father." And he said, "Here I am. Who are you, my son?"

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Letter xxxv. From Pope Damasus.
Damasus addresses five questions to Jerome with a request for information concerning them. They are: 1. What is the meaning of the words "Whosoever slayeth Cain vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold"? (Gen. iv. 5.) 2. If God has made all things good, how comes it that He gives charge to Noah concerning unclean animals, and says to Peter, "What God hath cleansed that call not thou common"? (Acts x. 15.) 3. How is Gen. xv. 16, "in the fourth generation they shall come hither again," to be reconciled
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Cross References
Genesis 27:4
Prepare me the kind of tasty food I like and bring it to me to eat, so that I may give you my blessing before I die."

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

Genesis 27:18
He went to his father and said, "My father." "Yes, my son," he answered. "Who is it?"

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