New International Version
He went to his father and said, "My father." "Yes, my son," he answered. "Who is it?"
King James Bible
And he came unto his father, and said, My father: and he said, Here am I; who art thou, my son?
Darby Bible Translation
And he came to his father, and said, My father! And he said, Here am I: who art thou, my son?
World English Bible
He came to his father, and said, "My father?" He said, "Here I am. Who are you, my son?"
Young's Literal Translation
And he cometh in unto his father, and saith, 'My father;' and he saith, 'Here am I; who art thou, my son?'
Genesis 27:18 Parallel
CommentaryClarke'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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1. There is a great question about Lying, which often arises in the midst of our every day business, and gives us much trouble, that we may not either rashly call that a lie which is not such, or decide that it is sometimes right to tell a lie, that is, a kind of honest, well-meant, charitable lie. This question we will painfully discuss by seeking with them that seek: whether to any good purpose, we need not take upon ourselves to affirm, for the attentive reader will sufficiently gather from the …
St. Augustine—On Lying
Letter xxxv. From Pope Damasus.
Then she handed to her son Jacob the tasty food and the bread she had made.
Jacob said to his father, "I am Esau your firstborn. I have done as you told me. Please sit up and eat some of my game, so that you may give me your blessing."
His father Isaac asked him, "Who are you?" "I am your son," he answered, "your firstborn, Esau."
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