Genesis 27:8
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New International Version
Now, my son, listen carefully and do what I tell you:

King James Bible
Now therefore, my son, obey my voice according to that which I command thee.

Darby Bible Translation
And now, my son, hearken to my voice in that which I command thee.

World English Bible
Now therefore, my son, obey my voice according to that which I command you.

Young's Literal Translation
'And now, my son, hearken to my voice, to that which I am commanding thee:

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

And Rebekah heard - And was determined, if possible, to frustrate the design of Isaac, and procure the blessing for her favorite son. Some pretend that she received a Divine inspiration to the purpose; but if she had she needed not to have recourse to deceit, to help forward the accomplishment. Isaac, on being informed, would have had too much piety not to prefer the will of his Maker to his own partiality for his eldest son; but Rebekah had nothing of the kind to plead, and therefore had recourse to the most exceptionable means to accomplish her ends.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Genesis 27:13 And his mother said to him, On me be your curse, my son: only obey my voice, and go fetch me them.

Genesis 25:23 And the LORD said to her, Two nations are in your womb, and two manner of people shall be separated from your bowels...

Acts 4:19 But Peter and John answered and said to them, Whether it be right in the sight of God to listen to you more than to God, judge you.

Acts 5:29 Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.

Ephesians 6:1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.

There is a Great Question About Lying, which Often Arises in the Midst Of...
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.
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
St. Jerome—The Principal Works of St. Jerome

Cross References
Genesis 27:7
Bring me some game and prepare me some tasty food to eat, so that I may give you my blessing in the presence of the LORD before I die.'

Genesis 27:9
Go out to the flock and bring me two choice young goats, so I can prepare some tasty food for your father, just the way he likes it.

Genesis 27:13
His mother said to him, "My son, let the curse fall on me. Just do what I say; go and get them for me."

Genesis 27:43
Now then, my son, do what I say: Flee at once to my brother Laban in Harran.

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