New Living Translation
So Isaac called for Jacob, blessed him, and said, "You must not marry any of these Canaanite women.
King James Bible
And Isaac called Jacob, and blessed him, and charged him, and said unto him, Thou shalt not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan.
Darby Bible Translation
And Isaac called Jacob, and blessed him, and charged him, and said to him, Thou shalt not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan.
World English Bible
Isaac called Jacob, blessed him, and commanded him, "You shall not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan.
Young's Literal Translation
And Isaac calleth unto Jacob, and blesseth him, and commandeth him, and saith to him, 'Thou dost not take a wife of the daughters of Caanan;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
28:1 Isaac blessed him, and charged him - Those that have the blessing must keep the charge annexed to it, and not think to separate what God has joined.
LibraryThe Life of Faith.
The fruit of these trials. The conduct of the submissive soul. It results from all that has just been described that, in the path of pure faith, all that takes place spiritually, physically, and temporarily, has the aspect of death. This is not to be wondered at. What else could be expected? It is natural to this state. God has His plans for souls, and under this disguise He carries them out very successfully. Under the name of "disguise" I include ill-success, corporal infirmities, and spiritual …
Jean-Pierre de Caussade—Abandonment to Divine Providence
The Plan for the Coming of Jesus.
The Prophecy of Obadiah.
Letter xxviii (Circa A. D. 1130) to the Abbots Assembled at Soissons
Swear by the LORD, the God of heaven and earth, that you will not allow my son to marry one of these local Canaanite women.
Go instead to my homeland, to my relatives, and find a wife there for my son Isaac."
Isaac began to tremble uncontrollably and said, "Then who just served me wild game? I have already eaten it, and I blessed him just before you came. And yes, that blessing must stand!"
Esau knew that his father, Isaac, had blessed Jacob and sent him to Paddan-aram to find a wife, and that he had warned Jacob, "You must not marry a Canaanite woman."
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