New Living Translation
It was now very clear to Esau that his father did not like the local Canaanite women.
King James Bible
And Esau seeing that the daughters of Canaan pleased not Isaac his father;
Darby Bible Translation
And Esau saw that the daughters of Canaan were evil in the sight of Isaac his father.
World English Bible
Esau saw that the daughters of Canaan didn't please Isaac, his father.
Young's Literal Translation
and Esau seeth that the daughters of Canaan are evil in the eyes of Isaac his father,
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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.
At the age of forty, Esau married two Hittite wives: Judith, the daughter of Beeri, and Basemath, the daughter of Elon.
But Esau's wives made life miserable for Isaac and Rebekah.
Then Rebekah said to Isaac, "I'm sick and tired of these local Hittite women! I would rather die than see Jacob marry one of them."
He also knew that Jacob had obeyed his parents and gone to Paddan-aram.
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