blesseth his son Jacob.
And Jacob went
near unto Isaac his father; and he felt him, and said, The
voice is Jacob's voice, but the hands are the
hands of Esau.
And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy, as
his brother Esau's hands: so he blessed him.
And he said, Art thou my very son Esau? And he said,
And he said, Bring it near to me, and I will eat of my son's
venison, that my soul may bless thee. And he brought
it near to him, and he did eat: And he brought him
wine, and he drank.
And his father Isaac said unto him, Come near now, and kiss
me, my son.
And he came near, and kissed him: and he smelled the smell
of his raiment, and blessed him, and said, See, the smell
of my son is as the smell of a field which the Lord
Therefore God give thee of the dew of heaven, and the fatness
of the earth, and plenty of corn and wine:
Let people serve thee, and nations bow down to thee: be lord
over thy brethren, and let thy mother's sons bow down to thee:
cursed be every one that curseth thee, and blessed
be he that blesseth thee. (KJV)
de la Bible (1728)
Illustrated by Gerard
Hoet (1648-1733), and others.