The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 01

The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 01

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Excerpt: ... beyond what can be believed, said: Who is he then that even now brought me venison that he had taken, and I ate of all before thou camest? and I have blessed him, and he shall be blessed. 27:34. Esau having heard his father's words, roared out with a great cry; and, being in a consternation, said: Bless me also, my father. 27:35. And he said: Thy brother came deceitfully and got thy blessing. 27:36. But he said again: Rightly is his name called Jacob; for he hath supplanted me lo this second time: My birthright he took away before, and now this second time he hath stolen away my blessing. And again he said to his father: Hast thou not reserved me also a blessing? Jacob. That is, a supplanter. 27:37. Isaac answered: I have appointed him thy lord, and have made all his brethren his servants: I have established him with corn and wine, and after this, what shall I do more for thee, my son? 27:38. And Esau said to him: Hast thou only one blessing, father? I beseech thee bless me also. And when he wept with a loud cry, 27:39. Isaac being moved, said to him: In the fat of the earth, and in the dew of heaven from above, 27:40. Shall thy blessing be. Thou shalt live by the sword, and shalt serve thy brother: and the time shall come, when thou shalt shake off and loose his yoke from thy neck. 27:41. Esau therefore always hated Jacob, for the blessing wherewith his father had blessed him; and he said in his heart: The days will come of the mourning for my father, and I will kill my brother Jacob. 27:42. These things were told to Rebecca: and she sent and called Jacob, her son, and said to him: Behold Esau, thy brother, threateneth to kill thee. 27:43. Now therefore, my son, hear my voice, arise and flee to Laban, my brother, to Haran: 27:44. And thou shalt dwell with him a few days, till the wrath of thy brother be assuaged, 27:45. And his indignation cease, and he forget the things thou hast done to him: afterwards I will send, and bring thee from thence...show more

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