Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And it came to pass, that when Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called Esau his eldest son, and said unto him, My son: and he said unto him, Behold, here am I.

Eldest son

General references

Bible References

Dim

Genesis 48:10
And the eyes of Israel have been heavy from age, he is unable to see; and he bringeth them nigh unto him, and he kisseth them, and cleaveth to them;
1 Samuel 3:2
And it cometh to pass, at that time, that Eli is lying down in his place, and his eyes have begun to be dim -- he is not able to see.
Ecclesiastes 12:3
In the day that keepers of the house tremble, And men of strength have bowed themselves, And grinders have ceased, because they have become few. And those looking out at the windows have become dim,
John 9:3
Jesus answered, 'Neither did this one sin nor his parents, but that the works of God may be manifested in him;

Eldest son

Genesis 25:23
And Jehovah saith to her, 'Two nations are in thy womb, and two peoples from thy bowels are parted; and the one people than the other people is stronger; and the elder doth serve the younger.'

General references

Romans 9:16
so, then -- not of him who is willing, nor of him who is running, but of God who is doing kindness: