Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Jacob answered his mother Rebekah, "Behold, Esau my brother is a hairy man and I am a smooth man.

King James Version

And Jacob said to Rebekah his mother, Behold, Esau my brother is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man:

Holman Bible

Jacob answered Rebekah his mother, “Look, my brother Esau is a hairy man, but I am a man with smooth skin.

International Standard Version

"But look!" Jacob pointed out to his mother Rebekah, "My brother Esau is a hairy man, but I'm smooth skinned.

A Conservative Version

And Jacob said to Rebekah his mother, Behold, Esau my brother is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man.

American Standard Version

And Jacob said to Rebekah his mother, Behold, Esau my brother is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man.

Amplified

But Jacob said to Rebekah his mother, Listen, Esau my brother is a hairy man and I am a smooth man.

Bible in Basic English

And Jacob said to Rebekah, his mother, But Esau my brother is covered with hair, while I am smooth:

Darby Translation

And Jacob said to Rebecca his mother, Behold, Esau my brother is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Jacob said to Rebekah his mother, Behold, Esau, my brother, is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man;

Julia Smith Translation

And Jacob will say to Rebekah his mother, Behold, Esau my brother a man of hair, and I a smooth man:

King James 2000

And Jacob said to Rebekah his mother, Behold, Esau my brother is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Jacob said to his mother, "Behold, Esau my brother [is] a hairy man, but I [am] a smooth man.

Modern King James verseion

And Jacob said to his mother Rebekah, Behold, Esau my brother is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said Jacob to Rebekah his mother, "Behold, Esau my brother is rough and I am smooth.

NET Bible

"But Esau my brother is a hairy man," Jacob protested to his mother Rebekah, "and I have smooth skin!

New Heart English Bible

Jacob said to Rebekah his mother, "Behold, Esau my brother is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man.

The Emphasized Bible

And Jacob said unto Rebekah his mother, Lo! Esau my brother, is a hairy man, whereas, I, am a smooth man:

Webster

And Jacob said to Rebekah his mother, Behold, Esau my brother is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man:

World English Bible

Jacob said to Rebekah his mother, "Behold, Esau my brother is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jacob saith unto Rebekah his mother, 'Lo, Esau my brother is a hairy man, and I a smooth man,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

to Rebekah
רבקה 
Ribqah 
Usage: 30

אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

עשׂו 
`Esav 
Usage: 97

my brother
אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

is a hairy
שׂער שׂעיר 
Sa`iyr 
Usage: 59

man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

and I am a smooth
חלק 
Chalaq 
Usage: 4

References

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Jacob Steals Esau's Blessing

10 "Then you shall bring it to your father, that he may eat, so that he may bless you before his death." 11 Jacob answered his mother Rebekah, "Behold, Esau my brother is a hairy man and I am a smooth man. 12 "Perhaps my father will feel me, then I will be as a deceiver in his sight, and I will bring upon myself a curse and not a blessing."


Cross References

Genesis 25:25

Now the first came forth red, all over like a hairy garment; and they named him Esau.

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