Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"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."

King James Version

My father peradventure will feel me, and I shall seem to him as a deceiver; and I shall bring a curse upon me, and not a blessing.

Holman Bible

Suppose my father touches me. Then I will seem to be deceiving him, and I will bring a curse rather than a blessing on myself."

International Standard Version

My father might touch me and he'll realize that I'm deceiving him. Then, I'll bring a curse on myself instead of a blessing."

A Conservative Version

My father will perhaps feel me, and I shall seem to him as a deceiver. And I shall bring a curse upon me, and not a blessing.

American Standard Version

My father peradventure will feel me, and I shall seem to him as a deceiver. And I shall bring a curse upon me, and not a blessing.

Amplified

Suppose my father feels me; I will seem to him to be a cheat and an imposter, and I will bring [his] curse on me and not [his] blessing.

Bible in Basic English

If by chance my father puts his hand on me, it will seem to him that I am tricking him, and he will put a curse on me in place of a blessing.

Darby Translation

My father perhaps will feel me, and I shall be in his sight as one who mocks him, and I shall bring a curse on me, and not a blessing.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

my father peradventure will feel me, and I shall seem to him as a deceiver; and I shall bring a curse upon myself, and not a blessing.

Julia Smith Translation

Perhaps my father will feel me, and I was in his eyes as mocking; and I brought a curse and not a praise.

King James 2000

My father perhaps will feel me, and I shall seem to him as a deceiver; and I shall bring a curse upon me, and not a blessing.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Perhaps my father will feel me and I will be in his eyes [as] a mocker, and he will bring upon me a curse and not a blessing."

Modern King James verseion

My father will perhaps feel me, and I shall seem to him as a deceiver. And I shall bring a curse upon me, and not a blessing.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My father shall peradventure feel me, and I shall seem unto him as though I went about to beguile him, and so shall he bring a curse upon me and not a blessing."

NET Bible

My father may touch me! Then he'll think I'm mocking him and I'll bring a curse on myself instead of a blessing."

New Heart English Bible

What if my father touches me? I will seem to him as a deceiver, and I would bring a curse on myself, and not a blessing."

The Emphasized Bible

peradventure my father might feel me, then should I be in his eyes as one that mocketh, - and should bring upon myself a reproach, and not a blessing!

Webster

My father perhaps will feel me, and I shall seem to him as a deceiver; and I shall bring a curse upon me, and not a blessing.

World English Bible

What if my father touches me? I will seem to him as a deceiver, and I would bring a curse on myself, and not a blessing."

Youngs Literal Translation

it may be my father doth feel me, and I have been in his eyes as a deceiver, and have brought upon me disesteem, and not a blessing;'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
משׁשׁ 
Mashash 
Usage: 9

me, and I shall seem
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

to him as a deceiver
תּעע 
Ta`a` 
Usage: 2

and I shall bring

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

a curse
קללה 
Q@lalah 
Usage: 33

References

Watsons

Context Readings

Jacob Steals Esau's Blessing

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." 13 But his mother said to him, "Your curse be on me, my son; only obey my voice, and go, get them for me."


Cross References

Deuteronomy 27:18

'Cursed is he who misleads a blind person on the road.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

Genesis 9:25

So he said, "Cursed be Canaan; A servant of servants He shall be to his brothers."

Genesis 25:27

When the boys grew up, Esau became a skillful hunter, a man of the field, but Jacob was a peaceful man, living in tents.

Genesis 27:21-22

Then Isaac said to Jacob, "Please come close, that I may feel you, my son, whether you are really my son Esau or not."

Genesis 27:36

Then he said, "Is he not rightly named Jacob, for he has supplanted me these two times? He took away my birthright, and behold, now he has taken away my blessing." And he said, "Have you not reserved a blessing for me?"

Job 12:16

"With Him are strength and sound wisdom, The misled and the misleader belong to Him.

Jeremiah 48:10

"Cursed be the one who does the LORD'S work negligently, And cursed be the one who restrains his sword from blood.

Malachi 1:14

"But cursed be the swindler who has a male in his flock and vows it, but sacrifices a blemished animal to the Lord, for I am a great King," says the LORD of hosts, "and My name is feared among the nations."

2 Corinthians 6:8

by glory and dishonor, by evil report and good report; regarded as deceivers and yet true;

1 Thessalonians 5:22

abstain from every form of evil.

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