Parallel Verses

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.

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 be revealed to him as a deceiver and 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.

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 But Jacob said to Rebekah his mother, Listen, Esau my brother is a hairy man and I am a smooth man. 12 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. 13 But his mother said to him, On me be your curse, my son; only obey my word and go, fetch them to me.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 27:18

Cursed is he who misleads a blind man on his way. All the people shall say, Amen.

Genesis 9:25

He exclaimed, Cursed be Canaan! He shall be the servant of servants to his brethren!

Genesis 25:27

When the boys grew up, Esau was a cunning and skilled hunter, a man of the outdoors; but Jacob was a plain and quiet man, dwelling in tents.

Genesis 27:21-22

But Isaac said to Jacob, Come close to me, I beg of you, that I may feel you, my son, and know whether you really are my son Esau or not.

Genesis 27:36

[Esau] replied, Is he not rightly named Jacob [the supplanter]? For he has supplanted me these two times: he took away my birthright, and now he has taken away my blessing! Have you not still a blessing reserved for me?

Job 12:16

With Him are might and wisdom; the deceived and the deceiver are His [and in His power].

Jeremiah 48:10

Cursed be he who does the work of the Lord negligently [with slackness, deceitfully]; and cursed be he who keeps back his sword from blood [in executing judgment pronounced by the Lord].

Malachi 1:14

But cursed is the [cheating] deceiver who has a male in his flock and vows to offer it, yet sacrifices to the [sovereign] Lord a blemished or diseased thing! For I am a great King, says the Lord of hosts, and My name is terrible and to be [reverently] feared among the nations.

2 Corinthians 6:8

Amid honor and dishonor; in defaming and evil report and in praise and good report. [We are branded] as deceivers (impostors), and [yet vindicated as] truthful and honest.

1 Thessalonians 5:22

Abstain from evil [shrink from it and keep aloof from it] in whatever form or whatever kind it may be.

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