Parallel Verses

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;'

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.

Amplified

Suppose my father touches me and feels my skin; then I will be seen by him as a cheat (imposter), and I will bring his curse on 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.

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."

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 And Jacob saith unto Rebekah his mother, 'Lo, Esau my brother is a hairy man, and I a smooth man, 12 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;' 13 and his mother saith to him, 'On me thy disesteem, my son; only hearken to my voice, and go, take for me.'


Cross References

Deuteronomy 27:18

Cursed is he who is causing the blind to err in the way, -- and all the people have said, Amen.

Genesis 9:25

and saith: 'Cursed is Canaan, Servant of servants he is to his brethren.'

Genesis 25:27

And the youths grew, and Esau is a man acquainted with hunting, a man of the field; and Jacob is a plain man, inhabiting tents;

Genesis 27:21-22

And Isaac saith unto Jacob, 'Come nigh, I pray thee, and I feel thee, my son, whether thou art he, my son Esau, or not.'

Genesis 27:36

And he saith, 'Is it because one called his name Jacob that he doth take me by the heel these two times? my birthright he hath taken; and lo, now, he hath taken my blessing;' he saith also, 'Hast thou not kept back a blessing for me?'

Job 12:16

With Him are strength and wisdom, His the deceived and deceiver.

Jeremiah 48:10

Cursed is he who is doing the work of Jehovah slothfully, And cursed is he Who is withholding his sword from blood.

Malachi 1:14

And cursed is a deceiver, who hath in his drove a male, And is vowing, and is sacrificing a marred thing to the Lord, For a great king am I, said Jehovah of Hosts, And My name is revered among nations!

2 Corinthians 6:8

through glory and dishonour, through evil report and good report, as leading astray, and true;

1 Thessalonians 5:22

from all appearance of evil abstain ye;

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