Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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.'

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

And Isaac said unto Jacob, Come near, I pray thee, that I may feel thee, my son, whether thou be my very son Esau or not.

Holman Bible

Then Isaac said to Jacob, “Please come closer so I can touch you, my son. Are you really my son Esau or not?”

International Standard Version

So Isaac told Jacob, "Come here, my son, so I can feel you and know for sure whether or not you're my son Esau."

A Conservative Version

And Isaac said to Jacob, Come near, I pray thee, that I may feel thee, my son, whether thou be my very son Esau or not.

American Standard Version

And Isaac said unto Jacob, Come near, I pray thee, that I may feel thee, my son, whether thou be my very son Esau or not.

Amplified

But Isaac [wondered and] said to Jacob, “Please come close [to me] so that I may touch you, my son, and determine if you are really my son Esau or not.”

Bible in Basic English

And Isaac said, Come near so that I may put my hand on you, my son, and see if you are truly my son Esau or not.

Darby Translation

And Isaac said to Jacob, Come near, I pray thee, that I may feel thee, my son, whether thou be really my son Esau or not.

Julia Smith Translation

And Isaak will say to Jacob, Come near, now, and I shall feel thee, my son, if thou this my son Esau or not

King James 2000

And Isaac said unto Jacob, Come near, I pray you, that I may feel you, my son, whether you be my very son Esau or not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Isaac said to Jacob, "Please, come near and let me feel you, my son. {Are you really} my son Esau or not?"

Modern King James verseion

And Isaac said to Jacob, Come near, I pray you, so that I may feel you, my son, whether you are truly my son Esau or not.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said Isaac unto Jacob, "Come near and let me feel thee my son, whether thou be my son Esau or not."

NET Bible

Then Isaac said to Jacob, "Come closer so I can touch you, my son, and know for certain if you really are my son Esau."

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

Then said Isaac unto Jacob. Come near, I pray thee, that I may feel thee my son - whether, thou thyself, art my son Esau, or not.

Webster

And Isaac said to Jacob, Come near, I pray thee, that I may feel thee, my son, whether thou art my very son Esau, or not.

World English Bible

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

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יצחק 
Yitschaq 
Usage: 108

יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

נגשׁ 
Nagash 
Usage: 125

מוּשׁ 
Muwsh 
Usage: 3

whether thou be my very
זה 
Zeh 
Usage: 1161

עשׂו 
`Esav 
Usage: 97

References

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Jacob Steals Esau's Blessing

20 And Isaac saith unto his son, 'What is this thou hast hasted to find, my son?' and he saith, 'That which Jehovah thy God hath caused to come before me.' 21 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.' 22 And Jacob cometh nigh unto Isaac his father, and he feeleth him, and saith, 'The voice is the voice of Jacob, and the hands hands of Esau.'


Cross References

Genesis 27:12

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;'

Psalm 73:28

And I -- nearness of God to me is good, I have placed in the Lord Jehovah my refuge, To recount all Thy works!

Isaiah 57:19

Producing the fruit of the lips, 'Peace, peace,' to the far off, and to the near, And I have healed him, said Jehovah.

James 4:8

draw nigh to God, and He will draw nigh to you; cleanse hands, ye sinners! and purify hearts, ye two-souled!

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