Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then Isaac his father answered and said to him, "Behold, away from the fertility of the earth shall be your dwelling, And away from the dew of heaven from above.

King James Version

And Isaac his father answered and said unto him, Behold, thy dwelling shall be the fatness of the earth, and of the dew of heaven from above;

Holman Bible

Then his father Isaac answered him: Look, your dwelling place will be away from the richness of the land, away from the dew of the sky above.

International Standard Version

At this, his father Isaac replied to him, "Look! Away from the fertile land will be your dwellings; away from the dew of the skies above.

A Conservative Version

And Isaac his father answered and said to him, Behold, of the fatness of the earth shall be thy dwelling, and of the dew of heaven from above.

American Standard Version

And Isaac his father answered and said unto him, Behold, of the fatness of the earth shall be thy dwelling, And of the dew of heaven from above.

Amplified

Then Isaac his father answered, Your [blessing and] dwelling shall all come from the fruitfulness of the earth and from the dew of the heavens above;

Bible in Basic English

Then Isaac his father made answer and said to him, Far from the fertile places of the earth, and far from the dew of heaven on high will your living-place be:

Darby Translation

And Isaac his father answered and said to him, Behold, thy dwelling shall be of the fatness of the earth, And of the dew of heaven from above;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then Isaac his father answered and said unto him, Behold, thy dwelling shall be the fatness of the earth and of the dew of the heavens from above,

Julia Smith Translation

And Isaak his father will answer and say to him, Behold, from the fatness of the earth shall be thy dwelling, and from the dew of the heavens above.

King James 2000

And Isaac his father answered and said unto him, Behold, your dwelling shall be the fatness of the earth, and of the dew of heaven from above;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Isaac his father answered and said to him, "Your home shall be from the fatness of the land, and from the dew of heaven above.

Modern King James verseion

And Isaac his father answered and said to him, Behold! Your dwelling shall be of the fatness of the earth and of the dew of heaven from above.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then Isaac his father answered and said unto him, "Behold, thy dwelling place shall have of the fatness of the earth, and of the dew of heaven from above.

NET Bible

So his father Isaac said to him, "Indeed, your home will be away from the richness of the earth, and away from the dew of the sky above.

New Heart English Bible

Isaac his father answered him, "Behold, of the fatness of the earth will be your dwelling, and of the dew of the sky from above.

The Emphasized Bible

Then answered Isaac his father and said unto him, - Lo! of the fat parts of the earth, shall be thy dwelling, And of the dew of the heavens, above;

Webster

And Isaac his father answered, and said to him, Behold, thy dwelling shall be the fatness of the earth, and of the dew of heaven from above;

World English Bible

Isaac his father answered him, "Behold, of the fatness of the earth will be your dwelling, and of the dew of the sky from above.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Isaac his father answereth and saith unto him, 'Lo, of the fatness of the earth is thy dwelling, and of the dew of the heavens from above;

Interlinear

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

ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

and said

Usage: 0

shall be the fatness
משׁמן 
Mashman 
Usage: 7

of the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

and of the dew
טל 
Tal 
Usage: 31

of heaven
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

References

Context Readings

Esau Begs For Isaac's Blessing

38 Esau said to his father, "Do you have only one blessing, my father? Bless me, even me also, O my father." So Esau lifted his voice and wept. 39 Then Isaac his father answered and said to him, "Behold, away from the fertility of the earth shall be your dwelling, And away from the dew of heaven from above. 40 "By your sword you shall live, And your brother you shall serve; But it shall come about when you become restless, That you will break his yoke from your neck."



Cross References

Genesis 27:28

Now may God give you of the dew of heaven, And of the fatness of the earth, And an abundance of grain and new wine;

Hebrews 11:20

By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau, even regarding things to come.

Genesis 36:6-8

Then Esau took his wives and his sons and his daughters and all his household, and his livestock and all his cattle and all his goods which he had acquired in the land of Canaan, and went to another land away from his brother Jacob.

Joshua 24:4

'To Isaac I gave Jacob and Esau, and to Esau I gave Mount Seir to possess it; but Jacob and his sons went down to Egypt.

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