Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and prepare a savory dish for me such as I love, and bring it to me that I may eat, so that my soul may bless you before I die.”

King James Version

And make me savoury meat, such as I love, and bring it to me, that I may eat; that my soul may bless thee before I die.

Holman Bible

Then make me a delicious meal that I love and bring it to me to eat, so that I can bless you before I die.”

International Standard Version

Then prepare some food, just the way I like it, and bring it to me so that I can eat and bless you before I die."

A Conservative Version

And make savory food for me, such as I love, and bring it to me, that I may eat, that my soul may bless thee before I die.

American Standard Version

And make me savory food, such as I love, and bring it to me, that I may eat. That my soul may bless thee before I die.

Amplified

and make me a savory and delicious dish [of meat], the kind I love, and bring it to me to eat, so that my soul may bless you [as my firstborn son] before I die.”

Bible in Basic English

And make me food, good to the taste, such as is pleasing to me, and put it before me, so that I may have a meal and give you my blessing before death comes to me.

Darby Translation

and prepare me a savoury dish such as I love, and bring it to me that I may eat, in order that my soul may bless thee before I die.

Julia Smith Translation

And make for me dainties as that I loved, and bring it to me, and eating, that my soul shall praise thee before I shall die.

King James 2000

And make me savory food, such as I love, and bring it to me, that I may eat; that my soul may bless you before I die.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then make for me tasty food like I love, and bring [it] to me. And I will eat [it] so that I can bless you before I die.

Modern King James verseion

And make tasty meat for me, such as I love, and bring to me so that I may eat, that my soul may bless you before I die.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and make me meat such as I love, and bring it me and let me eat that my soul may bless thee before that I die."

NET Bible

Then prepare for me some tasty food, the kind I love, and bring it to me. Then I will eat it so that I may bless you before I die."

New Heart English Bible

Make me savory food, such as I love, and bring it to me, that I may eat, and that my soul may bless you before I die."

The Emphasized Bible

and make for me dainty meats, such as I love and bring in to me, that I may eat, - To the end my soul may bless thee, ere yet I lie!

Webster

And make me savory meat, such as I love, and bring it to me, that I may eat; that my soul may bless thee before I die.

World English Bible

Make me savory food, such as I love, and bring it to me, that I may eat, and that my soul may bless you before I die."

Youngs Literal Translation

and make for me tasteful things, such as I have loved, and bring in to me, and I do eat, so that my soul doth bless thee before I die.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מטעמּה מטעם 
Mat`am 
Usage: 8

I love
אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

and bring

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

it to me, that I may eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

that my soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

טרם 
Terem 
Usage: 55

References

Easton

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Jacob Steals Esau's Blessing

3 Now then, please take your gear, your quiver and your bow, and go out to the field and hunt game for me; 4 and prepare a savory dish for me such as I love, and bring it to me that I may eat, so that my soul may bless you before I die.” 5 Rebekah was listening while Isaac spoke to his son Esau. So when Esau went to the field to hunt for game to bring home,


Cross References

Genesis 27:25

So he said, “Bring it to me, and I will eat of my son’s game, that I may bless you.” And he brought it to him, and he ate; he also brought him wine and he drank.

Genesis 48:9

Joseph said to his father, “They are my sons, whom God has given me here.” So he said, “Bring them to me, please, that I may bless them.”

Genesis 49:28

All these are the twelve tribes of Israel, and this is what their father said to them when he blessed them. He blessed them, every one with the blessing appropriate to him.

Hebrews 11:20

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

Genesis 14:19

He blessed him and said,
“Blessed be Abram of God Most High,
Possessor of heaven and earth;

Genesis 24:60

They blessed Rebekah and said to her,
“May you, our sister,
Become thousands of ten thousands,
And may your descendants possess
The gate of those who hate them.”

Genesis 27:7

‘Bring me some game and prepare a savory dish for me, that I may eat, and bless you in the presence of the Lord before my death.’

Genesis 27:23

He did not recognize him, because his hands were hairy like his brother Esau’s hands; so he blessed him.

Genesis 27:27

So he came close and kissed him; and when he smelled the smell of his garments, he blessed him and said,
“See, the smell of my son
Is like the smell of a field which the Lord has blessed;

Genesis 27:31

Then he also made savory food, and brought it to his father; and he said to his father, “Let my father arise and eat of his son’s game, that you may bless me.”

Genesis 28:3

May God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and multiply you, that you may become a company of peoples.

Genesis 48:15-20

He blessed Joseph, and said,
The God before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac walked,
The God who has been my shepherd all my life to this day,

Leviticus 9:22-23

Then Aaron lifted up his hands toward the people and blessed them, and he stepped down after making the sin offering and the burnt offering and the peace offerings.

Deuteronomy 33:1-29

Now this is the blessing with which Moses the man of God blessed the sons of Israel before his death.

Joshua 14:13

So Joshua blessed him and gave Hebron to Caleb the son of Jephunneh for an inheritance.

Joshua 22:6

So Joshua blessed them and sent them away, and they went to their tents.

Luke 2:34

And Simeon blessed them and said to Mary His mother, “Behold, this Child is appointed for the fall and rise of many in Israel, and for a sign to be opposed—

Luke 24:51

While He was blessing them, He parted from them and was carried up into heaven.

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