Parallel Verses

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.”

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.

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 So now, please take your [hunting] gear, your quiver [of arrows] and your bow, and go out into the open country and hunt game for me; 4 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.” 5 But Rebekah overheard what Isaac said to Esau his son; and when Esau had gone to the open country to hunt for game that he might bring back,


Cross References

Genesis 27:25

Then Isaac said, “Bring the food to me, and I will eat some of my son’s game, so that I may bless you.” He brought it to him, and he ate; and he brought him wine and he drank.

Genesis 48:9

Joseph said to his father, “They are my sons, whom God has given me here [in Egypt].” So he said, “Please bring them to me, so that I may bless them.”

Genesis 49:28

All these are the [beginnings of the] twelve tribes of Israel, and this is what their father said to them as he blessed them, blessing each one according to the blessing appropriate to him.

Hebrews 11:20

By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau [believing what God revealed to him], even regarding things to come.

Genesis 14:19

And Melchizedek blessed Abram and said,

“Blessed (joyful, favored) be Abram by God Most High,
Creator and Possessor of heaven and earth;

Genesis 24:60

They blessed Rebekah and said to her,

“May you, our sister,
Become [the mother of] thousands of ten thousands,
And may your descendants possess (conquer)
The [city] gate of those who hate them.”

Genesis 27:7

‘Bring me some game and make me a savory and delicious dish [of meat], so that I may eat it, and declare my blessing on you in the presence of the Lord before my death.’

Genesis 27:23

He could not recognize him [as Jacob], because his hands were hairy like his brother Esau’s hands; so he blessed him.

Genesis 27:27

So he came and kissed him; and Isaac smelled his clothing and blessed him and said,

“The scent of my son [Esau]
Is like the aroma of a field which the Lord has blessed;

Genesis 27:31

Esau also made a delicious dish [of meat] and brought it to his father and said to him, “Let my father get up and eat some of his son’s game, so that you may bless me.”

Genesis 28:3

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

Genesis 48:15-20

Then Jacob (Israel) blessed Joseph, and said,

“The God before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac walked [in faithful obedience],
The God who has been my Shepherd [leading and caring for me] all my life to this day,

Leviticus 9:22-23

Then Aaron lifted his hands toward the people and blessed them, and came down [from the altar of burnt offering] after presenting the sin offering, the burnt offering, and the peace offerings.

Deuteronomy 33:1-29

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 as an inheritance.

Joshua 22:6

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

Luke 2:34

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

Luke 24:51

While He was blessing them, He left them and was taken up into heaven.

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