Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So Esau bore a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing with which his father had blessed him; and Esau said to himself, "The days of mourning for my father are near; then I will kill my brother Jacob."

King James Version

And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing wherewith his father blessed him: and Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are at hand; then will I slay my brother Jacob.

Holman Bible

Esau held a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing his father had given him. And Esau determined in his heart: "The days of mourning for my father are approaching; then I will kill my brother Jacob."

International Standard Version

So Esau harbored animosity toward Jacob because of the way his father had blessed him. Esau kept saying to himself, "The time to mourn for my father is very near. That's when I'm going to kill my brother Jacob."

A Conservative Version

And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing with which his father blessed him. And Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are at hand. Then I will kill my brother Jacob.

American Standard Version

And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing wherewith his father blessed him. And Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are at hand. Then will I slay my brother Jacob.

Amplified

And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing with which his father blessed him; and Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are very near. When [he is gone] I will kill my brother Jacob.

Bible in Basic English

So Esau was full of hate for Jacob because of his father's blessing; and he said in his heart, The days of weeping for my father are near; then I will put my brother Jacob to death.

Darby Translation

And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing with which his father had blessed him. And Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are at hand, and I will slay my brother Jacob.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing with which his father blessed him, and Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are at hand; then I will slay my brother Jacob.

Julia Smith Translation

And Esau will lie in wait for Jacob, because of the blessing which his father blessed him: and Esau will say in his heart, The days of mourning of my father will draw near, and I will kill Jacob my brother.

King James 2000

And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing with which his father blessed him: and Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are at hand; then will I slay my brother Jacob.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Esau held a grudge against Jacob on account of the blessing with which his father had blessed him. And Esau said in his heart, "The days of mourning for my father are coming, then I will kill Jacob my brother."

Modern King James verseion

And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing with which his father had blessed him. And Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are at hand. Then I will kill my brother Jacob.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Esau hated Jacob, because of the blessing that his father blessed him withal, and said in his heart, "The days of my father's sorrow are at hand, for I will slay my brother Jacob."

NET Bible

So Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing his father had given to his brother. Esau said privately, "The time of mourning for my father is near; then I will kill my brother Jacob!"

New Heart English Bible

Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing with which his father blessed him. Esau said in his heart, "The days of mourning for my father are at hand. Then I will kill my brother Jacob."

New simplified Bible

So Esau bore a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing with which his father had blessed him. Esau said to himself: The days of mourning for my father are near. Then I will kill my brother Jacob.

The Emphasized Bible

And Esau lay in wait for Jacob, on account of the blessing wherewith his father had blessed him, - and Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father draw near, when I can slay Jacob my brother.

Webster

And Esau hated Jacob, because of the blessing with which his father blessed him: and Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are at hand; then will I slay my brother Jacob.

World English Bible

Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing with which his father blessed him. Esau said in his heart, "The days of mourning for my father are at hand. Then I will kill my brother Jacob."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Esau hateth Jacob, because of the blessing with which his father blessed him, and Esau saith in his heart, 'The days of mourning for my father draw near, and I slay Jacob my brother.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עשׂו 
`Esav 
Usage: 97

שׂטם 
Satam 
Usage: 6

יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

of the blessing
בּרכה 
B@rakah 
Usage: 69

בּרך 
Barak 
Usage: 330

and Esau
עשׂו 
`Esav 
Usage: 97


Usage: 0

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

H60
אבל 
'ebel 
Usage: 24

for my father
H1
אב 
'ab 
Usage: 1214

are at hand
קרב 
Qarab 
Usage: 280

then will I slay
הרג 
Harag 
Usage: 166

my brother
אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

References

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Esau Begs For Isaac's Blessing

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." 41 So Esau bore a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing with which his father had blessed him; and Esau said to himself, "The days of mourning for my father are near; then I will kill my brother Jacob." 42 Now when the words of her elder son Esau were reported to Rebekah, she sent and called her younger son Jacob, and said to him, "Behold your brother Esau is consoling himself concerning you by planning to kill you.



Cross References

Genesis 37:4

His brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers; and so they hated him and could not speak to him on friendly terms.

Genesis 50:3-4

Now forty days were required for it, for such is the period required for embalming. And the Egyptians wept for him seventy days.

1 John 3:12-15

not as Cain, who was of the evil one and slew his brother And for what reason did he slay him? Because his deeds were evil, and his brother's were righteous.

Genesis 32:6

The messengers returned to Jacob, saying, "We came to your brother Esau, and furthermore he is coming to meet you, and four hundred men are with him."

Genesis 37:8

Then his brothers said to him, "Are you actually going to reign over us? Or are you really going to rule over us?" So they hated him even more for his dreams and for his words.

Genesis 4:2-8

Again, she gave birth to his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of flocks, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

Genesis 32:11

"Deliver me, I pray, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau; for I fear him, that he will come and attack me and the mothers with the children.

Genesis 35:29

Isaac breathed his last and died and was gathered to his people, an old man of ripe age; and his sons Esau and Jacob buried him.

Genesis 50:10-11

When they came to the threshing floor of Atad, which is beyond the Jordan, they lamented there with a very great and sorrowful lamentation; and he observed seven days mourning for his father.

Deuteronomy 34:8

So the sons of Israel wept for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days; then the days of weeping and mourning for Moses came to an end.

2 Samuel 13:28-29

Absalom commanded his servants, saying, "See now, when Amnon's heart is merry with wine, and when I say to you, 'Strike Amnon,' then put him to death. Do not fear; have not I myself commanded you? Be courageous and be valiant."

2 Chronicles 35:24

So his servants took him out of the chariot and carried him in the second chariot which he had, and brought him to Jerusalem where he died and was buried in the tombs of his fathers. All Judah and Jerusalem mourned for Josiah.

Psalm 35:14

I went about as though it were my friend or brother; I bowed down mourning, as one who sorrows for a mother.

Psalm 37:12-13

The wicked plots against the righteous And gnashes at him with his teeth.

Psalm 37:16

Better is the little of the righteous Than the abundance of many wicked.

Psalm 140:4-5

Keep me, O LORD, from the hands of the wicked; Preserve me from violent men Who have purposed to trip up my feet.

Psalm 142:3

When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, You knew my path In the way where I walk They have hidden a trap for me.

Proverbs 1:12-13

Let us swallow them alive like Sheol, Even whole, as those who go down to the pit;

Proverbs 1:16

For their feet run to evil And they hasten to shed blood.

Proverbs 6:14

Who with perversity in his heart continually devises evil, Who spreads strife.

Ecclesiastes 7:9

Do not be eager in your heart to be angry, For anger resides in the bosom of fools.

Ezekiel 25:12-15

'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Because Edom has acted against the house of Judah by taking vengeance, and has incurred grievous guilt, and avenged themselves upon them,"

Ezekiel 35:5

"Because you have had everlasting enmity and have delivered the sons of Israel to the power of the sword at the time of their calamity, at the time of the punishment of the end,

Amos 1:11-12

Thus says the LORD, "For three transgressions of Edom and for four I will not revoke its punishment, Because he pursued his brother with the sword, While he stifled his compassion; His anger also tore continually, And he maintained his fury forever.

Obadiah 1:10-14

"Because of violence to your brother Jacob, You will be covered with shame, And you will be cut off forever.

Ephesians 4:26-27

BE ANGRY, AND yet DO NOT SIN; do not let the sun go down on your anger,

Titus 1:15-16

To the pure, all things are pure; but to those who are defiled and unbelieving, nothing is pure, but both their mind and their conscience are defiled.

Titus 3:3

For we also once were foolish ourselves, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various lusts and pleasures, spending our life in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.



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