Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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."

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

and Esau
עשׂו 
`Esav 
Usage: 97

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

H60
אבל 
'ebel 
Usage: 24

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 And by thy sword shalt thou live; And thou shalt serve thy brother; And it shall come to pass when thou rovest about, That thou shalt break his yoke from off thy neck. 41 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. 42 And the words of Esau her elder son were told to Rebecca. And she sent and called Jacob her younger son, and said to him, Behold, thy brother Esau, as touching thee, comforts himself that he will kill thee.



Cross References

Genesis 37:4

And his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his brethren, and they hated him, and could not greet him with friendliness.

Genesis 50:3-4

And forty days were fulfilled for him; for so are fulfilled the days of those who are embalmed. And the Egyptians mourned for him seventy days.

1 John 3:12-15

not as Cain was of the wicked one, and slew his brother; and on account of what slew he him? because his works were wicked, and those of his brother righteous.

Genesis 32:6

And the messengers returned to Jacob, saying, We came to thy brother, to Esau; and he also is coming to meet thee, and four hundred men with him.

Genesis 37:8

And his brethren said to him, Wilt thou indeed be a king over us? wilt thou indeed rule over us? And they hated him yet the more for his dreams and for his words.

Genesis 4:2-8

And she further bore his brother Abel. And Abel was a shepherd, but Cain was a husbandman.

Genesis 32:11

Deliver me, I pray thee, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau; for I fear him, lest he come and smite me, and the mother with the children.

Genesis 35:29

And Isaac expired and died, and was gathered to his peoples, old and full of days. And his sons Esau and Jacob buried him.

Genesis 50:10-11

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

Deuteronomy 34:8

And the children of Israel wept for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days; and the days of weeping and mourning for Moses were ended.

2 Samuel 13:28-29

And Absalom commanded his servants, saying, Mark ye now when Amnon's heart is merry with wine, and when I say to you, Smite Amnon; then slay him, fear not: have not I commanded you? be courageous, and be valiant.

2 Chronicles 35:24

And his servants took him out from the chariot, and put him in the second chariot that he had, and brought him to Jerusalem. And he died, and was buried in the sepulchres of his fathers. And all Judah and Jerusalem mourned for Josiah.

Psalm 35:14

I behaved myself as though he had been a friend, a brother to me; I bowed down in sadness, as one that mourneth for a mother.

Psalm 37:12-13

The wicked plotteth against the righteous, and gnasheth his teeth against him.

Psalm 37:16

The little that the righteous hath is better than the abundance of many wicked;

Psalm 140:4-5

Keep me, O Jehovah, from the hands of the wicked man, preserve me from the violent man, who devise to overthrow my steps.

Psalm 142:3

When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, then thou knewest my path. In the way wherein I walked have they hidden a snare for me.

Proverbs 1:12-13

let us swallow them up alive as Sheol, and whole, as those that go down into the pit;

Proverbs 1:16

for their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed blood.

Proverbs 6:14

deceits are in his heart; he deviseth mischief at all times, he soweth discords.

Ecclesiastes 7:9

Be not hasty in thy spirit to be vexed; for vexation resteth in the bosom of fools.

Ezekiel 25:12-15

Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Because Edom hath dealt against the house of Judah by taking vengeance, and hath made himself very guilty, and revenged himself upon them,

Ezekiel 35:5

Because thou hast had a perpetual hatred, and hast given over the children of Israel to the power of the sword, in the time of their calamity, in the time of the iniquity of the end;

Amos 1:11-12

Thus saith Jehovah: For three transgressions of Edom, and for four, I will not revoke its sentence; because he pursued his brother with the sword, and cast off all pity; and his anger did tear continually, and he kept his wrath for ever.

Obadiah 1:10-14

Because of violence against thy brother Jacob, shame shall cover thee, and thou shalt be cut off for ever.

Ephesians 4:26-27

Be angry, and do not sin; let not the sun set upon your wrath,

Titus 1:15-16

All things are pure to the pure; but to the defiled and unbelieving nothing is pure; but both their mind and their conscience are defiled.

Titus 3:3

For we were once ourselves also without intelligence, disobedient, wandering in error, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.

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