Then Isaac called Jacob, and blessed him, - and commanded him and said to him, Thou shalt not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan.
that I may put thee on oath, by Yahweh God of the heavens and God of the earth - That thou wilt not take a wife for my son, from among the daughters of the Canaanites in the midst of whom, I, am dwelling:
So then Rebekah said unto Isaac, I am disgusted with my life because of the daughters of Heth, - Should Jacob be taking a wife of the daughters of Heth, like these, of the daughters of the land, wherefore could I wish for life?
that the sons of God saw the daughters of men! that they were, fair, - so they took to themselves wives of whomsoever they chose,
And my lord put me on oath saying, - Thou shalt not take a wife for my son, of the daughters of the Canaanites in whose land, I, am dwelling;
And when Esau was forty years old, he took to wife Judith, daughter of Beeri. the Hittite; and Basemath, daughter of Elon, the Hittite;
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!
So he came near, and kissed him, and he smelled the smell of his garments and blessed him, - and said. See! the smell of my son, As the smell of a field, which Yahweh hath blessed;
And, GOD Almighty, bless thee, and make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, so shalt thou become a multitude of peoples.
And exchange ye daughters with us in marriage, - your daughters, shall ye give to us, and our daughters, shall ye take to you.
then will we give our daughters to you, and your daughters, will we take to us, - and we will dwell with you, and become one people.
Thus blessed he Joseph, and said, - God himself - before whom walked my fathers. Abraham and Isaac, God himself - who hath been my shepherd, since I came into being until this day; -
All these, are the twelve tribes of Israel, - And this, is that which their father spake to them when he blessed them, Each man severally according to the blessing wherewith he blessed them.
Lest thou solemnise a covenant with the inhabitant of the land, - And then as surely as they go unchastely after their gods and sacrifice to their gods, So surely will he invite thee, And thou wilt eat of his sacrifice;
Now, this, is the blessing wherewith Moses, the man of God, blessed the sons of Israel, - before his death.
Now, unto the one half tribe of Manesseh, had Moses given a possession in Bashan, and, unto the other half, did Joshua give possession with their brethren, over the Jordan, westward, - moreover also, when Joshua sent them away unto their homes, he blessed them,
Be not getting diversely yoked with unbelievers; for what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship hath light with darkness?