GENESIS 27:18

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And he came unto his father, and said, My father: and he said, Here am I; who art thou, my son?”

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Genesis 27:18 Translation & Meaning

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And he came וַיָּבֹ֥א To go or come (in a wide variety of applications) came
unto אֶל Near, with or among; often in general, to unto
his father, אָבִ֖יו Father, in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application father
and said, וַיֹּ֣אמֶר To say (used with great latitude) said
My father: אָבִ֑י Father, in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application father
and he said, וַיֹּ֣אמֶר To say (used with great latitude) said
Here הִנֶּ֔נִּי Lo! Here
am (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
I; who מִ֥י Who? (occasionally, by a peculiar idiom, of things); also (indefinitely) whoever; often used in oblique construction with prefix or suffix I who
art (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
thou, אַתָּ֖ה Thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you thou
my son? בְּנִֽי׃ A son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.) son

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  • 16  And she put the skins of the kids of the goats upon his hands, and upon the smooth of his neck:

  • 17  And she gave the savoury meat and the bread, which she had prepared, into the hand of her son Jacob.

  • 18  And he came unto his father, and said, My father: and he said, Here am I; who art thou, my son?

  • 19  And Jacob said unto his father, I am Esau thy firstborn; I have done according as thou badest me: arise, I pray thee, sit and eat of my venison, that thy soul may bless me.

  • 20  And Isaac said unto his son, How is it that thou hast found it so quickly, my son? And he said, Because the Lord thy God brought it to me.




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