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- Genesis 28:8
KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)
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“And Esau seeing that the daughters of Canaan pleased not Isaac his father;”
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Genesis 28:8 Translation & Meaning
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|KJV Verse ||Original Hebrew ||Meaning/ Definition |
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|“And Esau” ||עֵשָׂ֔ו ||Esav, a son of Isaac, including his posterity || Esau |
|“seeing” ||וַיַּ֣רְא ||To see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitive, intransitive and causative) ||seeing |
|“that” ||כִּ֥י ||(by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed ||that |
|“the daughters” ||בְּנ֣וֹת ||A daughter (used in the same wide sense as other terms of relationship, literally and figuratively) || daughters |
|“of Canaan” ||כְּנָ֑עַן ||Kenaan, a son a Ham; also the country inhabited by him || Canaan |
|“pleased” ||בְּעֵינֵ֖י ||An eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy, a fountain (as the eye of the landscape) ||pleased |
|“not” ||רָע֖וֹת ||Bad or (as noun) evil (natural or moral) ||not |
|“Isaac” ||יִצְחָ֥ק ||Jitschak (or Isaac), son of Abraham ||Isaac |
|“his father;” ||אָבִֽיו׃ ||Father, in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application || father |
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6 When Esau saw that Isaac had blessed Jacob, and sent him away to Padan-aram, to take him a wife from thence; and that as he blessed him he gave him a charge, saying, Thou shalt not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan;
7 And that Jacob obeyed his father and his mother, and was gone to Padan-aram;
8 And Esau seeing that the daughters of Canaan pleased not Isaac his father;
9 Then went Esau unto Ishmael, and took unto the wives which he had Mahalath the daughter of Ishmael Abraham's son, the sister of Nebajoth, to be his wife.
10 And Jacob went out from Beer-sheba, and went toward Haran.
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