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{Genesis 27:4} And make 6213 z8798 me savoury meat, 4303 such as 834 I love, 157 z8804 and bring 935 z8685 [it] to me, that I may eat; 398 z8799 that x5668 my soul 5315 may bless 1288 z8762 thee before 2962 I die. 4191 z8799
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The blessing, says Dr. A. Clarke, which Isaac was to confer on his son, was a species of divine right, and must be communicated with appropriate ceremonies. As eating and drinking were used among the Asiatics on almost all religious occasions, and especially in making and confirming covenants, it is reasonable to suppose, that something of this kind was essentially necessary on this occasion; and that Isaac could not convey the right, till he had eaten of the meat provided for the purpose by him who was to receive the blessing.
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"Bring me venison, and make me savoury meat, that I may eat, and bless thee before the LORD before my death." {Gen 27:7} + "And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands: so he blessed him." {Gen 27:23} + "And he said, Bring [it] near to me, and I will eat of my son's venison, that my soul may bless thee. And he brought [it] near to him, and he did eat: and he brought him wine, and he drank." {Gen 27:25} + "And he came near, and kissed him: and he smelled the smell of his raiment, and blessed him, and said, See, the smell of my son [is] as the smell of a field which the LORD hath blessed:" {Gen 27:27} + "And he blessed him, and said, Blessed [be] Abram of the most high God, possessor of heaven and earth:" {Gen 14:19} + "And they blessed Rebekah, and said unto her, Thou [art] our sister, be thou [the mother] of thousands of millions, and let thy seed possess the gate of those which hate them." {Gen 24:60} + "And God Almighty bless thee, and make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, that thou mayest be a multitude of people;" {Gen 28:3} + "And Joseph said unto his father, They [are] my sons, whom God hath given me in this [place]. And he said, Bring them, I pray thee, unto me, and I will bless them." {Gen 48:9} + "And he blessed Joseph, and said, God, before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac did walk, the God which fed me all my life long unto this day, ... And he blessed them that day, saying, In thee shall Israel bless, saying, God make thee as Ephraim and as Manasseh: and he set Ephraim before Manasseh." {Gen 48:15-20} + "All these [are] the twelve tribes of Israel: and this [is it] that their father spake unto them, and blessed them; every one according to his blessing he blessed them." {Gen 49:28} + "And Aaron lifted up his hand toward the people, and blessed them, and came down from offering of the sin offering, and the burnt offering, and peace offerings. ... And Moses and Aaron went into the tabernacle of the congregation, and came out, and blessed the people: and the glory of the LORD appeared unto all the people." {Lev 9:22-23} + "And this [is] the blessing, wherewith Moses the man of God blessed the children of Israel before his death. ... Happy [art] thou, O Israel: who [is] like unto thee, O people saved by the LORD, the shield of thy help, and who [is] the sword of thy excellency! and thine enemies shall be found liars unto thee; and thou shalt tread upon their high places." {Deu 33:1-29} + "And Joshua blessed him, and gave unto Caleb the son of Jephunneh Hebron for an inheritance." {Jsh 14:13} + "So Joshua blessed them, and sent them away: and they went unto their tents." {Jsh 22:6} + "And Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, Behold, this [child] is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel; and for a sign which shall be spoken against;" {Lke 2:34} + "And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven." {Lke 24:51} + "By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau concerning things to come." {Hbr 11:20}

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