Genesis 27 :12

Genesis 27 :12 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

My father peradventure will feel me, and I shall seem to him as a deceiver; and I shall bring a curse on me, and not a blessing.

American King James Version (AKJV)

My father peradventure will feel me, and I shall seem to him as a deceiver; and I shall bring a curse on me, and not a blessing.

American Standard Version (ASV)

My father peradventure will feel me, and I shall seem to him as a deceiver. And I shall bring a curse upon me, and not a blessing.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

If by chance my father puts his hand on me, it will seem to him that I am tricking him, and he will put a curse on me in place of a blessing.

Webster's Revision

My father perhaps will feel me, and I shall seem to him as a deceiver; and I shall bring a curse upon me, and not a blessing.

World English Bible

What if my father touches me? I will seem to him as a deceiver, and I would bring a curse on myself, and not a blessing."

English Revised Version (ERV)

My father peradventure will feel me, and I shall seem to him as a deceiver; and I shall bring a curse upon me, and not a blessing.

Definitions for Genesis 27 :12

Peradventure - Perhaps.

Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 27 :12

I shall bring a curse upon me - For even in those early times the spirit of that law was understood, Deuteronomy 27:18 : Cursed is he that maketh the blind to wander out of the way; and Jacob seems to have possessed at this time a more tender conscience than his mother.

Barnes's Commentary on Genesis 27 :12

Wesley's Commentary on Genesis 27 :12

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