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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 upon 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 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.

    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.