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Genesis 27:23

    Genesis 27:23 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands: so he blessed him.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands: so he blessed him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands. So he blessed him.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And he did not make out who he was, because his hands were covered with hair like his brother Esau's hands: so he gave him a blessing.

    Webster's Revision

    And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands. So he blessed him.

    World English Bible

    He didn't recognize him, because his hands were hairy, like his brother, Esau's hands. So he blessed him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands: so he blessed him.

    Definitions for Genesis 27:23

    Blessed - Happy.

    Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 27:23

    And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy - From this circumstance we may learn that Isaac's sense of feeling was much impaired by his present malady. When he could not discern the skin of a kid from the flesh of his son, we see that he was, through his infirmity, in a fit state to be imposed on by the deceit of his wife, and the cunning of his younger son.