Genesis 27 Summary - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges
Ch. Gen 27:1-45 (J, E). The Blessing of Isaac and Jacob’s Deceit
This narrative is taken from J, though possibly it includes extracts from E. It is a famous and graphically written piece of literature. The lifelike personal touches are not allowed to obscure the element of racial or national motive, which describes the outwitting of the older and more stupid Edomite by the younger and cleverer Israelite.
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