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Genesis 27:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he said, Behold now, I am old, I know not the day of my death.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he said, Behold now, I am old, I know not the day of my death:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Isaac said, “Behold now, I am old [and] I do not know the day of my death.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he said, Behold now, I am old, I know not the day of my death:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he said, Behold now, I am become old; I know not the day of my death.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And he said, Behold, I pray thee, I am old,—I know not the day of my death.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And he saith, 'Lo, I pray thee, I have become aged, I have not known the day of my death;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And his father said to him, Thou seest that I am old, and know not the day of my death.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And he said, Behold now, I am old, I know not the day of my death.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he said, Behold, I am grown old, and know not the day of my death.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And he said, Behold now, I am old, I know not the day of my death:

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And he said, 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
Behold x2009
(2009) Complement
הִנֵּה
hinneh
{hin-nay'}
Prolonged for H2005; lo!.
now, x4994
(4994) Complement
נָא
na'
{naw}
A primitive particle of incitement and entreaty, which may usually be rendered I pray, now or then; added mostly to verbs (in the imperative or future), or to interjections, occasionally to an adverb or conjugation.
I am old, 2204
{2204} Prime
זָקֵן
zaqen
{zaw-kane'}
A primitive root; to be old.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
I know 3045
{3045} Prime
ידע
yada`
{yaw-dah'}
A primitive root; to know (properly to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially (including observation, care, recognition; and causatively instruction, designation, punishment, etc.).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
not x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
the day 3117
{3117} Prime
יוֹם
yowm
{yome}
From an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
of my death: 4194
{4194} Prime
מָוֶת
maveth
{maw'-veth}
From H4191; death (natural or violent); concretely the dead, their place or state (hades); figuratively pestilence, ruin.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 27:1-5.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Genesis 27:2

I am old, and know not the day of my death — How soon I may die.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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I know not:

Genesis 48:21 And Israel said unto Joseph, Behold, I die: but God shall be with you, and bring you again unto the land of your fathers.
1 Samuel 20:3 And David sware moreover, and said, Thy father certainly knoweth that I have found grace in thine eyes; and he saith, Let not Jonathan know this, lest he be grieved: but truly [as] the LORD liveth, and [as] thy soul liveth, [there is] but a step between me and death.
Proverbs 27:1 Boast not thyself of to morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.
Ecclesiastes 9:10 Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do [it] with thy might; for [there is] no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest.
Isaiah 38:1 In those days was Hezekiah sick unto death. And Isaiah the prophet the son of Amoz came unto him, and said unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Set thine house in order: for thou shalt die, and not live.
Isaiah 38:3 And said, Remember now, O LORD, I beseech thee, how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done [that which is] good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept sore.
Mark 13:35 Watch ye therefore: for ye know not when the master of the house cometh, at even, or at midnight, or at the cockcrowing, or in the morning:
James 4:14 Whereas ye know not what [shall be] on the morrow. For what [is] your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.
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Gn 48:21. 1S 20:3. Pv 27:1. Ec 9:10. Is 38:1, 3. Mk 13:35. Jm 4:14.

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