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Genesis 27:23 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands. So he blessed him.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands: so he blessed him.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He did not recognize him, because his hands were hairy like his brother Esau’s hands; so he blessed him.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands: So he blessed him.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he did not discern him, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands; and he blessed him.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— So he did not find him out, because, his hands, were, like the hands of Esau his brother, hairy,—so he blessed him.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And he hath not discerned him, for his hands have been hairy, as the hands of Esau his brother, and he blesseth him,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he knew him not, because his hairy hands made him like to the elder. Then blessing him,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairie, as his brother Esaus hands: So he blessed him.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he knew him not, for his hands were as the hands of his brother Esau, hairy; and he blessed him,
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esaw's hands: so he blessed him.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And he discerned 5234
{5234} Prime
נָכַר
nakar
{naw-kar'}
A primitive root; properly to scrutinize, that is, look intently at; hence (with recognition implied), to acknowledge, be acquainted with, care for, respect, revere, or (with suspicion implied), to disregard, ignore, be strange toward, reject, resign, dissimulate (as if ignorant or disowning).
z8689
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
him 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.
because x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
his hands 3027
{3027} Prime
יָד
yad
{yawd}
A primitive word; a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.), in distinction from H3709, the closed one); used (as noun, adverb, etc.) in a great variety of applications, both literally and figuratively, both proximate and remote.
were x1961
(1961) Complement
הָיָה
hayah
{haw-yaw'}
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
hairy, 8163
{8163} Prime
שָׂעִיר
sa`iyr
{saw-eer'}
From H8175; shaggy; as noun, a he goat; by analogy a faun.
as his brother 251
{0251} Prime
אָח
'ach
{awkh}
A primitive word; a brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance (like H0001)).
`$w's עֵשָׂו 6215
{6215} Prime
עֵשָׂו
`Esav
{ay-sawv'}
Apparently a form of the passive participle of H6213 in the original sense of handling; rough (that is, sensibly felt); Esav, a son of Isaac, including his posterity.
hands: 3027
{3027} Prime
יָד
yad
{yawd}
A primitive word; a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.), in distinction from H3709, the closed one); used (as noun, adverb, etc.) in a great variety of applications, both literally and figuratively, both proximate and remote.
so he blessed 1288
{1288} Prime
בּרךְ
barak
{baw-rak'}
A primitive root; to kneel; by implication to bless God (as an act of adoration), and (vice-versa) man (as a benefit); also (by euphemism) to curse (God or the king, as treason).
z8762
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
him.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 27:18-27.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 27:18-29.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
his hands:

Genesis 27:16 And she put the skins of the kids of the goats upon his hands, and upon the smooth of his neck:

he blessed:

Romans 9:11-12 (For [the children] being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of him that calleth;) ... It was said unto her, The elder shall serve the younger.
Hebrews 11:20 By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau concerning things to come.
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