Day: June 27, 2023

Genesis 27: Jacob steals Esau’s blessing

June 27, 2023 ·

Summary: Isaac, who is now old and blind, tells his firstborn, Esau, to go and fetch some food for him so that he can bestow Esau with his blessing. However, Rebekah, Isaac's wife, who favored Jacob, overhears their conversation and advises Jacob to impersonate Esau in order to receive the blessing. Jacob successfully deceives Isaac and receives the blessing that was originally intended for Esau. Upon Esau's return, he is furious about losing the blessing and can only receive a… Read more.