27:21 Then Isaac said to Jacob, “Come closer so I can touch you, 1 my son, and know for certain if you really are my son Esau.” 2
27:22 So Jacob went over to his father Isaac, who felt him and said, “The voice is Jacob’s, but the hands are Esau’s.”
1 tn Following the imperative, the cohortative (with prefixed conjunction) indicates purpose or result.
2 tn Heb “Are you this one, Esau, my son, or not?” On the use of the interrogative particle here, see BDB 210 s.v. הֲ.