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Genesis 28:5-7

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28:5 So Isaac sent Jacob on his way, and he went to Paddan Aram, to Laban son of Bethuel the Aramean and brother of Rebekah, the mother of Jacob and Esau.

28:6 Esau saw that Isaac had blessed Jacob and sent him off to Paddan Aram to find a wife there. 1  As he blessed him, 2  Isaac commanded him, “You must not marry a Canaanite woman.” 3  28:7 Jacob obeyed his father and mother and left for Paddan Aram.

1 tn Heb “to take for himself from there a wife.”

2 tn The infinitive construct with the preposition and the suffix form a temporal clause.

3 tn Heb “you must not take a wife from the daughters of Canaan.”



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