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Isaac blesses Jacob
Isaac intended to bless Esau. When Esau was away, Rebekah and Jacob deceived Isaac and stole the blessing for Jacob.
Dictionaries
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Parental Blessing
Parental Blessingparental blessing, the blessing given by a father to his children, especially that given to his firstborn son. Normally given when the father is an old man nearing death (Gen. 27:2; 48:21; 49:1), this blessing forms part of his testamentary farewell to his children. A prime example
Key passages
Ge 27:1–29

And it happened that when Isaac was old and his eyesight was weak, he called Esau his older son and said to him, “My son.” And he said to him, “Here I am.” And he said, “Look, I am old; I do not know the day of my death. So now, take your weapons, your quiver …

See also
Heb 11:20;
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