28 Then Isaac called Jacob and ablessed him, and 1charged him, and said to him: b“You shall not take a wife from the daughters of Canaan. 2 cArise, go to dPadan Aram, to the house of eBethuel your mother’s father; and take yourself a wife from there of the daughters of fLaban your mother’s brother.
3 “May gGod Almighty bless you,
And make you hfruitful and multiply you,
That you may be an assembly of peoples;
4 And give you ithe blessing of Abraham,
To you and your descendants with you,
That you may inherit the land
Which God gave to Abraham.”
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