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Genesis 28:6 Now Esau saw that Isaac had blessed Jacob and sent him away to Paddan-aram, to take to himself a wife from there, [and that] when he blessed him he charged him, saying, "You shall not take a wife from the daughters of Canaan,"

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      6-9. when Esau saw that Isaac had blessed Jacob, &c.--Desirous to humor his parents and, if possible, get the last will revoked, he became wise when too late (see Mt 25:10), and hoped by gratifying his parents in one thing to atone for all his former delinquencies. But he only made bad worse, and though he did not marry a "wife of the daughters of Canaan," he married into a family which God had rejected. It showed a partial reformation, but no repentance, for he gave no proofs of abating his vindictive purposes against his brother, nor cherishing that pious spirit that would have gratified his father--he was like Micah (see Jud 17:13).

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Brief Summary: Isaac forbids Jacob to marry a Canaanite, Isaac blesses Jacob and his seed with the blessings of Abraham, Esau marries a daughter of Ishmael, Jacob has a vision of a ladder reaching up to heaven with angels ascending and descending, the Lord promises Jacob that his seed will be as the dust of the earth in number, He also promises Jacob that in his seed all the nations of the world will be blessed, Jacob makes a vow to pay tithes to the Lord.

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1 Isaac blesses Jacob and sends him to Padan-aram
6 Esau marries the daughter of Ishmael
10 The vision of Jacob's ladder
18 The stone of Bethel
20 Jacob's vow

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