And Isaac trembled very exceedingly, and said, Who? where is he that has taken venison, and brought it me…
I. This narrative SUGGESTS A WARNING AGAINST THE UNDER-VALUING OF PRIVILEGE.
II. This narrative SUGGESTS THAT GOD IS ABLE TO BLESS EVERY DESIRING SOUL. Eternal life for all. See the inexhaustible nature of the Divine riches exemplified in —
1. The vast numbers who have been made partakers of it already passed from mortal sight.
2. The multitudes on their way at this moment to the same heavenly kingdom who have " obtained like precious faith."
III. This narrative REMINDS US THAT ONE MAY SEEK THE BLESSING TOO LATE. Though Esau obtained at last a blessing, he did not realize the blessing.
(F. Goodall, B. A,)
Parallel VersesKJV: And Isaac trembled very exceedingly, and said, Who? where is he that hath taken venison, and brought it me, and I have eaten of all before thou camest, and have blessed him? yea, and he shall be blessed.