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" And Esau said, Behold, I am at the point to die: and what profit shall this birthright do to me? "
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1835
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The Life and Travels of Mungo Park: With the Account of His Death from the ...

Mungo Park - 1840 - 248 pages
...calamity than slavery ; but the poor negro, when fainting with hunger, thinks, like Esau of old, ' Behold, I am at the point to die, and what profit shall this birthright do to me ?' There are many instances of free men voluntarily surrendering up their liberty...
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The Christian lady's magazine, ed. by Charlotte Elizabeth, Volume 15

Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna - 1841
...left the heir of them to wander a pilgrim through the threescore years and ten of his mortality? " Behold, I am at the point to die, and what PROFIT shall this hirthright do to me ? " It is the old saying of the sensualist, as old as fallen human nature, " Let...
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A Companion to the Book of Genesis

Samuel Hulbeart Turner - 1841 - 405 pages
...expresses his determination, shows clearly enough that his views were limited to personal gratification. " I am at the point to die, and what profit shall this birthright do to me ?" It is not to be supposed, that Esau was in danger of immediate death for want...
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Missionary Labours and Scenes in Southern Africa

Robert Moffat - 1842 - 624 pages
...intelligent traveller been similarly circumstanced, he, perhaps, would have been tempted to say, " Behold, I am at the point to die, and what profit shall this birthright do to me ?" Under such circumstances, the gems of Golconda would not have satisfied the...
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The Child at home

1842
...Poor Esau, who was only concerned for his perishing body, and had no concern for the future, said, " Behold, I am at the point to die ! and what profit shall this birthright do to me ?" So he sold it, and gave up all his spiritual blessings " for bread and pottage...
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A commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews, tr. by J. Hamilton ..., Volume 39

Friedrich August G. Tholuck - 1842
...of those rude minds which are directed to perishable things, for the exclamation, Gen. xxv. 32., " Behold, I am at the point to die ; and what profit shall this birthright do to me ?" with which, fatigued in the chace, he yielded up for a single meal his sacred...
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The holy Bible, with a comm. arranged in lectures, by C. Girdlestone, Part 1

Charles Girdlestone - 1842
...therefore was his name called Edom. 31 And Jacob said, Sell me this day thy birthright. 32 And Esau said, Behold, I am at the point to die : and what profit shall this birthright do to me ? 33 And Jacob said, Swear to me this day ; and he sware unto him : and he sold...
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The Child's own annual

1843
...Poor Esau, who was only concerned for his perishing body, and had no concern for the future, said, " Behold, I am at the point to die ! and what profit shall this birthright do to me ?" So he sold it, and gave up all his spiritual blessings " for bread and pottage...
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The Bible Reader: Being a New Selection of Reading Lessons from the Holy ...

William Bentley Fowle - 1843 - 283 pages
...(therefore was his name called Edom.) And Jacob said, Sell me this day thy birthright. And Esau said, Behold, I am at the point to die : and what profit shall this birthright do to me ? And Jacob said, Swear to mp this day ; and he sware unto him : and he sold his...
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Bible stories, for the young, tr. from the 30th Germ. ed

Christian Gottlob Barth - 1844
...Jacob. He immediately makes this proposal to him, " Sell me this day thy birthright." And Esau said, " Behold, I am at the point to die ; and what profit shall this birthright do to me ?" So Esau sold his birthright, and confirmed it by an oath. But the father had...
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