- Trace the parts played by each of the characters in this story.
What motive influenced each one?
Why was God pleased to bless Jacob? Cf. Rom 9:10-13.
- What was the nature of Esau’s grief (verses 34, 38)?
Did it have anything to do with repentance? Cf. Heb. 12:17; 2 Cor. 7:10.