he blessed
Romans 9:11
for though [the twins] were not yet born and had not done anything good or bad, so that God's purpose according to [His] choice would stand, not because of works but because of Him who calls,
Romans 9:12
it was said to her, "THE OLDER WILL SERVE THE YOUNGER."
Hebrews 11:20
By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau, even regarding things to come.