Isaac offers apparently prophetic blessing to Jacob, who he thinks is Esau, and then to Esau when the latter cries. How could blessing flow from deceit?
Rashbam. Andrew of St. Victor. Two medieval French scholars, devoted to the plain-sense contextual interpretation of the Bible. One Jewish, one Christian.
The Israelites move towards the Promised Land, traveling through other kingdoms. They promise not to take any water – confounding later French commentators.