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Biblical Archaeology Review 48:2, Summer 2022

Caption Contest

Biblical Archaeology Review

“Pops, you’re going to love my lamb chowder, or my name isn’t Esau!”

—Fenton Groff, Mays Landing, New Jersey

Thank you to all those who submitted caption entries for our Winter 2021 cartoon, based on Genesis 27:19: “Jacob said to his father, ‘I am Esau your firstborn. I have done as you told me; now sit up and eat of my game, so that you may bless me.’” We are pleased to congratulate Fenton Groff of Mays Landing, New Jersey, who wrote the winning caption, and our runners-up:


“Mom has put me in a hairy situation …”

—Phillip Hadden, Concord, Illinois

“What do you mean you are waiting for an Uber Eats delivery from Chick-fil-A?”

—Roy Bedford, St. Albert, Alberta, Canada


“Hi, Pop! Are you game for a game with game?”

—Hattee Christian, Columbia, South Carolina

“I wonder if Esau me?!”

—Chaim Kagedan, Teaneck, New Jersey

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