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Genesis 25:12 NIV

Ishmael’s Sons

12 This is the account of the family line of Abraham’s son Ishmael, whom Sarah’s slave, Hagar the Egyptian, bore to Abraham.

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  • a 25:10 - Or "the descendants of Heth"
  • b 25:18 - Or "lived to the east of"
  • c 25:20 - That is, Northwest Mesopotamia
  • d 25:25 - "Esau" may mean "hairy" .
  • e 25:26 - "Jacob" means "he grasps the heel" , a Hebrew idiom for "he deceives" .
  • f 25:30 - "Edom" means "red."