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Genesis 25:23 NIV

23 The LORD said to her, “Two nations are in your womb, and two peoples from within you will be separated; one people will be stronger than the other, and the older will serve the younger.”

References for Genesis 25:23

Study tools for Genesis 25:23

  • 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."