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Genesis 25:25 NIV

25 The first to come out was red, and his whole body was like a hairy garment; so they named him Esau.a

References for Genesis 25:25

    • Í 25:25 - "Esau" may mean "hairy" .

      Study tools for Genesis 25:25

      • 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."