Genesis 25:27 NIV

27 The boys grew up, and Esau became a skillful hunter, a man of the open country, while Jacob was content to stay at home among the tents.

References for Genesis 25:27

Study tools for Genesis 25:27

  • 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."