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Genesis 25:30 NIV

30 He said to Jacob, “Quick, let me have some of that red stew! I’m famished!” (That is why he was also called Edom.a )

References for Genesis 25:30

    • Ï 25:30 - "Edom" means "red."

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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."