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Genesis 25 (Hebrew Names Version)

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1 Avraham took another wife, and her name was Keturah. 2 She bore him Zimran, Yokshan, Medan, Midyan, Yishbak, and Shuach. 3 Yokshan became the father of Sheva, and Dedan. The sons of Dedan were Ashshurim, Letushim, and Le'ummim. 4 The sons of Midyan: `Efah, `Efer, Hanokh, Avida, and Elda`ah. All these were the children of Keturah. 5 Avraham gave all that he had to Yitzchak, 6 but to the sons of the concubines who Avraham had, Avraham gave gifts. He sent them away from Yitzchak his son, while he yet lived, eastward, to the east country. 7 These are the days of the years of Avraham's life which he lived: one hundred seventy-five years. 8 Avraham gave up the spirit, and died in a good old age, an old man, and full, and was gathered to his people. 9 Yitzchak and Yishma'el, his sons, buried him in the cave of Makhpelah, in the field of `Efron, the son of Tzochar the Hittite, which is before Mamre, 10 the field which Avraham purchased of the children of Het. There was Avraham buried, with Sarah his wife. 11 It happened after the death of Avraham, that God blessed Yitzchak, his son. Yitzchak lived by Be'er-Lachai-Ro'i. 12 Now this is the history of the generations of Yishma'el, Avraham's son, whom Hagar the Mitzrian, Sarah's handmaid, bore to Avraham. 13 These are the names of the sons of Yishma'el, by their names, according to the order of their birth: the firstborn of Yishma'el, Nevayot, then Kedar, Adbe'el, Mivsam, 14 Mishma, Dumah, Massa, 15 Hadad, Tema, Yetur, Nafish, and Kedemah. 16 These are the sons of Yishma'el, and these are their names, by their villages, and by their encampments: twelve princes, according to their nations. 17 These are the years of the life of Yishma'el: one hundred thirty-seven years. He gave up the spirit and died, and was gathered to his people. 18 They lived from Havilah to Shur that is before Mitzrayim, as you go toward Ashshur. He lived opposite all his relatives. 19 This is the history of the generations of Yitzchak, Avraham's son. Avraham became the father of Yitzchak. 20 Yitzchak was forty years old when he took Rivka, the daughter of Betu'el the Arammian of Paddan-Aram, the sister of Lavan the Arammian, to be his wife. 21 Yitzchak entreated the LORD for his wife, because she was barren. The LORD was entreated by him, and Rivka his wife conceived. 22 The children struggled together within her. She said, "If it be so, why do I live?" She went to inquire of the LORD. 23 The LORD said to her, Two nations are in your womb, Two peoples will be separated from your body. The one people will be stronger than the other people. The elder will serve the younger. 24 When her days to be delivered were fulfilled, behold, there were twins in her womb. 25 The first came out red all over, like a hairy garment. They named him Esav. 26 After that, his brother came out, and his hand had hold on Esav's heel. He was named Ya`akov. Yitzchak was sixty years old when she bore them. 27 The boys grew. Esav was a skillful hunter, a man of the field. Ya`akov was a quiet man, living in tents. 28 Now Yitzchak loved Esav, because he ate his venison. Rivka loved Ya`akov. 29 Ya`akov boiled stew. Esav came in from the field, and he was famished. 30 Esav said to Ya`akov, "Please feed me with that same red stew, for I am famished." Therefore his name was called Edom. 31 Ya`akov said, "First, sell me your birthright." 32 Esav said, "Behold, I am about to die. What good is the birthright to me?" 33 Ya`akov said, "Swear to me first." He swore to him. He sold his birthright to Ya`akov. 34 Ya`akov gave Esav bread and stew of lentils. He ate and drank, rose up, and went his way. So Esav despised his birthright.
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