When the boysgrew up, Esaubecame a skillfulhunter, a man of the field, but Jacob was a apeacefulman, b1living in tents.
Now IsaaclovedEsau, becauseche had 2a taste for game, 3but RebekahlovedJacob.
When Jacob had cooked4stew, Esaucame in from the field and he was dfamished ;
and Esausaid to Jacob, "Please let me have a swallow of ethat redstuff there, for I am ffamished." Therefore his name was calledgEdom.
But Jacobsaid, "hFirstsell me your 5birthright."
32Esausaid, "Behold, I amabout to die ; so of what use then is the birthright to me?"
And Jacobsaid, "iFirstswear to me"; so he swore to him, and 6sold his birthright to Jacob.
Then JacobgaveEsaubread and lentilstew ; and he ate and drank, and rose and went on his way. Thus Esaudespised his birthright.