Genesis 25:19-34 NAS

Isaac's Sons

19 Now these are the records of 1the generations of Isaac, Abraham's son: Abraham abecame the father of Isaac;

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      20 and Isaac was forty years old when he took 2Rebekah, the 3daughter of Bethuel the bAramean of Paddan-aram, the 4sister of Laban the cAramean, to be his wife.

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          21 Isaac prayed to the LORD on behalf of his wife, because she was barren; and 5the LORD danswered him and Rebekah his wife 6conceived.

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            • Ȯ 25:21 - Lit "was entreated of him"
              22 But the children struggled together within her; and she said, "If it is so, why then am I this way?" So she went to 7inquire of the LORD.

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              23 The LORD said to her, "8Two nations are in your womb; 9And two peoples will be separated from your body; And one people shall be stronger than the other; And 10the older shall serve the younger."

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              24 When her days to be delivered were fulfilled, behold, there were twins in her womb.
              25 Now the first came forth red, 11all over like a hairy garment; and they named * him Esau.

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              26 Afterward his brother came forth with 12his hand holding on to Esau's heel, so 13his name was called eJacob; and Isaac was 14sixty years old when she gave birth to them.

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                • ȯ 25:26 - I.e. one who takes by the heel or supplants
                  27 When the boys grew up, Esau became a skillful hunter, a man of the field, but Jacob was a fpeaceful man, g15living in tents.

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                    • Ȱ 25:27 - Lit "complete"
                    • ȱ 25:27 - Lit "dwelling"
                      28 Now Isaac loved Esau, because hhe had 16a taste for game, 17but Rebekah loved Jacob.

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                        • Ȳ 25:28 - Lit "game was in his mouth"
                          29 When Jacob had cooked 18stew, Esau came in from the field and he was ifamished;

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                          30 and Esau said to Jacob, "Please let me have a swallow of jthat red stuff there, for I am kfamished." Therefore * his name was called lEdom.

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                            • ȴ 25:30 - Lit "the red, this red"
                            • ȵ 25:30 - Lit "weary"
                            • ȶ 25:30 - I.e. red
                              31 But Jacob said, "mFirst sell me your 19birthright."

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                              32 Esau said, "Behold, I am about to die; so of what use then is the birthright to me?"
                              33 And Jacob said, "nFirst swear to me"; so he swore to him, and 20sold his birthright to Jacob.

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                              34 Then Jacob gave Esau bread and lentil stew; and he ate and drank, and rose and went on his way. Thus Esau despised his birthright.