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Genesis 25:23 NLT

23 And the LORD told her, “The sons in your womb will become two nations. From the very beginning, the two nations will be rivals. One nation will be stronger than the other; and your older son will serve your younger son.”

Study tools for Genesis 25:23

  • a 25:18 - The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.
  • b 25:25 - Esau sounds like a Hebrew term that means “hair.”
  • c 25:26 - Jacob sounds like the Hebrew words for “heel” and “deceiver.”