Genesis 25 CEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Abraham married another wife, named Keturah. 1 Abraham took another wife, whose name was Keturah.
2 The children she bore him were Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah. 2 She bore him Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak and Shuah.
3 Jokshan became the father of Sheba and Dedan. Dedan's sons were Asshurim, Letushim, and Leummim. 3 Jokshan was the father of Sheba and Dedan; the descendants of Dedan were the Asshurites, the Letushites and the Leummites.
4 Midian's sons were Ephah, Epher, Enoch, Abida, and Eldaah. All of these were Keturah's sons. 4 The sons of Midian were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida and Eldaah. All these were descendants of Keturah.
5 Abraham gave everything he owned to Isaac. 5 Abraham left everything he owned to Isaac.
6 To the sons of Abraham's secondary wives, Abraham gave gifts and, while he was still living, sent them away from his son Isaac to land in the east. 6 But while he was still living, he gave gifts to the sons of his concubines and sent them away from his son Isaac to the land of the east.
7 Abraham lived to the age of 175. 7 Altogether, Abraham lived a hundred and seventy-five years.
8 Abraham took his last breath and died after a good long life, a content old man, and he was placed with his ancestors. 8 Then Abraham breathed his last and died at a good old age, an old man and full of years; and he was gathered to his people.
9 His sons Isaac and Ishmael buried him in the cave in Machpelah, which is in the field of Zohar's son Ephron the Hittite, near Mamre. 9 His sons Isaac and Ishmael buried him in the cave of Machpelah near Mamre, in the field of Ephron son of Zohar the Hittite,
10 Thus Abraham and his wife Sarah were both buried in the field Abraham had purchased from the Hittites. 10 the field Abraham had bought from the Hittites. There Abraham was buried with his wife Sarah.
11 After Abraham's death, God blessed his son Isaac, and Isaac lived in Beer-lahai-roi. 11 After Abraham's death, God blessed his son Isaac, who then lived near Beer Lahai Roi.
12 These are the descendants of Ishmael, Abraham's son, whom Hagar the Egyptian, Sarah's servant, bore for Abraham. 12 This is the account of Abraham's son Ishmael, whom Sarah's maidservant, Hagar the Egyptian, bore to Abraham.
13 These are the names of Ishmael's sons, by their names and according to their birth order: Nebaioth, Ishmael's oldest son; Kedar; Adbeel; Mibsam; 13 These are the names of the sons of Ishmael, listed in the order of their birth: Nebaioth the firstborn of Ishmael, Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam,
14 Mishma; Dumah; Massa; 14 Mishma, Dumah, Massa,
15 Hadad; Tema; Jetur; Naphish; and Kedemah. 15 Hadad, Tema, Jetur, Naphish and Kedemah.
16 These are Ishmael's sons. These are their names by their villages and their settlements: twelve tribal leaders according to their tribes. 16 These were the sons of Ishmael, and these are the names of the twelve tribal rulers according to their settlements and camps.
17 Ishmael lived to the age of 137. He took his last breath and died, and was placed with his ancestors. 17 Altogether, Ishmael lived a hundred and thirty-seven years. He breathed his last and died, and he was gathered to his people.
18 He established camps from Havilah to Shur, which is near Egypt on the road to Assyria. He died among all of his brothers. 18 His descendants settled in the area from Havilah to Shur, near the border of Egypt, as you go toward Asshur. And they lived in hostility toward all their brothers.
19 These are the descendants of Isaac, Abraham's son. Abraham became the father of Isaac. 19 This is the account of Abraham's son Isaac. Abraham became the father of Isaac,
20 Isaac was 40 years old when he married Rebekah the daughter of Bethuel the Aramean and the sister of Laban the Aramean, from Paddan-aram. 20 and Isaac was forty years old when he married Rebekah daughter of Bethuel the Aramean from Paddan Aram and sister of Laban the Aramean.
21 Isaac prayed to the LORD for his wife, since she was unable to have children. The LORD was moved by his prayer, and his wife Rebekah became pregnant. 21 Isaac prayed to the LORD on behalf of his wife, because she was barren. The LORD answered his prayer, and his wife Rebekah became pregnant.
22 But the boys pushed against each other inside of her, and she said, "If this is what it's like, why did it happen to me?" So she went to ask the LORD. 22 The babies jostled each other within her, and she said, "Why is this happening to me?" So she went to inquire of the LORD.
23 And the LORD said to her, "Two nations are in your womb; two different peoples will emerge from your body. One people will be stronger than the other; the older will serve the younger." 23 The LORD said to her, "Two nations are in your womb, and two peoples from within you will be separated; one people will be stronger than the other, and the older will serve the younger."
24 When she reached the end of her pregnancy, she discovered that she had twins. 24 When the time came for her to give birth, there were twin boys in her womb.
25 The first came out red all over, clothed with hair, and she named him Esau. 25 The first to come out was red, and his whole body was like a hairy garment; so they named him Esau.
26 Immediately afterward, his brother came out gripping Esau's heel, and she named him Jacob. Isaac was 60 years old when they were born. 26 After this, his brother came out, with his hand grasping Esau's heel; so he was named Jacob. Isaac was sixty years old when Rebekah gave birth to them.
27 When the young men grew up, Esau became an outdoorsman who knew how to hunt, and Jacob became a quiet man who stayed at home. 27 The boys grew up, and Esau became a skillful hunter, a man of the open country, while Jacob was a quiet man, staying among the tents.
28 Isaac loved Esau because he enjoyed eating game, but Rebekah loved Jacob. 28 Isaac, who had a taste for wild game, loved Esau, but Rebekah loved Jacob.
29 Once when Jacob was boiling stew, Esau came in from the field hungry 29 Once when Jacob was cooking some stew, Esau came in from the open country, famished.
30 and said to Jacob, "I'm starving! Let me devour some of this red stuff." That's why his name is Edom. 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. )
31 Jacob said, "Sell me your birthright today." 31 Jacob replied, "First sell me your birthright."
32 Esau said, "Since I'm going to die anyway, what good is my birthright to me?" 32 "Look, I am about to die," Esau said. "What good is the birthright to me?"
33 Jacob said, "Give me your word today." And he did. He sold his birthright to Jacob. 33 But Jacob said, "Swear to me first." So he swore an oath to him, selling his birthright to Jacob.
34 So Jacob gave Esau bread and lentil stew. He ate, drank, got up, and left, showing just how little he thought of his birthright. 34 Then Jacob gave Esau some bread and some lentil stew. He ate and drank, and then got up and left. So Esau despised his birthright.