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Genesis 25 CJB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Avraham took another wife, whose name was K'turah. 1 Abraham took another wife, whose name was Keturah.
2 She bore him Zimran, Yokshan, Medan, Midyan, Yishbak; and Shuach. 2 She bore him Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak and Shuah.
3 Yokshan fathered Sh'va and D'dan. The sons of D'dan were Ashurim, L'tushim and L'umim. 3 Jokshan was the father of Sheba and Dedan; the descendants of Dedan were the Asshurites, the Letushites and the Leummites.
4 The sons of Midyan were 'Eifah, 'Efer, Hanokh, Avida and Elda'ah. All these were descendants of K'turah. 4 The sons of Midian were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida and Eldaah. All these were descendants of Keturah.
5 Avraham gave everything he owned to Yitz'chak. 5 Abraham left everything he owned to Isaac.
6 But to the sons of the concubines he made grants while he was still living and sent them off to the east, to the land of Kedem, away from Yitz'chak his son. 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 This is how long Avraham lived: 175 years. 7 Altogether, Abraham lived a hundred and seventy-five years.
8 Then Avraham breathed his last, dying at a ripe old age, an old man full of years; and he was gathered to his people. 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 Yitz'chak and Yishma'el his sons buried him in the cave of Makhpelah, in the field of 'Efron the son of Tzochar the Hitti, by 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 the field which Avraham purchased from the sons of Het. Avraham was buried there with Sarah his wife. 10 the field Abraham had bought from the Hittites. There Abraham was buried with his wife Sarah.
11 After Avraham died, God blessed Yitz'chak his son, and Yitz'chak lived near Be'er-Lachai-Ro'i. 11 After Abraham's death, God blessed his son Isaac, who then lived near Beer Lahai Roi.
12 Here is the genealogy of Yishma'el, Avraham's son, whom Hagar the Egyptian woman bore to Avraham. 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 the sons of Yishma'el, listed in the order of their birth. The firstborn of Yishma'el was N'vayot; followed by Kedar, Adbe'el, Mivsam, 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, Teima, Y'tur, Nafish and Kedmah. 15 Hadad, Tema, Jetur, Naphish and Kedemah.
16 These are the sons of Yishma'el, and these are their names, according to their settlements and camps, twelve tribal rulers. 16 These were the sons of Ishmael, and these are the names of the twelve tribal rulers according to their settlements and camps.
17 This is how long Yishma'el lived: 137 years. Then he breathed his last, died and was gathered to his people. 17 Altogether, Ishmael lived a hundred and thirty-seven years. He breathed his last and died, and he was gathered to his people.
18 Yishma'el's sons lived between Havilah and Shur, near Egypt as you go toward Ashur; he settled near all his kinsmen. 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 Here is the history of Yitz'chak, Avraham's son. Avraham fathered Yitz'chak. 19 This is the account of Abraham's son Isaac. Abraham became the father of Isaac,
20 Yitz'chak was forty years old when he took Rivkah, the daughter of B'tu'el the Arami from Paddan-Aram and sister of Lavan the Arami, to be his wife. 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 Yitz'chak prayed to ADONAI on behalf of his wife, because she was childless. ADONAI heeded his prayer, and Rivkah 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 The children fought with each other inside her so much that she said, "If it's going to be like this, why go on living?" So she went to inquire of ADONAI, 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 who answered her, "There are two nations in your womb. From birth they will be two rival peoples. One of these peoples will be stronger than the other, and 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 the time for her delivery came, there were twins in her womb. 24 When the time came for her to give birth, there were twin boys in her womb.
25 The first to come out was reddish and covered all over with hair, like a coat; so they named him 'Esav [completely formed, that is, having hair already]. 25 The first to come out was red, and his whole body was like a hairy garment; so they named him Esau.
26 Then his brother emerged, with his hand holding 'Esav's heel, so he was called Ya'akov [he catches by the heel, he supplants]. Yitz'chak was sixty years old when she bore them. 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 The boys grew; and 'Esav became a skillful hunter, an outdoorsman; while Ya'akov was a quiet man who stayed in the tents. 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 Yitz'chak favored 'Esav, because he had a taste for game; Rivkah favored Ya'akov. 28 Isaac, who had a taste for wild game, loved Esau, but Rebekah loved Jacob.
29 One day when Ya'akov had cooked some stew, 'Esav came in from the open country, exhausted, 29 Once when Jacob was cooking some stew, Esau came in from the open country, famished.
30 and said to Ya'akov, "Please! Let me gulp down some of that red stuff - that red stuff! I'm exhausted!" (This is why he was called Edom [red].) 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 Ya'akov answered, "First sell me your rights as the firstborn." 31 Jacob replied, "First sell me your birthright."
32 "Look, I'm about to die!" said 'Esav. "What use to me are my rights as the firstborn?" 32 "Look, I am about to die," Esau said. "What good is the birthright to me?"
33 Ya'akov said, "First, swear to me!" So he swore to him, thus selling his birthright to Ya'akov. 33 But Jacob said, "Swear to me first." So he swore an oath to him, selling his birthright to Jacob.
34 Then Ya'akov gave him bread and lentil stew; he ate and drank, got up and went on his way. Thus 'Esav showed how little he valued 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.