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Genesis 25 CSB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Now Abraham took another wife, whose name was Keturah, 1 Abraham took another wife, whose name was Keturah.
2 and she bore him Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah. 2 She bore him Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak and Shuah.
3 Jokshan fathered Sheba and Dedan. Dedan's sons were the 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 And Midian's sons were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah. All these were sons of Keturah. 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 And Abraham gave gifts to the sons of his concubines, but while he was still alive he sent them eastward, away from his son Isaac, to the land of 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 This is the length of Abraham's life: 175 years. 7 Altogether, Abraham lived a hundred and seventy-five years.
8 He took his last breath and died at a ripe old age, old and contented, 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 His sons Isaac and Ishmael buried him in the cave of Machpelah near Mamre, in the field of Ephron son of Zohar the Hittite. 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 This was the field that Abraham bought from the Hittites. Abraham was buried there with his wife Sarah. 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, who lived near Beer-lahai-roi. 11 After Abraham's death, God blessed his son Isaac, who then lived near Beer Lahai Roi.
12 These are the family records of Abraham's son Ishmael, whom Hagar the Egyptian, Sarah's slave, bore to 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; their names according to the family records are: Nebaioth, Ishmael's firstborn, then 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, and these are their names by their villages and encampments: 12 leaders of their clans. 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 the length of Ishmael's life: 137 years. He took his last breath and 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 And they settled from Havilah to Shur, which is opposite Egypt as you go toward Asshur. He lived in opposition to all 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 family records of Isaac son of Abraham. Abraham fathered 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 took as his wife Rebekah daughter of Bethuel the Aramean from Paddan-aram, and sister of Laban the Aramean. 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 on behalf of his wife because she was barren. The Lord heard his prayer, and his wife Rebekah conceived. 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 children inside her struggled with each other, and she said, "Why is this happening to me?" So she went to inquire of 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 people will [come] from you and be separated. One people 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 her time came to give birth, there were indeed twins in her womb. 24 When the time came for her to give birth, there were twin boys in her womb.
25 The first one came out reddish, covered with hair like a fur coat, and they 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 After this, his brother came out grasping Esau's heel with his hand. So he was named 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 boys grew up, Esau became an expert hunter, an outdoorsman, but Jacob was 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 had a taste for wild 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 cooking a stew, Esau came in from the field, exhausted. 29 Once when Jacob was cooking some stew, Esau came in from the open country, famished.
30 He said to Jacob, "Let me eat some of that red stuff, because I'm exhausted." That is why he was [also] named 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 replied, "First sell me your birthright." 31 Jacob replied, "First sell me your birthright."
32 "Look," said Esau, "I'm about to die, so what good is a birthright to me?" 32 "Look, I am about to die," Esau said. "What good is the birthright to me?"
33 Jacob said, "Swear to me first." So he swore to Jacob and sold his birthright to him. 33 But Jacob said, "Swear to me first." So he swore an oath to him, selling his birthright to Jacob.
34 Then Jacob gave bread and lentil stew to Esau; he ate, drank, got up, and went away. So Esau despised 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.