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Genesis 25

NIRV 1 Abraham married another woman. Her name was Keturah. NIV 1 Abraham took another wife, whose name was Keturah. NIRV 2 She had Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak and Shuah by Abraham. NIV 2 She bore him Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak and Shuah. NIRV 3 Jokshan was the father of Sheba and Dedan. The children of Dedan were the Asshurites, the Letushites and the Leummites. NIV 3 Jokshan was the father of Sheba and Dedan; the descendants of Dedan were the Asshurites, the Letushites and the Leummites. NIRV 4 The sons of Midian were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida and Eldaah. All of them came from Keturah. NIV 4 The sons of Midian were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida and Eldaah. All these were descendants of Keturah. NIRV 5 Abraham left everything he owned to Isaac. NIV 5 Abraham left everything he owned to Isaac. NIRV 6 But while he was still living, he gave gifts to the sons of his concubines. Then he sent them away from his son Isaac. He sent them to the land of the east. NIV 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. NIRV 7 Abraham lived a total of 175 years. NIV 7 Altogether, Abraham lived a hundred and seventy-five years. NIRV 8 He took his last breath and died when he was very old. He had lived a very long time. Then he joined the members of his family who had already died. NIV 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. NIRV 9 Abraham's sons Isaac and Ishmael buried his body. They put it in the cave of Machpelah near Mamre. It was in the field of Ephron, the son of Zohar the Hittite. NIV 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, NIRV 10 Abraham had bought it from the Hittites. He was buried there with his wife Sarah. NIV 10 the field Abraham had bought from the Hittites. There Abraham was buried with his wife Sarah. NIRV 11 After Abraham died, God blessed his son Isaac. At that time Isaac lived near Beer Lahai Roi. NIV 11 After Abraham's death, God blessed his son Isaac, who then lived near Beer Lahai Roi. NIRV 12 Here is the story of Abraham's son Ishmael. Hagar had Ishmael by Abraham. She was Sarah's servant from Egypt. NIV 12 This is the account of Abraham's son Ishmael, whom Sarah's maidservant, Hagar the Egyptian, bore to Abraham. NIRV 13 Here are the names of the sons of Ishmael. They are listed in the order they were born. Nebaioth was Ishmael's oldest son. Then came Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam, NIV 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, NIRV 14 Mishma, Dumah, Massa, NIV 14 Mishma, Dumah, Massa, NIRV 15 Hadad, Tema, Jetur, Naphish and Kedemah. NIV 15 Hadad, Tema, Jetur, Naphish and Kedemah. NIRV 16 All of them were Ishmael's sons. They were rulers of 12 tribes. They all lived in their own settlements and camps. NIV 16 These were the sons of Ishmael, and these are the names of the twelve tribal rulers according to their settlements and camps. NIRV 17 Ishmael lived a total of 137 years. Then he took his last breath and died. He joined the members of his family who had already died. NIV 17 Altogether, Ishmael lived a hundred and thirty-seven years. He breathed his last and died, and he was gathered to his people. NIRV 18 His children settled in the area between Havilah and Shur. It was near the eastern border of Egypt, as you go toward Asshur. Ishmael's children weren't friendly toward any of the tribes that were related to them. NIV 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. NIRV 19 Here is the story of Abraham's son Isaac. Abraham was the father of Isaac. NIV 19 This is the account of Abraham's son Isaac. Abraham became the father of Isaac, NIRV 20 Isaac was 40 years old when he married Rebekah. She was the daughter of Bethuel the Aramean from Paddan Aram. She was also the sister of Laban the Aramean. NIV 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. NIRV 21 Rebekah couldn't have children. So Isaac prayed to the LORD for her. And the LORD answered his prayer. His wife Rebekah became pregnant. NIV 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. NIRV 22 The babies struggled with each other inside her. She said, "Why is this happening to me?" So she went to ask the LORD what she should do. NIV 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. NIRV 23 The LORD said to her, "Two nations are in your body. Two tribes that are now inside you will be separated. One nation will be stronger than the other. The older son will serve the younger one." NIV 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." NIRV 24 The time came for Rebekah to have her babies. There were twin boys in her body. NIV 24 When the time came for her to give birth, there were twin boys in her womb. NIRV 25 The first one to come out was red. His whole body was covered with hair. So they named him Esau. NIV 25 The first to come out was red, and his whole body was like a hairy garment; so they named him Esau. NIRV 26 Then his brother came out. His hand was holding onto Esau's heel. So he was named Jacob. Isaac was 60 years old when Rebekah had them. NIV 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. NIRV 27 The boys grew up. Esau became a skillful hunter. He was a man who liked the open country. But Jacob was a quiet man. He stayed at home among the tents. NIV 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. NIRV 28 Isaac liked the meat of wild animals. So Esau was his favorite son. But Rebekah's favorite was Jacob. NIV 28 Isaac, who had a taste for wild game, loved Esau, but Rebekah loved Jacob. NIRV 29 One day Jacob was cooking some stew. Esau came in from the open country. He was very hungry. NIV 29 Once when Jacob was cooking some stew, Esau came in from the open country, famished. NIRV 30 He said to Jacob, "Quick! Let me have some of that red stew! I'm very hungry!" That's why he was also named Edom. NIV 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. ) NIRV 31 Jacob replied, "First sell me the rights that belong to you as the oldest son in the family." NIV 31 Jacob replied, "First sell me your birthright." NIRV 32 "Look, I'm dying of hunger," Esau said. "What good are those rights to me?" NIV 32 "Look, I am about to die," Esau said. "What good is the birthright to me?" NIRV 33 But Jacob said, "First promise me with an oath that you are selling me your rights." So Esau promised to do it. He sold Jacob all of the rights that belonged to him as the oldest son. NIV 33 But Jacob said, "Swear to me first." So he swore an oath to him, selling his birthright to Jacob. NIRV 34 Jacob gave Esau some bread and some lentil stew. Esau ate and drank. Then he got up and left. So Esau didn't care anything at all about the rights that belonged to him as the oldest son. NIV 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.