Parallel Bible results for Genesis 25

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Genesis 25

NLT 1 Now Abraham married again. Keturah was his new wife, NIV 1 Abraham took another wife, whose name was Keturah. NLT 2 and she bore him Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah. NIV 2 She bore him Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak and Shuah. NLT 3 Jokshan's two sons were Sheba and Dedan. Dedan's descendants were the Asshurites, Letushites, and Leummites. NIV 3 Jokshan was the father of Sheba and Dedan; the descendants of Dedan were the Asshurites, the Letushites and the Leummites. NLT 4 Midian's sons were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah. These were all descendants of Abraham through Keturah. NIV 4 The sons of Midian were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida and Eldaah. All these were descendants of Keturah. NLT 5 Abraham left everything he owned to his son Isaac. NIV 5 Abraham left everything he owned to Isaac. NLT 6 But before he died, he gave gifts to the sons of his concubines and sent them off to the east, away from Isaac. 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. NLT 7 Abraham lived for 175 years, NIV 7 Altogether, Abraham lived a hundred and seventy-five years. NLT 8 and he died at a ripe old age, joining his ancestors in death. 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. NLT 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. 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, NLT 10 This was the field Abraham had purchased from the Hittites, where he had buried his wife Sarah. NIV 10 the field Abraham had bought from the Hittites. There Abraham was buried with his wife Sarah. NLT 11 After Abraham's death, God poured out rich blessings on Isaac, who settled near Beer-lahairoi in the Negev. NIV 11 After Abraham's death, God blessed his son Isaac, who then lived near Beer Lahai Roi. NLT 12 This is the history of the descendants of Ishmael, the son of Abraham through Hagar, Sarah's Egyptian servant. NIV 12 This is the account of Abraham's son Ishmael, whom Sarah's maidservant, Hagar the Egyptian, bore to Abraham. NLT 13 Here is a list, by their names and clans, of Ishmael's descendants: The oldest was Nebaioth, followed by Kedar, Abdeel, 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, NLT 14 Mishma, Dumah, Massa, NIV 14 Mishma, Dumah, Massa, NLT 15 Hadad, Tema, Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah. NIV 15 Hadad, Tema, Jetur, Naphish and Kedemah. NLT 16 These twelve sons of Ishmael became the founders of twelve tribes that bore their names, listed according to the places they settled and camped. NIV 16 These were the sons of Ishmael, and these are the names of the twelve tribal rulers according to their settlements and camps. NLT 17 Ishmael finally died at the age of 137 and joined his ancestors in death. NIV 17 Altogether, Ishmael lived a hundred and thirty-seven years. He breathed his last and died, and he was gathered to his people. NLT 18 Ishmael's descendants were scattered across the country from Havilah to Shur, which is east of Egypt in the direction of Asshur. The clans descended from Ishmael camped close to one another. 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. NLT 19 This is the history of the family of Isaac, the son of Abraham. NIV 19 This is the account of Abraham's son Isaac. Abraham became the father of Isaac, NLT 20 When Isaac was forty years old, he married Rebekah, the daughter of Bethuel the Aramean from Paddan-aram and the sister of Laban. 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. NLT 21 Isaac pleaded with the LORD to give Rebekah a child because she was childless. So the LORD answered Isaac's prayer, and his wife became pregnant with twins. 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. NLT 22 But the two children struggled with each other in her womb. So she went to ask the LORD about it. "Why is this happening to me?" she asked. 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. NLT 23 And the LORD told her, "The sons in your womb will become two rival nations. One nation will be stronger than the other; the descendants of your older son will serve the descendants of your younger son." 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." NLT 24 And when the time came, the twins were born. NIV 24 When the time came for her to give birth, there were twin boys in her womb. NLT 25 The first was very red at birth. He was covered with so much hair that one would think he was wearing a piece of clothing. So they called 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. NLT 26 Then the other twin was born with his hand grasping Esau's heel. So they called him Jacob. Isaac was sixty years old when the twins were born. 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. NLT 27 As the boys grew up, Esau became a skillful hunter, a man of the open fields, while Jacob was the kind of person who liked to stay at home. 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. NLT 28 Isaac loved Esau in particular because of the wild game he brought home, but Rebekah favored Jacob. NIV 28 Isaac, who had a taste for wild game, loved Esau, but Rebekah loved Jacob. NLT 29 One day when Jacob was cooking some stew, Esau arrived home exhausted and hungry from a hunt. NIV 29 Once when Jacob was cooking some stew, Esau came in from the open country, famished. NLT 30 Esau said to Jacob, "I'm starved! Give me some of that red stew you've made." (This was how Esau got his other name, Edom -- "Red.") 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. ) NLT 31 Jacob replied, "All right, but trade me your birthright for it." NIV 31 Jacob replied, "First sell me your birthright." NLT 32 "Look, I'm dying of starvation!" said Esau. "What good is my birthright to me now?" NIV 32 "Look, I am about to die," Esau said. "What good is the birthright to me?" NLT 33 So Jacob insisted, "Well then, swear to me right now that it is mine." So Esau swore an oath, thereby selling all his rights as the firstborn to his younger brother. NIV 33 But Jacob said, "Swear to me first." So he swore an oath to him, selling his birthright to Jacob. NLT 34 Then Jacob gave Esau some bread and lentil stew. Esau ate and drank and went on about his business, indifferent to the fact that he had given up his birthright. 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.