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Genesis 25

RSV 1 Abraham took another wife, whose name was Ketu'rah. NIV 1 Abraham took another wife, whose name was Keturah. RSV 2 She bore him Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Mid'ian, Ishbak, and Shuah. NIV 2 She bore him Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak and Shuah. RSV 3 Jokshan was the father of Sheba and Dedan. The sons of Dedan were Asshu'rim, Letu'shim, and Le-um'mim. NIV 3 Jokshan was the father of Sheba and Dedan; the descendants of Dedan were the Asshurites, the Letushites and the Leummites. RSV 4 The sons of Mid'ian were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abi'da, and Elda'ah. All these were the children of Ketu'rah. NIV 4 The sons of Midian were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida and Eldaah. All these were descendants of Keturah. RSV 5 Abraham gave all he had to Isaac. NIV 5 Abraham left everything he owned to Isaac. RSV 6 But to the sons of his concubines Abraham gave gifts, and while he was still living he sent them away from his son Isaac, eastward to the east country. 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. RSV 7 These are the days of the years of Abraham's life, a hundred and seventy-five years. NIV 7 Altogether, Abraham lived a hundred and seventy-five years. RSV 8 Abraham breathed his last and died in a good old age, an old man and full of years, and was gathered to his people. 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. RSV 9 Isaac and Ish'mael his sons buried him in the cave of Mach-pe'lah, in the field of Ephron the son of Zohar the Hittite, east of Mamre, 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, RSV 10 the field which Abraham purchased from the Hittites. There Abraham was buried, with Sarah his wife. NIV 10 the field Abraham had bought from the Hittites. There Abraham was buried with his wife Sarah. RSV 11 After the death of Abraham God blessed Isaac his son. And Isaac dwelt at Beer-la'hai-roi. NIV 11 After Abraham's death, God blessed his son Isaac, who then lived near Beer Lahai Roi. RSV 12 These are the descendants of Ish'mael, Abraham's son, whom Hagar the Egyptian, Sarah's maid, bore to Abraham. NIV 12 This is the account of Abraham's son Ishmael, whom Sarah's maidservant, Hagar the Egyptian, bore to Abraham. RSV 13 These are the names of the sons of Ish'mael, named in the order of their birth: Neba'ioth, the first-born of Ish'mael; and 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, RSV 14 Mishma, Dumah, Massa, NIV 14 Mishma, Dumah, Massa, RSV 15 Hadad, Tema, Jetur, Naphish, and Ked'emah. NIV 15 Hadad, Tema, Jetur, Naphish and Kedemah. RSV 16 These are the sons of Ish'mael and these are their names, by their villages and by their encampments, twelve princes according to their tribes. NIV 16 These were the sons of Ishmael, and these are the names of the twelve tribal rulers according to their settlements and camps. RSV 17 (These are the years of the life of Ish'mael, a hundred and thirty-seven years; he breathed his last and died, and was gathered to his kindred.) NIV 17 Altogether, Ishmael lived a hundred and thirty-seven years. He breathed his last and died, and he was gathered to his people. RSV 18 They dwelt from Hav'ilah to Shur, which is opposite Egypt in the direction of Assyria; he settled over against all his people. 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. RSV 19 These are the descendants of Isaac, Abraham's son: Abraham was the father of Isaac, NIV 19 This is the account of Abraham's son Isaac. Abraham became the father of Isaac, RSV 20 and Isaac was forty years old when he took to wife Rebekah, the daughter of Bethu'el the Aramean of Paddan-aram, 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. RSV 21 And Isaac prayed to the LORD for his wife, because she was barren; and the LORD granted his prayer, and Rebekah his wife conceived. 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. RSV 22 The children struggled together within her; and she said, "If it is thus, why do I live?" So she went to inquire of the LORD. 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. RSV 23 And the LORD said to her, "Two nations are in your womb, and two peoples, born of you, shall be divided; the one shall be stronger than the other, the elder shall serve the younger." 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." RSV 24 When her days to be delivered were fulfilled, behold, there were twins in her womb. NIV 24 When the time came for her to give birth, there were twin boys in her womb. RSV 25 The first came forth red, all his body like a hairy mantle; so they called his name Esau. NIV 25 The first to come out was red, and his whole body was like a hairy garment; so they named him Esau. RSV 26 Afterward his brother came forth, and his hand had taken hold of Esau's heel; so his name was called Jacob. Isaac was sixty years old when she bore 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. RSV 27 When the boys grew up, Esau was a skilful hunter, a man of the field, while Jacob was a quiet man, dwelling in 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. RSV 28 Isaac loved Esau, because he ate of his game; but Rebekah loved Jacob. NIV 28 Isaac, who had a taste for wild game, loved Esau, but Rebekah loved Jacob. RSV 29 Once when Jacob was boiling pottage, Esau came in from the field, and he was famished. NIV 29 Once when Jacob was cooking some stew, Esau came in from the open country, famished. RSV 30 And Esau said to Jacob, "Let me eat some of that red pottage, for I am famished!" (Therefore his name was called 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. ) RSV 31 Jacob said, "First sell me your birthright." NIV 31 Jacob replied, "First sell me your birthright." RSV 32 Esau said, "I am about to die; of what use is a birthright to me?" NIV 32 "Look, I am about to die," Esau said. "What good is the birthright to me?" RSV 33 Jacob said, "Swear to me first." So he swore to him, and sold his birthright to Jacob. NIV 33 But Jacob said, "Swear to me first." So he swore an oath to him, selling his birthright to Jacob. RSV 34 Then Jacob gave Esau bread and pottage of lentils, and he ate and drank, and rose and went his way. Thus Esau despised 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.