Genesis 36:9

9 These are the generations of Esau the father of 1the Edomites in the hill country of Seir.

Genesis 36:9 Meaning and Commentary

Genesis 36:9

And these are the generations of Esau
Or the posterity of Esau, his children and grandchildren, as before and hereafter related: the father of the Edomites in Mount Seir;
from whom they of that mountain and in the adjacent country had the name of Edomites or Idumeans.

Genesis 36:9 In-Context

7 For their possessions were too great for them to dwell together. The land of their sojournings could not support them because of their livestock.
8 So Esau settled in the hill country of Seir. (Esau is Edom.)
9 These are the generations of Esau the father of the Edomites in the hill country of Seir.
10 These are the names of Esau's sons: Eliphaz the son of Adah the wife of Esau, Reuel the son of Basemath the wife of Esau.
11 The sons of Eliphaz were Teman, Omar, Zepho, Gatam, and Kenaz.

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