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Lexicon :: Strong's H6215 - ʿēśāv

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently a form of the pass. part. of עָשָׂה (H6213) in the original sense of handling
Strong’s Definitions

עֵשָׂו ʻÊsâv, ay-sawv'; apparently a form of the passive participle of H6213 in the original sense of handling; rough (i.e. sensibly felt); Esav, a son of Isaac, including his posterity:—Esau.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 97x

The KJV translates Strong's H6215 in the following manner: Esau (97x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 97x
The KJV translates Strong's H6215 in the following manner: Esau (97x).
  1. Esau = "hairy"

    1. eldest son of Isaac and Rebecca and twin brother of Jacob; sold the birthright for food when he was hungry and the divine blessing went to Jacob; progenitor of the Arab peoples

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֵשָׂו ʻÊsâv, ay-sawv'; apparently a form of the passive participle of H6213 in the original sense of handling; rough (i.e. sensibly felt); Esav, a son of Isaac, including his posterity:—Esau.
STRONGS H6215: Abbreviations
עֵשָׂו 97 proper name, masculine Esau, Ησαυ; — Esau, elder son of Isaac Genesis 25:25, 26 + 7 times 25, Genesis 26:34; Genesis 27:1 + 24 times Genesis 27:27, 28, Genesis 32:4 [Genesis 32:3] + 15 times Genesis 32; 33; 35, Joshua 24:4 (twice in verse); Malachi 1:2, 3; 1 Chronicles 1:34; identification with אֱדוֺם Genesis 36:1, 8, 19, ancestor of Edomites Genesis 36:9; Genesis 36:43, compare 1 Chronicles 1:35; dwelling in Mt. Seir Genesis 36:8 (25 times in all, Genesis 36) Deuteronomy 2:5; Joshua 24:4; בְּנֵי עֵשָׂו = Edomites Deuteronomy 2:4, 8, 12, 22, 29; עֵשָׂו = Edom Jeremiah 49:8; Obadiah 6, בֵּית עֵשָׂו Jeremiah 49:18; Jeremiah 49:18, הַר עֵשָׂו Jeremiah 49:18; Jeremiah 49:9; Jeremiah 49:19; Jeremiah 49:21.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


25:25; 25:26; 26:34; 27:1; 27:27; 27:28; 32:3; 36; 36:1; 36:8; 36:8; 36:9; 36:19; 36:43


2:4; 2:5; 2:8; 2:12; 2:22; 2:29


24:4; 24:4

1 Chronicles

1:34; 1:35


49:8; 49:9; 49:18; 49:18; 49:18; 49:19; 49:21




1:2; 1:3


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6215 matches the Hebrew עֵשָׂו (ʿēśāv),
which occurs 97 times in 82 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 25:25–Gen 36:5)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:25 - And the first came out red, all over like an hairy garment; and they called his name Esau. H6215
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:26 - And after that came his brother out, and his hand took hold on Esau's H6215 heel; and his name was called Jacob: and Isaac was threescore years old when she bare them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:27 - And the boys grew: and Esau H6215 was a cunning hunter, a man of the field; and Jacob was a plain man, dwelling in tents.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:28 - And Isaac loved Esau, H6215 because he did eat of his venison: but Rebekah loved Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:29 - And Jacob sod pottage: and Esau H6215 came from the field, and he was faint:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:30 - And Esau H6215 said to Jacob, Feed me, I pray thee, with that same red pottage; for I am faint: therefore was his name called Edom.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:32 - And Esau H6215 said, Behold, I am at the point to die: and what profit shall this birthright do to me?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:34 - Then Jacob gave Esau H6215 bread and pottage of lentiles; and he did eat and drink, and rose up, and went his way: thus Esau H6215 despised his birthright.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:34 - And Esau H6215 was forty years old when he took to wife Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Bashemath the daughter of Elon the Hittite:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:1 - And it came to pass, that when Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called Esau H6215 his eldest son, and said unto him, My son: and he said unto him, Behold, here am I.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:5 - And Rebekah heard when Isaac spake to Esau H6215 his son. And Esau H6215 went to the field to hunt for venison, and to bring it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:6 - And Rebekah spake unto Jacob her son, saying, Behold, I heard thy father speak unto Esau H6215 thy brother, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:11 - And Jacob said to Rebekah his mother, Behold, Esau H6215 my brother is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:15 - And Rebekah took goodly raiment of her eldest son Esau, H6215 which were with her in the house, and put them upon Jacob her younger son:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:19 - And Jacob said unto his father, I am Esau H6215 thy firstborn; I have done according as thou badest me: arise, I pray thee, sit and eat of my venison, that thy soul may bless me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:21 - And Isaac said unto Jacob, Come near, I pray thee, that I may feel thee, my son, whether thou be my very son Esau H6215 or not.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:22 - And Jacob went near unto Isaac his father; and he felt him, and said, The voice is Jacob's voice, but the hands are the hands of Esau. H6215
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:23 - And he discerned him not, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's H6215 hands: so he blessed him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:24 - And he said, Art thou my very son Esau? H6215 And he said, I am.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:30 - And it came to pass, as soon as Isaac had made an end of blessing Jacob, and Jacob was yet scarce gone out from the presence of Isaac his father, that Esau H6215 his brother came in from his hunting.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:32 - And Isaac his father said unto him, Who art thou? And he said, I am thy son, thy firstborn Esau. H6215
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:34 - And when Esau H6215 heard the words of his father, he cried with a great and exceeding bitter cry, and said unto his father, Bless me, even me also, O my father.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:37 - And Isaac answered and said unto Esau, H6215 Behold, I have made him thy lord, and all his brethren have I given to him for servants; and with corn and wine have I sustained him: and what shall I do now unto thee, my son?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:38 - And Esau H6215 said unto his father, Hast thou but one blessing, my father? bless me, even me also, O my father. And Esau H6215 lifted up his voice, and wept.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:41 - And Esau H6215 hated Jacob because of the blessing wherewith his father blessed him: and Esau H6215 said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are at hand; then will I slay my brother Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:42 - And these words of Esau H6215 her elder son were told to Rebekah: and she sent and called Jacob her younger son, and said unto him, Behold, thy brother Esau, H6215 as touching thee, doth comfort himself, purposing to kill thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:5 - And Isaac sent away Jacob: and he went to Padanaram unto Laban, son of Bethuel the Syrian, the brother of Rebekah, Jacob's and Esau's H6215 mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:6 - When Esau H6215 saw that Isaac had blessed Jacob, and sent him away to Padanaram, to take him a wife from thence; and that as he blessed him he gave him a charge, saying, Thou shalt not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:8 - And Esau H6215 seeing that the daughters of Canaan pleased not Isaac his father;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:9 - Then went Esau H6215 unto Ishmael, and took unto the wives which he had Mahalath the daughter of Ishmael Abraham's son, the sister of Nebajoth, to be his wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:3 - And Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau H6215 his brother unto the land of Seir, the country of Edom.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:4 - And he commanded them, saying, Thus shall ye speak unto my lord Esau; H6215 Thy servant Jacob saith thus, I have sojourned with Laban, and stayed there until now:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:6 - And the messengers returned to Jacob, saying, We came to thy brother Esau, H6215 and also he cometh to meet thee, and four hundred men with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:8 - And said, If Esau H6215 come to the one company, and smite it, then the other company which is left shall escape.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:11 - Deliver me, I pray thee, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau: H6215 for I fear him, lest he will come and smite me, and the mother with the children.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:13 - And he lodged there that same night; and took of that which came to his hand a present for Esau H6215 his brother;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:17 - And he commanded the foremost, saying, When Esau H6215 my brother meeteth thee, and asketh thee, saying, Whose art thou? and whither goest thou? and whose are these before thee?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:18 - Then thou shalt say, They be thy servant Jacob's; it is a present sent unto my lord Esau: H6215 and, behold, also he is behind us.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:19 - And so commanded he the second, and the third, and all that followed the droves, saying, On this manner shall ye speak unto Esau, H6215 when ye find him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:1 - And Jacob lifted up his eyes, and looked, and, behold, Esau H6215 came, and with him four hundred men. And he divided the children unto Leah, and unto Rachel, and unto the two handmaids.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:4 - And Esau H6215 ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck, and kissed him: and they wept.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:9 - And Esau H6215 said, I have enough, my brother; keep that thou hast unto thyself.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:15 - And Esau H6215 said, Let me now leave with thee some of the folk that are with me. And he said, What needeth it? let me find grace in the sight of my lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:16 - So Esau H6215 returned that day on his way unto Seir.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:1 - And God said unto Jacob, Arise, go up to Bethel, and dwell there: and make there an altar unto God, that appeared unto thee when thou fleddest from the face of Esau H6215 thy brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:29 - And Isaac gave up the ghost, and died, and was gathered unto his people, being old and full of days: and his sons Esau H6215 and Jacob buried him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:1 - Now these are the generations of Esau, H6215 who is Edom.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:2 - Esau H6215 took his wives of the daughters of Canaan; Adah the daughter of Elon the Hittite, and Aholibamah the daughter of Anah the daughter of Zibeon the Hivite;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:4 - And Adah bare to Esau H6215 Eliphaz; and Bashemath bare Reuel;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:5 - And Aholibamah bare Jeush, and Jaalam, and Korah: these are the sons of Esau, H6215 which were born unto him in the land of Canaan.

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