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Genesis 25 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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Abraham’s Death

(1Ch 1:32, 33 )
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:1 -

Now Abraham took another wife, [fn]whose name was Keturah.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:2 - She bore to him Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:3 - Jokshan fathered Sheba and Dedan. And the sons of Dedan were Asshurim, Letushim, and Leummim.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:4 - The sons of Midian were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah. All of these were the sons of Keturah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:5 - Now Abraham gave all that he had to Isaac;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:6 - but to the sons of [fn]his concubines, Abraham gave gifts while he was still living, and sent them away from his son Isaac eastward, to the land of the east.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:7 -

These are [fn]all the years of Abraham’s life that he lived, 175 years.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:8 - Abraham breathed his last and died at a good old age, an old man and satisfied with life; and he was gathered to his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:9 - Then his sons Isaac and Ishmael buried him in the cave of Machpelah, in the field of Ephron the son of Zohar the Hittite, facing Mamre,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:10 - the field which Abraham purchased from the sons of Heth; there Abraham was buried with his wife Sarah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:11 - It came about after the death of Abraham, that God blessed his son Isaac; and Isaac [fn]lived by Beer-lahai-roi.

Descendants of Ishmael

(1Ch 1:29–31 )
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:12 -

Now these are the records of the generations of Ishmael, Abraham’s son, whom Hagar the Egyptian, Sarah’s slave woman, bore to Abraham;

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:13 - and these are the names of the sons of Ishmael, by their names, [fn]in the order of their birth: Nebaioth, the firstborn of Ishmael, Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:14 - Mishma, Dumah, Massa,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:15 - Hadad, Tema, Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:16 - These are the sons of Ishmael and these are their names, by their villages, and by their camps; twelve princes according to their [fn]tribes.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:17 - These are the years of the life of Ishmael, 137 years; and he breathed his last and died, and was gathered to his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:18 - They [fn]settled from Havilah to Shur which is [fn]east of Egypt [fn]going toward Assyria; he [fn]settled in defiance of all his relatives.

Isaac’s Sons

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:19 -

Now these are the records of the generations of Isaac, Abraham’s son: Abraham fathered Isaac;

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:20 - and Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah, the daughter of Bethuel the [fn]Aramean of Paddan-aram, the sister of Laban the [fn]Aramean, to be his wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:21 - Isaac prayed to the LORD on behalf of his wife, because she was unable to have children; and the LORD [fn]answered him, and his wife Rebekah conceived.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:22 - But the children struggled together within her; and she said, “If it is so, why am I in this condition?” So she went to inquire of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:23 - And the LORD said to her,

“Two nations are in your womb;

And two peoples will be separated from your body;

And one people will be stronger than the other;

And the older will serve the younger.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:24 -

When her days leading to the delivery were at an end, behold, there were twins in her womb.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:25 - Now the first came out red, all over like a hairy garment; and they named him Esau.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:26 - Afterward his brother came out with his hand holding on to Esau’s heel, so he was named [fn]Jacob; and Isaac was sixty years old when she gave birth to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:27 -

When the boys grew up, Esau became a skillful hunter, a man of the field; but Jacob was a [fn]civilized man, living in tents.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:28 - Now Isaac loved Esau because [fn]he had a taste for game; but Rebekah loved Jacob.
(Heb 12:16 )
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:29 - When Jacob had cooked a stew one day, Esau came in from the field and he was exhausted;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:30 - and Esau said to Jacob, “Please let me have a mouthful of [fn]that red stuff there, for I am exhausted.” Therefore he was called [fn]Edom by name.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:31 - But Jacob said, “[fn]First sell me your birthright.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:32 - Esau said, “Look, I am about to die; so of what use then is the birthright to me?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:33 - And Jacob said, “[fn]First swear to me”; so he swore an oath to him, and sold his birthright to Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:34 - Then Jacob gave Esau bread and lentil stew; and he ate and drank, and got up and went on his way. So Esau despised his birthright.
NASB20 Footnotes
Lit and her name
Lit concubines which belonged to Abraham
Lit the days of
Lit dwelt
Lit in regard to their generations
Or peoples
Lit dwelt
Lit before
Lit as you go
Lit fell over against
I.e., Syrian
I.e., Syrian
Lit was entreated of him
I.e., one who takes by the heel or supplants
Lit complete
Lit game was in his mouth
Lit the red, this red
I.e., red
Lit Today
Lit Today

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