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Genesis 25 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Abraham had taken another wife, whose name was Keturah.

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She bore him Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak and Shuah.

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The sons of Midian were Ephah, Epher, Hanok, Abida and Eldaah. All these were descendants of Keturah.

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Abraham left everything he owned to Isaac.

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Abraham lived a hundred and seventy-five years.

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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.

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the field Abraham had bought from the Hittites.[fn] There Abraham was buried with his wife Sarah.

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Ishmael lived a hundred and thirty-seven years. He breathed his last and died, and he was gathered to his people.

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His descendants settled in the area from Havilah to Shur, near the eastern border of Egypt, as you go toward Ashur. And they lived in hostility toward[fn] all the tribes related to them.

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This is the account of the family line of Abraham’s son Isaac. Abraham became the father of Isaac,

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and Isaac was forty years old when he married Rebekah daughter of Bethuel the Aramean from Paddan Aram[fn] and sister of Laban the Aramean.

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Isaac prayed to the LORD on behalf of his wife, because she was childless. The LORD answered his prayer, and his wife Rebekah became pregnant.

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The babies jostled each other within her, and she said, “Why is this happening to me?” So she went to inquire of the LORD.

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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.”

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When the time came for her to give birth, there were twin boys in her womb.

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The first to come out was red, and his whole body was like a hairy garment; so they named him Esau.[fn]

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After this, his brother came out, with his hand grasping Esau’s heel; so he was named Jacob.[fn] Isaac was sixty years old when Rebekah gave birth to them.

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The boys grew up, and Esau became a skillful hunter, a man of the open country, while Jacob was content to stay at home among the tents.

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Isaac, who had a taste for wild game, loved Esau, but Rebekah loved Jacob.

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He said to Jacob, “Quick, let me have some of that red stew! I’m famished!” (That is why he was also called Edom.[fn])

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Jacob replied, “First sell me your birthright.”

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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.
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Or the descendants of Heth
Or lived to the east of
That is, Northwest Mesopotamia
Esau may mean hairy.
Jacob means he grasps the heel, a Hebrew idiom for he deceives.
Edom means red.

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