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When Esau was forty years old, he married Judith daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and also Basemath daughter of Elon the Hittite.
King James Bible
And Esau was forty years old when he took to wife Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Bashemath the daughter of Elon the Hittite:
American Standard Version
And when Esau was forty years old he took to wife Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Basemath the daughter of Elon the Hittite.
Young's Literal Translation
And Esau is a son of forty years, and he taketh a wife, Judith, daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Bashemath, daughter of Elon the Hittite,
Genesis 26:34 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He took to wife - the daughter, etc. - It is very likely that the wives taken by Esau were daughters of chiefs among the Hittites, and by this union he sought to increase and strengthen his secular power and influence.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1796. And Esau.
Genesis 36:2,5,13 Esau took his wives of the daughters of Canaan; Adah the daughter of Elon the Hittite...
Genesis 24:3 And I will make you swear by the LORD, the God of heaven, and the God of the earth...
Exodus 34:16 And you take of their daughters to your sons, and their daughters go a whoring after their gods...
1 Corinthians 7:2 Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.
Hebrews 12:16 Lest there be any fornicator, or profane person, as Esau, who for one morsel of meat sold his birthright.
Genesis 36:2 Esau took his wives of the daughters of Canaan; Adah the daughter of Elon the Hittite...
Genesis 26:34 Parallel CommentariesBasemath Bas'emath Bashemath Basmath Beeri Be-E'ri Daughter Elon Esau Forty Hittite Married Wife WivesBasemath Bas'emath Bashemath Basmath Beeri Be-E'ri Daughter Elon Esau Forty Hittite Married Wife WivesTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Genesis 24:3 I want you to swear by the LORD, the God of heaven and the God of earth, that you will not get a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I am living,
Genesis 27:46 Then Rebekah said to Isaac, "I'm disgusted with living because of these Hittite women. If Jacob takes a wife from among the women of this land, from Hittite women like these, my life will not be worth living."
Genesis 28:8 Esau then realized how displeasing the Canaanite women were to his father Isaac;
Genesis 28:9 so he went to Ishmael and married Mahalath, the sister of Nebaioth and daughter of Ishmael son of Abraham, in addition to the wives he already had.
Genesis 36:2 Esau took his wives from the women of Canaan: Adah daughter of Elon the Hittite, and Oholibamah daughter of Anah and granddaughter of Zibeon the Hivite--
1 Samuel 26:6 David then asked Ahimelek the Hittite and Abishai son of Zeruiah, Joab's brother, "Who will go down into the camp with me to Saul?" "I'll go with you," said Abishai.