Joshua 24:4
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English Standard Version
And to Isaac I gave Jacob and Esau. And I gave Esau the hill country of Seir to possess, but Jacob and his children went down to Egypt.

King James Bible
And I gave unto Isaac Jacob and Esau: and I gave unto Esau mount Seir, to possess it; but Jacob and his children went down into Egypt.

American Standard Version
And I gave unto Isaac Jacob and Esau: and I gave unto Esau mount Seir, to possess it: and Jacob and his children went down into Egypt.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And gave him Isaac: and to him again I gave Jacob and Esau. And I gave to Esau mount Seir for his possession: but Jacob and his children went down into Egypt.

English Revised Version
And I gave unto Isaac Jacob and Esau: and I gave unto Esau mount Seir, to possess it; and Jacob and his children went down into Egypt.

Webster's Bible Translation
And I gave to Isaac Jacob and Esau: and I gave to Esau mount Seir, to possess it; but Jacob and his children went down into Egypt.

Joshua 24:4 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

In the second part of his address, Joshua sums up briefly and concisely the leading thoughts of the first part, giving greater prominence, however, to the curse which would follow apostasy from the Lord.

Joshua 23:14-16

Now that Joshua was going the way of all the earth (all the inhabitants of the earth), i.e., going to die (1 Kings 2:2), the Israelites knew with all the heart and all the soul, i.e., were fully convinced, that of all the good words (gracious promises) of God not one had failed, but all had come to pass (vid., Joshua 21:45). But it was just as certain that the Lord would bring upon them every evil word that He spake through Moses (Leviticus 26:14-33; Deuteronomy 28:15-68, and Deuteronomy 29:14-28), if they transgressed His covenant. "The evil word" is the curse of rejection (Deuteronomy 30:1, Deuteronomy 30:15). "Until He have destroyed:" see Deuteronomy 7:24, and Deuteronomy 28:48. The other words as in Joshua 23:13. If they went after other gods and served them, the wrath of the Lord would burn against them, and they would be quickly destroyed from the good land which He had given them (vid., Deuteronomy 11:17).

Joshua 24:4 Parallel Commentaries

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unto Isaac

Genesis 25:24-26 And when her days to be delivered were fulfilled, behold, there were twins in her womb...

unto Esau

Genesis 32:3 And Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother to the land of Seir, the country of Edom.

Genesis 36:8 Thus dwelled Esau in mount Seir: Esau is Edom.

Deuteronomy 2:5 Meddle not with them; for I will not give you of their land, no, not so much as a foot breadth...

Jacob

Genesis 46:1-7 And Israel took his journey with all that he had, and came to Beersheba, and offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac...

Psalm 105:23 Israel also came into Egypt; and Jacob sojourned in the land of Ham.

Acts 7:15 So Jacob went down into Egypt, and died, he, and our fathers,

Cross References
Genesis 25:25
The first came out red, all his body like a hairy cloak, so they called his name Esau.

Genesis 25:26
Afterward his brother came out with his hand holding Esau's heel, so his name was called Jacob. Isaac was sixty years old when she bore them.

Genesis 36:8
So Esau settled in the hill country of Seir. (Esau is Edom.)

Genesis 46:6
They also took their livestock and their goods, which they had gained in the land of Canaan, and came into Egypt, Jacob and all his offspring with him,

Genesis 46:7
his sons, and his sons' sons with him, his daughters, and his sons' daughters. All his offspring he brought with him into Egypt.

Deuteronomy 2:5
Do not contend with them, for I will not give you any of their land, no, not so much as for the sole of the foot to tread on, because I have given Mount Seir to Esau as a possession.

Psalm 127:3
Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD, the fruit of the womb a reward.

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