Genesis 25:27
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
When the boysהַנְּעָרִ֔ים
(han·ne·'a·rim,)
5288: a boy, lad, youth, retainerof uncertain derivation
grewוַֽיִּגְדְּלוּ֙
(vai·yig·de·lu)
1431: to grow up, become greata prim. root
up, Esauעֵשָׂ֗ו
(e·sav)
6215: oldest son of Isaacfrom asah
becameוַיְהִ֣י
(vay·hi)
1961: to fall out, come to pass, become, bea prim. root
a skillfulיֹדֵ֥עַ
(yo·de·a')
3045: to knowa prim. root
hunter,אִ֛ישׁ
(ish)
376: manfrom an unused word
a manאִ֣ישׁ
(ish)
376: manfrom an unused word
of the field,שָׂדֶ֑ה
(sa·deh;)
7704: field, landfrom the same as saday
but Jacobוְיַעֲקֹב֙
(ve·ya·'a·kov)
3290: a son of Isaac, also his desc.from the same as aqeb
was a peacefulתָּ֔ם
(tam,)
8535: completefrom tamam
man,אִ֣ישׁ
(ish)
376: manfrom an unused word
livingיֹשֵׁ֖ב
(yo·shev)
3427: to sit, remain, dwella prim. root
in tents.אֹהָלִֽים׃
(o·ha·lim.)
168: a tentfrom an unused word







KJV Lexicon
And the boys
na`ar  (nah'-ar)
babe, boy, child, damsel (from the margin), lad, servant, young (man).
grew
gadal  (gaw-dal')
advance, boast, bring up, exceed, excellent, be(-come, do, give, make, wax), great(-er, come to...estate, + things), grow(up),increase, lift up, magnify(-ifical), be much set by, nourish (up), pass, promote, proudly (spoken), tower.
and Esau
`Esav  (ay-sawv')
rough (i.e. sensibly felt); Esav, a son of Isaac, including his posterity -- Esau.
was a cunning
yada`  (yaw-dah')
to know (properly, to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially
hunter
tsayid  (tsah'-yid)
the chase; also game (thus taken); (generally) lunch (especially for a journey) -- catcheth, food, hunter, (that which he took in) hunting, venison, victuals.
a man
'iysh  (eesh)
a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation)
of the field
sadeh  (saw-deh')
from an unused root meaning to spread out; a field (as flat) -- country, field, ground, land, soil, wild.
and Jacob
Ya`aqob  (yah-ak-obe')
heel-catcher (i.e. supplanter); Jaakob, the Israelitish patriarch -- Jacob.
was a plain
tam  (tawm)
complete; usually (morally) pious; specifically, gentle, dear -- coupled together, perfect, plain, undefiled, upright.
man
'iysh  (eesh)
a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation)
dwelling
yashab  (yaw-shab')
to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry
in tents
'ohel  (o'-hel)
a tent (as clearly conspicuous from a distance) -- covering, (dwelling)(place), home, tabernacle, tent.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
When the boys grew up, Esau became a skillful hunter, a man of the field, but Jacob was a peaceful man, living in tents.

King James Bible
And the boys grew: and Esau was a cunning hunter, a man of the field; and Jacob was a plain man, dwelling in tents.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When the boys grew up, Esau became an expert hunter, an outdoorsman, but Jacob was a quiet man who stayed at home.

International Standard Version
As the boys were growing up, Esau became skilled at hunting and was a man of the outdoors, but Jacob was the quiet type who tended to stay indoors.

NET Bible
When the boys grew up, Esau became a skilled hunter, a man of the open fields, but Jacob was an even-tempered man, living in tents.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They grew up. Esau became an expert hunter, an outdoorsman. Jacob remained a quiet man, staying around the tents.

King James 2000 Bible
And the boys grew: and Esau was a skilful hunter, a man of the field; and Jacob was a quiet man, dwelling in tents.
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