Genesis 25
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1And Abraham adds and takes a wife, and her name [is] Keturah; 2and she bears to him Zimran, and Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and Shuah. 3And Jokshan has begotten Sheba and Dedan; and the sons of Dedan were Asshurim, and Letushim, and Leummim; 4and the sons of Midian [are] Ephah, and Epher, and Enoch, and Abidah, and Eldaah: all these [are] sons of Keturah. 5And Abraham gives all that he has to Isaac; 6and to the sons of the concubines whom Abraham has, Abraham has given gifts, and sends them away from his son Isaac (in his being yet alive) eastward, to the east country.

7And these [are] the days of the years of the life of Abraham, which he lived, one hundred and seventy-five years; 8and Abraham expires, and dies in a good old age, aged and satisfied, and is gathered to his people. 9And his sons Isaac and Ishmael bury him at the cave of Machpelah, at the field of Ephron, son of Zoar the Hittite, which [is] before Mamre— 10the field which Abraham bought from the sons of Heth—there Abraham has been buried, and his wife Sarah. 11And it comes to pass after the death of Abraham, that God blesses his son Isaac; and Isaac dwells by the Well of the Living One, my Beholder.

12And these [are] the generations of Ishmael, Abraham’s son, whom Hagar the Egyptian, Sarah’s handmaid, has borne to Abraham; 13and these [are] the names of the sons of Ishmael, by their names, according to their births: firstborn of Ishmael, Nebajoth; and Kedar, and Adbeel, and Mibsam, 14and Mishma, and Dumah, and Massa, 15Hadar, and Tema, Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah: 16these are sons of Ishmael, and these [are] their names, by their villages, and by their towers; twelve princes according to their peoples. 17And these [are] the years of the life of Ishmael, one hundred and thirty-seven years; and he expires, and dies, and is gathered to his people; 18and they dwell from Havilah to Shur, which [is] before Egypt, in [your] going toward Asshur; in the presence of all his brothers has he fallen.

19And these [are] the generations of Isaac, Abraham’s son: Abraham has begotten Isaac; 20and Isaac is a son of forty years in his taking Rebekah, daughter of Bethuel the Aramean, from Padan-Aram, sister of Laban the Aramean, to him for a wife. 21And Isaac makes plea to YHWH before his wife, for she [is] barren: and YHWH accepts his plea, and his wife Rebekah conceives, 22and the children struggle together within her, and she says, “If [it is] right—why [am] I thus?” And she goes to seek YHWH.

23And YHWH says to her, “Two nations [are] in your womb, and two peoples from your bowels are parted; and the [one] people is stronger than the [other] people; and the older serves the younger.”

24And her days to bear are fulfilled, and behold, twins [are] in her womb; 25and the first comes out all red as a hairy robe, and they call his name Esau; 26and afterward his brother has come out, and his hand is taking hold on Esau’s heel, and one calls his name Jacob; and Isaac [is] a son of sixty years in her bearing them.

27And the youths grew, and Esau is a man acquainted [with] hunting, a man of the field; and Jacob [is] a plain man, inhabiting tents; 28and Isaac loves Esau, for [his] game [is] in his mouth; and Rebekah is loving Jacob.

29And Jacob boils stew, and Esau comes in from the field, and he [is] weary; 30and Esau says to Jacob, “Please let me eat some of this red-red thing, for I [am] weary”; therefore [one] has called his name Edom; 31and Jacob says, “Sell your birthright to me today.” 32And Esau says, “Behold, I am going to die, and what is this to me—a birthright?” 33And Jacob says, “Swear to me today”: and he swears to him, and sells his birthright to Jacob; 34and Jacob has given bread and stew of lentils to Esau, and he eats, and drinks, and rises, and goes; and Esau despises the birthright.


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Genesis 24
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