New International Version
He said to Jacob, "Quick, let me have some of that red stew! I'm famished!" (That is why he was also called Edom.)
King James Bible
And Esau said to Jacob, Feed me, I pray thee, with that same red pottage; for I am faint: therefore was his name called Edom.
Darby Bible Translation
And Esau said to Jacob, Feed me, I pray thee, with the red -- the red thing there, for I am faint. Therefore was his name called Edom.
World English Bible
Esau said to Jacob, "Please feed me with that same red stew, for I am famished." Therefore his name was called Edom.
Young's Literal Translation
and Esau saith unto Jacob, 'Let me eat, I pray thee, some of this red red thing, for I am weary;' therefore hath one called his name Edom Red;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I am faint - It appears from the whole of this transaction, that Esau was so completely exhausted by fatigue that he must have perished had he not obtained some immediate refreshment. He had been either hunting or laboring in the field, and was now returning for the purpose of getting some food, but had been so exhausted that his strength utterly failed before he had time to make the necessary preparations.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
with that same red pottage. Heb. with that red, with that red pottage. This, we are informed, (ver.
,) was of lentiles, a sort of pulse.
Edom. i.e., red.
LibraryPottage Versus Birthright
Esau despised his birthright'--GENESIS xxv. 34. Broad lessons unmistakable, but points strange and difficult to throw oneself back to so different a set of ideas. So I. Deal with the narrative. Not to tell it over again, but bring out the following points:-- (a) Birthright.--What? None of them any notion of sacred, spiritual aspect of it. To all, merely material advantages: headship of the clan. All the loftier aspects gone from Isaac, who thought he could give it for venison, from Esau, and from …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Jesus Heals Multitudes Beside the Sea of Galilee.
Once when Jacob was cooking some stew, Esau came in from the open country, famished.
Jacob replied, "First sell me your birthright."
Jacob sent messengers ahead of him to his brother Esau in the land of Seir, the country of Edom.
This is the account of the family line of Esau (that is, Edom).
Concerning Edom: This is what the LORD Almighty says: "Is there no longer wisdom in Teman? Has counsel perished from the prudent? Has their wisdom decayed?
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