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 Genesis 25:19 - 26
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   Book of Genesis
   Chapter 25
25:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
This is the account of Abraham's son Isaac. Abraham became the father of Isaac,
 
25:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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and Isaac was forty years old when he married Rebekah daughter of Bethuel the Aramean from Paddan Aram F121 and sister of Laban the Aramean.
 
25:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Isaac prayed to the LORD on behalf of his wife, because she was barren. The LORD answered his prayer, and his wife Rebekah became pregnant.
 
25:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The babies jostled each other within her, and she said, "Why is this happening to me?" So she went to inquire of the LORD.
 
25:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The LORD said to her, "Two nations are in your womb, and two peoples from within you will be separated; one people will be stronger than the other, and the older will serve the younger."
 
25:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When the time came for her to give birth, there were twin boys in her womb.
 
25:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The first to come out was red, and his whole body was like a hairy garment; so they named him Esau. F122
 
25:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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After this, his brother came out, with his hand grasping Esau's heel; so he was named Jacob. F123 Isaac was sixty years old when Rebekah gave birth to them.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F121 That is, Northwest Mesopotamia
F122 Esau may mean hairy; he was also called Edom, which means red.
F123 Jacob means he grasps the heel (figuratively, he deceives).

 
 

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