Chapter 25

Chapter 25

The sacred historian, in this chapter, I. Takes his leave of Abraham, with an account, 1. Of his children by another wife, Gen. 25:1-4. 2. Of his last will and testament, Gen. 25:5, 6. 3. Of his age, death, and burial, Gen. 25:7-10. II. He takes his leave of Ishmael, with a short account, 1. Of his children, Gen. 25:12-16. 2. Of his age and death, Gen. 25:17, 18. III. He enters upon the history of Isaac. 1. His prosperity, Gen. 25:11. 2. The conception and birth of his two sons, with the oracle of God concerning them, Gen. 25:19-26. 3. Their different characters, Gen. 25:27, 28. 4. Esau’s selling his birthright to Jacob, Gen. 25:29-34.