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Genesis 25:29-31 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

29 When Jacob had cooked stew, Esau came in from the field and he was [a]famished; 30 and Esau said to Jacob, “Please let me have a swallow of [b]that red stuff there, for I am [c]famished.” Therefore his name was called [d]Edom. 31 But Jacob said, “[e]First sell me your birthright.”


  1. Genesis 25:29 Lit weary
  2. Genesis 25:30 Lit the red, this red
  3. Genesis 25:30 Lit weary
  4. Genesis 25:30 I.e. red
  5. Genesis 25:31 Lit Today
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Genesis 25:29-31 New International Version (NIV)

29 Once when Jacob was cooking some stew, Esau came in from the open country, famished. 30 He said to Jacob, “Quick, let me have some of that red stew! I’m famished!” (That is why he was also called Edom.[a])

31 Jacob replied, “First sell me your birthright.


  1. Genesis 25:30 Edom means red.
New International Version (NIV)

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