Genesis 25:24-34New American Standard Bible (NASB)
24 When her days to be delivered were fulfilled, behold, there were twins in her womb.25 Now the first came forth red, all over like a hairy garment; and they named him Esau.26 Afterward his brother came forth with his hand holding on to Esau’s heel, so his name was called [a]Jacob; and Isaac was sixty years old when she gave birth to them.
27 When the boys grew up, Esau became a skillful hunter, a man of the field, but Jacob was a [b]peaceful man, [c]living in tents.28 Now Isaac loved Esau, because [d]he had a taste for game, but Rebekah loved Jacob.29 When Jacob had cooked stew, Esau came in from the field and he was [e]famished;30 and Esau said to Jacob, “Please let me have a swallow of [f]that red stuff there, for I am [g]famished.” Therefore his name was called [h]Edom.31 But Jacob said, “[i]First sell me your birthright.”32 Esau said, “Behold, I am about to die; so of what use then is the birthright to me?”33 And Jacob said, “[j]First swear to me”; so he swore to him, and sold his birthright to Jacob.34 Then Jacob gave Esau bread and lentil stew; and he ate and drank, and rose and went on his way. Thus Esau despised his birthright.
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