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29 One day Esau came back from hunting. He was tired and weak from hunger. Jacob was boiling a pot of beans. 30 So Esau said to Jacob, “I am weak with hunger. Let me have some of that red soup.” (That is why people call him “Red.”[a])

31 But Jacob said, “You must sell me your rights as the firstborn son.”

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  1. Genesis 25:30 Red Literally, “Edom,” a name that means “red.”

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