24 When the time came for her to give birth,(A) there were twin boys in her womb.(B) 25 The first to come out was red,(C) and his whole body was like a hairy garment;(D) so they named him Esau.[a](E) 26 After this, his brother came out,(F) with his hand grasping Esau’s heel;(G) so he was named Jacob.[b](H) Isaac was sixty years old(I) when Rebekah gave birth to them.

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  1. Genesis 25:25 Esau may mean hairy.
  2. Genesis 25:26 Jacob means he grasps the heel, a Hebrew idiom for he deceives.