Esau Sells His Birthright(A)

29 Now Jacob cooked a stew; and Esau came in from the field, and he was weary. 30 And Esau said to Jacob, “Please feed me with that same red stew, for I am weary.” Therefore his name was called [a]Edom.

31 But Jacob said, “Sell me your birthright as of this day.”

32 And Esau said, “Look, I am about to die; so (B)what is this birthright to me?”

33 Then Jacob said, [b]“Swear to me as of this day.”

So he swore to him, and (C)sold his birthright to Jacob. 34 And Jacob gave Esau bread and stew of lentils; then (D)he ate and drank, arose, and went his way. Thus Esau (E)despised his birthright.

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  1. Genesis 25:30 Lit. Red
  2. Genesis 25:33 Take an oath

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