Genesis 25:27–34

27 So the boys grew. And Esau was fa skillful hunter, a man of the field; but Jacob was ga 6mild man, hdwelling in tents. 28 And Isaac loved Esau because he iate of his game, jbut Rebekah loved Jacob.

Esau Sells His Birthright

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 7Edom.

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

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

33 Then Jacob said, 8“Swear to me as of this day.”

So he swore to him, and lsold his birthright to Jacob. 34 And Jacob gave Esau bread and stew of lentils; then mhe ate and drank, arose, and went his way. Thus Esau ndespised his birthright.

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