Category Archives: Esau

another life

Genesis 36:15-43 15 These are the leaders of the sons of Esau. The sons of Eliphaz the firstborn of Esau: the leaders Teman, Omar, Zepho, Kenaz, 16 Korah, Gatam, and Amalek; these are the leaders of Eliphaz in the land … Continue reading

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true blessing

Genesis 36:1-14 These are the generations of Esau (also known as Edom). 2 Esau took his wives from the Canaanites: Adah the daughter of Elon the Hittite, Oholibamah the daughter of Anah the daughter of Zibeon the Hivite, 3 and … Continue reading

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the value of appropriate space

Genesis 27:39 – 28:5 39 Then Isaac his father answered and he said to him: “See, your dwelling will be away from the fatness of the land, and away from the dew of the sky from above. 40 By your … Continue reading

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losing the blessing

Genesis 27:27-38 27 So he drew near and kissed him. And Isaac smelled the smell of his clothes and blessed him and said, “See, the smell of my son is as the smell of a field that the LORD has … Continue reading

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unexpected events

Genesis 27:1-13 When Isaac was old and his eyes were so dim that he could not see where he looked, he called Esau his older son and said to him, “My son”; and he answered, “Here I am.” 2 He … Continue reading

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unlikely relationships

Genesis 26:23 – 35 23 He went up from there to Beer-sheba. 24 And the LORD appeared to him in that night and he said, “I am the God of Abraham your father. Do not fear, for I am with … Continue reading

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Trading away destiny

Genesis 25:21-34 21 And Isaac prayed to the LORD for his wife, because she was barren. And the LORD granted his prayer, and his wife Rebekah conceived. 22 The children struggled together within her, and she said, “If this is … Continue reading

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Esau: blessed, but not the blessed

Genesis 36.   This chapter contains mostly genealogical information about Esau and his descendants.  It explains how his family became prominent in the land of Seir, and eventually possessed all the land.  The Israelites in Moses’ day would call them the … Continue reading

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