Bible: Genesis 25:27-34

25:27 When the boys grew up, Esau became a skilled 1  hunter, a man of the open fields, but Jacob was an even-tempered man, living in tents. 2  25:28 Isaac loved Esau because he had a taste for fresh game, 3  but Rebekah loved 4  Jacob.

25:29 Now Jacob cooked some stew, 5  and when Esau came in from the open fields, he was famished. 25:30 So Esau said to Jacob, “Feed 6  me some of the red stuff – yes, this red stuff – because I’m starving!” (That is why he was also called 7  Edom.) 8 

25:31 But Jacob replied, “First 9  sell me your birthright.” 25:32 Look,” said Esau, “I’m about to die! What use is the birthright to me? 10  25:33 But Jacob said, “Swear an oath to me now.” 11  So Esau 12  swore an oath to him and sold his birthright 13  to Jacob.

25:34 Then Jacob gave Esau some bread and lentil stew; Esau ate and drank, then got up and went out. 14  So Esau despised his birthright. 15 

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