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Genesis 25:29-31 Living Bible (TLB)

29 One day Jacob was cooking stew when Esau arrived home exhausted from the hunt.

30 Esau: “Boy, am I starved! Give me a bite of that red stuff there!” (From this came his nickname “Edom,” which means “Red Stuff.”)

31 Jacob: “All right, trade me your birthright for it!”

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Genesis 25:29-31 New International Version (NIV)

29 Once when Jacob was cooking some stew, Esau came in from the open country, famished. 30 He said to Jacob, “Quick, let me have some of that red stew! I’m famished!” (That is why he was also called Edom.[a])

31 Jacob replied, “First sell me your birthright.

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 25:30 Edom means red.
New International Version (NIV)

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