Esau [N] [H] [S]
hairy, Rebekah's first-born twin son ( Genesis 25:25 ). The name of Edom, "red", was also given to him from his conduct in connection with the red lentil "pottage" for which he sold his birthright (30,31). The circumstances connected with his birth foreshadowed the enmity which afterwards subsisted between the twin brothers and the nations they founded ( Genesis 25:22 Gene... View Details
Jacob, the son of Isaac, and twin to Esau. Jacob [N] [B] [H] [S]
one who follows on another's heels; supplanter, ( Genesis 25:26 ; 27:36 ; Hosea 12:2-4 ), the second born of the twin sons of Isaac by Rebekah. He was born probably at Lahai-roi, when his father was fifty-nine and Abraham one hundred and fifty-nine years old. Like his father, he was of a quiet and gentle disposition, an... View Details
Lord [N] [B] [S]
There are various Hebrew and Greek words so rendered.
Heb. Jehovah, has been rendered in the English Bible LORD, printed in small capitals. This is the proper name of the God of the Hebrews. The form "Jehovah" is retained only in Exodus 6:3 ; Psalms 83:18 ; Isaiah 12:2 ; 26:4 , both in the Authorized and the Revised Version.&nb... View Details