Esau(redirected from Eisof)
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In the Bible, the eldest son of Isaac and Rebecca who sold his birthright to his twin brother, Jacob, for a mess of pottage.
(Bible) Bible son of Isaac and Rebecca and twin brother of Jacob, to whom he sold his birthright (Genesis 25)
a son of Isaac and Rebekah, older twin of Jacob, to whom he sold his birthright. Gen. 25:21–25.
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|Noun||1.||Esau - (Old Testament) the eldest son of Isaac who would have inherited the covenant that God made with Abraham and that Abraham passed on to Isaac; he traded his birthright to his twin brother Jacob for a mess of pottage|
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible