Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And the LORD said unto her, Two nations are in thy womb, and two manner of people shall be separated from thy bowels; and the one people shall be stronger than the other people; and the elder shall serve the younger.

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Bible References

Two nations

Genesis 17:16
And I will bless her and give thee a son also of her; yea, I will bless her, and she shall be a mother of Gentiles; kings of peoples shall be of her.
Genesis 24:60
And they blessed Rebekah and said unto her, Thou art our sister; be thou the mother of thousands of ten thousands, and let thy seed possess the gate of those who hate them.

Two manner

Genesis 25:27
And the boys grew, and Esau was a cunning hunter, a man of the field; and Jacob was an upright man, remaining in the tents.
Genesis 32:6
And the messengers returned to Jacob, saying, We came to thy brother Esau, and also he comes to meet thee, and four hundred men with him.
Genesis 33:3
And he passed over in front of them and bowed himself to the ground seven times until he came near to his brother.
Genesis 36:31
And these are the kings that reigned in the land of Edom before any king reigned over the sons of Israel.
Numbers 20:14
And Moses sent ambassadors from Kadesh unto the king of Edom, Thus saith thy brother Israel, Thou knowest all the travail that has befallen us:

The elder

Genesis 27:29
Let the peoples serve thee and nations bow down to thee; be lord over thy brethren, and let thy mother's sons bow down to thee; cursed be every one that curses thee, and blessed be he that blesses thee.
2 Samuel 8:14
And he put garrisons in Edom; he put garrisons throughout all Edom, and all those of Edom became David's slaves. And the LORD saved David wherever he went.
1 Kings 22:47
There was then no king in Edom; there was a president instead of a king.
1 Chronicles 18:13
And he put a garrison in Edom, and all the Edomites became David's slaves. Thus the LORD saved David wherever he went.
2 Chronicles 25:11
And Amaziah strengthened himself and led forth his people and went to the valley of salt and smote of the sons of Seir, ten thousand.
Psalm 60:8
Moab is my washpot; over Edom I will cast out my shoe; Philistia, triumph thou because of me.
Psalm 83:5
Therefore they have consulted together with one consent; they are confederate against thee:
Isaiah 63:1
Who is this that comes from Edom, with red garments from Bozrah? This glorious one in his apparel, travelling in the greatness of his strength? I that speak in righteousness, mighty to save.
Jeremiah 49:7
Concerning Edom, thus hath the LORD of the hosts said: Is there no more wisdom in Teman? Has the counsel of the wise perished? Is their wisdom corrupted?
Ezekiel 25:12
Thus hath the Lord GOD spoken; Because of what Edom did when he took vengeance against the house of Judah, (for they are condemned as guilty) and revenged themselves upon them;
Amos 1:11
Thus hath the LORD said: For three transgressions of Edom and for the fourth, I will not convert her because she pursued her brother with the sword and cast off all mercy, and with her anger she stole from him perpetually, and she kept her wrath for ever:
Obadiah 1:1
The vision of Obadiah. Thus hath the Lord GOD said concerning Edom: We have heard the message from the LORD, and a messenger is sent to the Gentiles, Arise, and let us rise up against her in battle.
Malachi 1:2
I have loved you, said the LORD. Yet ye say, In what hast thou loved us? Was not Esau Jacob's brother? said the LORD; yet I loved Jacob,
Romans 9:10
And not only this, but when Rebecca also had conceived by one, even by our father Isaac

General references

Genesis 27:8
Now, therefore, my son, hearken unto my voice according to that which I command thee.