Your children, however, whom you said would become a prey—I will bring them in, and they will know the land which you have rejected.
Then they despised the pleasant land;
They did not believe in His word,
Moreover, your little ones who you said would become a prey, and your sons, who this day have no knowledge of good or evil, shall enter there, and I will give it to them and they shall possess it.
Then Jacob gave Esau bread and lentil stew; and he ate and drank, and rose and went on his way. Thus Esau despised his birthright.
Why is the Lord bringing us into this land, to fall by the sword? Our wives and our little ones will become plunder; would it not be better for us to return to Egypt?”
of Hezron, the family of the Hezronites; of Carmi, the family of the Carmites.
But among these there was not a man of those who were numbered by Moses and Aaron the priest, who numbered the sons of Israel in the wilderness of Sinai.
And you neglected all my counsel
And did not want my reproof;
“They would not accept my counsel,
They spurned all my reproof.
But they paid no attention and went their way, one to his own farm, another to his business,
‘Behold, you scoffers, and marvel, and perish;
For I am accomplishing a work in your days,
A work which you will never believe, though someone should describe it to you.’”
that there be no immoral or godless person like Esau, who sold his own birthright for a single meal.