Parts of Speech

n pr m

Root Word (Etymology)

apparently a form of the pass. part. of 6213 in the original sense of handling, Greek 2269 Hsau

KJV Translation Count — 97x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: Esau (97)

Outline of Biblical Usage

sau = "hairy"
1. eldest son of Isaac and Rebecca and twin brother of Jacob; sold the birthright for food when he was hungry and the divine blessing went to Jacob; progenitor of the Arab peoples

Strong's Definitions

`Esav, ay-sawv'; apparently a form of the passive participle of 6213 in the original sense of handling; rough (i.e. sensibly felt); Esav, a son of Isaac, including his posterity: — Esau.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the first came out red, all over like an hairy garment; and they called his name H6215.


And after that came his brother out, and his hand took hold on H6215's heel; and his name was called Jacob: and Isaac was threescore years old when she bare them.


And the boys grew: and H6215 was a cunning hunter, a man of the field; and Jacob was a plain man, dwelling in tents.


And Isaac loved H6215, because he did eat of his venison: but Rebekah loved Jacob.


And Jacob sod pottage: and H6215 came from the field, and he was faint:


And H6215 said to Jacob, Feed me, I pray thee, with that same red pottage; for I am faint: therefore was his name called Edom.


And H6215 said, Behold, I am at the point to die: and what profit shall this birthright do to me?


Then Jacob gave H6215 bread and pottage of lentiles; and he did eat and drink, and rose up, and went his way: thus H6215 despised his birthright.


And H6215 was forty years old when he took to wife Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Bashemath the daughter of Elon the Hittite:


And it came to pass, that when Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called H6215 his eldest son, and said unto him, My son: and he said unto him, Behold, here am I.