Thematic Bible

Genesis 25:1 (show verse)

Now Abraham took another wife, whose name was Keturah.

Genesis 25:2 (show verse)

She bore to him Zimran and Jokshan and Medan and Midian and Ishbak and Shuah.

Genesis 25:3 (show verse)

Jokshan became the father of Sheba and Dedan. And the sons of Dedan were Asshurim and Letushim and Leummim.

Genesis 25:4 (show verse)

The sons of Midian were Ephah and Epher and Hanoch and Abida and Eldaah. All these were the sons of Keturah.

Genesis 25:5 (show verse)

Now Abraham gave all that he had to Isaac;

Genesis 25:6 (show verse)

but to the sons of his concubines, Abraham gave gifts while he was still living, and sent them away from his son Isaac eastward, to the land of the east.

Genesis 25:7 (show verse)

These are all the years of Abraham’s life that he lived, one hundred and seventy-five years.

Genesis 25:8 (show verse)

Abraham breathed his last and died in a ripe old age, an old man and satisfied with life; and he was gathered to his people.

Genesis 25:9 (show verse)

Then his sons Isaac and Ishmael buried him in the cave of Machpelah, in the field of Ephron the son of Zohar the Hittite, facing Mamre,

Genesis 25:10 (show verse)

the field which Abraham purchased from the sons of Heth; there Abraham was buried with Sarah his wife.

Genesis 25:11 (show verse)

It came about after the death of Abraham, that God blessed his son Isaac; and Isaac lived by Beer-lahai-roi.

Genesis 25:12 (show verse)

Now these are the records of the generations of Ishmael, Abraham’s son, whom Hagar the Egyptian, Sarah’s maid, bore to Abraham;

Genesis 25:13 (show verse)

and these are the names of the sons of Ishmael, by their names, in the order of their birth: Nebaioth, the firstborn of Ishmael, and Kedar and Adbeel and Mibsam

Genesis 25:14 (show verse)

and Mishma and Dumah and Massa,

Genesis 25:15 (show verse)

Hadad and Tema, Jetur, Naphish and Kedemah.

Genesis 25:16 (show verse)

These are the sons of Ishmael and these are their names, by their villages, and by their camps; twelve princes according to their tribes.

Genesis 25:17 (show verse)

These are the years of the life of Ishmael, one hundred and thirty-seven years; and he breathed his last and died, and was gathered to his people.

Genesis 25:18 (show verse)

They settled from Havilah to Shur which is east of Egypt as one goes toward Assyria; he settled in defiance of all his relatives.

Genesis 25:19 (show verse)

Now these are the records of the generations of Isaac, Abraham’s son: Abraham became the father of Isaac;

Genesis 25:20 (show verse)

and Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah, the daughter of Bethuel the Aramean of Paddan-aram, the sister of Laban the Aramean, to be his wife.

Genesis 25:21 (show verse)

Isaac prayed to the Lord on behalf of his wife, because she was barren; and the Lord answered him and Rebekah his wife conceived.

Genesis 25:22 (show verse)

But the children struggled together within her; and she said, “If it is so, why then am I this way?” So she went to inquire of the Lord.

Genesis 25:23 (show verse)

The Lord said to her,
Two nations are in your womb;
And two peoples will be separated from your body;
And one people shall be stronger than the other;
And the older shall serve the younger.”

Genesis 25:24 (show verse)

When her days to be delivered were fulfilled, behold, there were twins in her womb.

Genesis 25:25 (show verse)

Now the first came forth red, all over like a hairy garment; and they named him Esau.

Genesis 25:26 (show verse)

Afterward his brother came forth with his hand holding on to Esau’s heel, so his name was called Jacob; and Isaac was sixty years old when she gave birth to them.

Genesis 25:27 (show verse)

When the boys grew up, Esau became a skillful hunter, a man of the field, but Jacob was a peaceful man, living in tents.

Genesis 25:28 (show verse)

Now Isaac loved Esau, because he had a taste for game, but Rebekah loved Jacob.

Genesis 25:29 (show verse)

When Jacob had cooked stew, Esau came in from the field and he was famished;

Genesis 25:30 (show verse)

and Esau said to Jacob, “Please let me have a swallow of that red stuff there, for I am famished.” Therefore his name was called Edom.

Genesis 25:31 (show verse)

But Jacob said, “First sell me your birthright.”

Genesis 25:32 (show verse)

Esau said, “Behold, I am about to die; so of what use then is the birthright to me?”

Genesis 25:33 (show verse)

And Jacob said, “First swear to me”; so he swore to him, and sold his birthright to Jacob.

Genesis 25:34 (show verse)

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.