The sons of Abraham by Keturah.
Genesis 25:1 Then again Abraham took a wife, and her name [was] Keturah. Genesis 25:2 And she bore him Zimran, and Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and Shuah. Genesis 25:3 And Jokshan begat Sheba, and Dedan. And the sons of Dedan were Asshurim, and Letushim and Leummim. Genesis 25:4 And the sons of Midian; Ephah, and Epher, and Hanoch, and Abidah, and Eldaah. All these [were] the children of Keturah.
The division of his goods.
Genesis 25:5 And Abraham gave all that he had to Isaac. Genesis 25:6 But to the sons of the concubines which Abraham had, Abraham gave gifts, and sent them away from Isaac his son (while he yet lived) eastward, to the east country.
His age, and death.
Genesis 25:7 And these [are] the days of the years of Abraham's life which he lived, a hundred and seventy five years. Genesis 25:8 Then Abraham expired, and died in a good old age, an old man, and full [of years]; and was gathered to his people.
Genesis 25:9 And his sons Isaac and Ishmael buried him in the cave of Machpelah, in the field of Ephron the son of Zohar the Hittite, which [is] before Mamre; Genesis 25:10 The field which Abraham purchased of the sons of Heth: there was Abraham buried, and Sarah his wife.
Genesis 25:11 And it came to pass after the death of Abraham, that God blessed his son Isaac: and Isaac dwelt by the well Lahai-roi.
The generations of Ishmael.
Genesis 25:12 Now these [are] the generations of Ishmael, Abraham's son, whom Hagar the Egyptian, Sarah's handmaid, bore to Abraham. Genesis 25:13 And these [are] the names of the sons of Ishmael, by their names, according to their generations: The first-born of Ishmael, Nebajoth; and Kedar, and Adbeel, and Mibsam, Genesis 25:14 And Mishma, and Dumah, and Massa, Genesis 25:15 Hadar, and Tema, Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah: Genesis 25:16 These [are] the sons of Ishmael, and these [are] their names, by their towns, and by their castles; twelve princes according to their nations.
His age, and death.
Genesis 25:17 And these [are] the years of the life of Ishmael; a hundred and thirty and seven years: and he expired and died, and was gathered to his people. Genesis 25:18 And they dwelt from Havilah to Shur, that [is] before Egypt, as thou goest towards Assyria: [and] he died in the presence of all his brethren.
Genesis 25:19 And these [are] the generations of Isaac, Abraham's son: Abraham begat Isaac: Genesis 25:20 And Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah to wife, the daughter of Bethuel the Syrian of Padan-aram, the sister to Laban the Syrian.
Isaac prayeth for Rebekah, being barren.
Genesis 25:21 And Isaac entreated the LORD for his wife, because she [was] barren: and the LORD was entreated of him, and Rebekah his wife conceived.
The children strive within her womb.
Genesis 25:22 And the children struggled together within her: and she said, If [it is] so, why [am] I thus? And she went to inquire of the LORD. Genesis 25:23 And the LORD said to 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.
The birth of Esau and Jacob.
Genesis 25:24 And when her days to be delivered were fulfilled, behold, [there were] twins in her womb. Genesis 25:25 And the first was born red, all over like a hairy garment: and they called his name Esau. Genesis 25:26 And after that his brother was born, and his hand took hold on Esau's heel; and his name was called Jacob: and Isaac [was] sixty years old when she bore them.
Genesis 25:27 And the boys grew: and Esau was a skillful hunter, a man of the field; and Jacob [was] a plain man dwelling in tents. Genesis 25:28 And Isaac loved Esau, because he ate of [his] venison: but Rebekah loved Jacob.
Esau selleth his birthright.
Genesis 25:29 And Jacob boiled pottage: and Esau came from the field, and he [was] faint. Genesis 25:30 And Esau said to Jacob, Feed me, I pray thee, with that same red [pottage]; for I [am] faint: therefore was his name called Edom. Genesis 25:31 And Jacob said, Sell to me this day thy birth-right. Genesis 25:32 And Esau said, Behold, I [am] at the point to die: and what profit shall this birth-right bring to me? Genesis 25:33 And Jacob said, Swear to me this day; and he swore to him: and he sold his birth-right to Jacob. Genesis 25:34 Then Jacob gave Esau bread and pottage of lentiles; and he ate and drank, and rose and went his way: thus Esau despised [his] birth-right.