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5. Having no maturity in life 25:1-18
Gen. 25 :1 25:1 And Abraham took 1another wife, whose name was aKeturah.
Gen. 25 :2 25:2 And she bore him Zimran and Jokshan and Medan and aMidian and Ishbak and Shuah.
Gen. 25 :3 25:3 And Jokshan begot Sheba and Dedan. And the sons of Dedan were the Asshurim and the Letushim and the Leummim.
Gen. 25 :4 25:4 And the sons of Midian: Ephah and Epher and Hanoch and Abida and Eldaah. All these were the sons of Keturah.
Gen. 25 :5 25:5 And Abraham gave 1aall that he had to 2Isaac.
Gen. 25 :6 25:6 But to the sons of the concubines that Abraham had, Abraham gave gifts. And he sent them away from Isaac his son, while he was still living, eastward to the east country.
Gen. 25 :7 25:7 And these are the days of the years of Abraham’s life which he lived, one hundred seventy-five years.
Gen. 25 :8 25:8 And Abraham expired and died in a good old age, an old man and full of days, and he was gathered to his people.
Gen. 25 :9 25:9 And Isaac and Ishmael his sons buried him in the cave of 1aMachpelah, in the field of Ephron the son of Zohar the Hittite, which faces Mamre,
Gen. 25 :10 25:10 The field which Abraham purchased of the children of Heth; there aAbraham was buried with Sarah his wife.
Gen. 25 :11 25:11 And after the death of Abraham, God 1blessed Isaac his son. And Isaac dwelt by aBeer-lahai-roi.
Gen. 25 :12 25:12 Now these are the generations of aIshmael, Abraham’s son, whom Hagar the Egyptian, Sarah’s female servant, bore to Abraham.
Gen. 25 :13 25:13 And these are the names of the asons of Ishmael, by their names according to their generations: the firstborn of Ishmael, Nebaioth; then Kedar and Adbeel and Mibsam
Gen. 25 :14 25:14 And Mishma and Dumah and Massa;
Gen. 25 :15 25:15 Hadad and Tema, Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah.
Gen. 25 :16 25:16 These are the sons of Ishmael, and these are their names by their villages and by their encampments, twelve princes according to their peoples.
Gen. 25 :17 25:17 And these are the years of the life of Ishmael, one hundred thirty-seven years. And he expired and died and was gathered to his people.
Gen. 25 :18 25:18 And they dwelt from Havilah to Shur, which faces Egypt, as you go toward Assyria. He settled down opposite all his brothers.
B. The second aspect — the experience of Isaac 25:19-21
1. Gaining twin sons 25:19-21
Gen. 25 :19 25:19 And these are the generations of Isaac, Abraham’s son. Abraham begot aIsaac.
Gen. 25 :20 25:20 And Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah, the daughter of Bethuel the Aramaean of Paddan-aram, the sister of Laban the Aramaean, to be his wife.
Gen. 25 :21 25:21 And Isaac 1entreated Jehovah for his wife because she was barren. And Jehovah was entreated of him, and Rebekah his wife aconceived.
C. The third aspect—the experience of Jacob (with Joseph) 25:22-26
1. Being dealt with 25:22-26
a. Being chosen to be born second 25:22-26
Gen. 25 :22 25:22 And the children struggled with each other within her. And she said, If it is so, why am I like this? And she went to inquire of Jehovah.
Gen. 25 :23 25:23 And Jehovah said to her,
1aTwo nations are in your womb,
And two peoples shall be separated from your bowels.
And the one people shall be bstronger than the other people.
And the older shall cserve the 2younger.
Gen. 25 :24 25:24 And when her days to be delivered were fulfilled, behold, there were twins in her womb.
Gen. 25 :25 25:25 And the first came forth red, all over like a hairy garment; and they called his name 1Esau.
Gen. 25 :26 25:26 And after that his brother came forth, and his hand was 1aholding on to Esau’s heel, so his name was called 2bJacob. And Isaac was sixty years old when she bore them.
2. Living in the natural life like Jacob 25:27-28
Gen. 25 :27 25:27 And when the boys grew up, Esau became a skillful hunter, a man of the field; but Jacob was a quiet man, dwelling in atents.
Gen. 25 :28 25:28 Now Isaac loved Esau because 1he had a taste for game, but Rebekah loved Jacob.
b. Being forced to leave the loving mother and the father's home 25:29-34
1) Supplanting the birthright 25:29-34
Gen. 25 :29 25:29 And Jacob cooked a stew. And Esau came in from the field, and he was faint.
Gen. 25 :30 25:30 And Esau said to Jacob, Let me swallow down some of the red stew, that red stew there, for I am faint. Therefore his name was called 1aEdom.
Gen. 25 :31 25:31 And Jacob said, 1First sell me your birthright.
Gen. 25 :32 25:32 And Esau said, I am now about to die. Of what use then is this birthright to me?
Gen. 25 :33 25:33 And Jacob said, First swear to me. And he swore to him and sold his abirthright to Jacob.
Gen. 25 :34 25:34 And Jacob gave Esau bread and lentil stew, and he ate and drank and rose up and went away. Thus Esau 1despised his birthright.
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