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Genesis 25: The Death of Abraham

The Death of Abraham

Abraham took a second wife after Sarah’s death. He left everything to Isaac. He lived to 175 years old and was buried in Machpelah, in the cave in the field he purchased from Ephron the Hittite king.

Ishmael’s Sons

The sons of Ishmael were twelve tribal rulers who populated the land from present day Iran to Saudi Arabia: the Arabs. They were a problem from the beginning:
His descendants settled in the area from Havilah to Shur, near the eastern border of Egypt, as you go toward Ashur. And they lived in hostility toward all the tribe related to them.

Genesis 25:18

Jacob and Esau

Esau sells his birthright to Jacob for a bowl of soup.

The word of God:

23 The Lord said to her, “Two nations are in your womb, and two peoples from within you will be separated; one people will be stronger than the other, and the older will serve the younger.”