[ ee-saw ]
/ ˈi sɔ /
a son of Isaac and Rebekah, twin brother of Jacob, to whom he sold his birthright. Genesis 25:21–25.
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How to use Esau in a sentence
“The bible says Jacob have I loved, Esau have I hated,” says Chisholm.
He has this wonderful brother Esau, who goes down in history as a villain.
And thy valiant men of the south shall be afraid, that man may be cut off from the mount of Esau.
The children of Esau were asked to accept the law, and they also inquired, "What does it contain?"
The country has its eye on that knot of atrabilious Liberals whose voice is that of Jacob, but whose hands are the hands of Esau.
Esau learnt this habit of asking for eggs when we were on a fishing expedition near the south coast of Norway.
Here the Skipper hastily left, and came over and abused Esau until he made an enemy of him for life.
British Dictionary definitions for Esau
Bible son of Isaac and Rebecca and twin brother of Jacob, to whom he sold his birthright (Genesis 25)
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