Genesis 36

March 9, 2017

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March 9, 2017: Genesis 36

 

A genealogy of the children of Esau, who eventually become the nation of Edom. Also included are a list of some of the kings of Edom. The podcast goes on to mention a few places in the Bible where Edomites play a continuing role throughout the Bible, even into the New Testament.

Questions to consider:

* This chapter says that Esau moved to a different land because there wasn’t enough room for both him and Jacob. What does this say about Esau’s attitude toward his brother, especially later in life?

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