esau : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n (Old Testament) the eldest son of Isaac who would have inherited the covenant that God made with Abraham and that Abraham passed on to Isaac; he traded his birthright to his twin brother Jacob for a mess of pottage
News & Articles
- Fields for Our Future thanks supporters
To the Editor: On behalf of the Fields For Our Future project, I am writing to thank the residents of Georgetown, Arrowsic, Bath and many others for your wonderful support June 4 at the Grey Havens Inn in Georgetown. It was so much fun to organize this event. Our hosts, Eve and Richard, as well as their Chef, Chef Esau, were fabulous to work with. read more
July 10, 2013 - The Times Record
- St Irenaeus in Banner of Truth
Irenaeus writes in Adversus Haereses: "Others again declare that Cain derived his being from the Power above, and acknowledge that Esau, Korah, the Sodomites, and all such persons, are related to themselves . . . They declare that Judas the traitor...
- Oliver Cromwell in Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Paraphrased, Cromwell said: "It is high time for me to put an end to your sitting in this place, which you have dishonored by your contempt of all virtue. ...... Ye are a pack of mercenary wretches and would like Esau sell your country for a mess of...