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Esau

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishEsauE‧sau /ˈiːsɔː/  in the Old Testament of the Bible, the son of isaac, and the older brother of jacob, whose twin (=one of two children born at the same time) he was. Esau was very hungry and so he sold his birthright (=the property or possessions that he had a right to receive from his parents) to Jacob for ‘a mess of pottage’, that is for some soup that Jacob had made.
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