ESAU
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: עֵשָׂו (Ancient Hebrew), Ησαυ (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: EE-saw (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
From the Hebrew name עֵשָׂו ('Esaw) which possibly meant "hairy". In the Old Testament, Esau is the elder of the twin sons of Isaac and Rebecca. He sells his birthright to his twin brother Jacob for a bowl of stew. Esau is the ancestor of the Edomites.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: 'Esaw (Biblical Hebrew)
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