Esau - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈiːˌsɒ|
Brit.  |ˈiːsɔː|

noun

- (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 (syn: esau)
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