Definitions for Esau

Esau E·sau

Spelling: [ee-saw]
IPA: /ˈi sɔ/

Esau is a 4 letter English word.

You can make 27 anagrams from letters in Esau (aesu).

Definitions for Esau


  1. a son of Isaac and Rebekah, twin brother of Jacob, to whom he sold his birthright. Gen. 25:21–25.

Examples for Esau

They were the direct descendants of Esau, and inhabited Mount Seir.

We of the Esau line he made into leaders because of our higher intelligence.

As a people, they are chiefly the descendants of Esau and Ishmael.

The voice is Jacob's voice, but the hands are the hands of Esau.

In business, Joe—it's Esau's fable of the lion and the mouse every time!

Had two famous sons, Esau and Jake (see both, but especially the latter).

“The bible says Jacob have I loved, Esau have I hated,” says Chisholm.

Esau, an ancient who sold his birthright for a mess of breakfast food.

He has this wonderful brother Esau, who goes down in history as a villain.

You have as good as sold your birthright, as Esau did, in that speech.

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