Abraham died at the age of 175years, he was buried by his sons Issac and Ishmael, in the cave of Machpelah, purchased by Abraham from Ephron. God blessed Issac after the dearth of Abraham. Rebekah was barren, then Issac prayed God for children, God heard the prayer of Issac, then Rebekah conceived. The children struggled together within her, Rebekah went to enquire the struggle of children with the God, God said to her that two nations are in your womb, one nation shall be stronger than the other nation and elder shall serve the younger . Rebekah gave birth to twins, first came out red all over like a hairy garment he named as Esau, after that Esau brother came out by holding Esau‘s heel, he is named as Jacob. Esau was cunning hunter but loved by his father, Jacob was a plain man loved by his mother.
One day Jacob was preparing red pottage, at that time his brother came from the field and he is very hungry and weak, he asked Jacob to feed red pottage, then Jacob asked Esau to sell the birthright, Esau agreed to sell the birthright for the red pottage.
” Esau sold his birthright cheaply for the sake of pottage, like that we should not disobey the words of God, for colorful things in the world. ”
~ Genesis Chapter 25