HyperDic: esau

English > 1 sense of the word Esau:
NOUNperson Esau(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
Esau > pronunciation
Soundsiy'sao.
Rhymesbacksaw ... whipsaw: 13 rhymes with sao...
English > Esau: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaning(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.
CategoryOld TestamentThe collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people
Instance ofson, boyA male human offspring
SpanishEsau, Esaú
CatalanEsaú

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