36:6 And Esau took his wives, and his sons, and his daughters,
and all the persons of his house, and his cattle, and all
his beasts, and all his substance, which he had got in the
land of Canaan; and c went into the country from the face
of his brother Jacob.
(c) In this, God's providence appears, which causes the
wicked to give place to the godly, that Jacob might
enjoy Canaan according to God's promise.
36:15 These [were] d dukes of the sons of Esau: the sons of
Eliphaz the firstborn [son] of Esau; duke Teman, duke
Omar, duke Zepho, duke Kenaz,
(d) If God's promises are so sure towards those who are
not of his household, how much more will he perform
the same for us?
36:20 These [are] the sons of Seir the Horite, who e inhabited
the land; Lotan, and Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah,
(e) Esau lived there before that.
36:24 And these [are] the children of Zibeon; both Ajah, and
Anah: this [was that] Anah that found the f mules in the
wilderness, as he fed the asses of Zibeon his father.
(f) Who not contented with those kinds of beasts, which
God had created, discovered the monstrous generation
of mules between the ass and the mare.
36:31 And these [are] the g kings that reigned in the land of
Edom, before there reigned any king over the children of
(g) The wicked rise up suddenly to honour and perish as
quickly: but the inheritance of the children of God
continues forever, (Ps 102:28).
36:37 And Samlah died, and Saul of h Rehoboth [by] the river
reigned in his stead.
(h) Which is by the river Euphrates.
36:43 Duke Magdiel, duke Iram: these [be] the dukes of Edom,
according to their habitations in the land of their
possession: he [is] Esau the father of the i Edomites.