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(Hebrews Edom', אֵֹדם or אדֵוֹם so called from his red hair, Genesis 25:25, or from the red pottage for which he bartered his birthright, Genesis 25:30; Sept. Ε᾿δώμ ), the later name of Isaac's son, elder twin-brother of Jacob; more frequently called ESAU (See ESAU) (q.v.). (See OBED-EDOM).

EDOM (Sept. Ι᾿δουμαία ) stands also collectively for the Edomites, the posterity of Edom or Esau; and likewise for their country. (See EDOMITE).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Edom'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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