New Living Translation
So Esau (also known as Edom) settled in the hill country of Seir.
King James Bible
Thus dwelt Esau in mount Seir: Esau is Edom.
Darby Bible Translation
Thus Esau dwelt in mount Seir; Esau is Edom.
World English Bible
Esau lived in the hill country of Seir. Esau is Edom.
Young's Literal Translation
and Esau dwelleth in mount Seir: Esau is Edom.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
36:8 Thus dwelt Esau in mount Seir - Whatever opposition may be made, God's word will take place, and even those that have opposed it will see themselves, some time or other, under a necessity of yielding to it. Esau had struggled for Canaan, but now he retires to mount Seir; for God's counsels shall certainly stand concerning the times before appointed, and the bounds of our habitation.
Then Jacob sent messengers ahead to his brother, Esau, who was living in the region of Seir in the land of Edom.
This is the account of the descendants of Esau (also known as Edom).
This is the account of Esau's descendants, the Edomites, who lived in the hill country of Seir.
These are the clans descended from Esau (also known as Edom), identified by their clan leaders.
Give these orders to the people: "You will pass through the country belonging to your relatives the Edomites, the descendants of Esau, who live in Seir. The Edomites will feel threatened, so be careful.
Do not bother them, for I have given them all the hill country around Mount Seir as their property, and I will not give you even one square foot of their land.
He had done the same for the descendants of Esau who lived in Seir, for he destroyed the Horites so they could settle there in their place. The descendants of Esau live there to this day.
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