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Genesis 25:23-26
    23 And Jehovah said to her, Two nations are in your womb, And two peoples shall be separated from your bowels. And the one people shall be stronger than the other people. And the older shall serve the younger.
    24 And when her days to be delivered were fulfilled, behold, there were twins in her womb.
    25 And the first came forth red, all over like a hairy garment; and they called his name Esau.
    26 And after that his brother came forth, and his hand was holding on to Esau's heel, so his name was called Jacob. And Isaac was sixty years old when she bore them.

Romans 9:10-13
    10 And not only so, but Rebecca also, having conceived by one, Isaac our father,
    11 Though the children had not yet been born nor had done anything good or bad (that the purpose of God according to selection might remain, not of works but of Him who calls),
    12 It was said to her, "The greater shall serve the less";
    13 As it is written, "Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated."

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