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Genesis 36:15 These are the chiefs of the sons of Esau. The sons of Eliphaz, the first-born of Esau, are chief Teman, chief Omar, chief Zepho, chief Kenaz,

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      15-19. dukes--The Edomites, like the Israelites, were divided into tribes, which took their names from his sons. The head of each tribe was called by a term which in our version is rendered "duke"--not of the high rank and wealth of a British peer, but like the sheiks or emirs of the modern East, or the chieftains of highland clans. Fourteen are mentioned who flourished contemporaneously.

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Brief Summary: The generations of Esau and their chiefs and settlements, Esau the father of the Edomites.

Outline
1 Esau's family in Canaan
6 Esau removes to Mount Seir
9 His descendants in Seir
20 The sons and chiefs of Seir
31 The kings of Edom
40 The chiefs that descended of Esau.

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