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36:18 These are the sons of Esau's wife Oholibamah: Chief Yeush, Chief Yalam, Chief Korach. These are the tribal chiefs from Esau's wife Oholibamah, daughter of Anah.
Ve'eleh beney Aholivamah eshet Esav aluf Ye'ush aluf Yalam aluf Korach eleh alufey Aholivamah bat-Anah eshet Esav.
36:19 These are the sons of Esau, and these are their tribal chiefs. This is what constitutes Edom.
Eleh vney-Esav ve'eleh alufeyhem hu Edom.
36:20 Seventh Reading
These are the children of Seir the Horite, the [original] inhabitants of the land: Lotan, Shoval, Tziv'on, Anah,
Eleh vney-Se'ir haChori yoshvey ha'arets Lotan veShoval veTsiv'on va'Anah.


  See Genesis 36:5,14.

  See notes on Genesis 14:6, 36:2. See also Genesis 36:22. However, some maintain that the term chori here does not denote a nation, but rather nobility (Targum Yonathan; Ibn Ezra, from Jeremiah 27:20). Thus, the verse would be translated, 'These are the sons of the noble Seir,' or 'these are the sons of Seir the freeman.' Others translate the verse, 'These are the sons of the Horite lineage in the land of Seir' (Ramban; cf. Josephus 2:1:1). Seir then denotes Esau, see note on Genesis 25:25. Some say that Seir's lineage was: Ham, Canaan, Chivi, Chur, Seir (Sefer HaYashar, p.27).

  See Genesis 36:22,29.

  See Genesis 36:29.

  See Genesis 36:2,29.

  See note on Genesis 36:2. Here Anah is seen as a son of Seir, while in Genesis 36:24, he is a son of Tziv'on. According to Talmudic tradition, Tziv'on fathered Anah by committing incest with his mother (Pesachim 54a; Rashi on Genesis 36:24).

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