Too close for comfort, for me, but to each his own. In Genesis 36:2 Esau marries Adah the daughter of Elon the Hittite. Click here to view. Mahalath’s name indicates that the Holy One, blessed be He, pardoned (mahal) Esau for all his wickedness. She was the daughter of Ishmael (or as Genesis 26:34-35 shows, Elon the Hittite), the niece of Isaac, and the third wife of Esau. 4And Adah bare to Esau, Eliphaz: and Bashemath bare Reuel. cit. The grandsons are listed as "chiefs" in Gen. 36:17. (Genesis 36:2,3), Before Esau married his third wife, he had named one of his Canaanite wives after Basemath,[need quotation to verify] probably because he knew of her[1] since they were cousins. 4And Adah bare to Esau Eliphaz; and Bashemath bare Reuel; 5And Aholibamah bare Jeush, and Jaalam, and Korah: these are the sons of Esau, which were born unto him in the land of Canaan. Bashemath Ishmael's daughter, sister of Nebajoth. 36:1 Who is Edom - That name perpetuated the remembrance of the foolish bargain he made, when he sold his birth - … and Basemath Ishmael's daughter, sister of Nebaioth. So after he married his third wife, Esau changed Basemath the Ishmaelite's name to Mahalath. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, OT Law: Genesis 36:3 And Basemath Ishmael's daughter sister of Nebaioth (Gen. Ge Gn) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools. Bible commentary. She was the daughter of Ishmael (or as Genesis 26:34-35 shows, Elon the Hittite), the niece of Isaac, and the third wife of Esau. However, there is no record of his parents' approval for the union of Esau and Basemath (Mahalath). Wesley's Notes for Genesis 36:3. ): Esau married the daughter of Ishmael, and he and his father-in-law plotted to kill Isaac and Jacob and thereby inherit both families (Gen. Rabbah 67:8). Variants of the name Basemath include Basemeth, Bashemath and Basmath. That means that Adah is either a sister of Basemath the First, or the same woman with two names. - Jewish Publication Society Bible. Go to   People in the Bible   or   Women in the Bible. Basemath was a Canaanite woman whom Esau married against his parents’ wishes (Gn 26:34, kjv Bashemath). Too many other bloodlines out here, to breed within the same bloodline. Kadari, Tamar. Mahalath / מחלת was born in Princess of Egypt, daughter of Elon the Hittite / אלון החתי and Oholi Verch Anah. 7 months Ago. Esau took his wives from the women of Canaan: Adah daughter of Elon the Hittite, and Oholibamah daughter of Anah and granddaughter of Zibeon the Hivite— also Basemath daughter of Ishmael and sister of Nebaioth. This is the account of the family line of Esau (that is, Edom). The Rabbis identify Mahalath with Basemath (based on the exchange of names between Gen. 28:9 and 36:3; cf. Basemath, Bashemath, or Basmath (Hebrew: בָּשְׂמַת, Modern: Basmat, Tiberian: Bāśəmáṯ, "Sweet-smelling", Arabic: بسمة; "Sweet-smile") is a figure in the Book of Genesis.She was the daughter of Ishmael (or as Genesis 26:34-35 shows, Elon the Hittite), the niece of Isaac, and the third wife of Esau. Basemath. 5And Aholibamah bare Ieush, and Iaalam, and Korah: these are the sonnes of Esau, which were borne vnto him in the land of Canaan. (Viewed on November 26, 2020) . “Esau’s Wives”). The grandsons are listed as "chiefs" in Gen. 36:17. And Bashemath Ishmael's daughter, sister of Nebajoth. This information is part of by on Genealogy Online. Click here to view. Statements that are not Scripturally dependent and that pertain to ethics, traditions and actions of the Rabbis; the non-legal (non-, Join our effort today with a contribution to JWA, Encyclopedia Article: Esau, Wives of: Midrash and Aggadah, Encyclopedia Article: Post-Biblical and Rabbinic Women, Encyclopedia Article: Eve: Midrash and Aggadah, Encyclopedia Article: Elisheba, daughter of Amminadab: Midrash and Aggadah, Copyright © 1998–2020, Jewish Women's Archive. (Genesis 36:4), List of minor biblical figures § Basemath, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Basemath&oldid=829495369, Wikipedia articles needing factual verification from January 2011, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 9 March 2018, at 00:03. In Gen. 36:10, 13, 17, we learn that Basemath, the daughter of Ishmael, was the mother of a son named Reuel, and grandmother to Reuel's sons Nahath, Zerah, Shammah and Mizzah. Basemath, Bashemath, or Basmath (Hebrew: בָּשְׂמַת‎, Modern: Basmat, Tiberian: Bāśəmáṯ, "Sweet-smelling", Arabic: بسمة; "Sweet-smile") is a figure in the Book of Genesis. The latter is probable, because in Genesis 36:3 Esau marries Basemath the Second, who is the daughter of Ishmael … "and Basemath Ishmael's daughter, sister of Nebaioth." [2] The wife whom Esau named as Basemath, was Adah the Hittite, his first wife. Were progeny from this marriage Of Esau to Ishmael's daughter considered to be "in-breeding?". Click here to view. (Genesis 36:2,3) Esau's Descendants … 2 Esau took his wives from the daughters of Canaan: Adah daughter of Elon the Hittite, Oholibamah daughter of Anah and granddaughter of Zibeon the Hivite, 3 and Basemath daughter of Ishmael and sister of Nebaioth. There are two other women named Basemath in the Bible: • Basemath, daughter of Elon the Hittite, wife of Esau, • Basemath, daughter of Solomon, wife of Ahimaaz, Next person in the Bible: Basemath, daughter of Solomon, wife of Ahimaaz, Basemath, daughter of Elon the Hittite, wife of Esau, Basemath, daughter of Solomon, wife of Ahimaaz. In Gen. 36:10, 13, 17, we learn that Basemath, the daughter of Ishmael, was the mother of a son named Reuel, and grandmother to Reuel's sons Nahath, Zerah, Shammah and Mizzah. - Darby Bible And Bashemath Ishmaels daughter, sister of Nebaioth. Bible Verses like Genesis 36:3 | View 1611 Bible Scan, And Bashemath Ishmael's daughter, sister of Nebajoth.- King James Version also Basemath, Ishmael's daughter, the sister of Nebaioth.- New American Standard Version (1995)and Basemath Ishmael's daughter, sister of Nebaioth.- American Standard Version (1901)And Basemath, Ishmael's daughter, the sister of Nebaioth.- Basic English Bibleand Basmath Ishmael's daughter, the sister of Nebaioth.- Darby BibleAnd Bashemath, Ishmael's daughter, sister of Nebajoth. Yishmael repented by this point as it sates by the death of Avraham. Her other name, Basemath, also teaches that by this marriage Esau’s character improved (nitbasmah; Gen. Rabbah 67:13). "Mahalath, daughter of Ishmael: Midrash and Aggadah." Some of the Rabbis maintain Esau’s marriage to Mahalath the daughter of Ishmael reflected his desire to repent of his evil deeds and act in accordance with the wishes of his parents Isaac and Rebekah for a proper mate (JT Bikkurim 3:3, 65c–d).