Genesis 28:6-9 Esau Marries Mahalath
saw that Isaac had blessed Jacob and sent him away to Padan Aram to take
himself a wife from there, and that as he blessed him he gave him a charge,
saying, "You shall not take a wife from the daughters of Canaan," 7 and that Jacob had
obeyed his father and his mother and had gone to Padan Aram. 8 Also Esau saw that
the daughters of
Y Esau desired his parents approval but acted on his own without consulting them.
Y He realized that his parents were not pleased with his wives from Canaan so he went to his relatives through the concubines of Abraham who like himself were outside the covenant line and married a third wife.
Y Mahalath (means: stringed instrument, sickness) was the daughter of Ishmael, son of Abraham through Hagar the Egyptian. [Genesis 16:15-16]
Y Nebajoth (means: fruitfulness, heights) Mahalath’s brother, was the firstborn of Ishmael. [Genesis 25:13]