And Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother unto the land of Seir, the country of Edom.
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Edom; comprising the countries east, west, and south of the Dead sea. (Calmet)
Providentially, Esau had now left his father's house open to his brother; who, on this occasion, addresses him with the utmost civility, and speaks of the riches which he had obtained; in order that Esau might neither be ashamed of him, nor suspect that he would impoverish his father. (Menochius)