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King James Dictionary
BIRTH'RIGHT, n. birth and right. Any right or privilege, to which a person is entitled by birth, such as an estate descendible by law to an heir, or liberty under a free constitution.
Esau, for a morsel, sold his birthright. Hebrews 12
It may be used in the sense of primogeniture,or the privilege of the first born, but is applicable to any right which results from descent.
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Entry for 'Birthright'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​kjd/​b/birthright.html.