Romans 9:13, As it is written, Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated. Arminians claim that God did not actually hate Esau as Romans 9:13 teaches. The word "hate," they claim, means that Esau was simply not chosen or that Esau was loved less than Jacob. Malachi 1:3-4, "And I hated Esau, and laid his mountains and his heritage waste for the dragons of the wilderness. Whereas Edom saith, We are impoverished, but we will return and build the desolate places; thus saith the LORD of hosts, They shall build, but I will throw down; and they shall call them, The border of wickedness, and, The people against whom the LORD hath indignation for ever." This text certainly does not leave the option of teaching that Esau was simply not chosen or that Esau was just loved less than Jacob. The $1,000,000.00 question: "Is there unrighteousness with God?"