Jacob enters the Old Testament in the twenty-fifth chapter of Genesis. He is the brother of Esau, the younger son of Rebecca and Isaac and the grandson of Abraham and Sarah. While Esau wandered off to hunt (a "man of the field"), Jacob stayed...
c. 2000 B.C.,
As a result of a severe drought in Canaan, Jacob and his sons moved to Egypt at
the time when his son Joseph was viceroy. After 17 years in Egypt, Jacob died ...
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From the Latin Iacobus, which was from the Greek Ιακωβος (Iakobos), which was
from the Hebrew name יַעֲקֹב (Ya'aqov). In the Old Testament, Jacob (later ...
On the one hand, he is revered as the father of Israel because his sons become the ancestors of the traditional twelve tribes of Israel. In fact, he is portrayed as receiving the name "Israel" because of having wrestled with God (Genesis 32:28 ).
His older brother,... More »
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and loves loves loves sports. jacob is the sweetest most kind hearted guy i have
ever met said brittney. by i grew up in the suberbs August 25, 2008. 162627931.
Isaac's wife Rebecca (Rivka) gave birth to fraternal twin sons: Jacob (Ya'akov)
and Esau. The two brothers were at war with each other even before they were ...
Jacob was the ageless protector of the Island for more than 2000 years. He was
born on the...
Jacob denounces the love of riches, pride, and unchastity—Men may seek riches
to help their fellowmen—The Lord commands that no man among the Nephites ...