Jacob (later given the name Israel) is considered a patriarch of the Israelites.
According to the Book of Genesis, Jacob (/ˈdʒeɪkəb/; Hebrew: יַעֲקֹ...
Hebrew patriarch who was the grandson of Abraham, the son of Isaac and
Rebekah, and the traditional ancestor of the people of Israel. Stories about Jacob
Aug 6, 2013 ... The Bible's biography of Jacob both enthralls and troubles us: Israel's third
patriarch, Jacob acts in ways that honor neither himself nor his ...
Jacob in the Bible was a key character of the Old Testament, although not always
an honorable one. He resorted to lying, cheating, and manipulating.
Oct 3, 2003 ... JACOB (or ISRAEL), THE PATRIARCH. The Names and Their Meaning ( 1).
Jacob's Youth ( 2). His Life in Haran ( 3). His Later Life ( 4).
5096 Jacob, the patriarch. God's covenant promises to Abraham were inherited
by Jacob, through his father Isaac, and so it was through his line of descent that ...
3 - Jacob, the Patriarch. At various times in his life, Jacob, like other members of
his family, appears to have created situations that resulted in trouble. Its easy to ...
When Isaac was about 160 years of age, Jacob and his mother conspired to
deceive the aged patriarch (Genesis 27), with the view of procuring the transfer of
And an entire nation is named after this patriarch -- the nation of Israel. Jacob is a
bit too much like us -- with very human strengths and weaknesses, but a man ...
Reprinted with permission from The Jewish Religion: A Companion , published
by Oxford University Press. Jacob is the third patriarch of the J ...