Jacob, later given the name Israel, is regarded as a Patriarch of the Israelites.
According to the Book of Genesis, Jacob was the third Hebrew progenitor with ...
Jacob, Hebrew Yaʿaqov, Arabic Yaʿqūb, also called Israel, Hebrew Yisraʾel,
Arabic Isrāʾīl, Hebrew patriarch who was the grandson of Abraham, the son of ...
Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, known as the Patriarchs, are both the physical and
spiritual ancestors of Judaism. They founded the religion now known as Judaism,
Jacob was one of the great patriarchs of the Old Testament, but at times he was
also a schemer, liar, and manipulator. God established his covenant with Jacob's
Kept by the Power of God. 3 - Jacob, the Patriarch. At various times in his life,
Jacob, like other members of his family, appears to have created situations that ...
Editorial Reviews. Review. “Zakovitch draws a colorful picture of the complex and
enigmatic patriarch, whose story is essential for understanding the traditions of ...
Reprinted with permission from The Jewish Religion: A Companion , published
by Oxford University Press. Jacob is the third patriarch of the J ...
The Patriarchs — Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. Abraham Goes to Egypt — 11:26-
12:20. The first Hebrew was a man named Abraham who lived in the land of Ur, ...
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).
Jacob in the Bible, a Hebrew patriarch, the younger of the twin sons of Isaac and
Rebecca, who persuaded his brother Esau to sell him his birthright and tricked ...