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 and his brother Esau were at war with each other even before they were
born. They struggled within Rebecca's womb.
Jul 20, 1998 ... Jacob, Hebrew Yaʿaqov, Arabic Yaʿqūb, also called Israel, Hebrew Yisraʾel,
Arabic Isrāʾīl, Hebrew patriarch who was the grandson of ...
Reprinted with permission from The Jewish Religion: A Companion, published by
Oxford University Press. Jacob is the third patriarch of the Jewish p ...
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 ...
The traditional stories of the patriarchs are more than mere biographies; rather, ...
Abraham, Jacob and Joseph thus personify man's basic relationship to God.
May 19, 2004 ... We are going to study the life of Jacob today, and I find his story ... chart of
Genesis and plotting the main characters or patriarchs to show what ...
Explains medieval pictures of Jacob the Patriarch: life events commonly pictured,
scripture citations. Illustrated.
Besides the frequent mention of his name in conjunction with the names of the
other two patriarchs, there are distinct references to the events in the life of Jacob
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).