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Jacob, Life And Character Of

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Genesis 25:25-26

Now the first came forth red, all over like a hairy garment; and they named him Esau.

Genesis 25:21-26

Isaac prayed to the LORD on behalf of his wife, because she was barren; and the LORD answered him and Rebekah his wife conceived.

Genesis 27:36

Then he said, "Is he not rightly named Jacob, for he has supplanted me these two times? He took away my birthright, and behold, now he has taken away my blessing." And he said, "Have you not reserved a blessing for me?"

Genesis 25:29-34

When Jacob had cooked stew, Esau came in from the field and he was famished;

Genesis 27:1-29

Now it came about, when Isaac was old and his eyes were too dim to see, that he called his older son Esau and said to him, "My son." And he said to him, "Here I am."

Hebrews 12:16-17

that there be no immoral or godless person like Esau, who sold his own birthright for a single meal.

Genesis 28:10-15

Then Jacob departed from Beersheba and went toward Haran.

Genesis 12:1-3

Now the LORD said to Abram, "Go forth from your country, And from your relatives And from your father's house, To the land which I will show you;

Genesis 15:5

And He took him outside and said, "Now look toward the heavens, and count the stars, if you are able to count them " And He said to him, "So shall your descendants be."

Genesis 27:29

May peoples serve you, And nations bow down to you; Be master of your brothers, And may your mother's sons bow down to you Cursed be those who curse you, And blessed be those who bless you."

Genesis 28:3-4

"May God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and multiply you, that you may become a company of peoples.

Genesis 35:11-13

God also said to him, "I am God Almighty; Be fruitful and multiply; A nation and a company of nations shall come from you, And kings shall come forth from you.

Genesis 27:41-45

So Esau bore a grudge against Jacob because of the blessing with which his father had blessed him; and Esau said to himself, "The days of mourning for my father are near; then I will kill my brother Jacob."

Genesis 28:5

Then Isaac sent Jacob away, and he went to Paddan-aram to Laban, son of Bethuel the Aramean, the brother of Rebekah, the mother of Jacob and Esau.

Genesis 28:10-22

Then Jacob departed from Beersheba and went toward Haran.

Genesis 28:1-2

So Isaac called Jacob and blessed him and charged him, and said to him, "You shall not take a wife from the daughters of Canaan.

Genesis 29:16-30

Now Laban had two daughters; the name of the older was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.

Genesis 30:29-43

But he said to him, "You yourself know how I have served you and how your cattle have fared with me.

Genesis 31:4-9

So Jacob sent and called Rachel and Leah to his flock in the field,

Genesis 31:1-3

Now Jacob heard the words of Laban's sons, saying, "Jacob has taken away all that was our father's, and from what belonged to our father he has made all this wealth."

Genesis 31:10-13

"And it came about at the time when the flock were mating that I lifted up my eyes and saw in a dream, and behold, the male goats which were mating were striped, speckled, and mottled.

Genesis 32:24-30

Then Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until daybreak.

Genesis 35:1-5

Then God said to Jacob, "Arise, go up to Bethel and live there, and make an altar there to God, who appeared to you when you fled from your brother Esau."

Genesis 33:1-17

Then Jacob lifted his eyes and looked, and behold, Esau was coming, and four hundred men with him. So he divided the children among Leah and Rachel and the two maids.

Genesis 35:22-26

It came about while Israel was dwelling in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine, and Israel heard of it.

Genesis 29:32-35

Leah conceived and bore a son and named him Reuben, for she said, "Because the LORD has seen my affliction; surely now my husband will love me."

Genesis 30:3-13

She said, "Here is my maid Bilhah, go in to her that she may bear on my knees, that through her I too may have children."

Genesis 35:16-18

Then they journeyed from Bethel; and when there was still some distance to go to Ephrath, Rachel began to give birth and she suffered severe labor.

Genesis 34:1-2

Now Dinah the daughter of Leah, whom she had borne to Jacob, went out to visit the daughters of the land.

Genesis 34:5

Now Jacob heard that he had defiled Dinah his daughter; but his sons were with his livestock in the field, so Jacob kept silent until they came in.

Genesis 37:3-4

Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his sons, because he was the son of his old age; and he made him a varicolored tunic.

Genesis 37:31-35

So they took Joseph's tunic, and slaughtered a male goat and dipped the tunic in the blood;

Genesis 42:1-4

Now Jacob saw that there was grain in Egypt, and Jacob said to his sons, "Why are you staring at one another?"

Genesis 44:20

"We said to my lord, 'We have an old father and a little child of his old age Now his brother is dead, so he alone is left of his mother, and his father loves him.'

Genesis 46:29-30

Joseph prepared his chariot and went up to Goshen to meet his father Israel; as soon as he appeared before him, he fell on his neck and wept on his neck a long time.

Genesis 45:27-28

When they told him all the words of Joseph that he had spoken to them, and when he saw the wagons that Joseph had sent to carry him, the spirit of their father Jacob revived.

Genesis 46:1-4

So Israel set out with all that he had, and came to Beersheba, and offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac.

Genesis 47:11

So Joseph settled his father and his brothers and gave them a possession in the land of Egypt, in the best of the land, in the land of Rameses, as Pharaoh had ordered.

Hebrews 11:21

By faith Jacob, as he was dying, blessed each of the sons of Joseph, and worshiped, leaning on the top of his staff.

Genesis 48:15-20

He blessed Joseph, and said, "The God before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac walked, The God who has been my shepherd all my life to this day,

Genesis 49:1-28

Then Jacob summoned his sons and said, "Assemble yourselves that I may tell you what will befall you in the days to come.

Genesis 47:28-30

Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years; so the length of Jacob's life was one hundred and forty-seven years.

Genesis 49:29-33

Then he charged them and said to them, "I am about to be gathered to my people; bury me with my fathers in the cave that is in the field of Ephron the Hittite,

Genesis 50:2-3

Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father. So the physicians embalmed Israel.



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