NameJacob ben Isaac King of Goshen
MotherRebekah
Misc. Notes
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1828 B.C. , in 2172 A.M., in the second year of the third week of the forty-fifth jubilee.
·led his sons, and their families, into Egypt || Exodus 1:1 "Now these are the names of the children of Israel, which came into Egypt; every man and his household came with Jacob." 1:2 "Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah," 1:3 "Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin," 1:4 "Dan, and Naphtali, Gad, and Asher." 1:5 "And all the souls that came out of the loins of Jacob were seventy souls: for Joseph was in Egypt already." (1,2)
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·a prosperous sheep herder and livestock owner (1)
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·the son of Isaac and Rebekah (1)
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·gave his name to the "Israelite" people
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·a plain man, dwelling in tents (1)
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·bought his brother Esau's birthright with "bread and pottage of lentiles" (1)
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·commanded by his father not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan, but rather to go to Padanaram, to the house of Bethuel, his mother's father; and take a wife from there of the daughters of Laban his mother's brother (1)
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·offered to serve his uncle, Laban, son of Bethuel, seven years for Rachel, Laban's younger daughter (1)
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·double-crossed by Laban, who gave him Leah, his elder daughter, instead of Rachel, whom Jacob had seen first, even after fulfilling seven years of service (1)
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·served a second seven years to his uncle, Laban, for the right to marry his first choice, Rachel, the sister of the wife first given him (1)
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in Palestine.
·left the land of Padan-aram, the land of Laban, and returned to his father Isaac in Mamre, or "the wood of Mamre," a place in the neighborhood of Hebron (1,2)
Spouses
FatherLaban
ChildrenJudah
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