Jacob Fathers the Twelve Tribes of Israel
Jacob received two blessings, one from his father, Isaac, and one from the angel of the Lord with whom he wrestled all night.
And Jacob was most truly blessed, because all Jewish people trace their ancestry to him through his sons and grandsons, who became the twelve tribes of Israel, the name the angel gave to Jacob.
Jacob's grandfather, Abraham, received the promise from God that he would have as many descendants as there are stars in the sky.
Genesis 25: 19 - Isaac Asks for One Son and God Gives him Two
Genesis 25: 29 - 34 Esau Sells his Birthright to his Brother Jacob
Genesis 27: 1 - 29 Isaac Blesses Jacob
Genesis 27: 41 - 28: 5 Jacob Flees to the House of his Grandfather
Genesis 28: 10 -22 Jacob Dreams All Night
Genesis 29: 1 - 14 Jacob Meets Rachel
Genesis 29: 15 - 34 Jacob Marries Laban's Daughters, Leah and Rachel
Genesis 30: 25 - 43 Jacob Chooses the Spotted Goats and Black Lambs
Genesis 31: 1 - 21 Jacob Takes his Family and Flocks and Leaves Laban
Genesis 32: 42-55 Jacob Makes Peace with Laban
Genesis 32: 3 - 21 Jacob Sends Gifts to Esau
Genesis 32: 22 - 31 Jacob Gets A New Name
Genesis 33: 1 - 17 Jacob Makes Peace with Esau
Genesis 35: 1 - 16 Jacob Returns to Bethel
Genesis 46 Jacob Moves his Entire Family to Egypt
Genesis 47: 1 - 12 Jacob Blesses Pharaoh
Genesis 47: 27 - 31 Jacob Nears Death
Genesis 48 and 49 Jacob Blesses His and Joseph's Children
Genesis 50 The Egyptians Bury Jacob in Canaan with Splendor
1. Who was Jacob's twin brother?
[Esau was Jacob's twin brother.]
2. Who did Jacob marry?
[Jacob married the two daughters of Laban, Leah and Rachel.]
3. Which sons were Jacob's favorite?
[Joseph and Benjamin, the sons of Rachel, were Jacob's favorite sons.]
4. Where was Jacob reunited with his children?
[Jacob was reunited with all his sons
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