Esau
Esau (/ˈiːsɔː/; Hebrew: עֵשָׂו; Standard Hebrew: Esav; Tiberian Hebrew: ʿĒśāw; ISO 259-3 ʕeśaw; Greek: Ἡσαῦ Hēsau; Arabic: عِيسُو‎ ‘Īsaw; meaning "Hairy" or "Rough"), in the Jewish Bible...
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Jacob in Islam
Yaqub (Arabic: يَعْقُوب, translit.: Yaʿqūb ), also known as Jacob, is a prophet in Islam who is mentioned in the Qur'an. He is acknowledged as a patriarch of Islam. Muslims believe that he preach...
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Doubting Thomas
A doubting Thomas is a skeptic who refuses to believe without direct personal experience—a reference to the Apostle Thomas, who refused to believe that the resurrected Jesus had appeared to the ...
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Coat of many colors
In the Hebrew Bible, the coat of many colors (Hebrew: כְּתֹנֶת פַּסִּים‎ kethoneth passim) is the name for the garment that Joseph owned. The translation and the actual nature of the garment is ...
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Jacob and Esau
The Book of Genesis contains the story of Jacob and Esau focusing on Esau's loss of his birthright to Jacob and the conflict that had spawned between their descendant nations because of Jacob's decept...
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Chinnamalai
Little Mount (Chinnamalai) is a small hillock that lies on the bank of river Adayar in the Saidapet taluk of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. It is traditionally acknowledged to be one of the places where ...
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The Incredulity of Saint Thomas (Caravaggio)
The Incredulity of Saint Thomas is a painting of the subject of the same name by the Italian Baroque master Caravaggio, c. 1601–1602. It is housed in the Sanssouci Palace, now a museum, in Potsdam, Be...
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Book of Thomas the Contender
The Book of Thomas the Contender, also known more simply as the Book of Thomas (not to be confused with the Gospel of Thomas), is one of the books of the New Testament apocrypha represented in the Nag...
Perez (son of Judah)
According to the Book of Genesis, Pharez/Perez (Hebrew: פֶּרֶץ / פָּרֶץ,  Péreẓ / Páreẓ  Péreṣ / Pāreṣ) was the son of Tamar and Judah, and the twin of Zerah. The name is transliterated to E...
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Acts of Thomas
The early 3rd-century text called Acts of Thomas is one of the New Testament apocrypha, portraying Christ as the "Heavenly Redeemer", independent of and beyond creation, who can free souls from the da...
Leah
Leah (Hebrew: לֵאָה,  Le'a,  Lēʼā Leˀa; Syriac: ܠܝܐ La'ya; from 𒀖 𒀖 littu Akkadian for cow), as described in the Hebrew Bible, is the first of the two concurrent wives of the He...
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Rachel and Leah (Women of Genesis series)
Rachel and Leah (2004) is the third novel in The Women of Genesis series by Orson Scott Card.
Rachel and Leah follows the story of Jacob through the eyes of Rachel and Leah. Card expands the story...
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Penuel
In the Hebrew Bible, Penuel (or Pniel, Pnuel; Hebrew פְּנוּאֵל) is a place not far from Succoth, on the east of the Jordan River and north of the river Jabbok. It is also called Peniel "Face of God" ...
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Jacob Wrestling with the Angel
The account of Jacob wrestling with the angel is found in Genesis 32:22-32 and referenced elsewhere, such as Hosea 12:4. The account includes the renaming of Jacob as "Israel", literally "He who strug...
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Jacob (film)
Jacob is a German/Italian/American television movie from 1994, based on the novel Giacobbe by Francesco Maria Nappi, which is in turn based on a Biblical account from the Book of Genesis about Jacob....
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Gospel of Thomas
The Gospel According to Thomas, commonly shortened to the Gospel of Thomas, is a well-preserved early Christian, non-canonical sayings-gospel which many scholars believe provides insight into the oral...
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Dinah
In the Hebrew Bible, Dinah (/ˈdaɪnə/; Hebrew: דִּינָה,  Dina,  Dînā ; "judged; vindicated") was the daughter of Jacob, one of the patriarchs of the Israelites, and Leah, his first ...
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Jacob's Ladder
Jacob's Ladder (Hebrew: Sulam Yaakov סולם יעקב) is a staircase to heaven that the biblical Patriarch Jacob dreams about during his flight from his brother Esau. It is described in the Book of Genesis....
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Zilpah
In the Book of Genesis, Zilpah (זִלְפָּה "drooping", Standard Hebrew Zilpa, Tiberian Hebrew Zilpâ) is Leah's handmaid who becomes a wife of Jacob and bears him two sons Gad and Asher.Zilpah is given t...
Ladder of Jacob
The Ladder of Jacob (Hebrew: Sulam Yaakov סולם יעקב) is a pseudepigraphic writing (a text whose claimed authorship is unfounded) of the Old Testament. It is usually considered to be part of the Apocal...
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Infancy Gospel of Thomas
The Infancy Gospel of Thomas is a pseudepigraphical gospel about the childhood of Jesus that is believed to date to the 2nd century. It was part of a popular genre of biblical work, written to satisf...
Testament of Jacob
The Testament of Jacob is a work now regarded as part of the Old Testament apocrypha. It is often treated as one of a trio of very similar works, the other two of which are the Testament of Abraham an...
Zerah
Zerah or Zérach (זֶרַח / זָרַח "Sunrise", Standard Hebrew Zéraḥ / Záraḥ, Tiberian Hebrew Zéraḥ / Zāraḥ) refers to five different people in the Hebrew Bible.
Zerah was the name of an Edomite Chief....
Stone of Jacob
The Stone of Jacob appears in the Book of Genesis as the stone used as a pillow by the Israelite patriarch Jacob at the place later called Bet-El. As Jacob had a vision in his sleep, he then consecrat...
Thomas the Apostle
Thomas the Apostle, (called Didymus which means "the twin"), was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, according to the New Testament. He is informally called doubting Thomas because he doubted ...
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Bilhah
In the Book of Genesis, Bilhah (בִּלְהָה "faltering; bashful", Standard Hebrew Bilha, Tiberian Hebrew Bilhâ) is Rachel's handmaid who becomes a wife of Jacob and bears him two sons, Dan and Naphtali.T...
Tribes of Israel
The Israelites (/ˈɪzriəˌlaɪts, -reɪ-/) were a Semitic people of the Ancient Near East, who inhabited part of Canaan during the tribal and monarchic periods (15th to 6th centuries BCE), and lived in th...
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Rachel
Rachel (Hebrew: רָחֵל,  Rakhél,  Rāḥēl Arabic: راحیل, Rāḥīl‎) was the favorite of Biblical patriarch Jacob's two wives as well as the mother of Joseph and Benjamin who helped fath...
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Islamic view of Jacob
Yaqub (Arabic: يَعْقُوب, translit.: Yaʿqūb ), also known as Jacob, is a prophet in Islam who is mentioned in the Qur'an. He is acknowledged as a patriarch of Islam. Muslims believe that he preach...
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