Jacob
Jacob (later given the name Israel) is considered a patriarch of the Israelites. According to the Book of Genesis, Jacob (/ˈdʒeɪkəb/; Hebrew: יַעֲקֹב  Yaʿakov) was the third Hebrew progenitor wit...
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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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Joseph (son of Jacob)
Joseph (/ˈdʒoʊzəf, -səf/; Hebrew: יוֹסֵף ‎, Yosef Yôsēp̄; "May Yahweh add") is an important person in the Hebrew Bible: his story connects the story of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob in Canaan to th...
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Blessing of Jacob
The Blessing of Jacob is a poem that appears in Genesis at 49:1-27 and mentions each of Jacob's twelve sons. Genesis presents the poem as the words of Jacob to his sons when Jacob is about to die.Lik...
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Israelites
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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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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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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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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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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Tribe of Dan
The Tribe of Dan, also sometimes spelled as "Dann", (Hebrew: דָּן,  Dan,  Dān ; "Judge") was one of the Tribes of Israel. Though known mostly from biblical sources, they were possib...
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Minaret of Israel
The Minaret of Israel (Arabic: ‎ Minarat Israil), also known as Minaret of the Tribes (Arabic: ‎ Minarat al-Asbat), is one of the four minarets of the Temple Mount and is situated ...
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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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Cave of the Patriarchs
The Cave of the Patriarchs or the Cave of Machpelah (Hebrew: מערת המכפלה,  Me'arat ha-Machpela , trans. "cave of the double tombs") is a term from the Hebrew Bible, and is known by Muslims ...
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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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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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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...
Leaders of the tribes of Israel
The Torah gives several lists of leaders of the tribes of Israel.
The first, and main, list, appears in Numbers 1:1-19. It lists the leaders who supervised the first census of the Israelites, and ...
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...
Joseph and His Brothers
Joseph and His Brothers (Joseph und seine Brüder) is a four-part novel by Thomas Mann, written over the course of 16 years. Mann retells the familiar stories of Genesis, from Jacob to Joseph (chapters...
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Jacob's Well
Jacob's Well (Arabic: بئر يعقوب‎, Bir Ya'qub, Hebrew: באר יעקב‎; also known as Jacob's fountain and Well of Sychar) is a deep well hewn of solid rock that has been associated in religi...
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Gilead (tribal group)
Gilead was a tribal group mentioned in Biblical passages which textual scholars attribute to early sources. In these sources, for example the Song of Deborah, the Gilead group is treated with equal st...
Zebulun
Zebulun (also Zebulon, Zabulon or Zaboules; Hebrew: זְבֻלוּן or זְבוּלֻן or זְבוּלוּן, Tiberian Hebrew Zəḇūlūn, Standard Hebrew Zevulun/Zvulun) was, according to the Books of Genesis and Numbers, the ...
Dan (Bible)
According to the Book of Genesis, Dan (Hebrew: דָּן, Dan Dān; "judgment" or "he judged") was the fifth son of Jacob with Bilhah. He was Bilhah's first son. He was the founder of the Israelite Tribe ...
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Issachar
Issachar/Yissachar (Hebrew: יִשָּׂשכָר,  Yissakhar,  Yiśśāḵār ; "reward; recompense") was, according to the Book of Genesis, a son of Jacob and Leah (the fifth son of Leah, and nint...
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Hebrews
Hebrews (Hebrew: עברים or עבריים, ʿIḇrîm, ʿIḇriyyîm; ʿIvrim, ʿIvriyyim; ʕibrim, ʕibriyim) is a term appearing 34 times within 32 verses of the Tanakh (Hebrew Bible). While the term was not an ethno...
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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...
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...