Jacob

Jacob

 
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  • So Jacob came home to his father Isaac in Mamre, which is near Kiriath-arba (now called Hebron), where Abraham had also lived. - Genesis 35:27


  • and he died at a ripe old age, joining his ancestors in death. Then his sons, Esau and Jacob, buried him. - Genesis 35:29


  • Then Esau took his wives, children, household servants, cattle, and flocks--all the wealth he had gained in the land of Canaan--and moved away from his brother, Jacob. - Genesis 36:6


  • So Jacob settled again in the land of Canaan, where his father had lived. - Genesis 37:1


  • This is the history of Jacob's family. When Joseph was seventeen years old, he often tended his father's flocks with his half brothers, the sons of his father's wives Bilhah and Zilpah. But Joseph reported to his father some of the bad things his brothers were doing. - Genesis 37:2


  • Now Jacob* loved Joseph more than any of his other children because Joseph had been born to him in his old age. So one day he gave Joseph a special gift--a beautiful robe.*1 - Genesis 37:3


  • When they had been gone for some time, Jacob said to Joseph, "Your brothers are over at Shechem with the flocks. I'm going to send you to them." "I'm ready to go," Joseph replied. - Genesis 37:13


  • "Go and see how your brothers and the flocks are getting along," Jacob said. "Then come back and bring me word." So Jacob sent him on his way, and Joseph traveled to Shechem from his home in the valley of Hebron. - Genesis 37:14


  • Then Jacob tore his clothes and put on sackcloth. He mourned deeply for his son for many days. - Genesis 37:34


  • When Jacob heard that there was grain available in Egypt, he said to his sons, "Why are you standing around looking at one another? - Genesis 42:1


  • Jacob wouldn't let Joseph's younger brother, Benjamin, go with them, however, for fear some harm might come to him. - Genesis 42:4


  • So Jacob's* sons arrived in Egypt along with others to buy food, for the famine had reached Canaan as well.1 - Genesis 42:5


  • So they came to their father, Jacob, in the land of Canaan and told him all that had happened. - Genesis 42:29


  • Jacob exclaimed, "You have deprived me of my children! Joseph has disappeared, Simeon is gone, and now you want to take Benjamin, too. Everything is going against me!" - Genesis 42:36


  • But Jacob replied, "My son will not go down with you, for his brother Joseph is dead, and he alone is left of his mother's children. If anything should happen to him, you would bring my gray head down to the grave in deep sorrow." - Genesis 42:38


  • When the grain they had brought from Egypt was almost gone, Jacob said to his sons, "Go again and buy us a little food." - Genesis 43:2


  • "Why did you ever tell him you had another brother?" Jacob* moaned. "Why did you have to treat me with such cruelty?"1 - Genesis 43:6
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    New Living Translation Bible used with permission Tyndale House Publishers.

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