jacob

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(Old Testament) the youngest and best-loved son of Jacob and Rachel and one of the twelve forebears of the tribes of Israel Benjamin
first book of the Old Testament: tells of creation; Adam and Eve; the Fall of Man; Cain and Abel; Noah and the flood; God's covenant with Abraham; Abraham and Isaac; Jacob and Esau; Joseph and his brothers Book of Genesis , Genesis
(Old Testament) the eldest son of Isaac who would have inherited the covenant that God made with Abraham and that Abraham passed on to Isaac; he traded his birthright to his twin brother Jacob for a mess of pottage Esau
person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties Hebrew , Israelite , Jew
ethnic group claiming descent from Abraham and Isaac (especially from Isaac's son Jacob); the nation whom God chose to receive his revelation and with whom God chose to make a covenant (Exodus 19) Hebrews , Israelites
(Old Testament) the second patriarch; son of Abraham and Sarah who was offered by Abraham as a sacrifice to God; father of Jacob and Esau Isaac
(Old Testament) a son of Jacob and a forebear of one of the tribes of Israel Issachar
(Old Testament) son of Isaac; brother of Esau; father of the twelve patriarchs of Israel; Jacob wrestled with God and forced God to bless him, so God gave Jacob the new name of Israel (meaning `one who has been strong against God') Jacob
French biochemist who (with Francois Jacob) explained how genes are activated and suggested the existence of messenger RNA (1910-1976) Jacques Lucien Monod , Jacques Monod , Monod
(Old Testament) the 11th son of Jacob and one of the 12 patriarchs of Israel; Jacob gave Joseph a coat of many colors, which made his brothers jealous and they sold him into slavery in Egypt Joseph
(Old Testament) the fourth son of Jacob who was forebear of one of the tribes of Israel; one of his descendants was to be the Messiah Judah
ancient city in the West Bank north of Jerusalem; the home of Jacob in biblical times Nablus
(Old Testament) the second wife of Jacob and mother of Joseph and Benjamin Rachel
(Old Testament) wife of Isaac and mother of Jacob and Esau Rebecca , Rebekah
(Old Testment) a son of Jacob and forefather of one of the tribes of Israel Reuben
(Old Testament) the 2nd son of Jacob and one of the 12 patriarchs of Israel Simeon
twelve kin groups of ancient Israel each traditionally descended from one of the twelve sons of Jacob Tribes of Israel , Twelve Tribes of Israel
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