“And he charged them, and said unto them, I am to be gathered unto my people: bury me with my fathers in the cave . . . that is in the field of Machpelah, which is before Mamre, in the land of Canaan . . . And when Jacob had made an end of commanding his sons, he gathered up his feet into the bed, and yielded up the ghost, and was gathered unto his people.” Genesis 49:29, 30, 33
“And Jacob kissed Rachel, and lifted up his voice, and wept. And Jacob told Rachel that he was her father’s brother, and that he was Rebekah’s son: and she ran and told her father. And it came to pass, when Laban heard the tidings of Jacob, his sister’s son, that he ran to meet him, and embraced him, and kissed him, and brought him to his house.” Gen. 29:11-13
“And Jacob awaked out of his sleep, and he said, Surely the Lord is in this place; and I knew it not. And he was afraid, and said, How dreadful is this place! this is none other but the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven. And Jacob rose up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had pot for his pillows, and set it up for a pillar, and poured oil upon the top of it. And he called the name of that place Bethel:”
And Isaac answered and said unto Esau, Behold, I have made him thy Lord, and all his brethren have I given to him for servants; and with corn and wine have I sustained him: and what shall I, do now unto thee, my son? Gen. 27:37 By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau concerning things to come.
“And it came to pass, that when Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called Esau his eldest son, and said unto him, My son: and, he said unto him, Behold, here am I. And he said, Behold now, I am old, I know not the day of my death: Now therefore, take, I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver and thy bow, and go out to the field, and take me some venison;
“And there was a famine in the land, beside the first famine that was in the days of Abraham. And Isaac went unto Abimeleck, king of the Philistines unto Gerar. “And the Lord appeared unto him, and said, Go not down into Egypt; dwell in the land which I shall tell thee of: “Sojourn in this land, and I will be with thee, and will bless thee;”
“But when Rebecca also had conceived by one, even by our father Isaac; (For the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of him that calleth;) It was said unto her, The elder shall serve the younger. As it is written, Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated.”
“And Rebekah his wife conceived. And the children struggled together within her; and she said, If it be so, why am I thus? And she went to enquire of the Lord. And the Lord said unto her, Two nations are in thy womb, and two manner of people shall be separated from thy bowels: and the one people shall be stronger than the other people; and the elder shall serve the younger.” Gen. 25:21-23
“And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah’s tent, and took Rebekah, and she became his wige; and he loved her; and Isaac was comforted after his mother’s death.” Genesis 24:67
And it came to pass, when Moses held up his hand, that Israel prevailed: and when he let down his hand, Amalek prevailed. But Moses’ hands were heavy; and they took a stone, and putt it under him and he sat thereon; and Aaron and Hur stayed up his hands, the one on the one side, and the other on the other slide; and his hands were steady until the going down of the sun. And Joshua discomfited Amalek and his people with the edge of the sword. Exodus 17:11-13 At Rephidim, Israel was given water from the rock. According...