Jacob (OT)

Jacob was the son of Isaac and Rebekah. He received the birthright instead of his older twin brother, Esau. He was given the name Israel by the Lord and became the father of the Twelve Tribes of Israel. He is a scriptural figure in the Old Testament referred to by Wilford Woodruff.

Jacob (OT), <i>Wilford Woodruff Papers</i> (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/jacob-ot, accessed 16 Sep. 2023). Jacob, “Bible Dictionary,” <i>The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints</i> (https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/, accessed 23 Aug. 2023).