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Genesis overview - part 3 - Isaac and Jacob

God's promises to Isaac and Jacob.
Contributed by Marian van der Kruijt
Story also available on our translated website: Spanish
Genesis 24. <br/>A wife is found for Isaac. – Slide 1
Genesis 25a. <br/>Abraham dies. Isaac and Rebekah have twins, Esau and Jacob. – Slide 2
Genesis 25b. <br/>Esau sells his birthright to Jacob in exchange for soup. – Slide 3
Genesis 26. <br/>Abimelech protects Isaac. God blesses Isaac and repeats His promise that his descendants will become a great nation. Isaac and Abimilech eat a peace meal together. – Slide 4
Genesis 27. <br/>Jacob tricks Isaac to get Esau’s blessing. – Slide 5
Genesis 28. <br/>Jacob travels to Laban. God appears to him in a dream and promises to bring him back to the Promised Land and give it to his descendants. – Slide 6
Genesis 29 and 30. <br/>Jacob works for Laban for seven years but is tricked into marrying Leah. He has to work another seven years to get Rachel as his bride. <br/>Jacob has 12 sons by Leah and Rachel and their servant girls Bilhah and Zilpah. Jacob’s flocks and wealth grow. – Slide 7
Genesis 31. <br/>Jacob sets off to Canaan with his family and flocks. Laban pursues him looking for stolen idols. Jacob and Laban eat a peace meal. – Slide 8
Genesis 32. <br/>Jacob travels to meet up with Esau. He chooses gifts from his flocks to send on ahead of him. During one night he wrestled with God. – Slide 9
Genesis 33. <br/>Jacob meets up with Esau. – Slide 10
Genesis 34. <br/>Dinah, daughter of Leah and Jacob, is defiled, and her brothers take revenge on Shechem. – Slide 11
Genesis 35. <br/>Jacob builds an altar at Bethel. God renames Jacob and calls him Israel. He then meets his father Isaac at Mamre. – Slide 12
Genesis 36. <br/>Esau’s family and his descendants. – Slide 13
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