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Jacob: Bible Verses about Jacob

25 Bible Verses about Jacob

Bible Verses about Jacob

25 Bible Verses about Jacob

  1. Genesis 28:15: “Behold, I am with you and will keep you wherever you go, and will bring you back to this land. For I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you.” – God’s promise to Jacob that He will never leave him.
  2. Genesis 28:20: “Then Jacob made a vow, saying, ‘If God will be with me and will keep me in this way that I go, and will give me bread to eat and clothing to wear,” – Jacob’s vow to God after his dream.
  3. Genesis 32:24: “So Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until daybreak.” – The start of Jacob’s wrestling match with an angel.
  4. Genesis 32:28: “Then he said, ‘Your name shall no longer be called Jacob, but Israel, for you have striven with God and with men, and have prevailed.’” – God’s renaming of Jacob to Israel.
  5. Genesis 33:4: “But Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck and kissed him, and they wept.” – Jacob and Esau’s emotional reunion.
  6. Genesis 33:11: “Please accept my blessing that is brought to you, because God has dealt graciously with me, and because I have enough.” – Jacob’s offer of a blessing to Esau.
  7. Genesis 35:1: “God said to Jacob, ‘Arise, go up to Bethel and dwell there. Make an altar there to the God who appeared to you when you fled from your brother Esau.’” – God’s instructions to Jacob to go to Bethel.
  8. Genesis 35:9: “After Jacob returned from Paddan-aram, God appeared to him again and blessed him.” – God’s blessing of Jacob upon his return.
  9. Genesis 35:10: “God said to him, ‘Your name is Jacob; no longer shall your name be called Jacob, but Israel shall be your name.’ So he called his name Israel.” – God’s renaming of Jacob to Israel.
  10. Genesis 37:3: “Now Israel loved Joseph more than any other of his sons, because he was the son of his old age.” – Jacob’s great love for Joseph.
  11. Genesis 45:4: “And Joseph said to his brothers, ‘Come near to me, please.’ So they came near. And he said, ‘I am your brother, Joseph, whom you sold into Egypt.’” – Joseph’s heartfelt reunion with his brothers.
  12. Genesis 49:24: “But his bow remained unmoved; his arms were made agile by the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob (from there is the Shepherd, the Stone of Israel).” – Jacob’s blessing of the Mighty One of Jacob.
  13. Genesis 49:25: “By the God of your father who will help you, by the Almighty who will bless you with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that crouches beneath, blessings of the breasts and of the womb.” – Jacob’s blessing of the Almighty.
  14. Exodus 1:2: “These are the names of the sons of Israel who came to Egypt with Jacob, each with his household:” – The list of the sons of Israel who followed Jacob to Egypt.
  15. Numbers 24:17: “I see him, but not now; I behold him, but not near: a star shall come out of Jacob, and a scepter shall rise out of Israel.” – Jacob’s prophecy of a star and a scepter coming out of Israel.
  16. Deuteronomy 26:5: “And you shall make response before the Lord your God, ‘A wandering Aramean was my father. And he went down into Egypt and sojourned there, few in number, and there he became a nation, great, mighty, and populous.’” – Jacob’s humble beginnings as a wandering Aramean.
  17. Deuteronomy 26:7: “And when we cried to the Lord, the Lord heard our voice and saw our affliction, our toil, and our oppression.” – Jacob’s prayers for help in his affliction.
  18. Deuteronomy 27:15: “Cursed be anyone who misleads a blind person on the road.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’” – Jacob’s curse against misleading the blind.
  19. Psalm 78:72: “With upright heart he shepherded them and guided them with his skillful hand.” – Jacob’s skillful guidance of his people.
  20. Isaiah 41:8: “But you, Israel, my servant, Jacob, whom I have chosen, the offspring of Abraham, my friend;” – God’s selection of Jacob as His servant.
  21. Isaiah 44:2: “Thus says the Lord who made you, who formed you from the womb and will help you: Fear not, O Jacob my servant, Jeshurun whom I have chosen.” – God’s assurance of His help to Jacob.
  22. Hosea 12:3: “In the womb he took his brother by the heel, and in his manhood he strove with God.” – Jacob’s struggle with God in his adulthood.
  23. Matthew 2:6: “‘And you, O Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are by no means least among the rulers of Judah; for from you shall come a ruler who will shepherd my people Israel.’” – Jacob’s prophecy that a ruler will come from Bethlehem.
  24. Matthew 4:15: “The land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, the way of the sea, beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles—” – Jacob’s prophecy that Jesus would bring salvation to the Gentiles.
  25. Hebrews 11:21: “By faith Jacob, when dying, blessed each of the sons of Joseph, bowing in worship over the head of his staff.” – Jacob’s final blessing of his sons.

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