Posts tagged with: Jacob

A Bruising Blessing

My commentary on Genesis 32:22-31 from In Genesis 32, Jacob and his family have finally left the homestead of his father-in-law Laban who is responsible for much of Jacob's present circumstances: Laban had deceived him into marrying sisters, Leah and Rachel whose conflict and competition with each other resulted in dozens of children with them...... Read More

Love Triangle: Leah, Rachel and Jacob

My commentary on Genesis 29:15-28 from This is the story of the Mothers and Fathers of Israel and their descendents, the people of Israel. Rebekah and Isaac have sent their son Jacob to his mother's brother Laban, with instructions to marry one of his daughters, (the as yet unnamed Leah and Rachel in Genesis...... Read More