"And he said unto him, 'What is thy name?' And he said, 'Jacob.' And he said, 'Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed.'"
"And Jacob said, 'O God of my father Abraham, and God of my father Isaac, the Lord which saidst unto me, 'Return unto thy country, and to thy kindred, and I will deal well with thee: I am not worthy of the least of all the mercies, ...
"And Jacob sent and called Rachel and Leah to the field unto his flock, And said unto them, ...
"And the Lord said unto Jacob, 'Return unto the land of thy fathers, and to thy kindred; and I will be with thee.'" Genesis 31: 3
"And the man (Jacob) increased exceedingly, and had much cattle, and maidservants, and menservants, and camels, and asses."
“And it came to pass, when Rachel had born Joseph, that Jacob said unto Laban, ‘Send me away, that I may go unto mine own place, and to my country. ...
“And Laban had two daughters: the name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel. Leah was tender eyed; but Rachel was beautiful and well favoured.”
“And Jacob said unto Laban, ‘Give me my wife, for my days are fulfilled, that I may go in unto her’…
Rachel came with her father’s sheep: for she kept them.
“And Isaac called Jacob, and blessed him, and charged him, and said unto him, ‘Thou shalt not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan.
“Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain….”
“And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing wherewith his father blessed him: and Esau said in his heart, the days of mourning for my father are at hand; then will I slay my brother Jacob. ...
“And his mother said unto him, ‘Upon me be thy curse, my son: only obey my voice, and go fetch me them.’”
“And the Lord said unto her (Rebekah), ‘Two nations are in thy womb, and two manner of people shall be separated from thy bowels;...
“And when her (Rebekah) days to be delivered were fulfilled, behold, there were twins in her womb… and Isaac was threescore years old when she (Rebekah) bare them.”