Jacob's keys

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Jacob's keys

Esau was threatened with death but did not die [1]

Jacob threatened with death but did not die [2]

He slept (died) [3] and awoke with God's blessing of fruitfulness.

Stone on the mouth of the well [4]

THe rods were striped [5]

Threatened with death [6]

Wrestled with God (underground) [7]


  1. Ge 25:32 And Esau said, Behold, I [am] at the point to die: and what profit shall this birthright do to me?
  2. Ge 27:42 And these words of Esau her elder son were told to Rebekah: and she sent and called Jacob her younger son, and said unto him, Behold, thy brother Esau, as touching thee, doth comfort himself, [purposing] to kill thee.
  3. Ge 28:11 And he lighted upon a certain place, and tarried there all night, because the sun was set; and he took of the stones of that place, and put [them for] his pillows, and lay down in that place to sleep.
  4. Ge 29:3 And thither were all the flocks gathered: and they rolled the stone from the well’s mouth, and watered the sheep, and put the stone again upon the well’s mouth in his place.
  5. Ge 30:37 ¶ And Jacob took him rods of green poplar, and of the hazel and chesnut tree; and pilled white strakes in them, and made the white appear which [was] in the rods.
  6. Ge 32:11 Deliver me, I pray thee, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau: for I fear him, lest he will come and smite me, [and] the mother with the children.
  7. Ge 32:24 ¶ And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day.