Artists rendering of Jacob fighting an angle.
|Born||2108 AC (After Creation)|
|Residence||Nomad, later Egypt|
Jacob was renamed Israel after wrestling with an angel. In Hebrew, Jacob is Yacov, יַעֲקֹב; Israel is Yis'rael, יִשְׂרָאֵל.
Jacob married Leah and Rachel. He had children with each wife as well as their maidservants, Bilhah and Zilpah. Jacob's twelve sons were Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Dan, Naphtali, Gad, Asher, Issachar, Zebulun, Joseph and Benjamin. His daughter was Dinah.
- Wikipedia's article on Jacob