The book of Genesis records an instance in which Jacob deceives his father, Isaac, by pretending to be his brother.
He does this so that he can inherit his father's blessing.
All of this seems to happen in fulfillment of God's plan for Israel.
Does that make it right?
Here's the story . . .
Jacob and Esau
NOTE: This post is part of a series on the "dark passages" in the Bible. Click here to see all of the posts in the series.
Here is how the book of Genesis describes the birth and early life of Jacob and his twin brother, Esau:
 The children struggled together within [Rebekah]; and she said, "If it is thus, why do I live?" So she went to inquire of...READ MORE