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Their ancestor Jacob struggled with his twin brother Esau while the two of them were still in their mother's womb; when Jacob grew up, he fought against God--
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In the womb he supplanted his brother: and by his strength he had success with an angel.
Genesis 25:26 Isaac was threescore years old when the children were born unto him.
Romans 9:11 For when the children were not yet born, nor had done any good or evil (that the purpose of God according to election might stand):
Genesis 32:24-28 He remained alone; and behold, a man wrestled with him till morning. . . .
James 5:16-18 Confess therefore your sins one to another: and pray one for another, that you may be saved. For the continual prayer of a just man availeth much. . . .
ContextA Reproof of Ephraim, Judah, Jacob
…2Therefore there is a judgment of the Lord with Juda, and a visitation for Jacob: he will render to him according to his ways, and according to his devices. 3In the womb he supplanted his brother: and by his strength he had success with an angel.4And he prevailed over the angel, and was strengthened: he wept, and made supplication to him: he found him in Bethel, and there he spoke with us.…
Isaac was threescore years old when the children were born unto him.
He remained alone; and behold, a man wrestled with him till morning.
But he said: Thy name shall not be called Jacob, but Israel; for if thou hast been strong against God, how much more shalt thou prevail against men?
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OT Prophets: Hosea 12:3 In the womb he took his brother (Ho Hs Hos.) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools