Joseph is sold to an Egyptian official and rises through the ranks to become his assistant. The wife make advances and is rebuffed. She claims rape and Joseph is put in prison.
Judah, one of Joseph’s brothers, leaves the others, marries a Canaanite girl. He has three sons and ends up sleeping with his daughter-in-law, who has twins.
Joseph has a dream that he will be a ruler. His jealous brother sell him into slavery. Thinking Joseph is dead, Jacob mourns him.
A list of the chieftains and kings of Edom, in Canaan, who were the descendants of Esau, brother of Jacob, son of Isaac.
Jacob commands his party to abandon their other gods. God makes a covenant to Jacob and renamed him Israel. Deborah, Rachel, and Isaac die and are buried in Bethel.
Shechem, son of a local ruler, rapes Jacob’s daughters. Jacob’s sons Levi and Simeon take retribution, kill the men and plunder their town.
After a night of terror and planning to prepare for a confrontation with his brother Esau, Jacob is shocked with a heartwarming reunion.
Jacob follows God’s command to return to the home of his relatives after years in service to Laban. In his fear of Esau’s wrath, he prepares gifts. Jacob wrestles with God.
Jacob leaves takes his two wives, their children, and his flocks and flees Laban’s service to return to the land of his father. Laban pursues him. They make a treaty.
Jacob and his wives bear many sons. Jacob tricks Laban into becoming a wealthy man. Joseph is born.