Nave's Topics


Son of Isaac, and twin brother of Esau

Gen 25:24-26; Jos 24:4; 1Ch 1:34; Act 7:8

Ancestor of Jesus

Mat 1:2

Given in answer to prayer

Gen 25:21

Obtains Esau's birthright for a mess of pottage

Gen 25:29-34; Heb 12:16

Fraudulently obtains his father's blessing

Gen 27:1-29; Heb 11:20

Esau seeks to slay, escapes to Padanaram

Gen 27:41-46; Gen 28:1-5; Hos 12:12

His vision of the ladder

Gen 28:10-22

God confirms the covenant of Abraham to

Gen 28:13-22; Gen 35:9-15; 1Ch 16:13-18

Sojourns in Haran with his uncle Laban

Gen 29-30; Hos 12:12

Serves fourteen years for Leah and Rachel

Gen 29:15-30; Hos 12:12

Sharp practice of, with the flocks and herds of Laban

Gen 30:32-43

Dissatisfied with Laban's treatment and returns to the land of Canaan

Gen 31

Meets angels of God on the journey, and calls the place Mahanaim

Gen 32:1-2

Dreads to meet Esau; sends him presents; wrestles with an angel

Gen 32

Name of, changed to Israel

Gen 32:28; Gen 35:10

Reconciliation of, with Esau

Gen 33:4

Journeys to Succoth

Gen 33:17

Journeys to Shalem, where he purchases a parcel of ground from Hamor, and erects an altar

Gen 33:18-20

His daughter, Dinah, humbled

Gen 34

Returns to Bethel, where he builds an altar, and erects and dedicates a pillar

Gen 35:1-7

Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, dies, and is buried at Bethel

Gen 35:8

Journeys to Ephrath; Benjamin is born to; Rachel dies, and is “buried in the way to Ephrath, which is Bethlehem”

Gen 35:16-19; Gen 48:7

Erects a monument at Rachel's grave

Gen 35:20

The incest of his son, Reuben, and his concubine, Bilhah

Gen 35:22

List of the names of his twelve sons

Gen 35:23-26

Returns to Arbah, the city of his father

Gen 35:27

Dwells in the land of Canaan

Gen 37:1

His partiality for his son, Joseph, and the consequent jealousy of his other sons

Gen 37:3-4

Joseph's prophetic dream concerning

Gen 37:9-11

His grief over the loss of Joseph

Gen 37:34-35

Sends into Egypt to bury corn

Gen 42:1-2; Gen 43:1-14

His grief over the detention of Simeon, and the demand for Benjamin to be taken into Egypt

Gen 42:36

His love for Benjamin

Gen 43:14; Gen 44:29

Hears that Joseph still lives

Gen 45:26-28

Removes to Egypt

Gen 46:1-7; 1Sa 12:8; Psa 105:23; Act 7:14-15

List of his children and grandchildren who went down into Egypt

Gen 46:8-27

Meets Joseph

Gen 46:28-34

Pharaoh receives him, and is blessed by Jacob

Gen 47:1-10

The land of Goshen assigned to

Gen 47:11-12; Gen 47:27

Dwells in Egypt seventeen years

Gen 47:28

Exacts a promise from Joseph to buy him with his fathers

Gen 47:29-31

His benediction upon Joseph and his two sons

Gen 48:15-22

Gives the land of the Amorites to Joseph

Gen 48:22; Joh 4:5

His final prophetic benedictions upon his sons:


Gen 49:3-4

Simeon and Levi

Gen 49:5-7


Gen 49:8-12


Gen 49:13


Gen 49:14-15


Gen 49:16-18


Gen 49:19


Gen 49:20


Gen 49:21


Gen 49:22-26


Gen 49:27

Charges his sons to bury him in the field of Machpelah

Gen 49:29-30

Death of

Gen 49:33

Body of, embalmed

Gen 50:2

Forty days mourning for

Gen 50:3

Burial of

Gen 50:4-13

Descendants of

Gen 29:31-35; Gen 30:1-24; Gen 35:18; Gen 35:22-26; Gen 46:8-27; Exo 1:1-5; 1 Chr 2-9

Prophecies concerning himself and descendants

Gen 25:23; Gen 27:28-29; Gen 28:10-15; Gen 31:3; Gen 35:9-13; Gen 46:3; Deu 1:8; Psa 105:10-11

His wealth

Gen 36:6-7

Well of

John 4:5-30


Taken from: Nave's Topics were originally produced by Orville J. Nave (1841-1917)