Who is bible: hebrew jacob?

Famous quotes containing the words jacob and/or hebrew:

    As for me, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob are now only the subtlest imaginable essences, which would not stain the morning sky.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:
    A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;
    —Bible: Hebrew Ecclesiastes (l. III, 1–2)