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)

    In them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun.
    Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber.
    —Bible: Hebrew Psalm XIX (l. XIX, 4–5)