"And they came to the place which God had told him of; and Abraham built an altar there, and laid the wood in order, and bound Isaac his son, and laid him on the altar upon the wood." Genesis 22:9 KJV

Abraham Offering Isaac

"And they came to the place which God had told him of; and Abraham built an altar there, and laid the…

"And the servant ran to meet her, and said, Let me, I pray thee, drink a little water of thy pitcher." Genesis 24:17 KJV

Abraham's Servant Meeting Rebekah

"And the servant ran to meet her, and said, Let me, I pray thee, drink a little water of thy pitcher."…

"And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day." Genesis 32:24 KJV

Jacob Wrestling with the Angel

"And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day." Genesis…

"And he searched, and began at the eldest, and left at the youngest: and the cup was found in Benjamin's sack." Genesis 44:12 KJV

The Cup Found in Benjamin's Sack

"And he searched, and began at the eldest, and left at the youngest: and the cup was found in Benjamin's…

"And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the LORD. And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof." Genesis 4:3-4 KJV

Cain and Abel Making an Offering to the Lord

"And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto…

"And the dove came in to him in the evening; and, lo, in her mouth was an olive leaf pluckt off: so Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth." Genesis 8:11 KJV

Return of the Dove to the Ark

"And the dove came in to him in the evening; and, lo, in her mouth was an olive leaf pluckt off: so…

"Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken." Genesis 3:23 KJV

Adam and Eve Driven out of the Garden of Eden

"Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was…

"And he came near, and kissed him: and he smelled the smell of his raiment, and blessed him, and said, See, the smell of my son is as the smell of a field which the LORD hath blessed:" Genesis 27:27 KJV

Isaac Blessing Jacob

"And he came near, and kissed him: and he smelled the smell of his raiment, and blessed him, and said,…

"And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and took Rebekah, and she became his wife; and he loved her: and Isaac was comforted after his mother's death." Genesis 24:67 KJV

Isaac Welcoming Rebekah

"And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and took Rebekah, and she became his wife; and…

"And Laban had two daughters. The name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel. And Leah's eyes were tender. But Rachel was beautiful and well favored. And Jacob loved Rachel. And he said, I will serve thee seven years for Rachel thy younger daughter. And Laban said, It is better that I give her to thee, than that I should give her to another man. Abide with me. And Jacob served seven years for Rachel. And they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her." Genesis 29:16-20 ASV
<p>This painting by Claude Gelle Le Lorrain is one of the most important works from the middle period of his career. It can be found over Lord Leconfield's seat at Petworth.

Jacob Bargaining with Laban for Rachel

"And Laban had two daughters. The name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.…

"And it came to pass, when Jacob saw Rachel the daughter of Laban his mother's brother, and the sheep of Laban his mother's brother, that Jacob went near, and rolled the stone from the well's mouth, and watered the flock of Laban his mother's brother." Genesis 29:10KJV

Jacob Meeting Rachel

"And it came to pass, when Jacob saw Rachel the daughter of Laban his mother's brother, and the sheep…

"And Jacob lifted up his eyes, and looked, and, behold, Esau came, and with him four hundred men. And he divided the children unto Leah, and unto Rachel, and unto the two handmaids." Genesis 33:1 KJV

The Meeting of Jacob and Esau

"And Jacob lifted up his eyes, and looked, and, behold, Esau came, and with him four hundred men. And…

"Then there passed by Midianites merchantmen; and they drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, and sold Joseph to the Ishmeelites for twenty pieces of silver: and they brought Joseph into Egypt." Genesis 27:28 KJV

Joseph sold by His Brothers

"Then there passed by Midianites merchantmen; and they drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, and…

"And Joseph went up to bury his father: and with him went up all the servants of Pharaoh, the elders of his house, and all the elders of the land of Egypt," Genesis 50:7 KJV

The Sons of Jacob Burying Their Father

"And Joseph went up to bury his father: and with him went up all the servants of Pharaoh, the elders…

"And he made him to ride in the second chariot which he had; and they cried before him, Bow the knee: and he made him ruler over all the land of Egypt." Genesis 41:43 KJV

Joseph Proclaimed Ruler of Egypt

"And he made him to ride in the second chariot which he had; and they cried before him, Bow the knee:…

"Then Joseph could not refrain himself before all them that stood by him; and he cried, Cause every man to go out from me. And there stood no man with him, while Joseph made himself known unto his brethren." Genesis 45:1 KJV

Joseph Makes Himself Known to His Brethren

"Then Joseph could not refrain himself before all them that stood by him; and he cried, Cause every…

"And Lana said unto Jacob, Because thou art my brother, shouldest thou therefore serve me for nought? tell me, what shall thy wages be?" Genesis 29:15 KJV

Laban Hiring Jacob

"And Lana said unto Jacob, Because thou art my brother, shouldest thou therefore serve me for nought?…

"And when the morning arose, then the angels hastened Lot, saying, Arise, take thy wife, and thy two daughters, which are here; lest thou be consumed in the iniquity of the city. " Genesis 19:15 KJV

Lot and His Family Fleeing from Sodom

"And when the morning arose, then the angels hastened Lot, saying, Arise, take thy wife, and thy two…

"And he blessed him, and said, Blessed be Abram of the most high God, possessor of heaven and earth." Genesis 14:19 KJV

Melchizedek Blessing Abram

"And he blessed him, and said, Blessed be Abram of the most high God, possessor of heaven and earth."…

"And they came to the place which God had told him of. And Abraham built the altar there, and laid the wood in order, and bound Isaac his son, and laid him on the altar, upon the wood. And Abraham stretched forth his hand, and took the knife to slay his son. And the angel of Jehovah called unto him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham. And he said, Here I am. And he said, Lay not thy hand upon the lad, neither do thou anything unto him. For now I know that thou fearest God, seeing thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only son, from me." Genesis 22:9-12

<p>This sculpture is a Bronze-relief by Brunellesco. There is a similar sculpture done by Ghiberti. It can now be found in the National Museum in Florence, Italy.

Offering of Isaac

"And they came to the place which God had told him of. And Abraham built the altar there, and laid the…