Jacob was the youngest of the two sons of Isaac, and Isaac was the younger of the two sons of Abraham. Yahweh blessed Jacob and changed his name to Israel.
This Scripture concerns when and why Yahweh changed Jacob’s name:
And He said, “Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel for as a prince hast thou power with Yahweh and with men, and hast prevailed.”Genesis 32:28
Jacob (called Israel) was entitled to the birthright that he received from his father Isaac
Contrary to what has been preached, Jacob was not a trickster. The blessing and birthright he received were rightly his and not his brother Esau's. The Scriptures bear out this truth over and over; the first-born has no special privilege. Isaac was the second born of Abraham, and Moses was the youngest of his family yet they were chosen of Yahweh. Likewise David was the youngest of his clan, as was Solomon, yet they were chosen by Yahweh. And Joseph, the eleventh son of Jacob, was the one chosen of Yahweh. The first-born idea came from Satan and was never the will of Yahweh.
The following two Scriptures confirm that the “birthright rule” was evil and engineered by Satan:
And Enoch saw that since the beginning, Semihazah (Satan) taught men to place honor upon the firstborn. And he (Satan) sought to establish that if a man should die all of his possessions and his wife and children would go to his...
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