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Jacob wrestling with the angel
Jacob, son of Isaac and brother of Esau, wrestled with an angel all through one night on the bank of the Jabbok. Neither won, and the struggle ended after Jacob insisted: »I will not let thee go, unless thou bless me.« The Biblical text speaks of…
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