Jacob Returns to Canaan

Read Genesis 31-33


  1. Give three reasons for Jacob's decision to return to Canaan.
  2. How often had Laban changed Jacob's wages?
  3. Why didn't Leah and Rachel feel any loyalty to their father?
  4. What did Rachel steal? How did she keep Laban from finding them?
  5. What did God warn Laban that he must not do?
  6. List the four complaints Laban presented to Jacob for leaving his household.
  7. What were the terms of agreement between Laban and Jacob?
  8. When Jacob sent word to Esau that he was returning, what made him dread his meeting with Esau?
  9. How did Jacob gain the name Israel?
  10. Did Esau still desire his brother's death?