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Was Abraham alive when Jacob and Leah were born?

Which one was not

Abraham who was first called Abram, remembered as the father of many nations, may have even known Shem who was still alive when he was born around 1996 BC.

Jacob was the son of Isaac and Rebekah. He was known for taking his brother Esau’s birthright. Later, he had a large family which consisted of twelve sons. These sons began the twelve tribes of Israel.

Leah was Jacob’s first wife by trickery. She was not as loved as Rachel, his second wife, but she did bare him many sons.

All three of these Bible characters preceded the time of Moses. But which of these characters was not around during 1829 BC?


Abraham and Jacob were both alive during 1829 BC. By the time Leah was born, Abraham had passed away. Click here if you want to look at their timelines.

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