(In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful, all praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger)
Jacob (A.S) is mention in the Quran as the possessor of Power and wisdom. His patience is the one thing that is reflected in the Quran and there are many more lessons to be learned once you recite the Quran and find out about the references and the lessons it has to give.
And this was the legacy that Abraham left to his sons and so did Jacob; "O my sons! Allah hath chosen the faith for you; then die not except in the state of submission (to Allah)." (Surah Al-Baqara)
Were ye witnesses when death appeared before jacob? Behold, he said to his sons: "What will ye worship after me?" They said: "We shall worship thy God and the God of thy fathers―of Abraham Isma`il and Isaac,―the one (true) God to Him we bow (in Islam)."(Surah Al-Baqara)
Read Quran Online to know about more civilizations past and how they succeeded or failed to do what Allah desired. The Quranic reference to Prophets are meant to inform the mankind and the believers that there have been Prophets and messengers before that were doing the work of Allah and they followed the plan like they were supposed to.
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