Are you really my son Esau?  Jacob would do anything to get ahead.   In an effort to secure his father Isaac’s deathbed blessing—and with it, abundant wealth—he stooped to impersonating his older brother Esau and stealing his place in the family.   The riches and prestige that came with being the firstborn certainly ranked higher for him than family warmth and fraternal ties. But if you look at the end of his life, Jacob is a different person. ...