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David E. Bokovoy, “From the Hand of Jacob: A Ritual Analysis of Genesis 27,” Studies in the Bible and Antiquity 1 (2009).
Book of Mormon Central, “Why Was It Significant that Nephi Was Made ‘a Ruler and a Teacher’ Over His Brethren? (1 Nephi 2:22),” KnoWhy 462 (August 28, 2018).
Matthew L. Bowen, “Jacob’s Protector,” Interpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship 27 (2017): 229–256.
Matthew L. Bowen, “’I Kneeled Down Before My Maker’: Allusions to Esau in the Book of Enos,” Interpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship 27 (2017): 29–56.