Patriarch See also Family, Patriarchal; Father; Patriarchal Blessings; Priesthood, Melchizedek Jacob called unto his sons, Gen. 49:1. speak unto you of the patriarch David, Acts 2:29. Jacob begat the twelve patriarchs, Acts 7:8. he gave some, … evangelists, Eph. 4:11 (A of F 1:6). the patriarch Abraham gave the tenth of the spoils, Heb. 7:4. father, Lehi, also spake many things, 2 Ne. 1:1. kept these plates according to the commandments of my fathers, Omni 1:3. received the priesthood … by … his father Adam, D&C 84:16. priesthood have remained … through you and your lineage, D&C 86:10. This order was instituted in the days of Adam, D&C 107:41. Hyrum may take the office of Priesthood and Patriarch, D&C 124:91 (124:124; 135:1). this same Priesthood, which was in the beginning, Moses 6:7. It was conferred upon me from the fathers, Abr. 1:3 (1:1–4). records of the fathers, even the patriarchs, concerning the right of Priesthood, Abr. 1:31. shall rise up and bless thee, as their father, Abr. 2:10. right shall continue in thee, and in thy seed, Abr. 2:11. See also Gen. 25:5; 50:23; 2 Ne. 4:3; Enos 1:1.