Did Jacob (Old Testament) pray to angels?

Genesis 48:16a

“The angel that delivereth me from all evils, bless these boys”

Also, did he instruct the sons of Joseph to pray to him, Abraham, and Isaac?

“…and let my name be called upon them, and the names of my fathers, Abraham and Isaac…”

According to the Douay Catechism of 1649
Q: How prove you that we may pray to saints?
A. Out of Gen. Xlviii, 16, where Jacob taught his children to do it, saying, And let my name be INVOCATED (diff. Wording) upon them, the names also of my fathers Abraham and Isaac.


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