Manly P. Hall 33rd Degree Mason Reveals Masonic Secrets about Jacobs Ladder of the Old Testament in the Bible. This was a Ladder to the Stars! Masonic Mystery Schools Secrets Revealed! Biblical narrative. The description of Jacob's ladder appears in Genesis 28:10-19: And Jacob went out from Beer-sheba, and went toward Haran. ... And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven; and behold the angels of God ascending and descending on it.