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 Genesis 28:10 - 22
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   Book of Genesis
   Chapter 28
28:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Jacob left Beersheba and set out for Haran.
 
28:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When he reached a certain place, he stopped for the night because the sun had set. Taking one of the stones there, he put it under his head and lay down to sleep.
 
28:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He had a dream in which he saw a stairway F135 resting on the earth, with its top reaching to heaven, and the angels of God were ascending and descending on it.
 
28:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
There above it F136 stood the LORD, and he said: "I am the LORD, the God of your father Abraham and the God of Isaac. I will give you and your descendants the land on which you are lying.
 
28:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Your descendants will be like the dust of the earth, and you will spread out to the west and to the east, to the north and to the south. All peoples on earth will be blessed through you and your offspring.
 
28:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go, and I will bring you back to this land. I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you."
 
28:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When Jacob awoke from his sleep, he thought, "Surely the LORD is in this place, and I was not aware of it."
 
28:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He was afraid and said, "How awesome is this place! This is none other than the house of God; this is the gate of heaven."
 
28:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Early the next morning Jacob took the stone he had placed under his head and set it up as a pillar and poured oil on top of it.
 
28:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He called that place Bethel, F137 though the city used to be called Luz.
 
28:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then Jacob made a vow, saying, "If God will be with me and will watch over me on this journey I am taking and will give me food to eat and clothes to wear
 
28:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
so that I return safely to my father's house, then the LORD F138 will be my God
 
28:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
and F139 this stone that I have set up as a pillar will be God's house, and of all that you give me I will give you a tenth."
 

FOOTNOTES:
F135 Or ladder
F136 Or There beside him
F137 Bethel means house of God.
F138 [20,21] Or Since God... father's house, the LORD
F139 [21,22] Or house, and the LORD will be my God, [22] then

 
 

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