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 Genesis 35:1 - 8
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   Book of Genesis
   Chapter 35
35:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then God said to Jacob, "Go up to Bethel and settle there, and build an altar there to God, who appeared to you when you were fleeing from your brother Esau."
 
35:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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So Jacob said to his household and to all who were with him, "Get rid of the foreign gods you have with you, and purify yourselves and change your clothes.
 
35:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then come, let us go up to Bethel, where I will build an altar to God, who answered me in the day of my distress and who has been with me wherever I have gone."
 
35:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So they gave Jacob all the foreign gods they had and the rings in their ears, and Jacob buried them under the oak at Shechem.
 
35:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then they set out, and the terror of God fell upon the towns all around them so that no one pursued them.
 
35:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Jacob and all the people with him came to Luz (that is, Bethel) in the land of Canaan.
 
35:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
There he built an altar, and he called the place El Bethel, F175 because it was there that God revealed himself to him when he was fleeing from his brother.
 
35:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Now Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, died and was buried under the oak below Bethel. So it was named Allon Bacuth. F176
 

FOOTNOTES:
F175 El Bethel means God of Bethel.
F176 Allon Bacuth means oak of weeping.

 
 

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