|1||And God said unto Jacob, Arise, go up to Bethel, and dwell there: and make there an altar unto God, that appeared unto thee when thou fleddest from the face of Esau thy brother.||go up to Bethel|
|2||Then Jacob said unto his household, and to all that were with him, Put away the strange gods that are among you, and be clean, and change your garments:||the strange gods|
|3||And let us arise, and go up to Bethel; and I will make there an altar unto God, who answered me in the day of my distress, and was with me in the way which I went.|
|4||And they gave unto Jacob all the strange gods which were in their hand, and all their earrings which were in their ears; and Jacob hid them under the oak which was by Shechem.|
And they journeyed: and the
terror of God was upon the cities that were round about them, and
they did not pursue after the sons of Jacob.
|6||So Jacob came to Luz, which is in the land of Canaan, that is, Bethel, he and all the people that were with him.|
|7||And he built there an altar, and called the place El-beth-el: because there God appeared unto him, when he fled from the face of his brother.|
But Deborah Rebekah's nurse
died, and she was buried beneath Bethel under an oak: and the name of it
was called Allon-bachuth.
|9||And God appeared unto Jacob again, when he came out of Padan-aram, and blessed him.|
|10||And God said unto him, Thy name is Jacob: thy name shall not be called any more Jacob, but Israel shall be thy name: and he called his name Israel.|
|11||And God said unto him, I am God Almighty: be fruitful and multiply; a nation and a company of nations shall be of thee, and kings shall come out of thy loins;|
|12||And the land which I gave Abraham and Isaac, to thee I will give it, and to thy seed after thee will I give the land.|
|13||And God went up from him in the place where he talked with him.|
|14||And Jacob set up a pillar in the place where he talked with him, even a pillar of stone: and he poured a drink offering thereon, and he poured oil thereon.|
And Jacob called the name of the
place where God spake with him, Bethel.
|16||And they journeyed from Bethel; and there was but a little way to come to Ephrath: and Rachel travailed, and she had hard labour.|
|17||And it came to pass, when she was in hard labour, that the midwife said unto her, Fear not; thou shalt have this son also.|
|18||And it came to pass, as her soul was in departing, (for she died) that she called his name Ben-oni: but his father called him Benjamin.|
|19||And Rachel died, and was buried in the way to Ephrath, which is Bethlehem.||Ephrath, which is Beth-lehem|
And Jacob set a pillar upon her
grave: that is the pillar of Rachel's grave unto this day.
|21||And Israel journeyed, and spread his tent beyond the tower of Edar.|
|22||And it came to pass, when Israel dwelt in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine: and Israel heard it. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve:|
|23||The sons of Leah; Reuben, Jacob's firstborn, and Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Zebulun:|
|24||The sons of Rachel; Joseph, and Benjamin:|
|25||And the sons of Bilhah, Rachel's handmaid; Dan, and Naphtali:|
And the sons of Zilpah, Leah's
handmaid; Gad, and Asher: these are the sons of Jacob, which were
born to him in Padan-aram.
|27||And Jacob came unto Isaac his father unto Mamre, unto the city of Arbah, which is Hebron, where Abraham and Isaac sojourned.|
|28||And the days of Isaac were an hundred and fourscore years.|
And Isaac gave up the ghost, and
died, and was gathered unto his people, being old and full of days:
and his sons Esau and Jacob buried him.
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