Jacob moves to Beth-el
35:1 And Eloheem said to Jacob, Arise, go up to Bethel, and live
there and make there an altar to God there, who appeared to you
when you fled from the face of Esau your brother.
35:2 Then Jacob said to his household, and to all that [were]
with him, Put away the strange gods that [are] among
you, and purify yourselves, and change your garments
35:3 And let us rise up, and go up to Bethel ; and I will
make there an altar to God, who answered me in the day of my
distress, and was with me in the way which I went.
35:4 And they gave 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]
35:5 And they journeyed and the terror of Eloheem was upon
the cities that [were] round about them, and they did
not pursue the sons of Jacob.
Jacob builds an altar
35:6 So Jacob came to Luz, which [is] in the land
of Canaan, that [is], Bethel, he and all the people that
[were] with him.
35:7 And he built there an altar, and called the place El-Bethel
because there Eloheem appeared to him, when he fled from the
face of his brother.
35:8 And Deborah Rebekah's nurse died, and she was buried
beneath Bethel under an oak and the name of it was called Allonbachuth.
35:9 And Eloheem appeared to Jacob again, when he came out
of Padan-Aram, and blessed him.
Jacob becomes Israel
35:10 And Eloheem said to him, Your name [is] Jacob
your name will not be called any more Jacob, but Israel shall be
your name and he called his name Israel.
35:11 And Eloheem said to him, I [am] God Almighty
be fruitful and multiply ; a nation and a company of nations
shall be of you, and kings shall come out of your loins ;
35:12 And the land which I gave Abraham and Isaac, to you I
will give it, and to your seed after you will I give the land.
35:13 And Eloheem went up from him in the place where he
talked with him.
35:14 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 on it, and he poured oil on it.
35:15 And Jacob called the name of the place where Eloheem
spoke with him, Bethel.
Benjamin is born
35:16 And they pulled up from Bethel ; and there was a kibrah
of land [before they] came to Ephrath. And Rachel bore,
and she had hard labor.
35:17 And it happened as she was in hard labor, that the
midwife said to her, Fear not; you shall have this son also.
35:18 And it happened as her soul was in departing, -for she
died- that she called his name Benoni but his father called him
35:19 And Rachel died, and was buried in the way to Ephrath,
which [is] Bethlehem.
35:20 And Jacob set a pillar upon her grave that [is]
the pillar of Rachel's grave to this day.
35:21 And Israel journeyed, and spread his tent beyond the
tower of Edar.
35:22 And it came to pass, when Israel lived in that land,
that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine and
Israel heard. And the sons of Jacob were twelve
35:23 The sons of Leah ; Reuben, Jacob's firstborn, and
Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Zebulun
35:24 The sons of Rachel ; Joseph, and Benjamin
35:25 And the sons of Bilhah, Rachel's handmaid ; Dan, and
35:26 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.
35:27 And Jacob came to Isaac his father to Mamre, to the city
of Arbah, which [is] Hebron, where Abraham and Isaac
Death and burial of Isaac
35:28 And the days of Isaac were an hundred eighty years.
35:29 And Isaac gave up the ghost, and died, and was gathered
to his people, [being] old and full of days and his sons
Esau and Jacob buried him.
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9 || Chapter 10
11 || Chapter 12 || Chapter 13 || Chapter
14 || Chapter 15 || Chapter
16 || Chapter 17 || Chapter 18 || Chapter
19 || Chapter 20
21 || Chapter 22 || Chapter 23 || Chapter
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26 || Chapter 27 || Chapter 28 || Chapter
29 || Chapter 30
31 || Chapter 32 || Chapter 33 || Chapter
34 || Chapter 35 || Chapter
36 || Chapter 37 || Chapter 38 || Chapter
39 || Chapter 40
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49 || Chapter 50