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Jacob goes to Padan-aram

28:1 And Isaacיִצְחָק
(Yīṣḥāq) meaning “he will laugh”, reflecting the laughter, in disbelief, of Abraham and Sarah, when told by God that they would have a child.
called Jacobיַעֲקֹב
(/ˈdʒeɪkəb/; Modern: Yaʿaqōv (help·info), Tiberian: Yaʿăqōḇ; Arabic: يَعْقُوب, romanized: Yaʿqūb; Greek: Ἰακώβ, romanized: Iakṓb) the name Yaʿaqōv יעקב is derived from ʿaqev עָקֵב “heel”, as Jacob was born grasping the heel of his twin brother Esau. (later called Israel) for more info click here
, and blessed him, and commanded him, and said to him, You shall not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan.

28:2 Rise up, go to Padan-aramפַדַּן אֲרָם‎
romanized: Paddan ʾĂrām was a biblical region referring to the northern plain of Aram-Naharaim.[1] Paddan Aram in Aramaic means the field of Aram For more info click here
, to the house of Bethuel your mother’s father ; and take a wife for yourself from there of the daughters of Laban your mother’s brother.
28:3 And El Shaddaiאֵל שַׁדַּי
romanized: ʾĒl Šaddāy; or just Shaddai is one of the names of the God of Israel. El Shaddai is conventionally translated into English as God Almighty (Deus Omnipotens in Latin, Arabic: الله عزوجل, romanized: ʾAllāh ʿazzawajal), but its original meaning is unclear.One of God’s names
— The Almighty God (EL= Almightyness, Shaddai = Exhautless Bounty)
bless you, and make you fruitful, and add to you, and you may be an assembly of nations ;
28:4 And may he give you
the blessing of Abrahamאַבְרָהָם
/ˈeɪbrəhæm, -həm/; ‎‎, Modern: ʾAvraham, As recounted in the Torah, his name was originally Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” – with the “ha” (ה) added in mark of his covenant with God. For more info click here
, to you, and to your seed with you; that you may possess the land of your travels, which Elohimאֱלֹהִים
romanized: ʾĔlōhīm: [(ʔ)eloˈ(h)im]), the plural of אֱלוֹהַּ‎ (ʾĔlōah), is a Hebrew word meaning “gods”. Although the word is plural, in the Hebrew Bible it most often takes singular verbal or pronominal agreement and refers to a single deity particularly the God of Israel In other verses it refers to the singular gods of other nations or to deities in the plural A name for GOD — God The Creator
gave to Abrahamאַבְרָהָם
/ˈeɪbrəhæm, -həm/; ‎‎, Modern: ʾAvraham, As recounted in the Torah, his name was originally Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” – with the “ha” (ה) added in mark of his covenant with God. For more info click here
.
28:5 And Isaacיִצְחָק
(Yīṣḥāq) meaning “he will laugh”, reflecting the laughter, in disbelief, of Abraham and Sarah, when told by God that they would have a child.
sent away Jacobיַעֲקֹב
(/ˈdʒeɪkəb/; Modern: Yaʿaqōv (help·info), Tiberian: Yaʿăqōḇ; Arabic: يَعْقُوب, romanized: Yaʿqūb; Greek: Ἰακώβ, romanized: Iakṓb) the name Yaʿaqōv יעקב is derived from ʿaqev עָקֵב “heel”, as Jacob was born grasping the heel of his twin brother Esau. (later called Israel) for more info click here
and he went to Padan-aramפַדַּן אֲרָם‎
romanized: Paddan ʾĂrām was a biblical region referring to the northern plain of Aram-Naharaim.[1] Paddan Aram in Aramaic means the field of Aram For more info click here
to Laban, son of Bethuel the Aramean, the brother of Rebekahרִבְקָה‎
(/rɪˈbɛkə/) Meaning: Tied Up, Secured Also spelled Rebecca; Modern: Rīvqa, Tiberian: Rīḇqā, Greek: Ῥεβέκκα click here
, Jacobיַעֲקֹב
(/ˈdʒeɪkəb/; Modern: Yaʿaqōv (help·info), Tiberian: Yaʿăqōḇ; Arabic: يَعْقُوب, romanized: Yaʿqūb; Greek: Ἰακώβ, romanized: Iakṓb) the name Yaʿaqōv יעקב is derived from ʿaqev עָקֵב “heel”, as Jacob was born grasping the heel of his twin brother Esau. (later called Israel) for more info click here
‘s and Esauעֵשָׂו‎‎
Modern: ʿĒsáv, Greek: Ἠσαῦ Ēsaû meaning “hairy” or “rough” The verb עשה (‘asa) means to do, make happen or work with. Noun מעשה (ma’aseh) means deed, act, work, doing, making and so on. Also called Edom for more info click here
‘s mother.
28:6 When Esauעֵשָׂו‎‎
Modern: ʿĒsáv, Greek: Ἠσαῦ Ēsaû meaning “hairy” or “rough” The verb עשה (‘asa) means to do, make happen or work with. Noun מעשה (ma’aseh) means deed, act, work, doing, making and so on. Also called Edom for more info click here
saw that Isaacיִצְחָק
(Yīṣḥāq) meaning “he will laugh”, reflecting the laughter, in disbelief, of Abraham and Sarah, when told by God that they would have a child.
had blessed Jacobיַעֲקֹב
(/ˈdʒeɪkəb/; Modern: Yaʿaqōv (help·info), Tiberian: Yaʿăqōḇ; Arabic: يَعْقُوب, romanized: Yaʿqūb; Greek: Ἰακώβ, romanized: Iakṓb) the name Yaʿaqōv יעקב is derived from ʿaqev עָקֵב “heel”, as Jacob was born grasping the heel of his twin brother Esau. (later called Israel) for more info click here
, and had sent him away to Padan-aramפַדַּן אֲרָם‎
romanized: Paddan ʾĂrām was a biblical region referring to the northern plain of Aram-Naharaim.[1] Paddan Aram in Aramaic means the field of Aram For more info click here
, to take him a wife for himself from there. in his blessing he had commanded him, saying, Don’t you take a wife of the daughters of Canaan ;
28:7 And that Jacobיַעֲקֹב
(/ˈdʒeɪkəb/; Modern: Yaʿaqōv (help·info), Tiberian: Yaʿăqōḇ; Arabic: يَعْقُوب, romanized: Yaʿqūb; Greek: Ἰακώβ, romanized: Iakṓb) the name Yaʿaqōv יעקב is derived from ʿaqev עָקֵב “heel”, as Jacob was born grasping the heel of his twin brother Esau. (later called Israel) for more info click here
obeyed his father and his mother, and went to Padan-aramפַדַּן אֲרָם‎
romanized: Paddan ʾĂrām was a biblical region referring to the northern plain of Aram-Naharaim.[1] Paddan Aram in Aramaic means the field of Aram For more info click here
;
28:8 And when Esauעֵשָׂו‎‎
Modern: ʿĒsáv, Greek: Ἠσαῦ Ēsaû meaning “hairy” or “rough” The verb עשה (‘asa) means to do, make happen or work with. Noun מעשה (ma’aseh) means deed, act, work, doing, making and so on. Also called Edom for more info click here
saw that the daughters of Canaan evil in the eyes of Isaacיִצְחָק
(Yīṣḥāq) meaning “he will laugh”, reflecting the laughter, in disbelief, of Abraham and Sarah, when told by God that they would have a child.
his father ;
28:9 Then went Esauעֵשָׂו‎‎
Modern: ʿĒsáv, Greek: Ἠσαῦ Ēsaû meaning “hairy” or “rough” The verb עשה (‘asa) means to do, make happen or work with. Noun מעשה (ma’aseh) means deed, act, work, doing, making and so on. Also called Edom for more info click here
to Ishmaelיִשְׁמָעֵאל
Modern: Yīšma’ēl, Tiberian: Yīšmāʿēʾl, “God hears”; Greek: Ἰσμαήλ Ismaḗl; Classical/Qur’anic Arabic: إِسْمَٰعِيْل; For more info click here
, and took to the wives which he had Mahalath the daughter of Ishmaelיִשְׁמָעֵאל
Modern: Yīšma’ēl, Tiberian: Yīšmāʿēʾl, “God hears”; Greek: Ἰσμαήλ Ismaḗl; Classical/Qur’anic Arabic: إِسْمَٰعِيْل; For more info click here
Abrahamאַבְרָהָם
/ˈeɪbrəhæm, -həm/; ‎‎, Modern: ʾAvraham, As recounted in the Torah, his name was originally Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” – with the “ha” (ה) added in mark of his covenant with God. For more info click here
‘s son, the sister of Nebajoth. To his wives he [added her] for his wife.

Vision of a ladder


28:10 And Jacobיַעֲקֹב
(/ˈdʒeɪkəb/; Modern: Yaʿaqōv (help·info), Tiberian: Yaʿăqōḇ; Arabic: يَعْقُوب, romanized: Yaʿqūb; Greek: Ἰακώβ, romanized: Iakṓb) the name Yaʿaqōv יעקב is derived from ʿaqev עָקֵב “heel”, as Jacob was born grasping the heel of his twin brother Esau. (later called Israel) for more info click here
went out from Beershebaבְּאֵר שֶׁבַע
romanized: Bəʾēr Ševaʿ, or Beer Sheva, officially Be’er-Sheva lit. ’Well of the Oath or Well of the Seven’click here
, and went toward Haran.
28:11 And he came on a place, and stayed there all night, because the sun was set ; and he took of the stones of that place, and put [them for] his pillows, and lay down in that place to sleep.
28:12 And he dreamed, and look a ladder placed on the earth, and the top of it reaching to the heavens. And see the angels of Elohimאֱלֹהִים
romanized: ʾĔlōhīm: [(ʔ)eloˈ(h)im]), the plural of אֱלוֹהַּ‎ (ʾĔlōah), is a Hebrew word meaning “gods”. Although the word is plural, in the Hebrew Bible it most often takes singular verbal or pronominal agreement and refers to a single deity particularly the God of Israel In other verses it refers to the singular gods of other nations or to deities in the plural A name for GOD — God The Creator
going up and going down on it.
28:13
And, look, YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
stood above it, and said, I [am] YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
the El Haiאלהי
“Living El” (EL=God) For more info click here
of Abrahamאַבְרָהָם
/ˈeɪbrəhæm, -həm/; ‎‎, Modern: ʾAvraham, As recounted in the Torah, his name was originally Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” – with the “ha” (ה) added in mark of his covenant with God. For more info click here
your father, and the El Haiאלהי
“Living El” (EL=God) For more info click here
of Isaacיִצְחָק
(Yīṣḥāq) meaning “he will laugh”, reflecting the laughter, in disbelief, of Abraham and Sarah, when told by God that they would have a child.
the land on which you are lying, to you will I give it, and to your seed ;
28:14 And your seed shall be as the dust of the earth, and you shall spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south and in you and in your seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed.
28:15 And, see, I [am] with you, and You will guard in all every place in which you may go, and will bring you back to this land ; because I will not leave you, until I have done [that] which I have spoken to you.
28:16 And Jacobיַעֲקֹב
(/ˈdʒeɪkəb/; Modern: Yaʿaqōv (help·info), Tiberian: Yaʿăqōḇ; Arabic: يَعْقُوب, romanized: Yaʿqūb; Greek: Ἰακώβ, romanized: Iakṓb) the name Yaʿaqōv יעקב is derived from ʿaqev עָקֵב “heel”, as Jacob was born grasping the heel of his twin brother Esau. (later called Israel) for more info click here
awoke from his sleep, and he said, Surely YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
is in this place ; and I did’nt know.
28:17 And he was afraid, and said, How fearful [is] this place! This [is] nothing except the house of Elohimאֱלֹהִים
romanized: ʾĔlōhīm: [(ʔ)eloˈ(h)im]), the plural of אֱלוֹהַּ‎ (ʾĔlōah), is a Hebrew word meaning “gods”. Although the word is plural, in the Hebrew Bible it most often takes singular verbal or pronominal agreement and refers to a single deity particularly the God of Israel In other verses it refers to the singular gods of other nations or to deities in the plural A name for GOD — God The Creator
, and this [is] the door to the heavens.
28:18 And Jacobיַעֲקֹב
(/ˈdʒeɪkəb/; Modern: Yaʿaqōv (help·info), Tiberian: Yaʿăqōḇ; Arabic: يَعْقُوب, romanized: Yaʿqūb; Greek: Ἰακώβ, romanized: Iakṓb) the name Yaʿaqōv יעקב is derived from ʿaqev עָקֵב “heel”, as Jacob was born grasping the heel of his twin brother Esau. (later called Israel) for more info click here
rose up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put [for] his pillows, and set it up as a memorial pillar, and poured oil on the top of it.
28:19 And he called the name of that place Bethelבֵּית אֵל
romanized: Bēṯ ‘Ēl, “House of El” or “House of God”click here
but the name of that city [was called] Luz at first.

Jacob’s vow


28:20
And Jacobיַעֲקֹב
(/ˈdʒeɪkəb/; Modern: Yaʿaqōv (help·info), Tiberian: Yaʿăqōḇ; Arabic: يَعْقُوب, romanized: Yaʿqūb; Greek: Ἰακώβ, romanized: Iakṓb) the name Yaʿaqōv יעקב is derived from ʿaqev עָקֵב “heel”, as Jacob was born grasping the heel of his twin brother Esau. (later called Israel) for more info click here
vowed a vow, saying, If Elohimאֱלֹהִים
romanized: ʾĔlōhīm: [(ʔ)eloˈ(h)im]), the plural of אֱלוֹהַּ‎ (ʾĔlōah), is a Hebrew word meaning “gods”. Although the word is plural, in the Hebrew Bible it most often takes singular verbal or pronominal agreement and refers to a single deity particularly the God of Israel In other verses it refers to the singular gods of other nations or to deities in the plural A name for GOD — God The Creator
will be with me, and keeps me in this way that I am going, and gives me bread to eat, and clothes to wear,
28:21 So that I return in peace to my father’s house. then  YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
will be my Elohimאֱלֹהִים
romanized: ʾĔlōhīm: [(ʔ)eloˈ(h)im]), the plural of אֱלוֹהַּ‎ (ʾĔlōah), is a Hebrew word meaning “gods”. Although the word is plural, in the Hebrew Bible it most often takes singular verbal or pronominal agreement and refers to a single deity particularly the God of Israel In other verses it refers to the singular gods of other nations or to deities in the plural A name for GOD — God The Creator
.
28:22 And this stone, that I have set as a memorial pillar, shall become the house of Elohimאֱלֹהִים
romanized: ʾĔlōhīm: [(ʔ)eloˈ(h)im]), the plural of אֱלוֹהַּ‎ (ʾĔlōah), is a Hebrew word meaning “gods”. Although the word is plural, in the Hebrew Bible it most often takes singular verbal or pronominal agreement and refers to a single deity particularly the God of Israel In other verses it refers to the singular gods of other nations or to deities in the plural A name for GOD — God The Creator
and of all that you will give me I will give the tenth to you.

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