Genesis 351And God said to Jacob, Arise, go up to Bethel, and dwell there, and make an altar there to God, who appeared to thee when thou fled from the face of Esau thy brother. 2Then Jacob said to his household, and to all who were with him, Put away the foreign gods that are among you, and purify yourselves, and change your garments. 3And let us arise, 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 on the way which I went. 4And they gave to Jacob all the foreign gods which were in their hand, and the rings which were in their ears. And Jacob hid them under the oak that was by Shechem. 5And they journeyed, and a terror of God was upon the cities that were round about them, and they did not pursue after the sons of Jacob. 6So Jacob came to Luz, which is in the land of Canaan (the same is Bethel), he and all the people that were with him. 7And he built there an altar, and called the place El-bethel, because God was revealed to him there, when he fled from the face of his brother. 8And Deborah Rebekah's nurse died, and she was buried below Bethel under the oak. And the name of it was called Allon-bacuth. 9And God appeared to Jacob again, when he came from Paddan-aram, and blessed him. 10And God said to 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. 11And God said to 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. 12And the land which I gave to Abraham and Isaac, I will give it to thee, and I will give the land to thy seed after thee. 13And God went up from him in the place where he spoke with him. 14And Jacob set up a pillar in the place where he spoke with him, a pillar of stone. And he poured out a drink offering on it, and poured oil on it. 15And Jacob called the name of the place where God spoke with him, Bethel. 16And they journeyed from Bethel. And there was still some distance to come to Ephrath, and Rachel travailed, and she had hard labor. 17And it came to pass, when she was in hard labor, that the midwife said to her, Fear not, for now thou shall have another son. 18And it came to pass, as her soul was departing (for she died), that she called his name Ben-oni, but his father called him Benjamin. 19And Rachel died, and was buried on the way to Ephrath (the same is Bethlehem). 20And Jacob set up a pillar upon her grave, the same is the Pillar of Rachel's grave to this day. 21And Israel journeyed, and spread his tent beyond the tower of Eder. 22And it came to pass, while Israel dwelt in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine, and Israel heard of it. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve. 23The sons of Leah: Reuben, Jacob's firstborn, and Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Zebulun. 24The sons of Rachel: Joseph and Benjamin. 25And the sons of Bilhah, Rachel's handmaid: Dan and Naphtali. 26And the sons of Zilpah, Leah's handmaid: Gad and Asher. These are the sons of Jacob, who were born to him in Paddan-aram. 27And Jacob came to Isaac his father to Mamre, to Kiriath-arba (the same is Hebron), where Abraham and Isaac sojourned. 28And the days of Isaac were a hundred and eighty years. 29And Isaac gave up the spirit, and died, and was gathered to his people, old and full of days. And Esau and Jacob his sons buried him.
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