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 Genesis 34 Genesis 36 
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God Blesses Jacob at Beth–el
1  And God said unto Jacob, Arise, go up to Beth–el, and dwell there: and make there an altar unto God, that appeared unto thee Gen. 28.11-17 when thou fleddest from the face of Esau thy brother.
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:
3  and let us arise, and go up to Beth–el; 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.
5  ¶ 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, Beth–el, he and all the people that were with him.
7  And he built there an altar, and called the place El–beth'–el; 36 because there God appeared unto him, when he fled from the face of his brother.
8  But Deborah Rebekah's nurse died, and she was buried beneath Beth–el under an oak: and the name of it was called Allon–bach'uth. 37
9  ¶ And God appeared unto Jacob again, when he came out of Pa'dan–a'ram, 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; Gen. 32.28 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. Gen. 17.4-8
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.
15  And Jacob called the name of the place where God spake with him, Beth–el. Gen. 28.18, 19

The Death of Rachel
16  ¶ And they journeyed from Beth–el; and there was but a little way to come to Ephrath: and Rachel travailed, Jer. 31.15 and she had hard labor.
17  And it came to pass, when she was in hard labor, 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 Beno'ni: 38 but his father called him Benjamin. 39
19  And Rachel died, and was buried in the way to Ephrath, which is Bethlehem.
20  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.

The Sons of Jacob
1 Chr. 2.1, 2
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 Le'ah; Reuben, Jacob's firstborn, and Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Is'sachar, and Zeb'ulun:
24  the sons of Rachel; Joseph, and Benjamin:
25  and the sons of Bilhah, Rachel's handmaid; Dan, and Naph'tali:
26  and the sons of Zilpah, Le'ah's handmaid; Gad, and Asher. These are the sons of Jacob, which were born to him in Pa'dan–a'ram.

The Death of Isaac
27  ¶ And Jacob came unto Isaac his father unto Mamre, unto the city of Arba, which is Hebron, where Abraham and Isaac sojourned. Gen. 13.18
28  And the days of Isaac were a hundred and fourscore years.
29  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.

Note 36. The God of Beth–el. [ back ]
Note 37. The oak of weeping. [ back ]
Note 38. The son of my sorrow. [ back ]
Note 39. The son of the right hand. [ back ]

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