Genesis 28:1-9 CSB

Jacob's Departure

1 Isaac summoned Jacob, blessed him, and commanded him: "Don't take a wife from the Canaanite women.

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      2 Go at once to Paddan-aram, to the house of Bethuel, your mother's father. Marry one of the daughters of Laban, your mother's brother.
      3 May God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and multiply youa so that you become an assembly of peoples.b

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          4 May God give you and your offspring the blessing of Abrahamc so that you may possess the land where you live as an alien, the land God gave to Abraham."d

          References for Genesis 28:4

            • c 28:4 - Gn 12:1-3
            • d 28:4 - Gn 12:7; 15:18
              5 So Isaac sent Jacob to Paddan-aram, to Laban son of Bethuel the Aramean, the brother of Rebekah, the mother of Jacob and Esau.
              6 Esau noticed that Isaac blessed Jacob and sent him to Paddan-aram to get a wife there. When he blessed him, Isaac commanded Jacob not to marry a Canaanite woman.
              7 And Jacob listened to his father and mother and went to Paddan-aram.
              8 Esau realized that his father Isaac disapproved of the Canaanite women,
              9 so Esau went to Ishmael and married, in addition to his other wives, Mahalath daughter of Ishmael, Abraham's son. She was the sister of Nebaioth.