Genesis 35:1 ESV

God Blesses and Renames Jacob

1 God said to Jacob, "Arise, go up to 1Bethel and dwell there. Make an altar there to the God who appeared to you 2when you fled from your brother Esau."

References for Genesis 35:1

Study tools for Genesis 35:1

  • a 35:7 - El-bethel means God of Bethel
  • b 35:8 - Allon-bacuth means oak of weeping
  • c 35:9 - Or had appeared
  • d 35:11 - Hebrew El Shaddai
  • e 35:11 - Hebrew from your loins
  • f 35:16 - Or about two hours' distance
  • g 35:18 - Ben-oni could mean son of my sorrow, or son of my strength
  • h 35:18 - Benjamin means son of the right hand