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Genesis 35:4 NIV

4 So they gave Jacob all the foreign gods they had and the rings in their ears, and Jacob buried them under the oak at Shechem.

References for Genesis 35:4

Study tools for Genesis 35:4

  • a 35:7 - "El Bethel" means "God of Bethel."
  • b 35:8 - "Allon Bakuth" means "oak of weeping."
  • c 35:9 - That is, Northwest Mesopotamia; also in verse 26
  • d 35:10 - "Jacob" means "he grasps the heel" , a Hebrew idiom for "he deceives" .
  • e 35:10 - "Israel" probably means "he struggles with God."
  • f 35:11 - Hebrew "El-Shaddai"
  • g 35:15 - "Bethel" means "house of God."
  • h 35:18 - "Ben-Oni" means "son of my trouble."
  • i 35:18 - "Benjamin" means "son of my right hand."