Genesis 11:3; Genesis 28:11; Genesis 28:18; Genesis 28:22; Genesis 29:2-3; Genesis 29:8; Genesis 29:10; Genesis 31:45-46; Genesis 35:14; Genesis 49:24
They said to each other, “Come, let’s make bricks and bake them thoroughly.” They used brick instead of stone, and tar for mortar.
When he reached a certain place, he stopped for the night because the sun had set. Taking one of the stones there, he put it under his head and lay down to sleep.
Early the next morning Jacob took the stone he had placed under his head and set it up as a pillar and poured oil on top of it.
and this stone that I have set up as a pillar will be God’s house, and of all that you give me I will give you a tenth.”
There he saw a well in the open country, with three flocks of sheep lying near it because the flocks were watered from that well. The stone over the mouth of the well was large.
When all the flocks were gathered there, the shepherds would roll the stone away from the well’s mouth and water the sheep. Then they would return the stone to its place over the mouth of the well.
“We can’t,” they replied, “until all the flocks are gathered and the stone has been rolled away from the mouth of the well. Then we will water the sheep.”
When Jacob saw Rachel daughter of his uncle Laban, and Laban’s sheep, he went over and rolled the stone away from the mouth of the well and watered his uncle’s sheep.
So Jacob took a stone and set it up as a pillar.
He said to his relatives, “Gather some stones.” So they took stones and piled them in a heap, and they ate there by the heap.
Jacob set up a stone pillar at the place where God had talked with him, and he poured out a drink offering on it; he also poured oil on it.
But his bow remained steady, his strong arms stayed limber, because of the hand of the Mighty One of Jacob, because of the Shepherd, the Rock of Israel,