Genesis 28:16-19 NIV

16 When Jacob awoke from his sleep,1 he thought, "Surely the LORD is in this place, and I was not aware of it."

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17 He was afraid and said, "How awesome is this place!2 This is none other than the house of God;3 this is the gate of heaven."

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18 Early the next morning Jacob took the stone he had placed under his head4 and set it up as a pillar5 and poured oil on top of it.6

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19 He called that place Bethel,a7 though the city used to be called Luz.8

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    • f 28:19 - "Bethel" means "house of God."