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Genesis 28:16-19 NIV

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

References for Genesis 28:16

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

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18 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.

References for Genesis 28:18

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

References for Genesis 28:19

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

      Study tools for Genesis 28:16-19

      • a 28:2 - That is, Northwest Mesopotamia; also in verses 5, 6 and 7
      • b 28:3 - Hebrew "El-Shaddai"
      • c 28:13 - Or "There beside him"
      • d 28:14 - Or "will use your name and the name of your offspring in blessings" (see 48:20)
      • e 28:19 - "Bethel" means "house of God."
      • f 28:21 - Or "Since God … father’s household, the " Lord
      • g 28:22 - Or "household, and the " Lord"will be my God, " 22"then"