Genesis 28:17-22 NIV

17 He was afraid and said, "How awesome is this place!1 This is none other than the house of God;2 this is the gate of heaven."

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18 Early the next morning Jacob took the stone he had placed under his head3 and set it up as a pillar4 and poured oil on top of it.5

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19 He called that place Bethel,a6 though the city used to be called Luz.7

References for Genesis 28:19

    • f 28:19 - "Bethel" means "house of God."
      20 Then Jacob made a vow,8 saying, "If God will be with me and will watch over me9 on this journey I am taking and will give me food to eat and clothes to wear10

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      21 so that I return safely11 to my father's house,12 then the LORD b will be my God13

      References for Genesis 28:21

        • g 28:21 - ,21 Or "Since God . . . father's house, the LORD"
          22 andc this stone that I have set up as a pillar14 will be God's house,15 and of all that you give me I will give you a tenth.16"

          References for Genesis 28:22

            • h 28:22 - ,22 Or "house, and the LORD will be my God, 22 then"