Then Godsaid to Jacob, "Arise, go up to 1Bethel and alivethere, and make an altarthere to 2God, who appeared to you 3when you fledbfrom your brotherEsau."
So Jacobsaid to his 4household and to allwho were with him, "Putaway5the foreigngodswhich are among you, and 6purify yourselves and change your garments ;
and let us arise and go up to Bethel, and I will make7an altarthere to God, 8who answered me in the day of my distress and 9has been with me cwherever I have gone."
So they gave to Jacoball the foreigngodswhichdthey had and the ringswhich were in their ears, and Jacobhid them under the eoakwhich was nearShechem.
As they journeyed, there was f10a greatterror upon the citieswhich were around them, and they did not pursue the sons of Jacob.
So Jacobcame to 11Luz (that is, Bethel ), which is in the land of Canaan, he and all the peoplewho were with him.
712He built an altarthere, and called the placegEl-bethel, becausethereGod had revealed Himself to him when he fledhfrom his brother.