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Genesis 35 CEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 God said to Jacob, "Get up, go to Bethel, and live there. Build an altar there to the God who appeared to you when you ran away from your brother Esau." 1 Then God said to Jacob, "Go up to Bethel and settle there, and build an altar there to God, who appeared to you when you were fleeing from your brother Esau."
2 Jacob said to his household and to everyone who was with him, "Get rid of the foreign gods you have with you. Clean yourselves and change your clothes. 2 So Jacob said to his household and to all who were with him, "Get rid of the foreign gods you have with you, and purify yourselves and change your clothes.
3 Then let's rise and go up to Bethel so that I can build an altar there to the God who answered me when I was in trouble and who has been with me wherever I've gone." 3 Then come, let us go up to Bethel, where I will build an altar to God, who answered me in the day of my distress and who has been with me wherever I have gone."
4 So they gave Jacob all of the foreign gods they had, as well as the rings in their ears, and Jacob buried them under the terebinth at Shechem. 4 So they gave Jacob all the foreign gods they had and the rings in their ears, and Jacob buried them under the oak at Shechem.
5 When they set out, God made all of the surrounding cities fearful so that they didn't pursue Jacob's sons. 5 Then they set out, and the terror of God fell upon the towns all around them so that no one pursued them.
6 Jacob and all of the people with him arrived in Luz, otherwise known as Bethel, in the land of Canaan. 6 Jacob and all the people with him came to Luz (that is, Bethel) in the land of Canaan.
7 He built an altar there and named the place El-bethel, because God had revealed himself to him there when he ran away from his brother. 7 There he built an altar, and he called the place El Bethel, because it was there that God revealed himself to him when he was fleeing from his brother.
8 Rebekah's nurse Deborah died and was buried at Bethel under the oak, and Jacob named it Allon-bacuth. 8 Now Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, died and was buried under the oak below Bethel. So it was named Allon Bacuth.
9 God appeared to Jacob again, while he was on his way back from Paddan-aram, and blessed him. 9 After Jacob returned from Paddan Aram, God appeared to him again and blessed him.
10 God said to him, "Your name is Jacob, but your name will be Jacob no longer. No, your name will be Israel." And he named him Israel. 10 God said to him, "Your name is Jacob, but you will no longer be called Jacob; your name will be Israel. " So he named him Israel.
11 God said to him, "I am El Shaddai. Be fertile and multiply. A nation, even a large group of nations, will come from you; kings will descend from your own children. 11 And God said to him, "I am God Almighty; be fruitful and increase in number. A nation and a community of nations will come from you, and kings will come from your body.
12 The land I gave to Abraham and to Isaac, I give to you; and I will give the land to your descendants after you." 12 The land I gave to Abraham and Isaac I also give to you, and I will give this land to your descendants after you."
13 Then God ascended, leaving him alone in the place where he spoke to him. 13 Then God went up from him at the place where he had talked with him.
14 So Jacob set up a sacred pillar, a stone pillar, at the place God spoke to him. He poured an offering of wine on it and then poured oil over it. 14 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.
15 Jacob named the place Bethel where God spoke to him. 15 Jacob called the place where God had talked with him Bethel.
16 They left Bethel, and when they were still some distance from Ephrath, Rachel went into hard labor. 16 Then they moved on from Bethel. While they were still some distance from Ephrath, Rachel began to give birth and had great difficulty.
17 During her difficult labor, the midwife said to her, "Don't be afraid. You have another son." 17 And as she was having great difficulty in childbirth, the midwife said to her, "Don't be afraid, for you have another son."
18 As her life faded away, just before she died, she named him Ben-oni, but his father named him Benjamin. 18 As she breathed her last--for she was dying--she named her son Ben-Oni. But his father named him Benjamin.
19 Rachel died and was buried near the road to Ephrath, that is, Bethlehem. 19 So Rachel died and was buried on the way to Ephrath (that is, Bethlehem).
20 Jacob set up a pillar on her grave. It's the pillar on Rachel's tomb that's still there today. 20 Over her tomb Jacob set up a pillar, and to this day that pillar marks Rachel's tomb.
21 Israel continued his trip and pitched his tent farther on near the tower of Eder. 21 Israel moved on again and pitched his tent beyond Migdal Eder.
22 While Israel stayed in that place, Reuben went and slept with Bilhah his father's secondary wife, and Israel heard about it. Jacob had twelve sons. 22 While Israel was living in that region, Reuben went in and slept with his father's concubine Bilhah, and Israel heard of it. Jacob had twelve sons:
23 The sons of Leah were Reuben, Jacob's oldest son, and Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, and Zebulun. 23 The sons of Leah: Reuben the firstborn of Jacob, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar and Zebulun.
24 The sons of Rachel were Joseph and Benjamin. 24 The sons of Rachel: Joseph and Benjamin.
25 The sons of Bilhah, Rachel's servant, were Dan and Naphtali. 25 The sons of Rachel's maidservant Bilhah: Dan and Naphtali.
26 The sons of Zilpah, Leah's servant, were Gad and Asher. These were Jacob's sons born to him in Paddan-aram. 26 The sons of Leah's maidservant Zilpah: Gad and Asher. These were the sons of Jacob, who were born to him in Paddan Aram.
27 Jacob came to his father Isaac at Mamre, that is, Kiriath-arba. This is Hebron, where Abraham and Isaac lived as immigrants. 27 Jacob came home to his father Isaac in Mamre, near Kiriath Arba (that is, Hebron), where Abraham and Isaac had stayed.
28 At the age of 180 years, 28 Isaac lived a hundred and eighty years.
29 Isaac took his last breath and died. He was buried with his ancestors after a long, satisfying life. His sons Esau and Jacob buried him. 29 Then he breathed his last and died and was gathered to his people, old and full of years. And his sons Esau and Jacob buried him.