Genesis 35 CJB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 God said to Ya'akov, "Get up, go up to Beit-El and live there, and make there an altar to God, who appeared to you when you fled 'Esav your brother." 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 Then Ya'akov said to his household and all the others with him, "Get rid of the foreign gods that you have with you, purify yourselves, and put on fresh 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 We're going to move on and go up to Beit-El. There I will build an altar to God, who answered me when I was in such distress and stayed with me wherever I went." 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 They gave Ya'akov all the foreign gods in their possession and the earrings they were wearing, and Ya'akov buried them under the pistachio tree near Sh'khem. 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 While they were traveling, a terror from God fell upon the cities around them, so that none of them pursued the sons of Ya'akov. 5 Then they set out, and the terror of God fell upon the towns all around them so that no one pursued them.
6 Ya'akov and all the people with him arrived at Luz (that is, Beit-El) in the land of Kena'an. 6 Jacob and all the people with him came to Luz (that is, Bethel) in the land of Canaan.
7 He built there an altar and called the place El-Beit-El [God of Beit-El], because it was there that God was revealed to him, at the time when he was fleeing 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 Then D'vorah, Rivkah's nurse, died. She was buried below Beit-El under the oak, which was given the name Alon-Bakhut [oak of weeping]. 8 Now Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, died and was buried under the oak below Bethel. So it was named Allon Bacuth.
9 After Ya'akov arrived from Paddan-Aram, God appeared to him again 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 Ya'akov, but you will be called Ya'akov no longer; your name will be Isra'el."Thus he named him Isra'el. 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 further said to him, "I am El Shaddai. Be fruitful and multiply. A nation, indeed a group of nations, will come from you; kings will be descended from you. 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 Moreover, the land which I gave to Avraham and Yitz'chak I will 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 went up from him there where he had spoken with him. 13 Then God went up from him at the place where he had talked with him.
14 Ya'akov set up a standing-stone in the place where he had spoken with him, a stone pillar. Then he poured out a drink offering on it and poured oil on 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 Ya'akov called the place where God spoke with him Beit-El. 15 Jacob called the place where God had talked with him Bethel.
16 Then they traveled on from Beit-El, and while there was still some distance to go before arriving in Efrat, Rachel went into labor, and she had great difficulty with it. 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 While she was undergoing this hard labor, the midwife said to her, "Don't worry, this is also a son for you." 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 But she died in childbirth. As she was dying she named her son Ben-Oni [son of my grief], but his father called him Binyamin [son of the right hand, son of the south]. 18 As she breathed her last--for she was dying--she named her son Ben-Oni. But his father named him Benjamin.
19 So Rachel died and was buried on the way to Efrat (that is, Beit-Lechem). 19 So Rachel died and was buried on the way to Ephrath (that is, Bethlehem).
20 Ya'akov set up a standing-stone on her grave; it is the stand-ing-stone of Rachel's grave to this day. 20 Over her tomb Jacob set up a pillar, and to this day that pillar marks Rachel's tomb.
21 Isra'el continued his travels and pitched his tent on the other side of Migdal-'Eder. 21 Israel moved on again and pitched his tent beyond Migdal Eder.
22 It was while Isra'el was living in that land that Re'uven went and slept with Bilhah his father's concubine, and Isra'el heard about it. Ya'akov 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 Le'ah were Re'uven Ya'akov's firstborn, Shim'on, Levi, Y'hudah, Yissakhar and Z'vulun. 23 The sons of Leah: Reuben the firstborn of Jacob, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar and Zebulun.
24 The sons of Rachel were Yosef and Binyamin. 24 The sons of Rachel: Joseph and Benjamin.
25 The sons of Bilhah Rachel's slave-girl were Dan and Naftali. 25 The sons of Rachel's maidservant Bilhah: Dan and Naphtali.
26 And the sons of Zilpah Le'ah's slave-girl were Gad and Asher. These were Ya'akov'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 Ya'akov came home to his father Yitz'chak at Mamre, near Kiryat-Arba (also known as Hevron), where Avraham and Yitz'chak had lived as foreigners. 27 Jacob came home to his father Isaac in Mamre, near Kiriath Arba (that is, Hebron), where Abraham and Isaac had stayed.
28 Yitz'chak lived to be 180 years old. 28 Isaac lived a hundred and eighty years.
29 Then he breathed his last, died and was gathered to his people, an old man full of years; and his sons 'Esav and Ya'akov 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.