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Genesis 35 WEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 God said to Jacob, "Arise, go up to Bethel, and live there. Make there an altar to God, who appeared to you when you fled from the face of Esau 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 Jacob said to his household, and to all who were with him, "Put away the foreign gods that are among you, purify yourselves, change your garments. 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 Let us arise, and go up to Bethel. I will make there an altar to God, who answered me in the day of my distress, and was with me in the way which 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 to Jacob all the foreign gods which were in their hands, and the rings which were in their ears; and Jacob hid them under the oak which was by 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 They journeyed: and a terror of God was on the cities that were round about them, and they didn't pursue the sons of Jacob. 5 Then they set out, and the terror of God fell upon the towns all around them so that no one pursued them.
6 So Jacob came to Luz, which is in the land of Canaan (the same is Bethel), he and all the people who were with him. 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 called the place El-beth-el; because there God was revealed to him, when he fled from the face of 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 Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, died, and she was buried below Bethel under the oak; and the name of it was called 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, when he came 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. Your name shall not be Jacob any more, but your name will be Israel." 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 God Almighty. Be fruitful and multiply. A nation and a company of nations will be from you, and kings will come out of your loins. 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 which I gave to Abraham and Isaac, I will give it to you, and to your seed after you will I give the land." 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 God went up from him in the place where he spoke with him. 13 Then God went up from him at the place where he had talked with him.
14 Jacob set up a pillar in the place where he spoke with him, a pillar of stone. 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 Jacob called the name of the place where God spoke with him "Bethel." 15 Jacob called the place where God had talked with him Bethel.
16 They journeyed from Bethel. There was still some distance to come to Ephrath, and Rachel travailed. She had 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 It happened that, when she was in hard labor, that the midwife said to her, "Don't be afraid, for now you will 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 It happened, as her soul was departing (for she died), that 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 in the way to Ephrath (the same is Beth-lehem). 19 So Rachel died and was buried on the way to Ephrath (that is, Bethlehem).
20 Jacob set up a pillar on her grave. The same is the Pillar 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 Israel journeyed, and spread his tent beyond the tower of Eder. 21 Israel moved on again and pitched his tent beyond Migdal Eder.
22 It happened, while Israel lived in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah, his father's concubine, and Israel heard of it. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve. 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: Reuben (Jacob's firstborn), 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: Joseph and Benjamin. 24 The sons of Rachel: Joseph and Benjamin.
25 The sons of Bilhah (Rachel's handmaid): Dan and Naphtali. 25 The sons of Rachel's maidservant Bilhah: Dan and Naphtali.
26 The sons of Zilpah (Leah's handmaid): Gad and Asher. These are the sons of Jacob, who were 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 Isaac his father, to Mamre, to Kiriath-arba (the same is Hebron), where Abraham and Isaac sojourned. 27 Jacob came home to his father Isaac in Mamre, near Kiriath Arba (that is, Hebron), where Abraham and Isaac had stayed.
28 The days of Isaac were one hundred eighty years. 28 Isaac lived a hundred and eighty years.
29 Isaac gave up the spirit, and died, and was gathered to his people, old and full of days. Esau and Jacob, his sons, 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.