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Genesis 28

TNIV 1 So Isaac called for Jacob and blessed him. Then he commanded him: "Do not marry a Canaanite woman. NIV 1 So Isaac called for Jacob and blessed him and commanded him: "Do not marry a Canaanite woman. TNIV 2 Go at once to Paddan Aram, to the house of your mother's father Bethuel. Take a wife for yourself there, from among the daughters of Laban, your mother's brother. NIV 2 Go at once to Paddan Aram, to the house of your mother's father Bethuel. Take a wife for yourself there, from among the daughters of Laban, your mother's brother. TNIV 3 May God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and increase your numbers until you become a community of peoples. NIV 3 May God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and increase your numbers until you become a community of peoples. TNIV 4 May he give you and your descendants the blessing given to Abraham, so that you may take possession of the land where you now reside as a foreigner, the land God gave to Abraham." NIV 4 May he give you and your descendants the blessing given to Abraham, so that you may take possession of the land where you now live as an alien, the land God gave to Abraham." TNIV 5 Then Isaac sent Jacob on his way, and he went to Paddan Aram, to Laban son of Bethuel the Aramean, the brother of Rebekah, who was the mother of Jacob and Esau. NIV 5 Then Isaac sent Jacob on his way, and he went to Paddan Aram, to Laban son of Bethuel the Aramean, the brother of Rebekah, who was the mother of Jacob and Esau. TNIV 6 Now Esau learned that Isaac had blessed Jacob and had sent him to Paddan Aram to take a wife from there, and that when he blessed him he commanded him, "Do not marry a Canaanite woman," NIV 6 Now Esau learned that Isaac had blessed Jacob and had sent him to Paddan Aram to take a wife from there, and that when he blessed him he commanded him, "Do not marry a Canaanite woman," TNIV 7 and that Jacob had obeyed his father and mother and had gone to Paddan Aram. NIV 7 and that Jacob had obeyed his father and mother and had gone to Paddan Aram. TNIV 8 Esau then realized how displeasing the Canaanite women were to his father Isaac; NIV 8 Esau then realized how displeasing the Canaanite women were to his father Isaac; TNIV 9 so he went to Ishmael and married Mahalath, the sister of Nebaioth and daughter of Ishmael son of Abraham, in addition to the wives he already had. NIV 9 so he went to Ishmael and married Mahalath, the sister of Nebaioth and daughter of Ishmael son of Abraham, in addition to the wives he already had. TNIV 10 Jacob left Beersheba and set out for Harran. NIV 10 Jacob left Beersheba and set out for Haran. TNIV 11 When he reached a certain place, he stopped for the night because the sun had set. Taking one of the stones there, he put it under his head and lay down to sleep. NIV 11 When he reached a certain place, he stopped for the night because the sun had set. Taking one of the stones there, he put it under his head and lay down to sleep. TNIV 12 He had a dream in which he saw a stairway resting on the earth, with its top reaching to heaven, and the angels of God were ascending and descending on it. NIV 12 He had a dream in which he saw a stairway resting on the earth, with its top reaching to heaven, and the angels of God were ascending and descending on it. TNIV 13 There above it stood the LORD, and he said: "I am the LORD, the God of your father Abraham and the God of Isaac. I will give you and your descendants the land on which you are lying. NIV 13 There above it stood the LORD, and he said: "I am the LORD, the God of your father Abraham and the God of Isaac. I will give you and your descendants the land on which you are lying. TNIV 14 Your descendants will be like the dust of the earth, and you will spread out to the west and to the east, to the north and to the south. All peoples on earth will be blessed through you and your offspring. NIV 14 Your descendants will be like the dust of the earth, and you will spread out to the west and to the east, to the north and to the south. All peoples on earth will be blessed through you and your offspring. TNIV 15 I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go, and I will bring you back to this land. I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you." NIV 15 I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go, and I will bring you back to this land. I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you." TNIV 16 When Jacob awoke from his sleep, he thought, "Surely the LORD is in this place, and I was not aware of it." NIV 16 When Jacob awoke from his sleep, he thought, "Surely the LORD is in this place, and I was not aware of it." TNIV 17 He was afraid and said, "How awesome is this place! This is none other than the house of God; this is the gate of heaven." NIV 17 He was afraid and said, "How awesome is this place! This is none other than the house of God; this is the gate of heaven." TNIV 18 Early the next morning Jacob took the stone he had placed under his head and set it up as a pillar and poured oil on top of it. NIV 18 Early the next morning Jacob took the stone he had placed under his head and set it up as a pillar and poured oil on top of it. TNIV 19 He called that place Bethel, though the city used to be called Luz. NIV 19 He called that place Bethel, though the city used to be called Luz. TNIV 20 Then Jacob made a vow, saying, "If God will be with me and will watch over me on this journey I am taking and will give me food to eat and clothes to wear NIV 20 Then Jacob made a vow, saying, "If God will be with me and will watch over me on this journey I am taking and will give me food to eat and clothes to wear TNIV 21 so that I return safely to my father's household, then the LORD will be my God NIV 21 so that I return safely to my father's house, then the LORD will be my God TNIV 22 and this stone that I have set up as a pillar will be God's house, and of all that you give me I will give you a tenth." NIV 22 and this stone that I have set up as a pillar will be God's house, and of all that you give me I will give you a tenth."