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Genesis 35

ESV 1 God said to Jacob, "Arise, go up to Bethel and dwell there. Make an altar there to the God who appeared to you when you fled from your brother Esau." NIV 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." ESV 2 So Jacob said to his household and to all who were with him, "Put away the foreign gods that are among you and purify yourselves and change your garments. NIV 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. ESV 3 Then let us arise and go up to Bethel, so that I may make there an altar to the God who answers me in the day of my distress and has been with me wherever I have gone." NIV 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." ESV 4 So they gave to Jacob all the foreign gods that they had, and the rings that were in their ears. Jacob hid them under the terebinth tree that was near Shechem. NIV 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. ESV 5 And as they journeyed, a terror from God fell upon the cities that were around them, so that they did not pursue the sons of Jacob. NIV 5 Then they set out, and the terror of God fell upon the towns all around them so that no one pursued them. ESV 6 And Jacob came to Luz (that is, Bethel), which is in the land of Canaan, he and all the people who were with him, NIV 6 Jacob and all the people with him came to Luz (that is, Bethel) in the land of Canaan. ESV 7 and there he built an altar and called the place El-bethel, because there God had revealed himself to him when he fled from his brother. NIV 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. ESV 8 And Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, died, and she was buried under an oak below Bethel. So he called its name Allon-bacuth. NIV 8 Now Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, died and was buried under the oak below Bethel. So it was named Allon Bacuth. ESV 9 God appeared to Jacob again, when he came from Paddan-aram, and blessed him. NIV 9 After Jacob returned from Paddan Aram, God appeared to him again and blessed him. ESV 10 And God said to him, "Your name is Jacob; no longer shall your name be called Jacob, but Israel shall be your name." So he called his name Israel. NIV 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. ESV 11 And God said to him, "I am God Almighty: be fruitful and multiply. A nation and a company of nations shall come from you, and kings shall come from your own body. NIV 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. ESV 12 The land that I gave to Abraham and Isaac I will give to you, and I will give the land to your offspring after you." NIV 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." ESV 13 Then God went up from him in the place where he had spoken with him. NIV 13 Then God went up from him at the place where he had talked with him. ESV 14 And Jacob set up a pillar in the place where he had spoken with him, a pillar of stone. He poured out a drink offering on it and poured oil on it. NIV 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. ESV 15 So Jacob called the name of the place where God had spoken with him Bethel. NIV 15 Jacob called the place where God had talked with him Bethel. ESV 16 Then they journeyed from Bethel. When they were still some distance from Ephrath, Rachel went into labor, and she had hard labor. NIV 16 Then they moved on from Bethel. While they were still some distance from Ephrath, Rachel began to give birth and had great difficulty. ESV 17 And when her labor was at its hardest, the midwife said to her, "Do not fear, for you have another son." NIV 17 And as she was having great difficulty in childbirth, the midwife said to her, "Don't be afraid, for you have another son." ESV 18 And as her soul was departing (for she was dying), she called his name Ben-oni;but his father called him Benjamin. NIV 18 As she breathed her last--for she was dying--she named her son Ben-Oni. But his father named him Benjamin. ESV 19 So Rachel died, and she was buried on the way to Ephrath (that is, Bethlehem), NIV 19 So Rachel died and was buried on the way to Ephrath (that is, Bethlehem). ESV 20 and Jacob set up a pillar over her tomb. It is the pillar of Rachel's tomb, which is there to this day. NIV 20 Over her tomb Jacob set up a pillar, and to this day that pillar marks Rachel's tomb. ESV 21 Israel journeyed on and pitched his tent beyond the tower of Eder. NIV 21 Israel moved on again and pitched his tent beyond Migdal Eder. ESV 22 While Israel lived in that land, Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine. And Israel heard of it. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve. NIV 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: ESV 23 The sons of Leah: Reuben (Jacob's firstborn), Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, and Zebulun. NIV 23 The sons of Leah: Reuben the firstborn of Jacob, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar and Zebulun. ESV 24 The sons of Rachel: Joseph and Benjamin. NIV 24 The sons of Rachel: Joseph and Benjamin. ESV 25 The sons of Bilhah, Rachel's servant: Dan and Naphtali. NIV 25 The sons of Rachel's maidservant Bilhah: Dan and Naphtali. ESV 26 The sons of Zilpah, Leah's servant: Gad and Asher. These were the sons of Jacob who were born to him in Paddan-aram. NIV 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. ESV 27 And Jacob came to his father Isaac at Mamre, or Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron), where Abraham and Isaac had sojourned. NIV 27 Jacob came home to his father Isaac in Mamre, near Kiriath Arba (that is, Hebron), where Abraham and Isaac had stayed. ESV 28 Now the days of Isaac were 180 years. NIV 28 Isaac lived a hundred and eighty years. ESV 29 And Isaac breathed his last, and he died and was gathered to his people, old and full of days. And his sons Esau and Jacob buried him. NIV 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.