Genesis 33

Chapter 33

33:13  And he said unto him, My lord knoweth that the children are tender, and the flocks and herds with young are with me: and if men should overdrive them one day, all the flock will die.

My lord

Not all at once does "Jacob" cease to dominate the walk of "Israel." Cf. Genesis 35:1-10 where the walk becomes according to the new name.

33:19  And he bought a parcel of a field, where he had spread his tent, at the hand of the children of Hamor, Shechem's father, for an hundred pieces of money.


Called "Sychem," Acts 7:16 .

33:20  And he erected there an altar, and called it Elelohe-Israel.


i.e. God, the God of Israel. Jacob's act of faith, appropriating his new name, but also claiming Elohim in this new sense as the God through whom alone he could walk according to his new name. See Genesis 14:18-23 .

See note 2 of (See Scofield "Genesis 14:18") for a similar appropriation by Abraham.