Genesis 28:18

Overview - Genesis 28
Isaac blesses Jacob, and sends him to Padan-aram.
Esau marries Mahalath the daughter of Ishmael.
10 Jacob journeys, and has a vision of a ladder.
18 The stone of Beth-el.
20 Jacob's vow.
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Genesis 28:18  (King James Version)
And Jacob rose up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put for his pillows, and set it up for a pillar, and poured oil upon the top of it.

rose up
22:3 Psalms 119:60 ; Ecclesiastes 9:10

and took
The practice of setting up stones as a memorial by travellers still exists in Persia, and other parts of the East.

set it
Genesis 31:13 Genesis 31:45 Genesis 35:14 Genesis 35:20 Joshua 24:26 Joshua 24:27 ; 1 Samuel 7:12 ; 2 Samuel 18:18 ; Isaiah 19:19

Leviticus 8:10-12 ; Numbers 7:1