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Genesis 28

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one And Isaac called Jacob and blessed him, and commanded him and said: Do not take for yourself wives from the daughters of Canaan;
2 get up, go to Mesopotamia, to the house of Bethuel thy mother’s father, and take your wife from there, from the daughters of Laban thy mother’s brother;
3 God Almighty, bless you, may he fruit you and multiply you, and may there be many nations from you,
four and may He give you the blessing of Abraham, you and your offspring with you, that you may inherit the land of your pilgrimage, which God gave to Abraham!
5 And Isaac sent Jacob away, and he went to Mesopotamia to Laban the son of Bethuel the Aramean, to the brother of Rebekah, the mother of Jacob and Esau.

6 Esau saw that Isaac blessed Jacob and blessed sent him to Mesopotamia to take his wife from there, and commanded him, saying: Do not take a wife from the daughters of Canaan;
7 and that Jacob obeyed his father and his mother and went to Mesopotamia.
8 And Esau saw that the daughters of Canaan were not pleasing to Isaac his father;
9 and Esau went to Ishmael and took for himself the wife of Mahalath, the daughter of Ishmael, the son of Abraham, the sister of Nabaioth, in addition to his [other] wives.

10 Jacob left Bathsheba and went to Harran,
eleven and he came to [one] place, and [stayed] to spend the night there, because the sun had set. And he took [one] of the stones of that place, and laid himself a headboard, and lay down in that place.
12 And he saw in a dream: behold, a staircase stands on the earth, and its top touches the sky; and behold, the angels of God ascend and descend on it.
13 And now, the Lord stands on her and says: I am the Lord, the God of Abraham your father, and the God Isaac. The land on which you lie, I will give to you and your offspring;
fourteen and your seed will be like the sand of the earth; and you shall spread to the sea, and to the east, and to the north, and by noon; and all the tribes of the earth will be blessed in you and in your seed;
fifteen and here I am with you, and I will save you wherever you go; and I will bring you back to this earth, for I will not leave you until I do what I have told you.

16 Jacob woke up from his sleep and said: Verily the Lord is present in this place; I didn’t know!
17 And he was afraid and said: how terrible this place is! it is nothing but the house of God, it is the gate of heaven.
eighteen And Jacob arose early in the morning, and took the stone which he had set for himself as the head of the head, and made it a monument, and poured oil on top of it.
19 And he called the name of the place: Bethel, and the former name of that city was: Luz.
twenty And Jacob made a vow, saying: if God will be with me and keep me in this way, which I go to, and give me bread to eat and clothes to dress,
21 and in the world I will return to my father’s house, and the Lord be my God, -
22 then this stone, which I set as a monument, will be the house of God; and from all that You, [God] give me, I will give You a tenth.

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