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Genesis 28 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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Jacob Is Sent Away

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:1 - So Isaac called Jacob and blessed him and commanded him, [fn]saying to him, “You shall not take a wife from the daughters of Canaan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:2 - “Arise, go to Paddan-aram, to the house of Bethuel your mother’s father; and from there take to yourself a wife from the daughters of Laban, your mother’s brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:3 - “May [fn]God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and multiply you, so that you may become a multitude of peoples.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:4 - “May He also give you the blessing of Abraham, to you and to your [fn]descendants with you, so that you may possess the land where you live as a stranger, which God gave to Abraham.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:5 - Then Isaac sent Jacob away, and he went to Paddan-aram to Laban, son of Bethuel the Aramean, the brother of Rebekah, the mother of Jacob and Esau.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:6 - Now Esau saw that Isaac had blessed Jacob and sent him away to Paddan-aram to take to himself a wife from there, and that when he blessed him he commanded him, saying, “You shall not take a wife from the daughters of Canaan,”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:7 - and that Jacob had obeyed his father and his mother and had gone to Paddan-aram.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:8 - So Esau saw that the daughters of Canaan displeased [fn]his father Isaac;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:9 - and Esau went to Ishmael, and [fn]married, besides the wives that he had, Mahalath the daughter of Ishmael, Abraham’s son, the sister of Nebaioth.

Jacob’s Dream

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:10 - Then Jacob departed from Beersheba and went toward Haran.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:11 - And he [fn]happened upon a [fn]particular place and spent the night there, because the sun had set; and he took one of the stones of the place and made it a support for his head, and lay down in that place.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:12 - And he had a dream, and behold, a ladder was set up on the earth with its top reaching to heaven; and behold, the angels of God were ascending and descending on it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:13 - Then behold, the LORD was standing [fn]above it and said, “I am the LORD, the God of your father Abraham and the God of Isaac; the land on which you lie I will give to you and to your [fn]descendants.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:14 - “Your [fn]descendants will also be like the dust of the earth, and you will [fn]spread out to the west and to the east, and to the north and to the south; and in you and in your [fn]descendants shall all the families of the earth be blessed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:15 - “Behold, I am with you and will keep you wherever you go, and will bring you back to this land; for I will not leave you until I have done what I have [fn]promised you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:16 - Then Jacob awoke from his sleep and said, “The LORD is certainly in this place, and I did not know it!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:17 - And he was afraid and said, “How awesome is this place! This is none other than the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:18 - So Jacob got up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had placed as a support for his head, and set it up as a memorial stone, and poured oil on its top.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:19 - Then he named that place [fn]Bethel; but [fn]previously the name of the city had been Luz.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:20 - Jacob also made a vow, saying, “If God will be with me and will keep me on this journey that I [fn]take, and give me [fn]food to eat and garments to wear,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:21 - and I return to my father’s house in [fn]safety, then the LORD will be my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:22 - “And this stone, which I have set up as a memorial stone, will be God’s house, and of everything that You give me I will assuredly give a tenth to You.”
NASB20 Footnotes
Lit and said to
Heb El Shaddai
Lit seed
Lit in the eyes of his
Lit took for his wife
Lit lighted on
Lit the place
Or beside him
Lit seed
Lit seed
Lit break through
Lit seed
Lit spoken to
I.e., the house of God
Lit at the first
Lit go
Lit bread
Lit peace
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