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Genesis 35 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:1 - And God saith unto Jacob, 'Rise, go up to Bethel, and dwell there, and make there an altar to God, who appeared unto thee in thy fleeing from the face of Esau thy brother.'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:2 - And Jacob saith unto his household, and unto all who are with him, 'Turn aside the gods of the stranger which are in your midst, and cleanse yourselves, and change your garments;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:3 - and we rise, and go up to Bethel, and I make there an altar to God, who is answering me in the day of my distress, and is with me in the way that I have gone.'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:4 - And they give unto Jacob all the gods of the stranger that are in their hand, and the rings that are in their ears, and Jacob hideth them under the oak which is by Shechem;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:5 - and they journey, and the terror of God is on the cities which are round about them, and they have not pursued after the sons of Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:6 - And Jacob cometh in to Luz which is in the land of Canaan (it is Bethel), he and all the people who are with him,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:7 - and he buildeth there an altar, and proclaimeth at the place the God of Bethel: for there had God been revealed unto him, in his fleeing from the face of his brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:8 - And Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, dieth, and she is buried at the lower part of Bethel, under the oak, and he calleth its name 'Oak of weeping.'

Jacob Is Named Israel

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:9 - And God appeareth unto Jacob again, in his coming from Padan-Aram, and blesseth him;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:10 - and God saith to him, 'Thy name is Jacob: thy name is no more called Jacob, but Israel is thy name;' and He calleth his name Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:11 - And God saith to him, 'I am God Almighty; be fruitful and multiply, a nation and an assembly of nations is from thee, and kings from thy loins go out;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:12 - and the land which I have given to Abraham and to Isaac -- to thee I give it, yea to thy seed after thee I give the land.'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:13 - And God goeth up from him, in the place where He hath spoken with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:14 - And Jacob setteth up a standing pillar in the place where He hath spoken with him, a standing pillar of stone, and he poureth on it an oblation, and he poureth on it oil;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:15 - and Jacob calleth the name of the place where God spake with him Bethel.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:16 - And they journey from Bethel, and there is yet a kibrath of land before entering Ephratha, and Rachel beareth, and is sharply pained in her bearing;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:17 - and it cometh to pass, in her being sharply pained in her bearing, that the midwife saith to her, 'Fear not, for this also is a son for thee.'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:18 - And it cometh to pass in the going out of her soul (for she died), that she calleth his name Ben-Oni; and his father called him Benjamin;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:19 - and Rachel dieth, and is buried in the way to Ephratha, which is Bethlehem,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:20 - and Jacob setteth up a standing pillar over her grave; which is the standing pillar of Rachel's grave unto this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:21 - And Israel journeyeth, and stretcheth out his tent beyond the tower of Edar;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:22 - and it cometh to pass in Israel's dwelling in that land, that Reuben goeth, and lieth with Bilhah his father's concubine; and Israel heareth.

The Sons of Israel

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:23 - And the sons of Jacob are twelve. Sons of Leah: Jacob's first-born Reuben, and Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Zebulun.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:24 - Sons of Rachel: Joseph and Benjamin.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:25 - And sons of Bilhah, Rachel's maid-servant: Dan and Naphtali.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:26 - And sons of Zilpah, Leah's maid-servant: Gad and Asher. These are sons of Jacob, who have been born to him in Padan-Aram.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:27 - And Jacob cometh unto Isaac his father, at Mamre, the city of Arba (which is Hebron), where Abraham and Isaac have sojourned.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:28 - And the days of Isaac are a hundred and eighty years,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:29 - and Isaac expireth, and dieth, and is gathered unto his people, aged and satisfied with days; and bury him do Esau and Jacob his sons.

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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