1 So Isaac summoned Jacob and blessed him; and he gave him this order: 'You are not to marry any of the Canaanite women.
Gen 24:3 Gen 27:46 Gen 28:3-4 2Cor 6:14-16 Deut 33:1 Exod 34:15-16 Gen 6:2
2 Go off to Paddan-Aram, the home of Bethuel your mother's father, and there choose a wife for yourself from the daughters of Laban your mother's brother.
Gen 25:20 Hos 12:12 Gen 22:20-23 Gen 24:10 Gen 24:15-24 Gen 24:29 Gen 24:50
3 May El Shaddai bless you; may he make you fruitful and make you multiply so that you become a group of nations.
Gen 35:11 Gen 48:3 2Cor 6:18 Exod 6:3 Gen 1:28 Gen 9:1 Gen 13:16
4 May he grant you the blessing of Abraham, you and your descendants after you, so that one day you may own the country where you are now living as a stranger -- which God gave to Abraham.'
Gen 12:7 Eph 1:3 Gal 3:14 Gen 22:17-18 Ps 39:12 Gal 3:8 Gen 12:1-3
5 Then Isaac sent Jacob away, and Jacob went to Paddan-Aram, to Laban son of Bethuel the Aramaean and brother of Rebekah the mother of Jacob and Esau.
6 When Esau saw that Isaac had blessed Jacob and sent him to Paddan-Aram to choose a wife there, and that in blessing him he had given him this order: 'You are not to choose a wife from the Canaanite women,'
Gen 27:33 Gen 28:1
7 and that, in obedience to his father and mother, Jacob had gone to Paddan-Aram,
Col 3:20 Eph 6:1 Eph 6:3 Exod 20:12 Gen 27:43 Lev 19:3 Prov 1:8
8 Esau then realised how much his father Isaac disapproved of the Canaanite women.
Gen 24:3 Gen 26:34-35 1Sam 8:6 Gen 28:1
9 So Esau went to Ishmael and chose for a wife, in addition to the wives he had, Mahalath daughter of Abraham's son Ishmael and sister of Nebaioth.
Gen 36:3 Gen 25:13-17 Gen 26:34 Gen 36:13 Gen 36:18
10 Jacob left Beersheba and set out for Haran.
Acts 7:2 Gen 11:31 Acts 25:13 Gen 32:10 Hos 12:12
11 When he had reached a certain place, he stopped there for the night, since the sun had set. Taking one of the stones of that place, he made it his pillow and lay down where he was.
2Cor 1:5 Gen 28:18 Gen 31:46 Matt 8:20
12 He had a dream: there was a ladder, planted on the ground with its top reaching to heaven; and God's angels were going up and down on it.
John 1:51 Num 12:6 Gen 15:1 Gen 32:1-2 Job 33:15-16 Gen 15:12 Gen 37:5-11
13 And there was Yahweh, standing beside him and saying, 'I, Yahweh, am the God of Abraham your father, and the God of Isaac. The ground on which you are lying I shall give to you and your descendants.
Gen 13:15 Gen 35:12 Gen 48:3 Gen 12:7 Gen 26:24 Gen 35:1 Exod 3:6
14 Your descendants will be as plentiful as the dust on the ground; you will spread out to west and east, to north and south, and all clans on earth will bless themselves by you and your descendants.
Gen 12:3 Acts 3:25 Gen 13:14 Gen 13:16 Gen 18:18 Gen 22:18 Gen 26:4
15 Be sure, I am with you; I shall keep you safe wherever you go, and bring you back to this country, for I shall never desert you until I have done what I have promised you.'
Josh 1:5 Isa 41:10 Deut 31:6 Gen 26:24 Jer 1:19 Ps 121:5-8 Gen 31:3
16 Then Jacob awoke from his sleep and said, 'Truly, Yahweh is in this place and I did not know!'
Exod 3:5 Josh 5:15 1Sam 3:4-7 Exod 15:11 Isa 8:13 Job 9:11 Job 33:14
17 He was afraid and said, 'How awe-inspiring this place is! This is nothing less than the abode of God, and this is the gate of heaven!'
1Tim 3:15 2Chr 5:14 Eccl 5:1 Exod 3:6 Gen 28:22 Gen 35:1-13 Judg 13:22
18 Early next morning, Jacob took the stone he had used for his pillow, and set it up as a pillar, pouring oil over the top of it.
Gen 35:14 1Sam 7:12 2Sam 18:18 Gen 31:13 Gen 31:45 Num 7:1 Eccl 9:10
19 He named the place Bethel, but before that the town had been called Luz.
Gen 35:1 Gen 48:3 Hos 4:15 Hos 12:4-5 Judg 1:22-26 1Kgs 12:29 Gen 12:8
20 Jacob then made this vow, 'If God remains with me and keeps me safe on this journey I am making, if he gives me food to eat and clothes to wear,
1Tim 6:8 2Sam 15:8 Gen 31:13 John 1:16 Ps 66:13 1Sam 1:11 1Sam 1:28
21 and if I come home safe to my father's home, then Yahweh shall be my God.
Deut 26:17 Judg 11:31 2Kgs 5:17 2Sam 15:8 2Sam 19:24 2Sam 19:30 Exod 15:2
22 This stone I have set up as a pillar is to be a house of God, and I shall faithfully pay you a tenth part of everything you give me.'
Gen 14:20 Gen 35:7 Lev 27:30-33 Deut 14:22-23 Gen 12:8 Gen 21:33 Gen 28:17