28 So Isaac called for Jacob and blessed him. Then he commanded him: “Do not marry a Canaanite woman.2 Go at once to Paddan Aram,[a] to the house of your mother’s father Bethuel. Take a wife for yourself there, from among the daughters of Laban, your mother’s brother.3 May God Almighty[b] bless you and make you fruitful and increase your numbers until you become a community of peoples.4 May he give you and your descendants the blessing given to Abraham, so that you may take possession of the land where you now reside as a foreigner, the land God gave to Abraham.”
Genesis 28:2That is, Northwest Mesopotamia; also in verses 5, 6 and 7
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