16 Then Jacob (A)awoke from his sleep and said, “(B)The Lord is certainly in this place, and I did not know it!” 17 And he was afraid and said, “(C)How awesome is this place! This is none other than the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven!”

18 So Jacob got up early in the morning, and took (D)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. 19 Then he named that place [a](E)Bethel; but [b]previously the name of the city had been (F)Luz. 20 Jacob also (G)made a vow, saying, “(H)If God will be with me and will keep me on this journey that I [c]take, and give me [d](I)food to eat and garments to wear, 21 and (J)I return to my father’s house in [e]safety, (K)then the Lord will be my God. 22 And this stone, which I have set up as a memorial stone, (L)will be God’s house, and (M)of everything that You give me I will assuredly give a tenth to You.”

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  1. Genesis 28:19 I.e., the house of God
  2. Genesis 28:19 Lit at the first
  3. Genesis 28:20 Lit go
  4. Genesis 28:20 Lit bread
  5. Genesis 28:21 Lit peace

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