Add parallel Print Page Options

Abram (A)passed through the land to the place of Shechem, (B)as far as [a]the terebinth tree of Moreh. (C)And the Canaanites were then in the land.

(D)Then the Lord appeared to Abram and said, (E)“To your [b]descendants I will give this land.” And there he built an (F)altar to the Lord, who had appeared to him. And he moved from there to the mountain east of Bethel, and he pitched his tent with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east; there he built an altar to the Lord and (G)called on the name of the Lord.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Genesis 12:6 Heb. Alon Moreh
  2. Genesis 12:7 Lit. seed

Jacob Comes to Canaan

18 Then Jacob came [a]safely to (A)the city of (B)Shechem, which is in the land of Canaan, when he came from Padan Aram; and he pitched his tent before the city.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Genesis 33:18 Or to Shalem, a city of

20 Then he erected an altar there and called it (A)El[a] Elohe Israel.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Genesis 33:20 Lit. God, the God of Israel

The Parable of the Trees

Now when they told Jotham, he went and stood on top of (A)Mount Gerizim, and lifted his voice and cried out. And he said to them:

“Listen to me, you men of Shechem,
That God may listen to you!

Read full chapter

Bible Gateway Sponsors