GENESIS 35:1

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And God said unto Jacob, Arise, go up to Beth-el, and dwell there: and make there an altar unto God, that appeared unto thee when thou fleddest from the face of Esau thy brother.”

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Genesis 35:1 Translation & Meaning

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And God אֱלֹהִים֙ Gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative God
said וַיֹּ֤אמֶר To say (used with great latitude) said
unto אֶֽל Near, with or among; often in general, to unto
Jacob, יַעֲקֹ֔ב Jaakob, the Israelitish patriarch Jacob
Arise, ק֛וּם To rise (in various applications, literal, figurative, intensive and causative) Arise
go up עֲלֵ֥ה To ascend, intransitively (be high) or actively (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literal and figurative go up
to Beth-el, אֵ֖ל Beth-El, a place in Palestine Bethel
and dwell וְשֶׁב Properly, to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry dwell
there: שָׁ֑ם There (transferring to time) then; often thither, or thence there
and make וַֽעֲשֵׂה To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application make
there שָׁ֣ם There (transferring to time) then; often thither, or thence there
an altar מִזְבֵּ֔חַ An altar altar
unto God, לָאֵל֙ Strength; as adjective, mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity) God
that appeared הַנִּרְאֶ֣ה To see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitive, intransitive and causative) appeared
unto אֵלֶ֔יךָ Near, with or among; often in general, to unto
thee when thou fleddest בְּבָרְחֲךָ֔ To bolt, i.e., figuratively, to flee suddenly fleddest
from the face מִפְּנֵ֖י The face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.) face
of Esau עֵשָׂ֥ו Esav, a son of Isaac, including his posterity Esau
thy brother. אָחִֽיךָ׃ A brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance [like H0001]) brother

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  • 1  And God said unto Jacob, Arise, go up to Beth-el, and dwell there: and make there an altar unto God, that appeared unto thee when thou fleddest from the face of Esau thy brother.

  • 2  Then Jacob said unto his household, and to all that were with him, Put away the strange gods that are among you, and be clean, and change your garments:

  • 3  And let us arise, and go up to Beth-el; and I will make there an altar unto God, who answered me in the day of my distress, and was with me in the way which I went.




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